XPO Game Festival returns to Tulsa in October 

XPO Game Festival returns to Tulsa in October 

The second annual XPO Game Festival aims to bring gamers, developers, industry leaders, and personalities together at the nexus of America’s Heartland in a celebration of video game culture. Featuring a dedicated tabletop gaming area, retro gaming lounge, laser tag, panels and a full-sized expo hall, XPO Game Festival is sure to leave attendees with happy, lasting memories once again. Matt Stockman (Event Manager, XPO Game Festival): “We’re thrilled to give our attendees a bigger and better XPO. We learned a lot last year, and we can’t wait to implement…

Indie Prize Berlin Winners Revealed at Casual Connect

Indie Prize Berlin Winners Revealed at Casual Connect

Indie Prize, a scholarship program created by Casual Games Association for independent game developers, announced today the winners of the Indie Prize Showcase, who have been honored during a special awards ceremony at Casual Connect Europe in Berlin: Indie Prize Winners Best Game Design – Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun by Mimimi Productions (Germany) Best VR Game – Anshar Wars 2 by Ozwe Games (Switzerland) Most Innovative Game – FRU by Through Games (Netherlands) Best Game Audio – Blink and Die by Sureksu (Argentinia) Best Game Art – Figment…

“Istanbul games” up for adoption

“Istanbul games” up for adoption

Platform that brings developers, broadcasters, press, publishers, investors and providers together, AdoptMyGame initiates cooperation with Gaming Istanbul (the event starts today) to reach new professionals. It’s another industry event we partner with, after for example Develop: Brighton and Indie Prize, to give devs extra B2B support. AdoptMyGame.com is a platform which can be used by developers looking for support e.g. funds required to finish their projects, help in game releasing, new distribution channels… Every month, the number of registered users increases – AdoptMyGame has over 650 registered users. This is…

Ludicious Announces Jury and Adds Ludicious Family

Ludicious Announces Jury and Adds Ludicious Family

The third Edition of Ludicious – Zürich Game Festival will begin tomorrow, Thursday, January 26. From Thursday to Saturday, 600 game professionals will gather in Zurich to listen to international speakers at four conferences. While on Saturday and Sunday families will gather for the free Ludicious Family program. Highlight of the festival will be the Ludicious & SGDA Game Awards Night on Friday, January 27, where Ludicious will announce the winners of its International and Student Competition. The competitions will be judged by two Juries consisting of internationally renowned industry…

Belgium’s only indie game festival goes bigger and bolder

Belgium’s only indie game festival goes bigger and bolder

Belgium’s only international indie game festival Screenshake avoids the commercial and technical focus of many other game expos. This cultural event welcomes everyone with a general cultural interest, an open heart and an open mind, not just hardcore gamers or developers. Screenshake 2017 presents an opportunity for everyone to discover the artistic potential of the 21st century’s most revolutionary and important medium. Exploring indie games has never been easier: to make the festival accessible to even more people, the festival has cut its ticket prices in half and is now…

Competition nominees and two new conferences

Competition nominees and two new conferences

Ludicious – Zürich Game Festival has selected eighteen international nominees for the 2017 Ludicious Competitions. The nominees are competing for a total of € 12’000 prize money. As part of the festival, two new conferences have been created in partnership with internationally acclaimed Swiss universities. The conference curated by the Subject Area in Game Design of the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) will focus on Serious & Applied Games, while the conference curated by the ETH Game Technology Center will have new game technology as its focus. Nominees Developers…

470 Games submitted to Indie Prize Berlin

470 Games submitted to Indie Prize Berlin

Developers from 63 countries submitted 470 games for multiple platforms. This is an increase of over 20 percent compared to last year. PC is still the strongest platform with nearly 44 percent of all submitted games – closely followed by mobile games equally among both platforms (iOS/Android). In the coming weeks, 38 judges will select the 120 best indie games which will be invited to showcase at the Indie Prize area during Casual Connect Europe in Berlin. Indie Prize has international partners around the world, united under the Game Nations…

Casual Connect Europe 2017 in Berlin: First insights

Casual Connect Europe 2017 in Berlin: First insights

Casual Connect Europe 2017 will be held in Berlin, Germany, on February 7–9 by Casual Games Association, an international trade organization for the videogames industry. Over 2000 professionals from all parts of the gaming industry, including 170 high-class speakers will gather at the new location, the Station Berlin. Additionally over 120 developer teams will showcase their newest projects at the Indie Prize Showcase as part of the conference. “We are thrilled to be back in Germany again and hosting Casual Connect in Berlin this year,” says Jessica Tams, Managing Director…

Zero Gravity unviels Hellion at Reboot Infogamer Conference, Zagreb

Zero Gravity unviels Hellion at Reboot Infogamer Conference, Zagreb

Zero Gravity today revealed that their upcoming PC first-person action multiplayer space survival game Hellion will be playable for the first time to consumer and trade visitors attending the Reboot InfoGamer Conference 2016, the fifth annual edition of the rapidly expanding games show that takes place in Zagreb, Croatia from November 8th to 13th. “Presenting Hellion to gamers at Reboot InfoGamer 2016 is another step in the journey of launching Hellion onto Steam early access in early 2016”, said Marko Smiljanic, Creative Director of Zero Gravity. “With 12 PC demo…

IndieCade revealed two of the keynote speakers for the first ever IndieCade Europe festival

IndieCade revealed two of the keynote speakers for the first ever IndieCade Europe festival

IndieCade, the premier international festival of independent games, today revealed two of the keynote speakers for the first ever IndieCade Europe festival. Michel Ancel, development legend and the creative force behind Rayman and Beyond Good and Evil, and Matt Nava, art director of Journey, Flower and Abzû, will headline the talks at IndieCade Europe hosted by Capital Games, taking place from 18-19 November 2016 in Paris, France. Today IndieCade Europe also announced further exciting and fresh titles for the show. The list of already revealed games can be found here,…