ATLANTA, Ga– September 23, 2010— The Georgia Game Developers Association (GGDA) today announced CCP, one of the world’s leading massively multiplayer game companies, as a platinum sponsor for the fourth annual Southern Interactive Entertainment and Game Expo (SIEGE). Scheduled for Oct. 1 - 3, 2010, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel - Atlanta Perimeter NW (Powers Ferry Rd), SIEGE brings together the leading Southern companies, universities and organizations in the game industry.
“We’ve been platinum sponsors of SIEGE since the first one in 2007,” said Ned Coker, public relations for CCP.“It’s a terrific and growing community of talented individuals and those eager to break into the industry. CCP considers itself lucky to have the chance to add our own spice to this creative cauldron through sessions, panels and the opening night party we host.”
“CCP’s industry experts speak on everything from game writing to art to programming to project management and more,” said Clinton Lowe, president of the GGDA.“They do an excellent job of both stimulating discussion on cutting-edge industry issues as well as helping everyone relax and network at night.”
About CCP Games
CCP is widely recognized as an industry-leading pioneer of the single-server persistent universe architecture as the developer and publisher of EVE Online, the critically acclaimed, science fiction-based massively multiplayer online game (MMOG). Utilizing a cross-discipline approach combining cutting-edge technology and artistic excellence, CCP is dedicated to providing vibrant, compelling products that transcend the boundaries of conventional MMOs and facilitate social networking through virtual worlds. Privately held and founded in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1997, CCP's international reach now spans the globe with offices in Atlanta, Shanghai and Newcastle as well as a base of operations in London. More information about CCP is available at the company's website, www.ccpgames.com.
As the Southeast's leading gaming and interactive conference, SIEGE brings together students and professionals from across the region to celebrate the world of gaming. SIEGE's speakers include leading figures from a wide spectrum of the industry, including artists, programmers, designers, writers, teachers and business executives. Special events include game design tournaments, game playing tournaments, parties, networking events, and a student fair for high school students and others looking for colleges. For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Andrew Greenberg, Director