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Alice 2 - A Case Study of Global Development in China


The current project "Alice 2" of Spicy Horse, one of the largest independent foreign game developers in China, is the largest Western-targeted independent game project in China - relying on talent from over 110 local and expat staff in Shanghai. During this talk. American McGee will shed light on the processes, philosophies, and experiences that have shaped the inner workings of this new breed of Chinese development studio. He will also talk about the challenges and advantages to developing AAA Western games in China, such as culture, quality, and why Shanghai in particular is such a great place to be developing games today.

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  • GDC China 2009
  • American McGee
  • Spicy Horse
  • free content
  • Global Game Development
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