GDC 2016: Où est LaFrenchTech ?

Mar 19, 2016
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gdc_2016_paysThe debate on the value of holding country pavilions at large tech conferences has merit. Whatever your views on the topic may be, France was conspicuously absent from this week’s Games Developers Conference in San Francisco. Germany, Italy, Norway, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, even Wallonia (Wallonia!) all hosted large structures at the conference, and those are just the Europeans. One attendee even wondered aloud to me whether France has any mobile gaming startups.

I submit that France represents one of the most appealing markets in the world for both mobile game talent and mobile game consumption. The real question is whether we want to keep this a secret…