SV IGDA Game Technology and Career Night at Google
March 16 6:30PM
Greetings Game and Technology People! Wednesday March 16, the Silicon Valley Chapter of the International Game Developers Association is proud to present a night of new game and application related Technologies, Tools, Platforms and Game Demos lead off by a talk by Google Game Developer Liason Ian Ni-Lewis. But that is not all! We will also have a few things good for the soul and your career -- a talk from the Game Industries premier connector Career Visionary Mary-Margaret Walker.
After the talks much of the evening will be devoted to interactive time at tables where you can chat directly with some of the game industries leading established and new and upcoming companies. Companies are here to show their latest tools, game demos and technologies for you to test drive. Some are also looking for potential team members.
Who Is this event for? -- Game industry professionals and technology professionals (web clients/server and mobile and console developers). If you are interested in looking at new technologies, platforms and talking directly to companies developing and in some cases looking for new team members then this event is crafted for you.
Ian Ni-Lewis, Developer Advocate for Games at Google. From client platforms such as Android, Google TV, and Chrome, to services like App Engine and YouTube, Google technology enables a myriad of titles each year. Ian will talk about these platforms and about the directions Google would like to take gaming in the future.
Mary-Margaret Walker: CEO Mary-Margaret Network. If there was ever a hub of information about the game industry it would be Mary-Margaret Walker. She will be here tonight gracing us with her wisdom and accumulated deep experience in game industry careers. Her topic is career enlightenment, useful for any time of life and experience. There will be time for all important Q&A with Mary-Margaret.
Table Presenters and Sponsors: We appreciate the table sponsors enabling us to bring some munchies to you this evening! Stop by their tables, check out their amazing technologies and games, connect and say thanks.
Electronic Arts will be presenting
Idle Games -- Creating the Next Generation of Social Games
Open Feint - open source mobile, social gaming network with millions of players and a presence in thousands of games
Lolapps is one of the great user created game and app success stories, come by and see what they are up to from user created apps to their own exciting IP
Paypal will be showcasing their developer network tools & android contest
Kabam keeps cranking out the hits from Kingdoms of Camelot to Fantasy Football. Check out what they are up to and their team.
Radium One RadiumOne will demo its mobile and online platforms that generate ad revenue for developers
Mochi Media Mochi Media provides a free platform that helps developers monetize, socialize, and distribute Flash games.
A Bit Lucky is the new generation of transplatform online social gaming. Get on the Lucky Train.
Huggy Hearts -- Your card. Your heart. Founder of YoXi123, Shirly Lin comes with her new application - and she's sponsoring some Delicious Cake. Stop by and see what's cooking!
Misfits Attics -- Indie game studio with Mature games for immature gamers will be here for a PC/XBox demo, can't wait.
Jump Core Productions -- The world ends soon. You may be the first to see it as these former Cryptic Studio creatives give us a glimpse of what's coming.
GamesAnalytics -- Games AnalyticsSpecializing in real-time behavioral analytics and individually targeted in-game marketing
16cubes -- We make building multiplayer web games simple
Be-Rad Entertainment - Mobile game development studio Be-Rad Entertainment will be here showing their latest games.
Arrival Games -- Experience a piece of forgotten history
Great Big Enterprises -- Location based gaming stealth mode startup recruiting
Fashionista FaceOff is the exciting new fashion game from Viroxoty Studios
More Table Presenters, stop by chat and see all the new game developer tools, openings, game demos