GDC 2013 News

News: Wii U Web Framework Tools Outlined in Detail at Game Developers Conference

Wii U Web Framework Tools Outlined in Detail at Game Developers Conference

As easy as 1, 2, 3

Currently underway in Cologne, Germany, GDC (Game Developers Conference) Europe 2013 is bringing together hundreds of companies and studios for various presentations, demonstrations and networking opportunities. As we've reported before, Nintendo is in attendance and also hosting two developer sessions to promote the Nintendo Web...

News: Details of Nintendo's GDC Europe Sessions Are Confirmed

Details of Nintendo's GDC Europe Sessions Are Confirmed

It's all about Unity, HTML and Javascript on Wii U

Just recently we reported that Nintendo is not only attending GDC (Game Developers Conference) Europe for the first time in Cologne, but that it's hosting two special sessions, though details weren't confirmed on what those sessions would cover. Both have now been confirmed, and are targeted at...

News: Ubisoft: Players Will Let Us Know When They've Had Enough Assassin's Creed

Ubisoft: Players Will Let Us Know When They've Had Enough Assassin's Creed

As long as people are buying it, Ubisoft will keep on making it

Every year brings with it an Easter Sunday, a Christmas Day and a new Assassin's Creed title. The series is just over five years old now and there are five home console games already in existence as well as several portable iterations on the DS, PSP and Vita. It's reached the point now...

News: Digital Game Sales Growing 33% Year-on-Year in US and EU

Digital Game Sales Growing 33% Year-on-Year in US and EU

Analysts reveal new data at GDC

The digital distribution of games has grown substantially in recent years with an increasing number of titles finding themselves in the Nintendo eShop, PSN, Xbox Live Arcade and Steam. Analysts from NPD, iResearch and Digi-Capital presented data at this week's Game Developers Conference on the state of the global...

News: N++ Announced At GDC

N++ Announced At GDC

No news on platforms yet

Founded in 2001, Metanet Software is an independent developer specialising in fun free-to-play web browser games. It found fame in 2005 with the release of N, a platformer that sees you play as a ninja running through levels avoiding obstacles and collecting gold. A DS version of the game was released in 2008 called N+ and...

News: iOS Developers May Be Able To Port Games To The Wii U

iOS Developers May Be Able To Port Games To The Wii U

Opens plenty of opportunities

Nintendo is opening its doors to even more indie developers than ever, but it would seem that a new third-party service could make it even easier for bedroom coders to get their titles onto the Wii U eShop. According to a tweet from Steward Christie — who works for Tizen App Developers and is currently attending GDC...

News: Access Miiverse On Your Smartphone And PC By The End Of May

Access Miiverse On Your Smartphone And PC By The End Of May

Keep up to date on the go

During a talk at the Game Developers Conference today, Miiverse producer Kiyoshi Mizuki said Nintendo's popular social network application would be accessible on smartphones and PCs between April and May. A 3DS version is currently in development and will arrive sometime in the future, though a release date is unknown at...

News: Nintendo To Reveal Its Web Framework For Wii U At GDC

Nintendo To Reveal Its Web Framework For Wii U At GDC

Big N looking to reduce development time for games and applications

The Nintendo Web Framework is due to be unveiled in a panel today entitled "Nintendo Wii U Application Development with HTML and JavaScript" at this week's Game Developer's Conference (GDC). The panel focuses on developing games and applications for Wii U using HTML 5, Javascript...