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Call for speakers, talent, events and showcase games at London Games Festival

Call for speakers, talent, events and showcase games at London Games Festival

We are now less than two months away from the start of London Games Festival. As we near the start of the third celebration of games and interactive entertainment across the capital we are asked: is there still time to get involved? In short, the answer is: YES. There are still plenty of ways to take part, whether you are an event organiser, investors, games maker, service company or industry expert. So here’s a quick …

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Applications open for the London Games Festival Fringe 2018

• An exciting and diverse array of events will support and complement the London Games Festival this April • Independent games companies, meet-up organisers, brands and media owners are invited to a huge celebration of games in the capital city • From Games London, a ground-breaking project to support, grow and promote the games and interactive entertainment sector backed by the Mayor of London Applications are open for the London Games Festival Fringe, running as …

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Get your ticket for the sold-out Rumpus

Get your ticket for the sold-out Rumpus

The fantastic Rumpus returns for the London Games Festival Fringe 2017 on Friday, 7 April, with tickets selling out fast for the indoor festival. But London Games Festival has 50 tickets to the Islington Metalworks event still up for grabs. And how do you get these much sought-after tickets? Simply head to the character generator for last year’s event here and a character will be randomly generated after you enter your email.   At the …

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Meet the Fringe: GamesIndustry.biz

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, GamesIndustry.biz senior editor Christopher Dring tells us about the site’s Fringe event, which recognises the 100 most influential people working in the UK’s games industry Tell us a bit about your event. This week marks the reveal of the GamesIndustry 100 – the most influential people working in the British games …

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Meet the Fringe: Rumpus

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, the team behind interactive narrative party, Elizabeth Simoens (below left) and Santiago Genochio (below right), tells us about the weird and wonderful Rumpus. Tell us a bit about your event. Genochio: Rumpus is a ground-breaking indoor festival, inviting you to seven rooms filled with live music, DJs, circus, theatre, art exhibitions, …

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Meet the Fringe: Ace Hotel NBA Jam

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.  Culture Engineer at Ace Hotel London Tas Elias tells us about the upcoming Ace London vs Ace Pittsburgh battle on NBA Jam.  Tell us a bit about your event. NBA Jam is a classic video game that lots of the Cultural Engineers in the various Ace Hotels remember with fond memories so …

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Meet the Fringe: VideoBrains

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 afternoon, VideoBrains founder and freelance journalist Jake Tucker tells us about the monthly event, which this time around takes place during the Fringe on Tuesday, 4 April at Stratford’s Secret Weapon. Tell us a bit about your event. VideoBrains is a monthly speaking event hosting intelligent and entertaining talks on video …

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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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