Gamerome – Rome Developers Conference announces its highlights for the 2018 edition

Gamerome – Rome Developers Conference announces its highlights for the 2018 edition

Gamerome – Rome Developers Conference will open its doors on Wednesday, 21st of November, with a free-access pre-event at Link Campus University of Rome, kickstarting a three-day high profile international conference that will take place on 22-23 November inside Auditorium Aurelia in Rome. For the whole duration, students, developers, investors and decision makers will attend talks, panels and fireside chats.  The conference will allow its visitors to exchange contacts and knowledge, while offering the possibility to play the games in the Developers Showcase, featuring some of the most interesting titles from Italian and international game creators. 

Gamerome – Rome Developers Conference announces its highlights for the 2018 edition

Gamerome is posed to be the ideal place for developers looking for mentorship, direction and publishing deal opportunities, thanks to its program of initiatives and meetings tailored to the needs of beginners to intermediate game developers.

Three conference days focused on the craft of game making, exploring a wide range of issues and themes ranging from technical topics to the economic trends of the industry. 

Gamerome will explore the many facets of the current global games market, thanks to the help of international speakers coming from the indie and Triple AAA industry. Talks, panel and fireside chats will engage the audience in many interesting ways, while giving insights on themes related to art, technologies, business development and approaching new trends such as diversity, AI, eSports and blockchain.

Facts about the Italian market:

The event takes place in Italy, in the heart of Europe, a games market who hit $1.8 billion in 2017, and is observing since many years an impressive growth. Meanwhile, a vibrant game development scene is rising in this Country, with a revenue of 40 million dollars and more than 120 studios opened in this territory, a number which is set to increase on a yearly basis. More than 1000 people are currently employed in the Italian games industry, with an average of 33 years old (Source: AESVI). Italy reflects the highly positive situation of the Europe, Middle East & Africa segment, set to generate $28.7 billion dollars in 2018 and registering a +8.8% year on year increase (Source: Newzoo).

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