The Game Developers Conference is mostly for talks and parties, but there are still games to play. Yet despite GDC being a smaller, more casual affair than stuff like E3, it's not exactly the ideal place to experience a creative work.
The Game Developers Conference isn't like, say, E3. It's not a trade show about upcoming projects, it's a discussion forum, where nobody is ever expected to see or hear everything. That means those attending have choices to make.