Texas has played a major role in the video game industry since the 1980s, and continues to remain a growing hub for production. Texas is 2nd in the nation for video game development, as measured by job numbers today. Texas is home to over 200 publishing and development companies and has created over 5,500 jobs. The Texas Film Commission’s Animation & Video Game Liaison will dive into all that’s going on in the Texas game industry today. What are the industry trends? Where in Texas are people developing games? What resources are available to Texan game developers? Simply put, why make games in the Lone Star State, and what can the game development community can do to continue to strengthen Texas’s game development ecosystem?