14th Edition of IGDC is set to be held from November 3rd to 5th in Hyderabad

Industry Watch | October 21, 2022 | News

India Game Developer Conference

The 14th edition of India Game Developer Conference (IGDC) is back to connect with the audience in physical avatar after 2 years. The conference will be held from 3rd to 5th of November 2022 at HICC, Hyderabad and it is expected that around 3000 people will attend.

Day 1 and Day 2 of the Conference will focus on the developer community. IGDC will have speakers and participants from the industry, academia, government, and other relevant institutions talking about technology, innovations, future trends, financial aspects, growth, talent and training, and much more.

With a mix of speakers consisting of Art Directors, Project Heads, Studio Heads, CXOs, representing some of the Indian and International gaming and Investment companies in the World such as Activision Blizzard King, Aream, EA, Glance, Gametion, Gameberry labs, Good Dog Studios, Jet Synthesis, Junglee Games, Lego, Meta, Moon Active, Niantic, Ncore Games, Paradox Studios, Playtika, Play Rovio, Roblox Scopely, Simple Games,  Super Gaming, Stillfront, Ubisoft,  Unity among others.

Day 3, has a new initiative, named ‘IGDC Futures’, which will focus on students, opportunities and upskilling in the game industry and critical themes for the future like gaming and climate change etc. 

IGDC awards will reward winners across five categories - Studio game of the year, Indie Game of the year, Hypercasual game of the year, Upcoming game of the year and Student game of the year. IGDC has also launched a trophy in line with their new logo and will also have a popular choice award giving audience a chance to vote for the most popular game from amongst the shortlisted awards entries.

The conference will also see workshops focusing on multiple facets like the importance of storytelling, game design and system design, preparing an art deck and using data to grow games, along with the broader role of gaming in combating climate change and imparting positive changes in the society. 

Rajesh Rao, Convener, IGDC said, “We are absolutely thrilled to be back in LIVE action. We are excited about the remarkable passion and commitment of speakers, panellists, sponsors, attendees, and volunteers to make this a success. The excitement around this year’s IGDC has been peaking as we are looking forward to gain from the extensively experienced individuals and institutions from across the world, and we hope the event will spur fresh discussion and debates, ideas and insights, and contribute to the growth of the sector.”

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The conference will see workshops focusing on multiple facets like the importance of storytelling, game design and system design, preparing an art deck and using data to grow games.

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