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Game Connection America @ GDC 09

Over 220 exhibitors signed up for event-within-event.

For Immediate Release

LYON, France – February 26, 2009

The sixth edition of Game Connection America @ GDC will take place this year from March 24-26, at the Moscone Center (South Hall, Hall A) in San Francisco during the Game Developers Conference.

Game Connection is thrilled to announce that more than 220 exhibitors have secured their spots for Game Connection America @ GDC 2009.

As a business focused event in the videogame industry, Game Connection America attracts talented video game developers, publishers, distributors and service providers from all over the world.

This year, 40% of the exhibiting companies are from North America, along with many international exhibitors from more than 30 countries including: a first-time Australian delegation from Victoria and Queensland, pavilions from France, The UK, Japan, Thailand, Nordic countries Canada, Argentina, The Netherlands, and Brazil. 15% Asian companies and dozens more from Germany, Mexico, Italy, Spain, and Portugal will also exhibit.

Game Connection is a gold mine for first looks at upcoming projects of all genres and for all platforms. Based on the profiles of companies already confirmed at Game Connection, 57 focus on PS3, 75 on Wii, 61 on Xbox 360, and 35 companies working on mobile/casual/ Iphone applications, plus 110 companies developing PC games, and more than 35 focusing on PSN/XBLA/WiWare.

Among Game Connection’s exhibitors are more than 50 services companies offering various highly sought competencies such as outsourcing (Virtuos, Act3 Studio, 3D Brigade), art & animation (Eligame, Volta, Lamplighter Studios), audio (Dsonic, illFonic, Voxler, Anakan, Take Off ) , localization (Universally Speaking, PartnerTrans GmbH, Localsoft), QA and testing (Bug Tracker, Enzyme Software), and Motion Capture (PlayPen, Centroid 3D, Northern Light Studio).

For the complete exhibitor list, please click here.

Publishers and developers looking to grow their business and expand their networks are invited to register online at: http://www.game-connection.com


Connection Events is the organizer of Game Connection, the leading business event in the video game industry, taking place in Lyon (France) and San Francisco (California, USA) during the Game Developers Conference. Game Connection provides several different services all geared toward the same goals: matchmaking among outsourcing companies, tools providers, developers, publishers and distributors; network building and enhancement; and examination of projects and companies.

For additional information, please contact Raphaèle Becker, Communication & Marketing Manager, Connection Events, at: rbecker@connection-events.com

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