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IGN Entertainment has announced that it is partnering with the Game Developers Conference [organized by the CMP Game Group, which also runs Gamasutra] to produce a two-da...

Simon Carless, Blogger

September 27, 2005

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IGN Entertainment has announced that it is partnering with the Game Developers Conference [organized by the CMP Game Group, which also runs Gamasutra] to produce a two-day seminar at the company's IGN Live festival, to be held from October 22nd to 23rd, 2005, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Los Angeles. The educational lecture and roundtable series will provide gamers the opportunity to hear directly from game professionals, getting their perspective on the growing opportunities in the game industry, and prospective sessions include: 'How to Break Into the Videogame Industry', 'First Person Perspectives from First Year Developers', 'Networking 101', 'A Day in the Life of a Game Developer', and 'Career Paths in Game Development'. Planned speakers including representatives from Electronic Arts, THQ, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Midway Games, and appears as part of the overall IGN Live event, which will also feature playable versions of the top releases for the 2005 holiday season, live panels with video game publishers/developers, video game tournaments, and other lifestyle entertainment exhibits related to cars, gear, and music. More information is available on the IGN Live website.

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Simon Carless

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Simon Carless is the founder of the GameDiscoverCo agency and creator of the popular GameDiscoverCo game discoverability newsletter. He consults with a number of PC/console publishers and developers, and was previously most known for his role helping to shape the Independent Games Festival and Game Developers Conference for many years.

He is also an investor and advisor to UK indie game publisher No More Robots (Descenders, Hypnospace Outlaw), a previous publisher and editor-in-chief at both Gamasutra and Game Developer magazine, and sits on the board of the Video Game History Foundation.

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