Flower and Pure developers added to the event's initial batch 19 speakers

GDC Europe unveils first speaker sessions

The upcoming GDC Europe event in Cologne will see guest speakers from the likes of indie talent ThatGameCompany as well as Black Rock, the Brighton-based developer behind Pure.

ThatGameCompany, developer of PSN title Flow, will send over its President and co-founder Kellee Santiago to discuss the design process behind its newest title, Flower. Black Rock’s Senior Programmer Eduardo Jimenez, meanwhile, will discuss the tension between strengthening AI in racing games whilst keeping play fair.

The two have been announced as organisers Think Services lists its first 19 speakers confirmed to speak across 14 sessions.

Added to the list is Brian Blau, Director of Developer Relations at Double Fusion, Zootfly’s Bostjan Troha, as well as Joost van Dongen, Lead Programmer at Ronimo Games, the studio responsible for the 2D Wii RTS Swords And Soldiers.

Full list of speakers and their session can be found here. More will be announced soon.

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