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The Year in Mobile Games: 2019 Edition

Steve Meretzky  (Game Designer, Independent)

Dave Rohrl  (Founder, Mobile Game Doctor)

Juan Gril  (Senior Producer, Minecraft, Xbox Game Studios)

Location: Room 2016, West Hall

Date: Monday, March 18

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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

Topic: Mobile Summit

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

Dave Rohrl, Juan Gril, and Steve Meretzky continue their annual recap of the mobile game industry's highlights, surprises, and trends. This heavily-researched must-see presentation traditionally kicks off the Mobile Game Summit, and offers a great industry-wide overview to set the stage for the next two days of mobile games sessions.


Attendees will learn where the mobile games space has been over the past 12 months, and also be given some predictions about where it may go over the coming year and beyond. Also, attendees will learn that Dave is funny, that Steve is tall, and that Juan has a sexy exotic accent.

Intended Audience

The intended audience is anyone interested in the mobile game space. The session aims to make the content accessible to all levels, but to produce insights that even long-time veterans of mobile gaming will find interesting.