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The 13th Edition of the India Game Developer Conference (IGDC) Wraps up With Over 5000 Attendees, Participation From 135 Speakers From Around the World

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A complete of 5000 individuals together with recreation builders, publishers, buyers, and gaming fans got here collectively between 16th to 18th November at the 13th version of the India Game Developer Conference (IGDC) held nearly. Global audio system who’ve made video games like Minecraft, Borderlands, Doom and Fortnite, have been a component of the convention. Unreal Engine, MPL, Junglee, AWS, Glance, YesGnome, Lakshya and Gametion, amongst others, have been additionally proud sponsors of the occasion.

The occasion featured audio system that ranged from researchers, recreation programmers, toy & recreation designers, idea artists, product & design administrators to CEOs of main gaming corporations, buyers, and publishers. Some of the notable audio system who participated and shared insights at the convention have been Torfi Frans Olafsson, Creative Director at Minecraft, Brenda Remero, CEO at Romero Games & BAFTA Awards winner and Benjamin Ellinger, VP at Digipen, a premier faculty in recreation improvement. From the Indian gaming trade, Ankush Gera, Founder and CEO at Junglee Games, Manish Agarwal, CEO at Nazara Technologies and Siddharth Jain, Co-Founder at PlaySimple Games have been additionally current.

The participation this yr was on par with the earlier version with virtually 100 classes and panels happening throughout the occasion. The occasion featured a breadth of subjects encompassing Applied Games, Art, Business & Product Management, Career, Design, Esports, Hyper-casual, Production and Technology. Attendees have been capable of expertise cutting-edge know-how in the gaming ecosystem and community with trade leaders and buyers.

The Annual India Game Developer Awards have been additionally a component of the convention with the winners being felicitated on 16th November, the 1st day of IGDC. This yr, IGDC noticed a file 150 entries for the awards which have been the highest ever acquired. Some of the people acknowledged for his or her skills throughout a number of fields have been Tuttifrutti Interactive for Studio Game of the Year, Playbae for Indie Game of the yr, Weloadin Studio for Hypercasual Game of the yr, RockLobster Games for Upcoming Game of the Year and Brahmos Interactive for Student Game of the yr. In the previous, many winners have additionally gone on to attain a number of worldwide accolades. Along with thrilling money awards, all the winners and runners bought two IGDC tickets for subsequent yr’s occasion as properly.

This yr, IGDC additionally marked the return of BYOG (Build Your Own Game) – India’s oldest recreation jam, seeing recreation builders throughout the nation compete collectively to make a recreation inside a restricted quantity of time throughout varied themes.

“This was our second year hosting a virtual edition which helped us see amazing participation from India and abroad. We were able to bring various notable speakers from across the globe to participate in the event. It was great to witness so many people exploring the different aspects of the gaming industry and the opportunities it has to offer,” stated Rajesh Rao, Convener, IGDC. “We are grateful for their participation and elated by this year’s response to our line-up, workshops, and the various opportunities presented at IGDC which has motivated us to keep hosting more such events in the future. As we wrap up this year, we are hopeful that this year’s success will result in boosting the overall growth of the gaming industry and more success stories come out of it.”

The India Game Developer Conference is a one-of-its-kind “by the industry, for the industry” initiative that does an amazing job in supporting and empowering recreation builders with insights, upskilling and networking alternatives.

For extra info, go to the occasion website: https://indiagdc.com/2021/

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