A couple of weeks ago at GDC 2010, Guildhall alumna Jennifer Canada, who currently works for Insomniac Games, presented “Paint-by-Gender: How to add ‘pink’ gameplay to your ‘blue’ title (and still keep all the boys happy)” which was based on her thesis. She suggested that it is entirely possible to …

Organizers of this year’s Game Developers Conference (which just ended on Saturday) revealed today that this year’s conference had more attendees than ever, beating out 2009’s GDC by 1,250 people, making that an increase of just a little more than 7%. This includes developers, publishers, media, and people who want …

Last night, at the Game Developers Choice Awards, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra addressed the attendees by video to deliver a message from First Lady Michelle Obama. The message announced the launch of the Apps for Healthy Kids challenge in support of Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign against childhood obesity. …

Pocketwatch Games’ Monaco got the really big prizes at the Twelfth Annual Independent Games Festival, hosted at GDC this week. The title received the $20,000 Seumas McNally Grand Prize for Best Independent Game, as well as the award for Excellence in Design. Both fairly big deals. Other award recipients for …

Last night, Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 2 won five awards at the Game Developers Choice Awards (you know, the Oscars of games). That’s…uh…half of the awards that go to games, including the Game of the Year Award. There are three categories that go to a person (that I didn’t include in …

Shuhei Yoshida, Sony’s Vice-President of Product Development, officially announced that the PlayStation motion controller’s name actually is PlayStation Move at the beginning of the press conference just under an hour ago. So the trademarks found earlier were completely correct! (Apologies for the changing picture sizes, but these are all Ustream …

If you haven’t deleted your MySpace account yet, they’re making some big changes to their games section and making it easier for both users and developers to utilize. The MySpace Developers Platform will now offer analytics tools, as well. MySpace is attempting to replicate what made the music portion of …