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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: From the Box to the Book: Bringing a Retail Franchise into the Social Gaming World
Speaker(s): Demetri Detsaridis, Caryl Shaw
Company Name(s): Area/Code, ngmoco:)
Track / Format: Social & Online Games Summit
Overview: In this talk, Demetri Detsaridis and Caryl Shaw will discuss the process of taking a AAA brand, conceived of and optimized for the traditional retail environment, and extending it into the world of social gaming. Detsaridis will speak from the perspective of the independent social games developer, while Shaw will address the completely different concerns of the IP-holding industry heavyweight. Examples will be drawn from our experience creating SPORE ISLANDS for Facebook: the first social game based on familiar game-industry IP that's not just an advertisement, or a brand-awareness campaign, but a legitimate platform extension.

GDC 2010

Demetri Detsaridis


Caryl Shaw


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Social & Online Games Summit