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GDC will live stream talks and events in place of postponed show

GDC will live stream talks and events in place of postponed show

Back in February, GDC 2020 was postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Though the organizers of the Game Developers Conference hope to host the event at some point in the summer, there's the tricky fact that many developers and publishers had presentations ready to go for mid-March. GDC announced a solution to that issue today, revealing that it will be live streaming a number of presentations that were originally scheduled to happen during the show.

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Xbox Series X and Project xCloud details coming next week

Xbox Series X and Project xCloud details coming next week

The 2020 installment of the Game Developers Conference was slated to kick off this weekend, but at the tail end of the last month, the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak forced the organizers to postpone the show. This decision came after a number of big names dropped out, with one of the biggest being Microsoft's Game Stack team. At the time it announced that it would be sitting GDC 2020 out, Microsoft said that it would host a series of live streams covering its GDC talks and announcements, and today it released a schedule for those streams.

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GDC 2020 postponed over coronavirus: Summer event planned

GDC 2020 postponed over coronavirus: Summer event planned

As anticipated, the 2020 Game Developers Conference (GDC) has been canceled...or, more specifically, it has been postponed until sometime later this year, though a new date hasn't yet been revealed. The decision was due to concerns about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, which has spread into multiple countries and caused multiple other events to be canceled.

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At this point, just cancel GDC 2020

At this point, just cancel GDC 2020

Aside from being a major public health concern, the current coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) has been bad news for a few annual trade shows that take place early in the year. Throughout January and into February, a number of major exhibitors decided to drop out of Mobile World Congress 2020, which was scheduled to take place in Barcelona this week. MWC is the biggest trade show of the year for the mobile industry, so for companies that decided to pull out, it probably wasn't an easy call.

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Microsoft is the latest company to drop from GDC amid coronavirus outbreak

Microsoft is the latest company to drop from GDC amid coronavirus outbreak

The hits just keep on coming for GDC 2020. Earlier today, Unity Technologies announced that it would be skipping the show, which is scheduled to happen from March 16th to the 20th. Just a short time after Unity made its announcement, Microsoft has confirmed that it, too, will be dropping out of the show.

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Coronavirus costs GDC 2020 another major exhibitor

Coronavirus costs GDC 2020 another major exhibitor

With the current coronavirus outbreak - COVID-19 - big trade shows have been losing exhibitors. Before the show was cancelled entirely, a number of big-name companies dropped out of Mobile World Congress 2020, and now we're seeing the same thing happen with the 2020 installment of the Game Developers Conference. GDC 2020 lost another exhibitor today, as Unity announced it will not be attending the show.

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Electronic Arts just dropped a GDC bombshell

Electronic Arts just dropped a GDC bombshell

The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has a lot of people on edge, and it's been driving companies to drop out of major trade shows. We saw that happen with MWC 2020 before the event's organizers pulled the plug on the show entirely, and now we're seeing the same thing happen with the upcoming Game Developers Conference, which is scheduled to go down next month in San Francisco.

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Coronavirus just cost GDC 2020 another big exhibitor

Coronavirus just cost GDC 2020 another big exhibitor

The upcoming Game Developers Conference has lost another big name in the wake of the cornovirus outbreak (COVID-19), as Kojima Productions has announced that it won't be attending the show. Kojima Productions joins Sony and Facebook in dropping out of GDC 2020, with all of the companies citing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus outbreak as their reasons from skipping the show.

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Sony and Facebook to skip GDC 2020 over coronavirus fears

Sony and Facebook to skip GDC 2020 over coronavirus fears

Earlier this week, Sony announced that it was dropping out of PAX East due to concerns over the current coronavirus outbreak, COVID-19. Today, it announced that it's made the same call for GDC, which is scheduled to happen next month in San Francisco, California. Sony isn't alone in making the decision to skip GDC, as Facebook has joined it in dropping from the show.

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Epic Games Store snags Obsidian’s The Outer Worlds, more as exclusives

Epic Games Store snags Obsidian’s The Outer Worlds, more as exclusives

Every year at GDC, Epic Games hosts a keynote address, and this year, it isn't really surprising that at least part of the keynote centered around the Epic Games Store. The company announced more exclusives for its storefront during the keynote, and the list includes Obsidian's upcoming game The Outer Worlds. If we were to hazard a guess, we'd say there probably aren't going to be many Obsidian fans who are happy with this move.

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Intel Xe graphics card hardware, Graphics Command Center aim for NVIDIA, AMD

Intel Xe graphics card hardware, Graphics Command Center aim for NVIDIA, AMD

Graphics card sales have long been dominated by two companies - but that might well be about to change. Intel held an inaugural event for its new program called The Odyssey at GDC 2019 this week. This program is made to connect Intel with enthusiast users - gamers particularly, but other high-end hardware buyers, too. They got the opportunity to see the first Intel graphics card in a very brief set of slides.

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Google Cloud for Gaming leaks point toward magnetism

Google Cloud for Gaming leaks point toward magnetism

We're less than a week away from a new Google gaming reveal that's most likely cloud-based, but don't let that fool you. We might well be right on the doorstep of a new sort of mobile device control. Not unlike what we've seen before in a TINY part of Google's big (small) first splash into VR, the control might be physical, rather than digital.

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