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Creating Customized Game Events with Machine Learning (Presented by Amazon)

Africa Perianez (CEO, Yokozuna Data)

Location: Room 3001, West Hall

Date: Tuesday, March 19

Time: 2:40pm - 3:40pm

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference, GDC Summits, Expo Plus, Audio Conference + Tutorial, Indie Games Summit - Get your pass now!

Topic: Programming

Format: Sponsored Dev Day

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Video games define our era. Players generate extremely rich behavioral datasets that constitute an ideal playground to understand human behavior. With this unique source of information, ML can explore social and consumer dynamics as well as predict user behaviors. Learn how Yokozuna Data, a Keywords studio and AWS customer, is helping game developers like you take preventive actions aimed at maximizing player engagement to create optimal and personalized game experiences.


  • See how Machine Learning can predict when players will leave the game, how much they will spend, and which items they will purchase next.
  • Learn how AWS game tech solutions enable predictive models to be applied to a game of any size or genre.