Chilean game developers play to win at Game Developers Conference 2012

Tomorrow closes out the 26th annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, USA (March 5-9, 2012)  and mega huge thanks to the support of ProChile (The Trade Commission of Chile) and Video Games Chile (The Chilean Game Developers Association), 5 Chilean member companies had the opportunity to showcase the game developers and design talent out of Chile.

With the recent acquisition of Atakama Labs by DeNA out of Japan, we know that a lot of curious folks couldn’t help but check out what’s coming next out of this small but dynamic South American innovation market.

The Game Developers Conference® (GDC) is the world’s largest professionals-only game industry event. The conference commemorated its 25th edition in 2011, making it also the longest-running event of its kind.

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ePig games surpasses 1,000,000 downloads

For those who thought that a small bootstrapping Chilean game design studio was only capable of competing in the space with larger more well-funded companies when (e)pigs fly, AndesBeat is predicting that the price of pork is going to increase considerably in the near future.

The award winning ePig games studio was the first company in Chile to develop an HTML5 game.

And now, Nicolás Palacios, ePig Games CEO, along with his co-founders Andres Cortes and Diego Palacios (who is also his brother) are celebrating another huge milestone as their ePig games series has busted through 1,000,000 downloads. Continue reading

Start-Up Chile Selects 27 Chilean Led Companies

Congratulations to all the Chilean led Start Ups who were selected for Start-Up Chile program on the second round of 2011 ! This is the first time that Chilean companies were selected on the Start-Up Chile program, which started with a pilot program in 2010. As the Start-Up Chile list does not include the description of the startups we decided to provide a brief description, along with a direct link to their website (if available).

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