Game Connection Asia Selected Projects 2012 Shortlist Unveiled

Lyon, France - June 12, 2012 - Game Connection Asia today revealed the eight unsigned game projects that will go head to head for the title of Best Project 2012 at the event this June. The nominated games will be presented to the jury of international industry experts at the Selected Projects conference, taking place at the Pudong Expo on June 28 at 10am, with the winner to be announced shortly after.

Once again, the quality of nominees has been exceptional. The jury of international experts – comprised of Careen Yapp from Konami Digital Entertainment, Jeremy Snook from Microsoft Game Studios and Agostino Simonetta from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe - will make the difficult final decision based on factors including presentation, innovation, and market potential.

The full list of nominated projects including development teams and countries of origin is as follows:

  • BasketDudes, BITOON, Spain
  • Crystalides, Onipunks Studio, Inc., China
  • Beach Volleyball Online, Radiance Digital Entertainment, China
  • Demolition Inc., Zeroscale Games GmbH, Germany
  • City of Steam, Mechanist Games, China
  • Hazel Dazzle, Wake Studios SL, Spain
  • Crossout, Coconut Island Studio, China
  • Wooden Sen'SeY, Upper Byte, France
For more details about each project, visit the nominees page here:

" Game Connections' Selected Projects initiative is a great opportunity for developers to get their games in front of many more eyes than they may have reached on their own,” said Jeremy Snook, Senior Business Development & Strategy Manager at Microsoft Game Studios.  “ It’s great to be a part of the judging."

As ever, Game Connection Asia will feature its highly effective business formula of back-to-back meetings, scheduled using the streamlined online meeting application, alongside networking and numerous opportunities to grow skills and expertise. Set in a dynamic environment, the international event will offer conferences and master-classes from leading international experts, with the entire program packed into two efficient days of B2B meetings and networking at the Pudong Expo in Shanghai this June 28-29.

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In addition to Game Connection Asia in July, the dates for Game Connection Europe in Paris, France, have been announced as November 28-30, 2012, with the event renewing its focus on innovative content.

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