GameTako Supports The GCON Girls Only Gaming Convention in Riyadh


GameTako shows strong support for Saudi girl gamers and game developers with four game development sessions at the first Girls Only Gaming Convention (GCON) in Riyadh held on April 11 - 12, 2012.

Riyadh - April 12th, 2012 / GameTako (, the leading distribution and monetization platform for Arab game developers, is fully supporting Saudi female game developers at GCON Riyadh, the first Girls Only gaming convention in the Kindgom of Saudi Arabia held this week on April 11 and 12. GameTako joins the likes of STC, Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo in this event aimed at empowering female games enthusiasts in the Kingdom.

GameTako is participating in the event with four game development sessions tackling subjects ranging from game design to rapid prototyping. GameTako founder and CEO Abdullah Hamed is joined by rising game designers and developers in Saudi Arabia to deliver these sessions. The full list of sessions is as follows:

" We were both surprised and delighted to see such high interest in game development among Saudi ladies" said Abdullah Hamed. " GameTako is keen to participate in events as GCON Riyadh with lectures and workshops that should enhance game education in the Arab region." He added.

About GCON Riyadh:

For the First Time in the History of the region, GCON, the First Girls Only Gaming Conventions brings together female developers, artists, gamers and industry professionals in its first edition to explore the female community of gamers and game developers and new career prospects for women in Game Development.

In its first edition, GCON will feature Sessions, Gaming competition, sketching competition, Cosplay activities and much more, Join us on April 11th - 12th.

About GameTako:

GameTako is an Arabic social game portal and game distribution and monetization platform for Arab game developers. GameTako empowers developers by offering a publishing and distribution platform for their games, revenue share on ad earnings and an API that turns their games social. With new, exclusive and exciting Arabic games introduced every week; GameTako is quickly becoming the destination of choice for Arab online gamers. GameTako is an N2V portfolio company.



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