Social Point HQ was honored to play host to the Ajuntament de Barcelona – our Barcelona city council – this morning. The team from City Hall has made a short film about Barcelona’s top players in innovation and entrepreneurship in the run up to …
GDC is one of those dates gaming pros are likely to have marked in their diary.
It’s a great opportunity for programmers, artists, producers, game designers – anyone involved in interactive games – to get together, share ideas and air problems. And to know that we are not all alone in this world.
So there’s no way a crack team of Social Pointers was going to miss out on the action in Cologne at GDC 2013.
And when Javi and Kaspar rolled into Social Point HQ this morning with smiles as wide as the Ramblas are long, we wanted to hear aaaaaalll about it.
So here you are. Without further ado.
THE BEST BITS OF GAME DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE 2013. (According to Javi and Kaspar.)
Barcelona’s vibrant tech startup scene keeps going from strength to strength. Last week we were thrilled to be part of The Next Web @ Barcelona (TWN@Barcelona) startup pow-wow – a standing-room-only event (despite the summer downpour) that pulled in more than 300 attendees. We heard from a host of speakers and panelists, from rookies to startup veterans; as well as a posse of top-notch investors with advice on how to start a business.
It’s official. The Social Games World has a new capital city: Barcelona.
We headed to Barcelona Loves Entrepreneurs on Monday to hear some of the biggest Barcelona-based names in Social Gaming tell us why.
At Gamelab last week we saw six indie game developers battle it out to win the Chartboost Indie Developer Competition. On the jury was our very own Alex Besenval, Head of Mobile. We asked Alex to share what he thought about the contestants… and what it was about the winning game that made it just that little bit more awesome than the rest.