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Making Games That Stand Out and Survive

Nick Popovich (CEO, Monomi Park)

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference - Get your pass now!

Topic: Design, Business & Marketing

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

The market for games becomes more crowded every day and shows no sign of slowing down. Hear from Monomi Park CEO and 'Slime Rancher' Game Director Nick Popovich on how you can make your game stand out and survive amongst the thousands of games released every year. Here's a hint: it doesn't involve spending a bunch of money on marketing, but it's also not easy.


Attendees will gain some helpful tips on how to get your game noticed, and some hard truths on what the game market expects from developers. There are many ways you can succeed in game development, and this talk covers one of them.

Intended Audience

Indie developers and the decision makers of smaller to medium sized studios will benefit most from this talk.