Gamescom private visitor tickets for Saturday no longer available

Gamescom private visitor tickets for Saturday no longer available

24 hours after the opening of the online Ticket Shop, gamescom has already broken its own record with 42,000 tickets sold. The world’s largest event for computer and video games thus remains on its successful course: a good 3 months prior to the start of gamescom, the private visitor tickets for Saturday, 26 August 2017 (new series of days: Saturday is last day of the trade fair) are sold out in advance sale! As in past years, admission tickets for private visitors are available in selected Saturn outlets. However, codes…

Nordic Game 2017 in focus: Highlights

Nordic Game 2017 in focus: Highlights

The speaker line-up for Nordic Game 2017 is massive. Three days, six auditoriums and more than 140 speakers will make it very hard for you to choose which sessions to attend on 17-19 May. One absolute highlight is of course next Thursday’s talk featuring legendary designer Fumito Ueda and “Tom Clancy’s The Division” creator David Polfeldt, but there are many, many more lined-up. Here are a few of them: Ste Curran, Game Designer/Speaker/Writer The seventh of Curran’s monologues to premiere at Nordic Game, “Undocumented” is a new myth for people…

Wargaming Reveals Further Details on Grand Finals 2017

Wargaming Reveals Further Details on Grand Finals 2017

Wargaming is excited to unveil further details about the upcoming and action-packed Grand Finals 2017. With a $300,000 prize pool on the line, 12 of the globe’s finest World of Tanks pro-teams are set to put on a truly impressive show, complete with a variety of community activities, contests, tomato the lobster and more. Taking part in Grand Finals 2017 are some familiar faces and newcomers ready to shake things up: Oops – The Tough Giraffes (EU), DiNG (EU), eClipse (NA), Team Efficiency (APAC), Natus Vincere G2A (CIS), Kazna Kru…

Canada is the Partner Country for gamescom 2017

Canada is the Partner Country for gamescom 2017

Koelnmesse GmbH, and BIU – the German Trade Association of Interactive Entertainment Software – and the Government of Canada are pleased to announce their partnership for gamescom 2017 Canada is the official partner country of gamescom 2017 (22 to 26 August). Koelnmesse GmbH and the German Trade Association of Interactive Entertainment Software (BIU) have won one of the world’s leading developer locations for computer and video games for gamescom 2017. As gamescom’s official Partner Country, Canada represents the international exhibitor community in Cologne from 22 to 26 August at the…

“The Heart of Gaming”: gamescom is starting 2017 with versatility, liveliness and colour

“The Heart of Gaming”: gamescom is starting 2017 with versatility, liveliness and colour

Gamescom is the global 360 degree event for digital gaming culture and the absolute highlight of the year for all gamers. Already in 2016, more than a half a million people celebrated together in Cologne. Reason enough for gamescom 2017 (Tuesday, 22 August, to Saturday, 26 August 2017) to become even more lively – with a new presence that focuses on the passion of the fans who make gamescom the largest trade fair and event highlight for digital games: “The Heart of Gaming”. “Both games and gamescom live from diversity…

Nordic Game Awards 2017 – Nominees revealed

Nordic Game Awards 2017 – Nominees revealed

A highlight of the annual Nordic Game conference, this year’s edition of the Nordic Game Awards takes place in the Unreal Theatre, the main auditorium of Slagthuset, on Thursday, 18 May at 18:00. Here are the games nominated for the 2017 Nordic Game Awards Nordic Game of the Year – Small Screen Nordic studios make great games in all formats, and mobile platforms in particular have seen many stellar Nordic titles. Some of the latest standouts have been nominated for the “Nordic GotY – Small Screen” award, including Supercell’s smash…

Indie Prize Singapore – 100 Finalists Announced

Indie Prize Singapore – 100 Finalists Announced

Indie Prize, an international scholarship program created by Casual Games Association (CGA) for independent game developers, has published the full list of participants for May’s showcase at Casual Connect Asia. Out of hundreds of submissions, the top 100 games as voted by our judges will be showcased during the event on May 16 to 18, 2017, at the Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa. Developers from 52 countries applied for the international Indie Prize scholarship in Singapore. Independent judges from leading game industry companies have participated in the selection…

devcom call for papers submission deadline extended until May 12

devcom call for papers submission deadline extended until May 12

In line with its remit to provide top-quality games industry business content, organizers of the all-new game developer platform event devcom have extended the call for papers submission deadline until May 12. devcom opens its doors for the first time from August 20–24, 2017 in Cologne. Industry experts and insiders are invited to submit their as-yet unpublished talks, panels, case studies etc. in the areas of Virtual Reality, Mobile Games, Business and Production, as well as for the following tracks: Programming Design Audio Diversity Monetization eSports The keynotes, panels and…

40th edition of Casual Connect | Casual Connect Asia 2017 First insights

40th edition of Casual Connect | Casual Connect Asia 2017 First insights

Casual Connect Asia 2017 will be held in Singapore on May 16–18 by Casual Games Association, an international trade organization for the video games industry. Over 1,200 professionals from all parts of the gaming industry, including 150 high-level speakers will gather at Hard Rock Hotel, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore. Additionally 100 of the best and brightest indie developer teams will showcase their newest projects at the Indie Prize Showcase as part of the conference. “We are thrilled to be back in Singapore again and hosting the anniversary edition…

Indie Games at the “Deal Making Event”

Indie Games at the “Deal Making Event”

The games industry networking platform AdoptMyGame.com recently went to Game Connection held in San Francisco from February 27th to March 1st. Here’s some of the connections we had an opportunity to make! AMG Awards Winners The fantastic games which won our AMG Awards are really unique and have different needs. We are proud we could create connections between those developers and new business partners thanks to our booth at Game Connection. Unfortunately I can’t write publicly with whom, that’s confidential information 😉 Now that contact is made, it is up to…