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AWS for Games sponsors Epic Games’ Women Creators Program

In October 2023, Amazon Web Services (AWS) teamed up with Epic Games to support its ‘Women Creators Program’ (WCP), an initiative to train women to create in Unreal Editor For Fortnite (UEFN) and provide mentorship as they pursue careers in games. UEFN combines the power of Unreal Engine – an advanced real-time 3D creation tool for photorealistic […]

AWS Partner Showcase at GDC

At GDC 2024, AWS thought leaders, game developers, and 12 technology partners hosted a partner showcase where they discussed best-in-breed tech used to build, innovate, and maximize growth of today’s games. Three panels covered Generative AI, Cloud Game Development, and Game Backends. In the first panel, Game Backends to Accelerate Development, AWS Partners AccelByte, Pragma, […]

AWS for Games debuts Guide to Generative AI for Game Developers, and more at GDC 2024

Generative artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming industries, a seismic shift that was certainly felt at the 2024 Game Developer Conference (GDC) held last week in San Francisco at the Moscone Convention Center. In addition to showcasing its latest technology for cloud-based game development, Amazon Web Services (AWS) for Games highlighted several generative AI advancements and […]

AWS for Games to spotlight generative AI at GDC 2024

With the annual Game Developer Conference (GDC) just days away, Amazon Web Services (AWS) for Games is ramping up to host exciting technology demonstrations and programming focused on evolving industry trends, including generative artificial intelligence (AI). From March 18-22, AWS for Games invites developers to connect with its team and see new AWS for Games […]

AWS for Games updates from re:Invent 2023

During re:Invent 2023, the AWS for Games team showcased the latest ways our customers are using AWS game development tools and introduced several new purpose-built guidance and partner solutions that are now available in the AWS Games Solution Library. Recordings of AWS for Games customer presentations from re:Invent include: Customer Keynote – Riot Games: Riot Games’ […]

The Game Developer’s Guide to re:Invent 2023

AWS re:Invent 2023 is fast approaching, and AWS for Games is gearing up to welcome attendees from around the globe at the annual conference for developers in Las Vegas November 27 – December 1. This year, in addition to announcements unveiled during re:Invent keynotes, attendees can check out an exciting array of panel discussions, presentations, […]

AWS for Games at Gamescom 2023

Gamescom, the annual video game trade fair and conference held in Cologne, Germany, came roaring back in 2022 with over 265,000 consumers and industry professionals coming together to interact and get a glimpse into the future of gaming. The conference, one of the largest gaming events in the world, offers a platform for game developers, publishers, […]

AWS re:Invent Top 10 Announcements for Game Developers

AWS re:Invent Top 10 Announcements for Game Developers

Author: David Holladay, Head of AWS Game Tech Marketing We have just returned from this year’s hybrid AWS re:Invent which saw a much-needed return to in-person attendance along with a virtual presence for those that could not join in Las Vegas. With more than 50 launches and announcements of new services and major features, the following […]

Make the most of re:Invent 2021 with the Game Tech industry guide

The entire AWS Game Tech team welcomes you to celebrate 10 years of AWS re:Invent this year. We’re back in Las Vegas (and virtually) with an exciting program planned with five keynotes, more than 20 leadership sessions, and over 1,200 breakout and interactive sessions from November 29 through December 3, 2021. Plus, stop by the […]

AWS Game Tech GDC sessions now available on demand!

GDC 2021 was a terrific showcase of how AWS Game Tech is helping developers of all sizes build faster, run smarter, and grow amazing gaming experience for players. And in case you missed it, you can catch up on all of our sessions, including our first ever developer keynote, on-demand now!  GDC routinely fills San […]