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Game Connection has announced that a record 188 companies have registered as exhibitors for Game Connection Europe 2007, the matchmaking event taking place December 4-6 in Lyon, France alongside the <a href="http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news_index.php

Leigh Alexander, Contributor

October 24, 2007

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Game Connection has announced that 188 companies have registered as exhibitors for its industry business convention Game Connection Europe 2007. This marks a record number of registrants for the event in the seven years since its inception, with this year's conference set to take place December 4-6 in Lyon, France alongside the newly revealed GDC Lyon, which is on December 3-4. The company says more than 35 countries will be represented at the Game Connection Europe event, including Argentina, Australia, China, India, Philippines, Taiwan and Turkey, with major delegations from Brazil, UK, the Nordic Countries, Thailand, Russia, Germany and Korea. Game Connection featured 27 developers in its first year in 2001, and its 145 developers exhibiting this year represent a growth of 30 percent. Confirmed exhibitors this year include: Ankama Studios, Big Ant Studios, Bug Tracker, Coldwood Interactive, Deep Red Games, Dhruva Interactive, dSonic, Epic Games, Eutechnyx Limited, Foundation IX, Kuju Entertainment, Machine Union, Massive Black, Outsource Media, RealtimeUk, Rebellion, Sproing Interactive, Stainless Games, Steel Monkeys, Streamline Studios, Tantalus Interactive, Torus Games, Virtools, and Virtuos. Game Connection also recently announced the five new independent developers who were selected to attend the event at no cost through its Level Up assistance program: AGE Studio, Anino Mobile, Arkedo, Big Rooster and Ocean Media. Further information on the event is available at the Game Connection Europe 2007 website.

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Leigh Alexander is Editor At Large for Gamasutra and the site's former News Director. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Variety, Slate, Paste, Kill Screen, GamePro and numerous other publications. She also blogs regularly about gaming and internet culture at her Sexy Videogameland site. [NOTE: Edited 10/02/2014, this feature-linked bio was outdated.]

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