The first official report about the Latin American Game Development industry

The official report about the Latin American Game Development industry have just been released. With the support of the Interamerican Bank of Development and the main studios of the region. Authors: Luzardo, Alejandra;De Azevedo, Belisario;Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Becerra, Laura;Funes, Gerardo; Santoro, Martina; Penix-Tadsen, Phillip; Pison, Juan Pablo . The report can be found in spanish through this link:… Continue reading The first official report about the Latin American Game Development industry

5th edition of GameDevPY to be held on May in Paraguay.

Translation: Juan Carlos Mariño GameDevPY is the most important game developing conference in Paraguay, aimed at professionals, beginners and video game enthusiasts. The event is taking place for a fifth consecutive year, on Thursday 30 and Friday 31, at Universidad Autónoma de Asunción and it is totally free for all attendees. Sponsored by both Unity… Continue reading 5th edition of GameDevPY to be held on May in Paraguay.

LATAM Indie Games Awarded in GDC week at San Francisco

By Juan Carlos Mariño (redactor at Latam VGF) Last week, the city of San Francisco was filled with veteran and newcomer developer talents from all around the world participating in talks, workshops and meetings at the Game Developers Conference , Game Connection America and The Big Indie Pitch from Pocket Gamer events. These venues offer a… Continue reading LATAM Indie Games Awarded in GDC week at San Francisco

Peru based LEAP Game Studios’ most recent project was successfully funded on Kickstarter

By Juan Carlos Mariño Peru based LEAP Game Studios’ most recent project was successfully funded on Kickstarter, gathering 55.395 USD, 58% more money above the initial funding objective of 35.000 USD. “Amazon folklore speaks of a deadly creature that wanders the rainforest. A being of no discernible shape that confronts people with their inner selves,… Continue reading Peru based LEAP Game Studios’ most recent project was successfully funded on Kickstarter

ARGENTINIAN GAMES NOMINATED FOR GAME CONNECTION AMERICA 2019

Source Pressover Translation: Estefany Calvete Pintos DEVELOPMENT AWARDS 2019 March 1st, 2019. They will compete to bring home an award from Game Connection America, set to take place in San Francisco. The Argentinian gaming scene keeps on surprising with great news. Firstly, 'Ethereal' was nominated back in January for Excellence in Audio at the Independent… Continue reading ARGENTINIAN GAMES NOMINATED FOR GAME CONNECTION AMERICA 2019

Best in Play’ winners for GDC Play 2019 featuring 2 Brazilian titles.

Game Developers Conference, just revealed the eight winners of this year's Best in Play awards: This year featuring 2 games from Brazil and a third brazilian game was given an honor mention. This program is meant to help emerging developers showcase their work at GDC and the winners where judged by a panel of veteran GDC organizers. This Year among the 8… Continue reading Best in Play’ winners for GDC Play 2019 featuring 2 Brazilian titles.

The representation of the Latam industry on the Game Awards

By Juan Carlos Mariño -Latam Video Games Federation- Last December’s edition of The Video Game Awards was an excellent showcasing for talent and hard work poured into 2018’s best videogames. Among the nominated and the awarded, stood Celeste, a pixel art platform game from developer Matt Makes Games which counted with the participation of MiniBoss,… Continue reading The representation of the Latam industry on the Game Awards