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EVENTS DIARY DATES


All the essential industry events, from the Develop Conference to this year’s Gamescom Edinburgh, Scotland


JULY


CASUAL CONNECT SEATTLE Tuesday, July 19th – Thursday, July 21st Seattle, US


seattle.casualconnect.org


A conference exploring the leading trends in mobile, browser and social gaming.


DEVELOP CONFERENCE 2011 Tuesday, July 19th – Thursday, July 21st Brighton, UK


www.develop-conference.com Leading European conference for the development community where studios can learn from experts and each other, as well as discover tools and techniques.


MANCHESTER MCM EXPO Saturday, July 30th Manchester Central, Manchester www.manchestermcmexpo.com The first Manchester-based iteration of the hugely popular comics, manga, movies and games convention.


AUGUST


EDINBURGH INTERACTIVE Thursday, August 11th – Friday, August 12th, 2011


www.edinburghinteractive.co.uk The festival promises conferences, keynotes, panel sessions, debates and games screenings as it explores the culture behind video games.


GDC EUROPE 2011 Monday, August 15th – Wednesday, August 17th Cologne, Germany www.gdceurope.com


This year’s conference will feature over 100 lectures taught by leading industry experts and four new summits.


GAMESCOM 2011


Wednesday, August 17th – Sunday, August 21st Cologne, Germany


www.gamescom-cologne.com The record-breaking European trade and consumer show returns to Cologne for 2011, with more publishers on board than ever before.


PAX 2011


Friday, August 26th – Sunday, August 28th Downtown, Seattle prime.paxsite.com


SEPTEMBER CALL OF DUTY: XP Friday, September 2nd – Saturday, September 3rd Los Angeles, California www.callofduty.com/xp


The first annual celebration of the world’s biggest FPS franchise, featuring multiplayer tournaments and paintball.


TOKYO GAMES SHOW Thursday, September 15th – Sunday, September 18th Makuhari Messe, Tokyo tgs.cesa.or.jp/english Japan’s biggest video games trade fair returns with two business-only days followed by two public days.


GAMEFEST


Friday, September 16th – Sunday, September 18th NEC, Birmingham


www.game.co.uk/gamefest UK retail giant GAME hosts its first ever consumer show, allowing gamers to try out the biggest upcoming titles.


EDITORIAL PLANNER Your guide to the special features coming up in MCV


EVENTS FOCUS Friday, July 15th


From international trade fairs such as E3 and Gamescom to consumer expos like MCM, there are more opportunities to reach consumers than ever. We look at the challenges that organisers face in this competitive sector.


TURKEY TERRITORY REPORT


Friday, July 15th


MCVlooks at how good market growth, a huge youthful population and one of the fastest growing economies in Europe makes Turkey an enticing prospect for games firms.


SOUTH AMERICA TERRITORY REPORT Friday, July 29th


While the region isn’t as developed as its northern counterpart, there is still a thriving games industry in South America. We speak to leading local distributors and retailers to find out more.


DEVELOP AWARDS WINNERS REVIEW Friday, July 29th


We provide a full rundown of the winners from this year’s Develop Industry Excellence Awards. We speak to the victors in every category and provide a selection of the best pictures from the night.


EDUCATIONAL AND NON- GAMES FOCUS Friday, August 5th


The teaching powers of video games have long since been proven, so we speak to the leading publishers in this field about how they are reaching out to new generations in 2011.


GAMESCOM ISSUE Friday, August 12th


Available on the show floor in Cologne, this issue of MCVwill provide a better understanding of the European games market and the Big Three’s presence in the region, as well interviews with key execs.


For more details, contact james.batchelor@intentmedia.co.uk 14 July 8th 2011 www.mcvuk.com


Penny Arcade Expo will once again host keynote speeches, panel discussions and game demonstrations.


DEVELOP INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2011


Wednesday, July 20th Brighton, UK


Kathryn.Humphrey @intentmedia.co.uk


Now in its ninth year, the Develop Industry Excellence Awards takes place in Brighton at the Hilton Metropole on July 20th. Over 500 leading games development professionals will be attending the awards event, which runs during the Develop Conference. There are 95 companies competing across 21 categories, including New Download IP, Best Use Of A Licence, Publishing Hero and Technical Innovation.


IS YOUR EVENT MISSING? Send the details to


mcv@intentmedia.co.uk


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