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Develop:Brighton has been bringing together the European Game Dev community from global superstars to micro indies - since 2006. Come and learn from your peers and share your experiences, hear from the industry’s leading lights, get up-to-date with the latest tools, techniques and industry trends, plus network with over 2,000 game dev professionals.
Taking place on the evening of Wednesday 15 July during the Develop:Brighton conference, the Develop:Star Awards will recognise the very best games and talent within the industry with categories that will enable studios of every size to shine. These awards are all about the game dev community celebrating the creative excellence of the game devs behind the best games of the last 12 months.
DevGAMM is hosting its first ever two week online conference in November. The event will highlight how industy had changed through the year.
First week is focused on game development, while the second one is dedicated to networking and business.
Online part will feature talks, workshops, feedback sessions, roundtables, virtual expos, showcases, game contest and more. The event takes place on the PINE platform.
MEGAMIGS 2020 will be a very special edition with our online format and will be
broadcast in two parts, on September 25-26 and November 12-13.
November is all about business development and media, complete with live programming, a networking platform and a variety of activities.
With two days of talks, panels, business matchmaking and career advice, the Digital Guildford Games Festival is designed to showcase, celebrate and strengthen the games-making expertise found within ‘The Hollywood of Games’. Building upon the success of 2019’s inaugural event, this year’s digital festival looks set to reach a record audience through online distribution, highlighting some of the UK’s most exciting creators, developers and publishers to the world!
This event is a strategic summit and exhibition dedicated to uniting the brightest minds in immersive tech. This event will allow you to figure out where and how XR can benefit your business.
Technically Games is a community-run event designed to sit alongside and augment the time honoured game development conferences already happening in Australia.
We aim to provide a platform for all things technical in games: programming, art, security, and more. Our focus is in the craft of making games, from engines that make things run, the animation that breathes life into characters, and everything in between.
We welcome your submissions on all things technical in games art, programming and security. Bring on the niche, the nerdy and the nifty- we want to hear about your work and your passions.
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
The event will invite some of the honorary winners and most important participants who have attended the festival during the last decade, to give talks that will be accessible live from anywhere in the world by way of the online format.
The two first names confirmed in this shortlist of industry stars are Marc Merrill, the co-founder and chairman of Riot Games, the developer and publisher of League of Legends (Honor Award 2020), and Tim Willits (2019 Bizkaia Award), who features a prolific and brilliant career in the industry with titles such as DOOM and Quake franchises.
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.
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.