Enough', focusing on The Settlers Online and 'out of client' learnings for the NBA Live Mobile Coins popular European online game around "web presence, support, payment systems, community management, and e-marketing."- A high-profile talk debut at GDC Europe is 'The Triforce of Courage: Bulletstorm's Key Learnings on Global Distributed Development', with Epic's Tanya Jessen discussing the popular console title, which was developed in Poland but produced by Epic in the U.S. -- focusing on


"challenges and lessons learned from developing AAA in a global distributed way."Multiple major GDC Europe 2011 keynotes are due to be revealed over the next few weeks for the event -- part of the Buy Elysium Gold UBM TechWeb Game Network, as is this website. In addition to the Main Conference, GDC Europe has added notable Summits on social games, smartphone & tablet games, indie games and community management to the existing line-up this year.In recent weeks, the show has already


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  Tomoko Namba, the founder and CEO of major Japanese mobile social game network DeNA, has announced she will be stepping down from her role at the head of the company on MMOGO June 25.DeNA COO Isao Moriyasu will fill in for Namba, who will continue to advise the company and work in the office a few days a week as she takes care of her hospitalized husband, Reuters reports."I had originally planned to quit next year, but the timing of my retirement has come a year earlier," she