Festival Fringe Meet the Fringe

Meet the Fringe: Esports News UK

Ahead of London Games Festival, Games London is speaking to some of the creators behind this year’s line-up of exciting and eclectic events On Saturday 8 April, Esports News UK founder Dom Sacco is organising a meet-up for the local pro-gaming community at Stratford’s Secret Weapon  Tell us a bit about your event. The esports sector is incredibly digital, and there aren’t many events in the UK for people to get together, other than the major …

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Meet the Fringe: King’s Defold training event

Ahead of London Games Festival, Games London is speaking to some of the creators behind this year’s line-up of exciting and eclectic events During the Fringe, Candy Crush maker King is hosting a training event for developers looking to find out more about its Defold game engine. Evangelist Oleg Pridiuk tells us more Tell us a bit about your event. Our event will offer free game development training at our offices in London, using the …

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Meet the Fringe: Joypad

Ahead of London Games Festival, Games London is speaking to some of the creators behind this year’s line-up of exciting and eclectic events. Today George Swain, the director of Joypad Bar, tells us about two of the events he is hosting during this year’s Festival Fringe. Tell us a bit about your events. We’re hosting two events, Cinedouken! (Friday 31st March) and #SuperWarehouse (Saturday 1st April), both are at Studio Spaces (Pennington St) and are …

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Meet the Fringe: Mobile Games Forum Roundtable

Ahead of London Games Festival, Games London is speaking to some of the creators behind this year’s line-up of exciting and eclectic events. This morning, we speak to GO Editorial’s George Osborn about the Mobile Games Forum Roundtable he is hosting on Friday 31 March during our Festival Fringe. Tell us a bit about your event. The Mobile Games Forum (MGF) Roundtable is an opportunity for mobile gaming pros to come together for drinks and …

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Meet the Fringe: Evasion

Ahead of London Games Festival, Games London is speaking to some of the creators behind this year’s line-up of exciting and eclectic events. In this article, Fire Hazard Games marketing manager Carrie Parris explains its real world spy adventure, Evasion. Tell us a bit about your event.  We are running our new special game, Evasion, as part of the Fringe this year. Evasion is a real world high-octane secret agent adventure, where teams compete against …

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Meet the Fringe: Realms

Ahead of London Games Festival, Games London is speaking to some of the creators behind this year’s line-up of exciting and eclectic events. Today, Luke Caspar Pearson, Lecturer in Architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, tells us a bit about REALMS.   Tell us a bit about your event. REALMS is an evening of informal talks at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. The event will be a series presentations by …

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Meet the Fringe: Space Ape

Ahead of London Games Festival, Games London is speaking to some of the creators behind this year’s line-up of exciting and eclectic events. Today, Space Ape content marketing guru Deborah Mensah-Bonsu tells us about the two events that the firm has planned for the Fringe. Tell us a bit about your event. Space Ape is holding two free Fringe events during the London Games Festival. The first is an Analytics evening which we’re hosting with …

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Meet the Fringe: More than just a Game III – Games and Interactive Entertainment Law

Ahead of London Games Festival, Games London is speaking to some of the creators behind this year’s line-up of exciting and eclectic events. Today we speak to Queen Mary University of London’s Dr Gaetano Dimita, Lecturer in International Intellectual Property Law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies about the upcoming conference, More than just a Game III Tell us a bit about your event. More than just a Game is an international conference on …

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Meet the Fringe: Game On – Contemporary Board Game Study Day

Ahead of London Games Festival, Games London is speaking to some of the creators behind this year’s line-up of exciting and eclectic events. Today, we speak to James Wallis from Spaaace games consultancy, who will be chairing Game On: Contemporary Board Games Study Day at the V&A Museum of Childhood Tell us a bit about your event. The Game On: Contemporary Board Game Study Day is a conference for anyone with an interest in modern …

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Meet the Fringe: Rabble

Ahead of London Games Festival, Games London is speaking to some of the creators behind this year’s line-up of exciting and eclectic events. Here, we speak to Charlotte Roach, the founder of exercise event Rabble Tell us a bit about your event. Rabble got bored of boring exercise. We just wanted to make exercise as social, enjoyable and fun as it was when we were kids. So we brought those games back. We play everything from British Bulldogs …

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MIXED REALITY SUMMIT SET FOR LONDON GAMES FESTIVAL – HEADLINED BY POKÉMON GO DEVELOPER CEO JOHN HANKE

MIXED REALITY SUMMIT SET FOR LONDON GAMES FESTIVAL – HEADLINED BY POKÉMON GO DEVELOPER CEO JOHN HANKE

Tickets are now on sale for London Games Festival’s Mixed Reality Summit. Taking place the morning of Tuesday, 4 April (10am to 1pm) at the Regent Street Cinema, the three-hour summit will explore AR, VR and everything in between with thought provoking talks and panels. Today we are announcing the opening keynote – a fireside chat with John Hanke, the CEO of Niantic Labs, famous of course for developing 2016’s most ubiquitous game, Pokemon GO. …

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OVER 25 EVENTS CONFIRMED FOR LONDON GAMES FESTIVAL FRINGE 2017

-Exciting and diverse schedule of nearly 30 alternative events will complement the London Games Festival between 30 March and 9 April -Highlights include exhibition at the V&A, horror game lock-in at a games-themed pub, and live game and music costume rave -London Games Festival is backed by the Mayor of London as part of a ground-breaking project to support, grow and promote the games and interactive entertainment sector and make London the games capital of …

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