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Patapon, Echochrome directors to speak at Develop

Brighton event gets sessions from acclaimed Japanese designers

The teams behind hit Sony titles Echochrome and Patapon have signed up for sessions at July's Develop conference.

Atsushi Li, director of Pyramid, and Junichi Yoshizama, associate producer of SCE worldwide studios Japan will discuss PSP rhythm title Patapon, at the event taking place in Brighton, July 29 – 31.

Echochrome's Jun Fujiki and Sony Japan's Tatsuya Suzuki will also present a session on the PSP and PSN hit, adding to the event's 90 speakers and 60 sessions.

"We are privileged to welcome Ii-san, Yoshizawa-san, Fujiki-san and Suzuki-san to the Develop Conference and are thrilled that we can offer our delegates the opportunity to be inspired by what can only be described as some of the most creative video games designers on the planet," said managing director of Tandem Events, Andy Lane.

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