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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...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Lightbreak Wins Best in Georgia!

This was undoubtedly the best crop of finalists we have received in the four years we have run this contest, but the judges/mentors managed to come to a consensus. Despite the fact that all the games were qu...

Best in Georgia 2020

The Best in Georgia competition is returning for 2020! Each Global Game Jam location in the state nominates one team to receive professional mentoring and to compete for the BiG title. We announce the BiG winn...

Silv-E Winners Named at SIEGE

Four winners of the 2019 Silver Excellence in Indie Games (Silv-E) award received the news (and checks) at SIEGE. The winners are: Best Design: Malintent, Hiccup Interactive Best Production: Justice Rise...