GDC Awards ‘Journey’ Game of the Year

“Journey” journey-game-screenshot-1-bis getting used to making the trip to the podium.

After winning big at the D.I.C.E. Awards, in February, thatgamecompany’s “Journey” captured six of the 11 main Game Developers Choice Awards, including Game of the Year, Wednesday evening at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Confab wraps up March 29.

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Indie Idyll for the Vidgame Crowd

Independent gdcfilmmakers may have Sundance, but indie gamemakers head to San Francisco.

More than 20,000 are gathered at the city’s annual Game Developers Conference through March 29, looking to generate buzz — and hopefully land distribution — given it’s the only show where smaller titles made by teams of fewer than a dozen people can stand on even footing with deep-pocketed studios.

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