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Connection Events - Game Connection Europe 2010

Twenty nominees unveiled for Best Video Games Projects 2011.


LYON, FRANCE – November 8, 2010 – Organizers of the 10th Edition of Game Connection Europe -- November 15th-18th business-focused trade show in Lyon, France -- today announced the names of 20 nominees to Best Video Games Projects 2011 in three categories: Console, Mobile, and Online. Winning games will be showcased on opening day to a group of publishers and distributors interested in signing the projects that are changing the industry as we know it. Best breed of Indie games will be demonstrated on November 16th (9am to 11am) Lyon, France’s City Center of Congress.

Amongst 20 Nominees games, only the top three will be honored as ‘Best Project 2011'.

Games Editors and Selected Media are invited to meet the 20 nominees.

Media accreditations: connection@cosmocover.com"> game-connection@cosmocover.com

20 promising indie games identified!

Game Connection has identified creative and innovative projects coming from Indie game developers. The competition was open to console, mobile, and online games ranging from pre-production to ready-to-market, without restrictions on genre, platform, or distribution method. Game Connection Selected Projects will reveal for the first time 20 projects currently under development before they got signed!

Every single nominee will have the same time-slot at Game Connection Europe: Five minutes top to pitch and demo its game. They’ll be presented to key  publishers and distributors who will vote for them,” says Pierre Carde, Managing Director, Game Connection.

Check out the full list of the ‘Selected Projects’ here: http://www.game-connection.com/home/listSelectedProject

Projects Studio Country Pocoyo Circuits Zinkia Entertainment Spain Tiny Token Empires BiP media France The Delusions of Von Sottendorff and his squared mind Delirium Studios Spain Fractured Soul Endgame Studios Australia Monolith (working title) Lesta Studio Russia Handball Challenge Neutron Games GmbH Germany The Uncanny Fish Hunt Uncanny Games France Shutter Jack Ringzero Thailand Confetti Carnival SpikySnail Games Studio Israel Khan Wars 3.0. XS-Software Bulgaria Great Little War Game Avril Digital United Kingdom Robofonics LudoCraft Ltd. Finland Guns, Gore & Cannoli GGC Belgium Kweekies int13 France Fortune Seekers Anino Games, Inc Philippines Hired Death Creative Patterns France Seasons after Fall Swing Swing Submarine France Groove High Talents Planet Nemo Games France Who's That Flying?! One More Go! Mediatonic Ltd United Kingdom PUDDLE Neko Entertainment France Publishers, distributors, and buyers are invited to Lyon to evaluate the 20 “Selected Projects” contest winners “live” on stage on November 16th.

Register here http://www.game-connection.com/register

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For additional information, please contact the videogames marketing agency Cosmocover at salima@cosmocover.com

For US media inquiries, contact Doug Mealy, Online Marketing and Public Relations, at dmealy@om-pr.com

For sales inquiries, contact sales@connection-events.com at Game Connection.

About Game Connection:

Game Connection Europe is back with its 10th edition in Lyon, France, November 15th to 18th, 2010 and announces 4 additional featured events. The leading games-business event offers a variety of events besides the trade show including Game Connection Invest where companies pitch investors to raise funds and Master Classes for professional developers interested in learning the latest techniques from peer experts.

For more information, visit www.game-connection.com.

Game Connection is an event produced by Connection Events, creator of opportunities, resources and results in the Video Game Industry. Taking place in Lyon (France) and San Francisco (California, USA), Game Connection stands out as an efficient business meeting solution with: matchmaking events between service providers, developers, publishers and distributors; network building and business enhancement.

About Connection Events:

Connection Events specializes in designing services geared towards Video Game Industry professionals - from online solution for business meetings, hosting industry leading business event to providing experts training sessions and online resources. Connection Events creates opportunities for international development and is supported by a network of high-profile market players from every segment of the production pipeline. Connection Event's flagship services include Game Connection and Game Connection Master Classes.


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