Not that anyone was expecting it not to return, but now it's officially official: GDC 2012 will open its doors on March 5, 2012. The news was announced unceremoniously on the back of GDC 2011 attendees schedule pamphlets, as seen above.

In case you've been covered in teddy bears and unable to move for the past week, all of Joystiq's GDC 2011 coverage is right here. And if you've got a bunch of extra teddy bears now as a result, can we have some?

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