BetaCon, a new video game convention that focuses on the present and future of the industry, made its debut at the Oregon Convention Center April 15. Indie developers showed off their newest games while attendees got peek at what it takes to make it in the industry during presentations and panel discussion.
...this is a really big step forward. Not only because it helps the organization further its goals of helping indie gamers, but because it helps the entire indie game community, as a whole.
Hundreds of techies in Portland will need an endless supply of caffeine this weekend. They will be working around the clock until Sunday night competing in a worldwide video game building competition at the Art Institute of Portland.
Tech Fest Northwest is an annual tech conference that is a networking opportunity for local start-ups. Jenica Villamor tried some of the new games on the market.
Bringing attention to the Oregon video game industry, they have more than 25 local video game projects set up for you to check out in NW Portland tonight.
In April the Portland Indie Game Squad held a Game Jam at the offices of Urban Airship. The event had about 65 people attend who built games over a 48-hour period.
Most people who play video games at some point have the thought: Wouldn’t it be cool to make a video game? That’s where the Portland Indie Game Squad comes in.