SAN FRANCISCO, September 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechWeb Game Network, organizers of the industry-leading Game Developers Conference(R), has opened up registration for the 2010 Game Developers Conference(TM) China (GDC China). Now in its 3rd year, GDC China offers valuable and timely insight into the world of game development in China for an audience of both local and international developers. This year's event welcomes luminary keynote Bill Roper who will provide an insider's look at the process of game creation, touching on his years of experience at Blizzard Entertainment and Flagship Studios. The event will also feature the second annual Independent Games Festival China, showcasing the best gameplay experiences from the region's independent game development community. The three day event will take place December 5-7, 2010 at Shanghai International Convention Center in Shanghai, China.
The GDC China provides a forum for local and international developers to explore business opportunities, expand their reach to a unique market, and discover the on-going trends emerging in this region. Tracks will focus on the areas of Global Game Development/Outsourcing and Online Game Development Business. In addition, three separate summits will focus on Independent Games, Mobile Games and Social Games.
GDC China is the only game development event supported by the Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China (MoC) and is organized by UBM TechWeb Game Network, bringing the key learnings, networking and inspiration that has been the hallmark of the GDC experience, to China's important game development community.
GDC China offers 25% savings on registrations before November 5, with online registration ending on November 30. For more information about the event, please visit: http://www.gdcchina.com/.
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