Category: Gaming Events & Festivals

PAX South 2019, Cory Barlog (God of War) delivering keynote

Cory Barlog, the game director behind Sony Santa Monica Studio’s God of War (2018), will deliver the opening “Storytime” keynote at PAX South 2019, taking place Jan. 18-20, 2019 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. After joining Sony in 2003, Barlog served as lead animator on the original God of War. He then went on to write and direct God...

3rd IMGA MENA, Nominations for third annual event

In collaboration with leading mobile operator Zain Jordan, and Maysalward, a  leading mobile game development, and publishing company. The International Mobile Gaming Awards has revealed that a total of 69 games have been selected to participate in its third competition in the Middle East and North Africa region. IMGA MENA, like similar IMGA programs in Southeast Asia and China, serves...

Melbourne Queer Games Festival, first festival next week

The festival is a volunteer-run effort that exists to shine a spotlight on the year’s lgbtiq games. “We’ve been overwhelmed by the quantity and quality of submissions,” says one of the festival organizers, Luke Miller. “We were hoping for twenty games and we received over fifty. The games range from coming-out and transitioning stories to full-blown scifi action. A lot...

Central & Eastern European Game Awards Winners

Last Saturday the Earth Hall at Poznan International Fair witnessed the first edition of CEEGA ceremony. CEEGA stands for Central and Eastern European Game Awards and it honors the best games in categories such as: Visual Art, Audio, Design, Narrative, Technology, Hidden Game, Best Mobile Game, and Best Game. It is granted by 16 organizations from Central and Eastern Europe...

Resonate 2018, Doors open on the October 19th in Glasgow

Scotland’s largest gaming event, Resonate Total Gaming, returns to SEC, Glasgow this week from 19 – 21 October promising the ultimate gaming experience whether you’re new to gaming or a pro. Back as a bigger event for its third year, the gaming festival has 10 distinct zones in three halls, including an esports area where gamers can compete for prizes...

THQ Nordic at Paris Games Week

Publisher brings Darksiders III, Generation Zero and Fade to Silence to Paris Expo on 26-28 October THQ Nordic has announced that it will be showcasing three of its hottest titles during Paris Games Week, taking place between 26-28 October 2018, at Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles. The THQ Nordic booth will be located in Hall 1 C055. Darksiders III...

BitSummit 2018, coming to Shanghai, China

BitSummit Roadshow will be coming to Shanghai, China as a part of the WePlay Game Expo taking place on November 3rd and 4th, 2018 at the Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing. WePlay Game Expo is a fan-centric festival that has been described as the “PAX of China” in that it focuses not only on video games, but...

National Videogame Museum, UK’s permanent games museum in Sheffield

The National Videogame Museum (NVM), the UK’s only permanent games museum that celebrates videogames and the people who make them, is opening in Sheffield on November 24, 2018. The NVM hosts scores of playable consoles and arcade machines, innovative exhibitions of studios, their games and how they are made, as well as cultural festivals, clubs for kids and parents, and...

Resonate Total Gaming, Glasgow on 19-21 October 2018

Scotland’s largest gaming festival, Resonate Total Gaming, is partnering with esports specialists epic.LAN and Curry’s PC World to provide a weekend of competitive gaming across two arenas for visitors at SEC, Glasgow on 19-21 October 2018. Visitors can compete on esports titles CS:GO and Rocket League to win prizes. Curry’s PC world will have a separately branded arena where players...

Casual Connect Eastern Europe 2018, ‘Indie Prize’ winners announced

Indie Prize, an international scholarship program created by Computer Games Association (CGA) for independent game developers, announced the winners of the 23rd Indie Prize Awards at Casual Connect Eastern Europe 2018 in Serbia – representing the best in independent game design and innovation. Best Game Audio: Awakening of Heroes developed by COFA Games. Serbia Best Game Design: Golf Club: Wasteland developed...

London Games Festival will return in 2019

The London Games Festival will return in 2019 with an extended run and bigger events from 2 April to 14 April across the city. London Games Festival, backed by the Mayor of London with funding of £1.2m over three years, seeks to make London the games capital of the world.  It is delivered by Games London, an initiative from Film...

IGN at New York Comic Con

IGN is staging the ultimate head-to-head fighting competition at this year’s New York Comic Con—when pro gaming stars take on MMA greats including Rampage Jackson and Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson at the eagerly awaited fighting game, Soulcalibur VI from Bandai Namco Entertainment—the first-ever live competition for the game.   IGN alumnus Greg Miller and esports commentator Alex “Golden Boy” Mendez will...

SOEDESCO debuts new title at Milan Games Week 2018

SOEDESCO is bringing four games to Milan Games Week, one of which hasn’t currently been announced yet. Milan Games Week 2018 will take place at the Fiera Milano Rho in Milan, from 5 to 7 October. SOEDESCO can be found in hall 8, at booth F04B. A grand total of four challenging games will be playable at the event. Brand...

rAge Expo 2018, at the Ticketpro Dome this weekend

As gamers settle into three dedicated LAN areas to play games non-stop for 52 hours at the biggest and slickest LAN in Africa, visitors to rAge 2018 will be welcomed by the sight of a newly designed and larger show floor, featuring all that is great in gaming. The interactive and immersive gaming experience running from 5 to 7 October...

Square Enix at New York Comic Con 2018

At this year’s New York Comic Con (booth # 1805), SQUARE ENIX® will offer hands-on demos of DRAGON QUEST® XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age™, KINGDOM HEARTS III, THE LAST REMNANT™ Remastered, LIFE IS STRANGE™ 2 and Shadow of the Tomb Raider™. Advance tickets to play the KINGDOM HEARTS III demo will be distributed at the booth at 10:00 a.m....