Saturday 17th March 2012 @ 10:30
Platform 2012 will showcase the best of this industry and its new technology and also provide a great opportunity for people who want to forge careers in the digital world to meet and do business.
Platform 2012 is a full weekend of digital gaming and entertainment. The digital sector is industry at its most dynamic, innovative and fast paced. Platform 2012 will showcase the best of this industry and its new technology and also provide a great opportunity for people who want to forge careers in the digital world to meet and do business. The key themes that run throughout the event are education, entertainment and employment.
Confirmed exhibitors include international games company, Ubisoft, which is hosting a Just Dance 3 stage and bringing ‘live’ Rabbids from Rayman Raving Rabbids. High street retailers Game and Game Station will do demos from PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS. Speakers at the event include Charles Cecil, MBE, of Revolution Games, who is regarded as an ‘industry legend’; Mark Estdale of OM, the UK’s most experienced dialogue production team working with video games; Steve Ince, an award-nominated writer and designer with 18 years of game development experience; Louis Harwood of leading independent app development company Avalore Studios and The Triune; Arif Majothi of Arif Games, and Missy Tetra, a UK-based award-winning cosplayer. Game Republic, an industry-led games network that supports and promotes the Yorkshire and UK games industry will put on two workshops with panels of experts. Entertainment for visitors includes a retro gaming section, a LAN gaming event featuring Call of Duty Black Ops and more, a Cosplay hall and Cosplay parade and family entertainment in the form of Skylanders and ‘live’ Star Wars characters.
For further information and to book tickets please visit www.platformexpos.com or pop along to the Students’ Union ticket office.
Simply turn up and show the ticket email on the door. Easy!
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