A roundup of stories from the Game Developers Conference

Our GamesBeat team is exhausted after five days of covering the biggest show for game developers in San Francisco. Here’s a day-by-day roundup of the major stories that we wrote from the Game Developers Conference this week. We’ve also thrown in stories from Microsoft’s pre-GDC press event. As you can see, it was a busy week for game news.

Numecent spins out Approxy cloud-gaming startup

Numecent, a startup with an interesting new cloud technology for digital delivery, is spinning out Approxy as a new cloud-gaming startup. While Numecent will focus on the larger cloud computing opportunity, Approxy will focus on delivering instant-play high-definition games delivered to users from the cloud, or web-connected data centers.