GIANTS Software, developer of the acclaimed Farming Simulator series, announced the return of FarmCon, the popular community event for modders, developers and players of the popular series. FarmCon 20 will be held from July 18th to July 19th 2020 at the DEUTZ-FAHR ARENA in the Bavarian town of Lauingen. This time FarmCon also marks the grand finale of the current season of the Farming Simulator League.… Read the rest
The UK’s first-ever Safari Zone will be taking place in beautiful waterfront Liverpool! Enjoy this ticketed event in the magnificent 235-acre Sefton Park from Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 19, 2020.
As previously announced, Trainers will have the opportunity to encounter Krabby, Dratini, Chinchou, Unown V, and Oshawott in the wild.… Read the rest
CCP Games, creators of the in-depth and uniquely player-driven spaceship MMO game EVE Online, are proud to reveal a brand-new video that brings the irreverent spirit of Fanfest together with Iceland’s techno punk rock darlings and Eurovision Song Contest 2019 finalists, Hatari.
The 8th annual VFX Festival, hosted by Escape Studios, returns to the Southbank Centre from 16 – 18 March 2020, with a focus on discovering and developing new and emerging talent, featuring sessions on Fortnite and Spider-Man.
The VFX Festival is an annual celebration of visual effects, animation, games and motion graphics.… Read the rest
With those New Year fireworks fast fading to memory, the National Science and Media Museum is excited to announce the final speakers for the forthcoming Yorkshire Games Festival in Bradford, running between 5-9 February 2020.
Serving both as a bastion for the UK’s ever-ambitious and successful games industry in the north of England and the first major games event in 2020, we can now reveal Sabrina Carmona – senior producer at mobile and casual gaming giant King – will be taking to the stage to, in her words, help ‘demystify mobile game development’.… Read the rest
Interactive Futures – Leamington Spa’s celebration of the games talent and culture within the region – will open its doors to the public on Saturday, February 1.
Taking place at the Royal Spa Centre, Interactive Futures (https://interactive-futures.com) will give students, young people, children and their parents the opportunity to discover the myriad of job opportunities there are available for all within the thriving video games industry.… Read the rest
Game On Expo is back in 2020 with even more eSports championships, retro and tabletop play, music performances, anime cosplay, celebrity guests – and the same welcoming atmosphere from previous years. Boasting more than 10,000 attendees in 2019 alone, Game On Expo has quickly become the largest and most popular gaming event in Arizona.… Read the rest
Motorsport fans attending January’s Autosport International show in Birmingham will be able to watch and take part in a variety of esports activities, including high-profile pro events for the Le Mans Esports Series and DiRT Rally 2.0 World Series.
Esports will take a bigger-than-ever-before presence at Autosport International, which will be held at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham between 9-12 January, with a number of motorsport disciplines represented for top-level gamers and fans alike.… Read the rest
Interactive Futures will return to the Royal Spa Centre in Leamington in the New Year following its successful inaugural event earlier this year.
The two-day conference and expo will once again showcase to the industry and to the general public the rich seam of talent within the Leamington Games Hub.
The event will highlight the region’s heritage within the UK video games industry, its talent and creativity, the unrivalled community of indie and major studios, and career opportunities – both for students and for those already working in games and beyond.… Read the rest
Gaming’s largest charity fundraiser, Jingle Jam returns for 2019 with a brand-new games bundle – and aims to raise millions more for worthy causes around the globe.
Since launching in 2011, the Jingle Jam has successfully raised over $15m for worthy causes. In 2018, around 90,000 gamers helped donate $3.3m. An incredible $250,000 was raised in the first 8 minutes of this year’s fundraising drive.… Read the rest