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Friday, March 7 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Gaming's Next Gen: Will AAA or Indie Games Win?

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After years of speculation the next generation of gaming consoles have arrived, but does gaming's future belong to traditional publishers producing AAA games or have indie and mobile game creators and the advent of crowd-funding changed the shape of the games industry irrevocably?
Games media veterans GameSpot's Ben Howard and Red Robot Labs Inc. John Davison will lead a discussion about the challenges publishers of core, big-budget franchises face as well as what emerging companies in the mobile and indie scene are changing all expectations about the games industry and its future.
This SXSW Gaming Session at the Long Center is FREE and open to the public. However SXSW Interactive, Film, Gold and Platinum badges gain priority seating.

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Casey Lynch

FounderMidnight CityCasey Lynch has worked as a writer and editor covering the video game, music, and entertainment industries since the mid ‘90s, most recently serving as Editor-in-Chief of IGN since 2011. Casey left IGN recently to found and become Vice President of Publishing... Read More →

Friday March 7, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm CST
Long Center, Dell Hall

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