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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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Got an idea for a VR/AR innovation? Pitch it at Toy Inventors Workshop

Think you’ve got a great idea for a tech toy, gadget or application? We are looking for inventors to pitch their creations at Toy Inventors Workshop, taking place at Whittlebury Hall on September 20th 2016. The Workshop will bring together leading inventors, distributors and retailers to discover new ideas and …

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Inaugural Future Games Summit takes place this November

A brand new conference will be held this November that will examine the opportunities and challenges facing every spectrum of the games industry in the UK and beyond. Organised by MCV parent NewBay Media, the Future Games Summit will take place and London’s Millennium Mayfair Hotel and runs from Wednesday, …

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Watch Dear Esther with live music and narration at the Barbican

Dear Esther fans will want to free their diaries in October for what sounds like an awesome night at London’s Barbican. On October 14th an audience is invited to enjoy a playthrough of the game on the big-screen while accompanied by a live narration by Nigel Carrington and live musical …

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