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The complete guide to Edinburgh Interactive

The games industry is coming together for the ninth Edinburgh Interactive Entertainment Festival in August. MCVprovides a complete timetable of events rounding up all the sessions and screenings Why you shouldn’t miss this year’s eventby Edinburgh Interactive chairman David Yarnton I believe that this year’s Edinburgh Interactive will be the …

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Jagex boss added to Edinburgh line-up

Jagex CEO Mark Gerhard has been added to this year’s Edinburgh Interactive bill. He will discuss ‘The Multiplayer Revolution,’ and explain why the industry needs to catch-up in meeting gamers’ multiplayer needs. I am delighted to have the opportunity to speak at this year’s Edinburgh Interactive,” commented Gerhard. The gaming …

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UKIE and Tiga take charge of Edinburgh

Games industry trade bodies UKIE and TIGA have teamed up to deliver this year’s Edinburgh Interactive Festival. The event will run from August 11th to 12th, and will feature a range of free public screenings of new games and tech, plus public sessions on how to get involved in the …

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Edinburgh Interactive registration opens

Registration has now gone live for Edinburgh Interactive 2011. And the organisers have announced that Tencent – China’s biggest internet service portal – will keynote the event. Visitors can book tickets to this year’s event by visiting the offical site at www.edinburghinteractive.co.uk. Early bird deals run until March 31st, 2011, …

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Global games market worth over $100bn

It’s always been hard to accurately value the total worth of the entire games industry given the trade’s mix of large private and public companies. But canny investment banker Paul Heydon of independent banking firm Avista Partners offered a glimpse into the total value of the market – and where …

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‘Publishers must re-assess platform strategies’

"Ignore these new formats at your peril." That was the warning from former SCEE boss and Codemasters chairman Chris Deering today as he opened Edinburgh Interactive with a brief run-through of the ‘treacherous’ challenges the industry faces – and how moving online business models to mobile platforms will help get …

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Format holders set for Edinburgh showcase

All three platform holders have thrown their weight behind this week’s Edinburgh Interactive Festival, promising to show off new titles and technology. Nintendo and Sony have confirmed they will be part of the consumer-facing Festival Square, which will offer a glimpse at their Q3/Q4 line-ups. Nintendo is bringing an inflatable …

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