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'The Sims' Icon Will Wright To Give Keynote Speech At GDC

by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2006 @ 1:32 p.m. PST

Videogame design icon Will Wright, creator of SimCity and The Sims, will deliver a keynote address during the 2006 Game Developers Conference (GDC). In his address, Wright will explore topics related to next-generation game design and development strategies.

Wright, co-founder of the video game developer, Maxis, is best known as the brains behind the groundbreaking SimCity and The Sims. He has received numerous accolades from the entertainment community, including a spot on Entertainment Weekly's "It List" of "the 100 most creative people in entertainment. Wright has also been featured on TIME Digital's "Digital 50", a listing of "the most important
people shaping technology today."

Wright's keynote will take place Thursday, March 23 from 12pm-1pm.

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