LIVE VIEWING JAPAN Inc. is delighted to announce on July 16 that it will hold “Japan 2.5D Stage Play World: Anime, Manga & Game Theater Online Festival 2021,” screening three popular shows online with English subtitles.
- Live Spectacle “NARUTO”: August 6 – August 12
- My Hero Academia The “Ultra” Stage: August 13 – August 19
- Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon: The Musical Nogizaka46 ver.
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Amongst the line up, CD PROJEKT RED will be hosting numerous panels. In Memories from the Path: Stories Behind The Witcher Games, developers and key figures from the creation of The Witcher series of games discuss how they bring stories to life in digital worlds, while also reminiscing about favorite moments — and forgotten relics — from the games.… Read the rest
Nordic Game announced the winners of the annual Nordic Game Awards during NG21 May, the spring edition of its biannual games industry conference. The night’s big winner was the Mørkredd from Norwegian developer Hyper Games, which won three of its five nominations, including Nordic Game of the Year.
The 2021 ceremony also introduced the Best European Game award category, showcasing the very best European games from beyond the Nordic region.… Read the rest
With this year being both the twenty-fifth anniversary of Pokémon and the fifth anniversary of Pokémon GO, we’re simply jazzed to share more details of what’s in store for Pokémon GO Fest 2021, happening on July 17 and 18! It’s been five whole years of Pokémon GO, and we couldn’t have done it without all of you.… Read the rest
INDIE Live Expo, the digital showcase connecting indie game fans worldwide with more than 18 million total views to date, will show off more than 300 upcoming indie games from across the world on Saturday, June 5, 2:00 AM PDT on YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, and Bilibili in English, Japanese, and Chinese.… Read the rest
Grammy nominated writer Sande Chen, who was nominated for a Writers Guild award for her work on The Witcher game, shares her insights on game design and writing June 12 with the virtual Columbus Interactive Media Festival. Chen speaks both on game writing and designing games that attract non-toxic communities.
“Sande Chen is one of those rare people who has driven innovation both in game and narrative design,” said Andrew Greenberg, executive director of the Georgia Game Developers Association (GGDA).… Read the rest
Farming Simulator 22 will be the main theme of this year’s FarmCon: The online event by publisher and developer GIANTS Software will be streamed from July 21st to July 23rd on the company’s official Twitch channel and provide a variety of insights into the game and its technology. Everyone is invited to watch the free stream and take an in-depth look at the new instalment of the series coming in Q4 this year.… Read the rest
With the news that California will be opening up this summer, Animanga 2021 has confirmed its convention is on schedule at the Ontario Convention Center in California this July 30-Aug. 1.
The popular venue will allow attendees to enjoy the anime, gaming, and cosplay activities the convention is known for while maintaining healthy social distancing and sufficient space for vendors and attendees to fit comfortably.… Read the rest
The National Videogame Museum (NVM) has announced that it will be reopening to the public on Friday 21st May, for the first time in over 6 months. Save a brief reopening period in late Summer 2020, the Sheffield museum and visitor attraction has been closed since 16th March 2020. As an independent museum, this attraction is only able to reopen after running multiple fundraising campaigns, most notably their JustGiving campaign back in March 2020 which was supported by members of the Sheffield public and after receiving support from the Culture Recovery Fund.… Read the rest
Brazil’s Independent Games (BIG) Festival, the largest independent games festival in Latin America, announced the winners of the 2021 BIG Festival Independent Game awards.
With more than 100 finalists, narrowing down the choices wasn’t easy for the jury composed of 50 top-notch international professionals — especially in a country with such an explosive indie scene.… Read the rest
The German Games Industry Association have decided to hold gamescom 2021 as an all-digital event. This decision was made after extensive discussions with partners and exhibitors. Thus, the organizers take into account the current situation, in which too many companies are unable to participate in physical events this year due to the still difficult development.… Read the rest
Imagine a giant titan in a fantasy world who trips, bumps his head and falls into a coma as a “sleeper” in an alternative reality. Along comes a community who, together, curate the world of which he dreams. They spread joy, love, good times, and celebrations all week long until the giant finally awakens.… Read the rest
The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) is delighted to announce its second, week-long mini-festival on the craft of videogames writing, this time sponsored by Articy.
It follows the inaugural festival in June last year and kicks off next Monday 26 April 2021.
All the events are free and participants just need to register ahead.… Read the rest
Brazil’s Independent Games (BIG) Festival, the largest independent games festival in Latin America, is excited to announce some of the incredible companies to be featured at this year’s event. Along with more than 90 games for attendees to play, BIG Festival will be presenting several enlightening and informative panels from May 4 to May 8.… Read the rest
USC Games, North America’s No. 1 game design program, collaborating with long-term partner, Jam City—will feature the game designers and developers of tomorrow at their annual USC Games Expo, the largest school-hosted gaming event in the world. Building on last year’s highly successfully livestreamed event, returning host Geoff Keighley, will launch the multi-hour event that will premiere on May 15th, 2021 at 12PM PST on twitch.tv/USCGames… Read the rest