GamesIndustry.biz Named International Media Partner for GC Asia 2008

Games Convention Asia (GCA)

GC Asia Conference (GCAC)

September 18-20, 2008

BRIGHTON, England and SINGAPORE– August 27, 2008 - GamesIndustry.biz has been confirmed as the international media partner for this year's Games Convention Asia (GCA), and Games Convention Asia Conference (GCAC). GCA and the Games Convention Asia Conference (GCAC) take place September 18-20, 2008, at the Suntec International Convention&Exhibition Centre Singapore.

As the official international media partner GamesIndustry.biz, the world's leading online trade news publication for interactive entertainment, will provide 360 degree coverage of GC Asia 2008. The GamesIndustry.biz team will provide its readers with interviews with the speakers and exhibitors, and provide the latest news on the show. Additionally, the GamesIndustry.biz Network will partner with the event to welcome GC Asia Conference attendees into its games industry, business-only networking community.

"The Asia-Pacific region is on the minds of a lot of people in the industry right now, and it's going to be particularly exciting to see how the business there will evolve," said Phil Elliott, editor of GamesIndustry.biz. "Games Convention Asia is a great event where you can watch that transition firsthand, and get to know the people at the forefront of it."

“GamesIndustry.biz is a truly international player and its readers are interested in the global games industry,” said Jorg Zeissig, Managing Director, LMI Asia.“By partnering with them, and introducing our audience to the GamesIndustry.biz Network, we will be able to share the opportunities we’re seeing in the Asia-Pacific region with the rest of the world.”

About Games Convention Asia/GC Asia Conference

Games Convention Asia (GCA) is the "Digital Media Gateway of Asia." Described as the only event in the Asia-Pacific region enabling the interactive entertainment and digital media industries to network and interact with publishers, developers, distributors and corporate clients while showcasing their latest products and services to the public, GCA serves as the platform for Asian publishers, developers and distributors to present their work on an international level. The Games Convention Asia Conference (GCAC) acts as an entryway for companies seeking to enter the Asian interactive entertainment market. GC Asia and GC Asia Conference on the internet: www.gc-asia.sg

About GamesIndustry.biz

GamesIndustry.biz is the market-leading online resource for news and information about the global videogames industry, covering all aspects of the interactive entertainment value chain from development through to retail. The site is UK-based, but has a significant global audience, with writers across the world who cover global events and issues.

It is aimed at anyone involved with the design, development, publishing, marketing, distribution or retail of videogames - as well as anyone seeking a general insight into the sector. GamesIndustry.biz is part of the Eurogamer Network, based in the UK, which also publishes Eurogamer.net, Eurogamer.de, Eurogamer.fr, Eurogamer.pt and Eurogamer.nl.

Contacts:

Leipziger Messe

Nancy Pfaff, Press Officer

+49 (0) 341 - 678 8186

n.pfaff@leipziger-messe.de

Asia-Pacific

Red Dawn Communications

Florence Ang / Ian Purnomo

+65 6222 4704

press@reddawncommunications.com

North America

International Digital Entertainment Agency (IDEA)

Sean Kauppinen

+1 415-299-2156

gca@ide-agency.com

Contact for GCA

Sponsors:

Joerg Zeissig, Managing Director LMI Asia

+49 (0) 341 678 7900

j.zeissig@LM-international.com

Contact for GCAC

Speakers and participants:

Frank Sliwka, Project Director

+49 (0) 341 678 8288

f.sliwka@leipziger-messe.de

Contact for GamesIndustry.biz

Phil Elliott, Editor

+44 (0) 7967217388

phil@gamesindustry.biz


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