GDC 2013 Hits Record 23,000 Attendees
The 2013 Game Developers Conference attracted a record 23,000 attendees. Organizers have also announced the return of GDC in 2014 to the Moscone Center, from Monday, March 17 to Friday, March 21, 2014.
Meggan Scavio, general manager of the Game Developers Conference, spoke to the conference’s success. Scavio said:
“The response we’ve gotten to this year’s event makes us feel confident that the changes we’ve made, such as the introduction of the Advocacy Track and the Free to Play Game Design and Business Summit, have helped evolved the conference to be even more inclusive. We are thrilled to continue to be a place where members of the profession can connect, discuss and showcase, and look forward to continuing the tradition in upcoming events.”
Some highlights from GDC 2013 include dancing women scandals, the unveiling of assets for Destiny, and Tom Abernathy proclaiming that woman are the new core demographic of gamers.