What’s more exciting than playing your favourite game? Attending gaming events or conventions, of course! These conventions are not only perfect networking opportunities for game testers and developers, but they are also the best place to see, touch and feel what’s happening in the world of gaming.
This year is chockfull of exciting gaming events, conferences, festivals and conventions. All you have to do is mark them off on your calendar and be sure you are in the area to attend. Oh, in some cases you also have to buy a ticket in advance.
Without further delay, let’s take a look at some of the hottest gaming events taking place this year!
18 March 2019: Game Connection America
This event is geared towards gaming industry professionals and allows them to interact with peers and network. Professionals from all walks of life attend the event including developers, artists and designers, and publishers to name a few. It is coincidentally also where a lot of deals are made between gaming companies.
10 April 2019: Amaze Berlin
Amaze is an event that is geared towards creatives, artists and those involved in the creative aspects of making games. Gaming artists, designers and developers from more than 35 countries attend this inspirational event to learn from peers during conferences and talks.
13 May 2019: White Nights Barcelona CEO Summit
This event is geared towards industry professionals and creates a platform where CEOs of some of the biggest gaming companies can discuss the direction of the industry. It is also where they network, interact and uncover industry-specific concerns.
22 June 2019: BIG Festival 2019
Also known as Brazil’s Independent Games Festival, it has been in operation since 2012. The success of this event lies in the support of independent developers and gaming experts. Expect loads of opportunities to play games, network and discuss every aspect of creating games with industry experts
20 August 2019: Gamescom 2019
If you happen to be in Germany in August, you’d better not miss out on this mammoth event taking place. It is considered to be the biggest gaming event around the globe and has loads of networking opportunities too. If you are a serious gamer, you won’t miss out on this one!
17 October 2019: EGX
EGX celebrates its fourth year running, and promises to be unforgettable. It has something for everyone who loves gaming, from industry leaders to gamers and techies, you’ll have plenty to discover while attending.
24 October 2019: Middle East Games Con
This year marks the third Middle East Games Con and promises to be unforgettable. The event has doubled in the mere two years of its existence and is anticipated to be as successful this year.
Which of these events would you like to attend? You may want to book your flight and accommodation ahead of time. If you’d rather stay at home and discover some exciting games, be sure to check out some of the hottest PC games of 2019.
You can also check out our reviews on some of the exciting new releases of this year. Whatever you end up doing, have fun and keep visiting Gaming Sultan for the latest in gaming news and reviews.