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Changing Channels: Why are there no James Bond games?

A panel of experts will be discussing why some of the biggest entertainment properties are no-longer being made into games, at 5pm BST / 12pm ET / 9am PT

Our free Changing Channels digital conference continues, with the next panel looking at a question fans have been contemplating at least since 2012's 007 Legends: why are there no James Bond games?

This session will be hosted by's James Bond resident expert, James Batchelor, and will feature Adam Foshko, former HBO, Velan Studios' Guha Bala, Mega Cat Studios' Jason VanDeWalle and MWM Interactive's Keely Brenner.

These experts will discuss the challenges and hurdles they face when licensing IP for interactive entertainment, the risks involved, and why some of the biggest entertainment properties are no-longer being translated to video games.

Changing Channels explores the crossover between video games, film, TV, books and more, and runs until 10pm BST / 5pm ET / 2pm PT today.

You can watch the whole event via, at our YouTube channel, or you can tune into this session below. Register your free ticket here, and you'll be sent invitation details for the post-conference networking.

Later in the day we'll have talks and panels from Rogue One writer Gary Whitta, Epic Games, Tinybuild and more. Find the full schedule here or on the GI Live website.

Changing Channels is part of our GI Live initiative: seven weeks of digital events, plus extensive coverage of major conferences such as GDC, Devcom, PAX Online and EGX Digital. You can find out more here.

The 'Why are there no James Bond games?' panel starts at 5pm BST / 12pm ET / 9am PT.

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Marie Dealessandri: Marie joined in 2019 to head its Academy section. A journalist since 2012, she started in games in 2016. She can be found (rarely) tweeting @mariedeal, usually on a loop about Baldur’s Gate and the Dead Cells soundtrack. GI resident Moomins expert.
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