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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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Pitch Bootcamp: Class of 2018

Last week saw the return of Games London Pitch Bootcamp, a unique two-day training programme for startup games companies who are hoping to access finance and publishing deals. Pitch Bootcamp features in-depth talks and expert panels discussing the types of finance available and how best to impress investors, as well as workshops on delivering the perfect pitch with confidence. The games companies also have the opportunity to develop their pitch in breakout sessions with one-to-one mentoring …

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World’s first playable Christmas tree arrives at King’s Cross

• 6m high structure made of 7,000 lights installed at King’s Cross • #GamesTree celebrates upcoming London Games Festival • Hundreds have already played new game in just two hours Millions of people are expecting video games waiting under the tree this Christmas, but at King’s Cross station the Christmas Tree IS a video game: the world’s first ‘playable’ Christmas tree. #GamesTree has landed at King’s Cross and is an interactive exhibit 6 meters high …

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Interactive innovators and games masters of tomorrow ready for Games London delegation to SLUSH

• Second outing to leading European tech event after 2016 outbound mission scored $10m deal • Six upcoming studios selected with an interest in AR, AI, blockchain, esports, mobile and new forms of interactive entertainment • Delegation includes a brand new London studio that comes out of stealth mode on 1 December Six cutting-edge London games studios have been selected for Games London’s second outbound mission to SLUSH in Helsinki later this month. A range …

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Applications open for Games Finance Market 2018 and Pitch Bootcamp

• Market runs 10-12 April 2018 as part of London Games Festival • 60 games companies will meet 60 investors worth over £400m • January training event returns to help start-ups and new games companies perfect their pitch The 2018 Games Finance Market – the UK’s only event connecting games creators with funders from around the world – is now open for applications from developers, start-ups, investors and publishers. Running as part of the London …

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Games London returns to Helsinki for Slush 2017

Games London is calling for applicants to its second outbound trade mission to Slush in Helsinki, taking place in late November. Slush brings together global leaders, investors and startups for two days of talks and pitching opportunities. This call is open to London-based companies working on new and innovative games and game tech on any platform who would benefit from an opportunity to attend this unique event. We cover flight and accommodation and provide a full itinerary as …

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$10m investment for Bossa after Games London trip to Helsinki

A Games London delegation to Slush in Helsinki last December has resulted in a $10 million investment for London games studio Bossa.   The $10m Series A round is led by Atomico with participation from existing investor London Venture Partners.   Bossa Studios met Atomico as part of the 2016 Games London outbound mission to Slush, which visited the major tech startup event at the end of last year. The trade mission took nine companies …

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London Games Festival 2018 dates set after 50,000 attend 2017’S city-wide celebration

London Games Festival 2018 runs from 5 April to 15 April Over 50,000 people flocked to the city-wide games celebration’s 40+ events in 2017 Games London’s wider programme continues to deliver for the capital with nearly £30m potential investment attracted to games businesses in London and across the UK   The London Games Festival will return in 2018, running from 5 April to 15 April, organiser Games London has announced.   The London Games Festival …

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Games London hosts top US investors in the capital

Games London welcomed four top US games investors to the capital earlier this month, giving them a guided tour of our world-leading studios and introducing them to some of the city’s best developers. The four delegates were:     • LK Shelley, Managing Partner at Affiniti Ventures • Amit Pradhan, Director of JetSynthesys and General Partner at Jet Ventures • Shaun Ahora, Managing Director of Make in LA • Rob Vickery, Co-Founder of Stage Venture …

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Orange T-shirts, culture and Pac-Man: What it’s like volunteering for London Games Festival

During London Games Festival, we asked members of the public to volunteer and help us out with our slate of events. This year, one such volunteer was Sam Dudley, who has kindly written a bit about his experience assisting the 2017 London Games Festival. As a life-long appreciator-turned-musical contributor to the world of video games, the announcement early last year of the return of London Games Festival meant I spent the first two weeks of …

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Team 17 boss Debbie Bestwick MBE to keynote Games Finance Market

The co-founder and CEO of award-winning international games label Team17 Debbie Bestwick MBE will be delivering the keynote at this year’s Games Finance Market.   The industry veteran and pioneer will be sharing the lessons she has learned on the path to Team17 becoming the biggest UK games publisher, including how to scale a small company and attract investment with over 150 delegates assembled for the Games Finance Market.   Bestwick co-founded Team17 in 1990 having …

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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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