Brasil Game Show 2018 – Howard Scott Warshaw, maker of Atari’s epic E.T. tie-in game

Brasil Game Show (BGS) announces its second international guest to be present at the 11th edition of the event, which will take place on October 10-14th, 2018, at Expo Center Norte, in São Paulo. He is Howard Scott Warshaw, one of the first electronic games developers and creator of several famous games for Atari, such as Yars’ Revenge, considered one of the best games of the legendary console; Raiders of the Lost Ark, a game based on the movie “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark”; and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, marked as one of the greatest polemics in the history of video games. The international guest will be present at BGS on October 11-14th. Aside from taking part in Meet & Greet sessions and presentations at the BGS Talks stage, he will get a spot on the Wall of Fame, next to Hideo Kojima, Nolan Bushnell, Ed Boon, and Phil Spencer.

During his presentations at the largest gaming event in Latin America, Warshaw will share with the public some of the best moments of his career and the behind the scenes of the events that transformed one of the most disputed licenses of the history of video games, from the movie “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial”, into thousands of games buried in the middle of the desert of New Mexico, USA. Warshaw will talk about how he carried the burden of being the only developer of that game for three decades, a story that, according to him, mixes “arrogance, triumph, blind ambition and, at the end, resilience”.

Besides being a developer, Howard Scott Warshaw is an artist, technologist and therapist, but he defines himself as a communicator. Currently, Howard works as a psychotherapist at Silicon Valley (California, USA), where he specialized in matters of professionals that work in companies related to high technology and advanced intelligence. His professional accomplishments also include an art exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art, in New York, and awards for his work as a cinematographic producer. About his participation in BGS 2018, Howard left a message for his Brazilian fans.

Brasil Game Show also confirmed for its 11th edition the presence of Katsuhiro Harada, director of Tekken, one of the most iconic franchises of fighting games. A lot of news will be revealed in the next months.

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Service – BGS 2018

When: October 10-14th (first day is exclusive for press and businesses)

Where: Expo Center Norte

Address: Rua José Bernardo Pinto, 333 – Vila Guilherme, São Paulo – SP

Time: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Tickets (First batch)

Individual (half price) – 55 BRL (individual ticket for 1 of the open-to-the-public days of the event – October 11th, 12th, 13th or 14th)

Individual Fast Pass (half price) – 110 BRL (individual ticket for 1 day of the event – October 11th, 12th, 13th or 14th; entrance allowed 1 hour before the general public)

Passport (half price) – 165 BRL (access to all of the open-to-the-public days of the event – October 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th)

Premium – 499 BRL (access to all days of the event, including the day exclusive to the press and businesses – October 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th)

Attendees who purchase Passport and Premium tickets will receive for free (if available) the book “Brasil Game Show – O Livro”, which tells the history of BGS.

About Brasil Game Show – Occurring for the first time in 2009 as Rio Game Show, in Rio de Janeiro, BGS is on its way to its 11th edition. In 2018, the largest gaming event in Latin America will happen on October 10-14th, at Expo Center Norte, in São Paulo.