The Generalitat Video Game Contest

The Generalitat Video Game Contest

For the second consecutive year, the Generalitat of Catalonia has presented its Video Game Contest. It is aimed at students enrolled in academic degrees related to video games in any of the universities of Catalonia. The theme of the video game must be related to the people or topics celebrated in 2015 and it must … Sigue leyendo

English & Video Games: Testimonials

English & Video Games: Testimonials

Here we are again and I would like you to see why English is so important in the Video Game Industry. As you know, two weeks ago we, at UPC, announced our Bachelor’s Degree in Video Game Design and Development, taught entirely in English. I think you will be able to see from the following … Sigue leyendo

The 1st Gamebcn’s Demo Day

The 1st Gamebcn’s Demo Day

Two weeks ago was the Demo Day for Gamebcn. Gamebcn is the first video game incubator company in Spain which belongs to Incubio, another incubator and accelerator company in the IT field. Last October, more than forty projects were submitted for consideration to the Gamebcn incubator project, which is financed by Caixa Capital Risc and … Sigue leyendo

GDC15: The Mechanical Museum

GDC15: The Mechanical Museum

Well, this post should not be included in the GDC category at all, but it was the last thing I did in San Francisco, it is about games and it was not very far from the event. The exact name is “Musée Mécanique, Antique Coin Operated Arcade”. It is a private collection that consists of … Sigue leyendo

GDC15: The Day of Monument Valley

GDC15: The Day of Monument Valley

Thursday, last week, began with a bad surprise: I was not able to get into the Clash of Clans session. :( But I went to the Nvidia Shield, Occulus, and Far Cry 4 sessions. My expectations were not really met. Ken Wong’s talk “The Art of Monument Valley” in the afternoon, was one of the … Sigue leyendo

GDC15: The 1st Day

GDC15: The 1st Day

Yesterday I just took a quick tour around the city. I visited Pier 39, the aquarium, and a couple more places. If you plan on coming to SFO I would recommend you try this awesome dish: it is a clam soup with some more ingredients; trust me, it is really good. And today was my … Sigue leyendo

GDC15: The Preliminaries

GDC15: The Preliminaries

Leave at 10am, arrive at 7.15pm. It sounds fast, right? Well, it is not like that at all: between Barcelona and San Francisco there is a time difference of 9 hours. But this is not a problem when you have been waiting for this moment all your life. I can assure you that it was … Sigue leyendo