A new monthly game industry talk show, Devs Talk, will launch on March 1st, 2019, with the aim of becoming “the primary resource and toolkit for anyone interested in the gaming industry”.
Premiering on the same day as National Futures Day in Finland, Devs Talk will feature “great industry-leading panellists” who will “talk about the future of games and what are the key trends of the gaming industry in 2020-2030”. The Helsinki show will be streamed for free each month and run from 3pm to 5.15pm UK time (5pm-7.15pm EET / 10am-12.15pm EST).
The first show’s panellists are Adnan Selimovic (Founder of Data United and researcher in data science and user psychology), KooPee Hiltunen (Director of the Finnish game industry hub NeoGames), Natasha Bulatovic Trygg (Game developer, Entrepreneur, Academic & Teacher, Chairperson of IGDA Finland) and Vesa Raudasoja (Chairman of IGDA.org and Founder of Devs.tv). Game Dev Company’s Björn Lindholm will host the show.
For more, head to Future.devs.tv.
March also marks the return to GDC 2019. Epic Games has outlined its plans for the upcoming show, including two booths, a selection of talks, and its annual “State of Unreal” address, while Unity returns to the show floor with its biggest stand to date – 12,000 square feet in total. For those who can’t come to GDC, several sessions will be live streamed. For more, visit GDC Hub.