EDGE Magazine, GamesMarkt and GamesIndustry.biz are media partners for GAMES CONVENTION ONLINE

GAMES CONVENTION ONLINE

(8– 10 July 2010)

Leipzig, 11 June 2010

The well-known specialist periodicals EDGE Magazine, GamesMarkt and GamesIndustry.biz are supporting the GCO trade show. Ahead of the event, they are already featuring exclusive interviews and news items on the latest trends in the online and mobile games industry. The GCO is being held from 8 to 10 July, 2010 in the Congress Center Leipzig (CCL).

“The magazines are required reading when it's a matter of looking at business with both PC games and online and mobile games from an international perspective”, says Silvana Kuerschner, Strategy Director of the GAMES CONVENTION ONLINE.“That's why we are delighted to have the support of such influential media partners.”

EDGE Magazine is one of the best known English-language computer publications and among its readers, it brings together both enthusiastic gamers and the industry. The magazine is appreciated for its comprehensive and independent reporting. It belongs to the British publishing company Future Publishing.

GamesIndustry.biz leads the field when it comes to online portals. The British online portal sees itself as one of the leading business platforms for the games industry. GamesIndustry.biz offers a networking portal as well as many events of its own for the industry. Its reporting picks up on the latest trends and developments in the games industry. GamesIndustry.biz belongs to EuroGamer Network Ltd. Just this spring, the company launched a German version of the online magazine.

GamesMarkt is the specialist magazine for the German-speaking games industry. It serves as a mediator between the games industry, the worlds of politics, media and science. As well as exclusive studies, forecasts and chart analyses, it publishes numerous profiles and interviews. With gamesmarkt.de and gamesmarkt.de, GamesMarkt provides the fastest and very latest information from the games industry.

Other media partners of the GCO are GalaxyNews, GamesDynamite and DMM– Der Medien Markt. GalaxyNews is one of the best-known German browser game portals. In the case of GamesDynamite, it's all about browser and MMORPG games. For browser games in particular, the portal counts as one of the first and biggest in Germany. DMM is the industry's magazine for the home entertainment market, as well as movies and games.

About the GAMES CONVENTION ONLINE

The GAMES CONVENTION ONLINE is the only dedicated specialist event for browser, client and mobile games. In the Congress Center Leipzig (CCL), an international exhibition section provides information on the industry's latest developments. It is accompanied by a wide-ranging parallel programme of talks and panels dealing with the industry's new developments and trends. Over the three days of the trade show, the international industry meets up to discuss new developments and trends, and in the course of Business Matching sessions, to set up and cultivate international contacts as well as to initiate new business.

Contact for the press:

Nancy Pfaff, Press Officer

Phone: +49 (0) 341 678 8186

Fax: +49 (0) 341 678 8182

E-mail: n.pfaff@leipziger-messe.de

Internet:

www.gamesconvention.com

www.leipziger-messe.de


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