Matching the vid game industry’s increasing focus on wireless platforms, this year’s Austin Game Conference is offering a comprehensive side-bar on the subject. The confab’s Mobile Track will feature some top industry pros speaking about the business and development issues of taking games into the universe of cell phones and WiFi PDAs and the like.
Mobile Track sessions include: The Business Of Wireless Games; How To Start, Survive And Succeed As A Wireless Game Developer; 1001 Platforms: What Should A Developer Support?; Developing Games For Nokia Platforms (sponsored session); Game Design For The Small Screen; Developing Multiplayer Games For Wireless Devices; Development Tips And Tricks For Wireless Games; and 3D For Wireless Devices: Today And Tomorrow. Sessions will include speakers from Nokia, Qualcomm, Sprint, Sun Microsystems, Sorrent, Mforma, Centerscore, Nuvo Studios, Cybiko Wireless, Fathammer and many others.
Conference runs September 11-12, 2003 at the Austin Convention Center and is open to anyone who has an interest in game development. Registration prior to September 5 is $95. Registration for students prior to September 5 is $65. Go to GameConference.com/register/ to register online.