It was the best of times, it was the worst of times at this year's Game Developers Conference, held March 23-27 at San Francisco's Moscone Center. The annual confab, which brought together the electronic entertainment industry's most celebrated minds, pointed clearly to interactive entertainment's increasingly divergent future. Grab your controller and hang on tight. Even we were surprised at how rapidly the industry is undergoing an extreme makeover.
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