For Immediate Release
Brighton, UK, 11th September 2012: GamesIndustry International, the world’s leading games industry website, is delighted to announce that it has acquired the GameHorizon conference and business network.
GameHorizon is one of Europe’s leading games business conferences, and has been running for five years. Last year’s event featured talks from the likes of Eidos life president Ian Livingstone, Unity CEO and co-founder David Helgason and NaturalMotion CEO Torsten Reil.
The GameHorizon conference will return in 2013 and plans for the event under GamesIndustry’s ownership will be announced at a special networking event taking place in Newcastle on December 5th in association with Game Republic.
Plans for the business network will also be revealed soon.
Rupert Loman, Managing Director of Eurogamer Network Ltd (owners of GamesIndustry International), commented: “GameHorizon has established a reputation for being one of the best venues for games industry executives to hear about the latest developments in the business and network with their peers. We’re excited to be taking on the brand and look forward to announcing our plans for it soon.”
About Eurogamer Network Ltd.
Founded in 1999, Eurogamer Network Limited publishes Eurogamer.net, the world's leading independent video games website with local editions in ten European languages. The company also publishes market-leading trade resource GamesIndustry International and Outside Xbox, a video site dedicated to the Xbox community, and represents several partner websites including VG247.com, RockPaperShotgun.com and NintendoLife.com. In addition to its online publications, Eurogamer Network produces live public and trade shows including the Eurogamer Expo, the UK's largest gaming event, and Rezzed, the PC and indie games show.
More information on Eurogamer Network Limited can be found at www.eurogamer.biz.