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Game Day X: Where Gaming Meets Insight – London Games Festival 2024

Game Day X, hosted by HUB175 at the London Games Festival on April 24th, 2024. An event where gaming meets insight – a day brimming with fun and games, yet also packed with enriching talks and workshops. Featuring 18 speakers, offering 12 talks/workshops across 2 tracks, tailored for indies, juniors, business development, marketing, and students. 

At the heart of Game Day X lies a series of captivating talks and workshops designed to educate and inspire. From the highly anticipated Player Psychology & Game Design Workshop led by industry luminary Salman Shurie to insightful sessions on business skills and marketing strategies, attendees will have the opportunity to delve deep into the intricacies of game development and entrepreneurship.

A unique highlight of the event is The Games Den, where attendees can seek personalised guidance and support from industry experts. In a fast-paced environment reminiscent of Dragons’ Den, participants have one minute to pitch their game or seek advice, with panelists offering valuable feedback and assistance.

Moreover, the event boasts an immersive zone showcasing the latest advancements in VR technology, including cutting-edge innovations from leaders such as HADO, Virtual Ghost, and Untold Games. Attendees can experience firsthand the excitement of Icaros flight simulators, KAT VR treadmills, and AR dodgeball, all included with their ticket.

Game Day X also addresses crucial topics such as upskilling in the industry, marketing strategies, and the intersection of gaming with other creative sectors like film and fashion. With dedicated tracks for students, indie developers, and seasoned professionals, the conference serves as a platform for growth and resilience in an ever-evolving industry.

From practical insights on transferable skills to discussions on neurodivergence and its impact on the gaming community, Game Day X offers a comprehensive and inclusive experience for all attendees. With expert speakers from across the industry and actionable learning that can be implemented immediately, the event promises to be a cornerstone in the journey towards success in game development.

More information about the event

UK Venue: Strand Building, Kings’ College London, WC2R 2LS

Date: 24th April 2024


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