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More Halo leads and Fumito Ueda join Reboot Develop Blue 2019 line-up

Bungie Studios' Evan Nikolich and Jason Sussman among a wave of speakers that includes Improbable's Bill Roper, Remedy's Tero Virtala and Subset Games' Justin Ma

Reboot Develop Blue has added even more senior members of the team behind Halo to its line-up for next year's show.

Bungie Studios' design director Evan Nikolich and art lead Jason Sussman will both speak at the conference, which takes place in Dubrovnik, Croatia in April 2019.

They join 343 Industries' studio heads Kiki Wolfkill and Chris Lee, leaving Reboot Develop Blue well placed to give a complete picture of one of gaming's iconic franchises.

GenDesign founder Fumito Ueda, the inspirational designer of Ico and Shadow of the Colossus, will also give a talk, as will Grasshopper Manufacture CEO Suda 51 - a continuation of the emphasis on Japanese development so evident in last year's event, when Platinum Games Atsushi Inaba and Hideki Kamiya delivered a keynote and spoke to

Other prominent industry figures added to the line-up include Improbable COO Bill Roper, Remedy Entertainment CEO Tero Virtala, Subset Games founder Justin Ma, and the influential comics artist and writer Dave Gibbons.

You can find out more about the Reboot Develop Blue 2019 on its official website. is a media partner for Reboot Develop. We will attend the show with assistance from the organiser.

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