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Tax on Video Games Not Seen as Attack on Gamers

ATLANTA (March 14, 2022) – A proposed tax on video games and other digital goods should not be seen as an attack on gamers or their preferred types of entertainment, said the Georgia Game Developers Associatio...

Georgia Game Industry 2019 Economic Contributions

Video gaming in Georgia had a $925 million economic impact in 2019, according to the Georgia Game Developers Association (GGDA), the video game development trade association of Georgia. Nationwide, the gaming ...

SIEGE2021 Call for Speakers!

SIEGE2021 is going hybrid Nov. 5&6, with great presentations online and safe networking events in person. Instead of the panels we have promoted in the past, we are focusing on microtalks of 10 minutes. Th...

Root Out Wins Best in Georgia 2021

In an extremely close vote, Root Out won the GGDA's annual Best in Georgia competition, earning it thousands of dollars worth of professional services to help launch its game. You can see the competing games h...

SIEGE Announces Winners

SIEGE offers many opportunities for attendees to show off their best work and win prizes, and the GGDA is proud to announce the following winners: Investment Conference Best Overall and Best Startup ($1...

SIEGE Announces 2020 Speakers

We are very excited to announce a great lineup of new and returning speakers, including: Will Wright Erin Hoffman-John Nick Laing Kimberly Starks Tim Johnson Michelle Menard Brad Merritt ...

Erin Hoffman-John Rejoins SIEGE

See Erin-Hoffman-John's 2015 SIEGE keynote HERE. Game designer Erin Hoffman-John is the latest speaker to join the roster of game industry luminaries speaking at the 14th annual Southern Interactive Enterta...

Virtual SIEGE Nov. 13-15

SIEGE is returning and going virtual! If you would like to speak, please apply HERE. The SIEGE College Fair is 9-11 am and 6-8 pm Nov. 12. Registration is required The SIEGE Investment Conference is 8:30...

Game Studio Workplace Design for COVID-19

(c)Meldrena Chapin, PhD, WELL Design Research Consultancy For the Georgia Game Developers Association Overall Studies of GGDA members strongly indicate that their productivity has either stayed the...

Epic Awards GGDA Epic Grant to Teach Teachers

The grant enables the GGDA to support professors and teachers in teaching the powerful Unreal game engine, responsible for some of the most popular games and movies in the world. “The Unreal engine has ...