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, with new entries including Riot – Civil Unrest (Italy, USA), The Writer (Russia), Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan (Cameroon), Narcosis (France, USA) and illumine (Japan). The full game line-up will be announced soon.
Starting today tickets for IndieCade Europe are available here.
“We are thrilled to welcome such talented and esteemed industry veterans as keynote speakers for the first IndieCade Europe”, says IndieCade CEO Stephanie Barish. “Michel Ancel is one of the most renowned game designers in the industry, and his ambitious creative visions have entertained and moved millions of players around the world. Matt Nava worked as Art Director on some of the most critically acclaimed and distinct indie hits of recent times, such as Journey and Flower, as well as the recent Abzû, and will share insights into his outstanding work and the creative process that helped to shape these unique gaming experiences”.The full list of speakers and sessions will be announced shortly and includes session’s from Rami Ismail (Vlambeer), Julie Heyde (Selfie Tennis) and Audrey Leprince (Furi).
IndieCade Europe is a two-day celebration of independent games and their creators, with talks, panels, workshops, exhibits, an award ceremony and, of course, games to experience. The line-up from over 900 IndieCade game submissions from all over Europe and beyond – featuring games from Palestine, India, Australia and many more – is curated by IndieCade’s diverse and brilliant community of designers, thinkers and players.