Program announced for WN Conference Istanbul’22, with talks from The Sandbox and Tim Willits
The WN Conference is coming to Istanbul on June 7-8. The program for the hybrid event has been announced, with a special metaverse track, talks dedicated to working with popular video game franchises, and NFT case studies.
Original Xbox creator Seamus Blackley to speak at Italy’s biggest gamedev event DStars Connects
Seamus Blackley has been announced as a keynote speaker for DStars Connects, Italy’s biggest event for game developers. Blackley is an experienced game designer best known for creating and designing the first Xbox console at Microsoft.
WN Conference coming to Berlin after 2-year hiatus with talks from SEGA, Ubisoft, and Newzoo
WN Berlin’22, the first in the series of events by WN Conference planned for 2022, will take place on February 7-8. It will feature both online and offline parts, with the program having been already announced.
WN Conference coming to US, hybrid event to take place in Seattle
WN Conference is coming to the US for the first time. WN Seattle’21 will take place on November 16-17 in Seattle, Washington. It’s paired with the online event WN North America Online’21, which will run November 15-19. Here’s a brief overview of the events and what to expect from them.
Voodoo announces prototype competition with $1 million top prize
French publisher Voodoo has announced a new competition for game prototypes, open to all studios worldwide. From October 10th to December 10th, studios can enter an unlimited number of prototypes for the chance to win $1 million or more.
Last chance to apply for XDC Contest for LATAM devs. Submissions closing July 21
If your studio is based in Latin America, you can enter the XDC Contest for LATAM Developers for a chance to win prizes worth $150,000. Games for all platforms are eligible, including mobile, PC, console, browser, and VR.
SAAM announces itch.io game jam for indie developers to find projects that embrace individuality
Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) has offered indie developers a new creative opportunity with the announcement of SAAM Arcade 2021. This game jam won’t have judges and will be dedicated to projects about building community and embracing individuality.
Xsolla and WN Events to hold Game Developer Day LATAM on July 27, 2021. Submissions open for XDC Contest for LATAM Developers
Xsolla and WN Events announced the Game Developer Day LATAM that will take place on July 27, 2021. Devs based in Latin America making games in any genre and for any platform are invited to enter XDC Contest for LATAM Developers.
Program announced for WN Eastern Europe
WN Eastern Europe kicks off July 1. The hybrid conference will include over 3,500 attendees, representing companies like Activision Blizzard, Raw Fury, Unity, Crazy Panda, Belka Games, and Adjust. The organizers have announced the official program both for the online and offline parts of the event.
WN Eastern Europe’21 to start July 1 featuring in-person event in St. Petersburg
WN Eastern Europe will take place July 1-31. The event is expected to bring together over 3,500 game industry professionals from more than 100 countries. That includes game developers, publishers, investors, platforms, and service providers.
Xsolla and WN Events to hold PC/Console Game Developer Day Canada on June 8, 2021. Submissions open for XDC Contest Canada
Xsolla and WN Events announced the PC/Console Game Developer Day Canada that will take place on June 8, 2021. Canadian devs making PC and console games are invited to enter XDC Contest Canada.