GamesIndustry.biz presents Faces of the GamesIndustry

Brighton, England, October 22, 2007: Eurogamer Network today launches Faces of the GamesIndustry, a photographic event in association with One Big Game, Lincoln Beasley PR, the London Games Career Fair and GamesIndustry.biz.

The Faces of the GamesIndustry website can be found at http://facesofthe.gamesindustry.biz.

The Faces of the GamesIndustry award is comprised of 10 portraits of the people that simply deserve to be included given the events in the world of games that year. While the line-up for the inaugural exhibition is the personal pick of photographer and Eurogamer Network publisher Patrick Garratt, voting for those to make the cut for the 2008 show will be opened to the trade.

Faces of the GamesIndustry will run alongside the London Games Career Fair, part of London Game Festival 2007, at Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL, from 11am - 7pm on Tuesday, 23 October and Wednesday, 24 October.

The Faces of the GamesIndustry for 2007 are:

Gabe Newell - Managing Director, Valve Corporation

Tony Hawk

Peter Moore - President, EA Sports

Tom Bramwell - Deputy Editor, Eurogamer.net

Kaz Hirai - President, Sony Computer Entertainment

Mark Rein - President, Epic Games

Ellie Gibson - Content Editor, Eurogamer Network

Phil Harrison - Executive Vice President, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

Hideo Kojima - President, Kojima Productions

Paulina Bozek - Game Director, Singstar, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

“It’s great to get Faces of the GamesIndustry off the ground,” said Eurogamer Network Publisher, Patrick Garratt.“Eurogamer Network will be looking to extend the brand in 2008 by opening voting to the trade through GamesIndustry.biz, and it’s exciting to be involved in the project as both a photographer and publisher.”

Contacts

For enquires about Eurogamer Network photographic services, please contact Patrick Garratt - +44 (0)7903 831070, patrick@eurogamer.net.

For GamesIndustry.biz editorial enquiries, please contact Editor Phil Elliott - +44 (0)7967 217388, phil@gamesindustry.biz.

For all advertising and sponsorship enquiries relating to GamesIndustry.biz and surrounding products, please contact Trade Sales Manager Richard Sturgess - +44 (0)7920 061984, richard@gamesindustry.biz.

For more information on OneBigGame visit: http://www.onebiggame.org or contact alison@lincolnbeasley.co.uk

About Eurogamer Network

Founded in 1999 by brothers Rupert and Nick Loman, Brighton-based Eurogamer is the publisher of the UK’s most popular independent videogames website, Eurogamer.net. The site had an ABCE audited audience of 1,317,522 unique users during November 2006 and remains the only videogames website with independently audited traffic figures. The company also publishes a video site for gamers, Eurogamer TV, and German and French editions, Eurogamer.de and Eurogamer.fr

Eurogamer is also the publisher of the world's market-leading industry resource, GamesIndustry.biz and a site for the mobile games industry, MobileIndustry.biz. See www.eurogamer.biz for more details.


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