All the major announcements, interviews and insights from Thursday right here
Miss anything from the fourth day of GDC 2013? Develop has you covered with our round-up of all the day’s biggest news.
Below we have another 17 articles straight from the event, featuring the latest tech announcements, session news, interviews, controversies, development advice and much more.
Today's highlights include a big focus on women and sexism in the game industry, as a panel starring Brenda Romero received a standing ovation for discussing the prominent issues facing women developers.
The IGDA meanwhile found itself in hot water after a party it co-presented featured a number of scantily-clad female dancers, the fallout from which resulted in condemnation and a number of resignations from the organisation.
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Thursday, March 28th
Women in Gaming Awards honours developers
Women In Games panel on industry representation
Microsoft's big Windows 8 development push
Ouya launch dated for June 4th in UK and US
Why female protagonists in games are rare
IGDA 'regrets' female dancer controversy
Total War: Arena takes RTS free-to-play
PlayJam secures $10m funding from GameStop
AppLift pushing 1m users a month to mobile publisher
Anger as scantily-clad women parade IGDA party
Testronic opens user experience lab
Standing ovation as women devs let loose on sexism in games
Activision chases photorealism in startling demo
FTL and Cart Life lead IGF Awards
Journey dominates GDC Awards
EA: DRM had nothing to do with SimCity
Five free-to-play ideas