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The Golden Joystick Awards 2017: a celebration of excellence to ‘push the industry forward’

The Golden Joystick Awards is among the most respected gaming events of the year. Not only is it the biggest publicly-voted awards show on the planet, peaking at a massive nine million votes in 2016, but it also acts as an important touchstone for the industry, marking the key trends …

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PlayersXpo unveils Ireland’s biggest ever gaming event

Independent News & Media has announced a brand new video games expo for Ireland. PlayersXpo will take place at the Convention Centre Dublin on Saturday October 28th and Sunday 29th and vows to be the biggest show of its kind the country has ever seen. 20,000 visitors are expected across …

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Multiplay Events launches new rental arm

The UK’s leading games events company Multiplay Events has launched a brand-new hardware rental arm to help other organisations get the kit they need to put on large-scale events. Dubbed Multiplay Rentals, the company now offers a full range of services to facilitate large scale events, including hardware rental and …

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Game Conferences: Time to Shine

Marie Dealessandri talks to nDreams, Remedy and Creative Assembly about networking and why developers should take time away from the office to attend events and make connections

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Viewer numbers soar for The Game Awards

Live stream numbers for last week’s The Game Awards were up by around 60 per cent compared to 2015’s show. Polygon reports that viewers clocked up 3.8m live streamed of the event, up from the 2.3m seen the year before and the 1.9m in 2014. The jump was in part …

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Microsoft’s Roger Walkden among 30 speakers at Future Games Summit 2016

Roger Walkden, the Senior Director and Commercial Lead of HoloLens at Microsoft EMEA will deliver one of the keynote speeches at next month’s Future Games Summit. Two other keynote speakers have also been confirmed – Hachette’sBrand Development DirectorDamian Horner and Superdata’sCEO and Co-FounderJoost van Dreunen. They join a line-up of …

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Industry veterans launch The National Videogame Foundation

A new not-for-profit body designed to celebrate, preserve and interpret videogames for everyone” has been launched in Nottingham. The National Videogame Foundation is based in the acclaimed National Videogame Arcade in Nottingham’s Creative Quarter and has four main focuses – events, heritage, education and policy-making. Essentially it wishes to preserve …

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iPhone 7 and PS4 Neo reveals to take place on same day

September 7th looks like a day to keep clear if you’re one to follow tech announcements. Apple has sent out invitations for a San Francisco event on that date, at which it will almost certainly reveal the next iteration of its revolutionary iPhone series, and possibly a new Apple Watch. …

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