Consisting of a temporary community of around 30,000 attendees (and hangers-on), San Francisco's annual Game Developers' Conference is spread across five days.
But it's so jam-packed with interesting talks, games, and meeting opportunities that it seems to be over in an instant.
GDC 2016 was no different, but don't worry if you missed some of the conference's key trends amidst the noise.
PocketGamer.biz was in attendance eagerly picking the world's best mobile gaming brains, and here are those insights condensed into the 5 most significant emerging trends.
Oh, and we had our 10th Birthday Party too - with cake and everything...Click here to view the list »