GDC 2014: All the news from March 20th

GDC 2014: All the news from March 20th
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

March 21st 2014 at 10:00AM

All the biggest announcements and insights from the last 24 hours

GDC 2014 continues this week and we've been keeping you up to date with all the news to come out of the event so far.

The latest big news includes the announcement of DirectX 12, Brenda Romero discussing her experience of sexual harassment in the game industry and telling people to "stop blaming the victim", some big Facebook gaming stats and confirmation that Monogame will be free for registered PS4 developers.

Below we've put together a handy list of all the news from Thursday, March 20th. For all the news from March 17th and 18th, you can view our handy round-up here. For news from March 19th, head here.

Don't forget you can keep up with all the news from GDC as it happens throughout the week at www.develop-online.net/gdc

We'll also be posting all the news on our Twitter and Facebook pages to help you keep on top of all the latest news.

Thursday, March 20th

Monogame free for PS4 developers
Oculus: We welcome Sony's Project Morpheus
Obsidian declares war on World of Tanks
Brenda Romero on game industry sexism: Stop blaming the victim
Plexonic launches game personalisation tool Saltr
Havok tech powers Tencent's Iron Knight
Microsoft unveils DirectX 12
Bungie's Destiny harnesses Faceware tech
Motion control SDK Extreme Motion comes to Android
375 million people playing Facebook-connected games every month
Ubisoft won't support VR tech until sales exceed 1m
Team diversity behind Animal Crossing: New Leaf's success
Papers, Please wins grand prize at IGF Awards