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We are excited to be hosting game developers from across the African continent with industry experts from around the world - Meeting, Learning and Developing.
AFRICA GAMES WEEK will happens over 2 days - 3rd & 4th December 2020 with talks taking place between 12:00 - 17:00 each day.
TALKS - will be followed by a 15 min Q&A session with the presenter, where you will be able to ask questions and get deeper insight into their presentations.
B2B Meetings - can be setup on the Virtual Platform with Developers and Game Industry Experts
Nordic Game Discovery Contest - will happen on the 1st evening of the event (3rd December)
AFRICA GAMES WEEK 2020 is FREE for all verified African Game Developers to attend with Internationals and Corporates tickets costing between $35-50
The tenth edition of the festival, taking into account the current health circumstances, has opted for the online format, and it will be a celebration of these ten years, with talks and interviews with some of the honorary winners and most important participants who have passed through the festival during the last decade, and thanks to the online format they will be accessible live from anywhere in the world.
The event will appeal to a widely varied audience, from video game fans, who will be able to learn more about the creation of their favorite titles, to professionals, as well as video game design and creation students. The talks of these key names in the industry will be moments to learn, know and delve into the creative process and the business strategy of the great titans of the sector.
The annual awards show returns to celebrate the best in video games and esports
We couldn't have a Stand Up for GamesAid this year - but the team behind it weren't going to be put off by a pesky virus!
GamesAid Patron and stand up comic, Imran Yusuf, is teaming up with awesome improv crew, Shoot From The Hip, to bring you a 'Stay At Home Comedy Special', beamed right into your home. All proceeds will go to games industry charity GamesAid, which supports disadvantaged young people across the UK.
Join gamers, game developers, tabletop, VR developers, artists, and others at this unique ON-LINE event. See, play, make connections, and discuss games, art, VR, and more for systems such as SONY Playstation 5 (PS5), XBOX Series X (XBOXSeriesX), PC, Nintendo Switch, or others.
Games Done Quick announced that Awesome Games Done Quick 2021, supporting Prevent Cancer Foundation, will take place entirely online January 3-10, 2021. Like Summer Games Done Quick 2020 Online last month, the event will be broadcast on the official Games Done Quick Twitch channel from the GDQ studio, with speedrunners participating from the safety of their homes.
From major ad ecosystem changes to the imminent arrival of the metaverse, the gaming world is flush with change that industry folk need to pay attention to.
Hosted digitally on January 26-27, 2021, join today's leaders in games for two days of content and networking surrounding the hottest topics, from major industry changes to the imminent arrival of the metaverse.
BIG Festival has rescheduled its full, physical event, which will now take place on January 27, 2021, through January 31, 2021, at the Frei Caneca Convention Center in São Paulo. BIG Festival brings with it, once again, its three valuable structural pillars — lectures from highly respected games industry professionals, face-to-face business meetings, and the expansive and fan-favorite consumer festival.
Taipei Game Show 2021 includes three main sectors: Asia Pacific Game Summit, B2B Zone and B2C Zone. B2B Zone is set to be an international business platform that offers matchmaking opportunities and fosters game industry professionals across the world to interact and exchange ideas. The synced forums - Asia Pacific Game Summit and INDIE SALON, will not only host physical events, but also provide online streaming service to bring international speakers and audience together and offer the latest game industry insights and trends. The competition within the show specifically designed for indie game developers - Indie Game Award, held its ceremony in the form of online streaming in this June, and has now begun accepting new submissions since this September. The organizer sincerely invites talented indie game developers around the globe to participate in the grand event.
Games continue to be a powerful tool to inspire, connect, and change the world, supporting today’s most pressing challenges around social justice and civic issues, education, health and more– we’ve seen that tenfold over the past year. The 2020 Games for Change Festival connected almost 7,000 people from across 51 countries, and #G4C2021 will aim to connect even more.
Join our global community of developers, educators, students, researchers, and others to explore the past year in social impact games and immersive media.
More info including submissions portals and registration will be coming in December, so stay tuned to our social media channels and newsletters!