Developers' conference Quo Vadis, which takes place in Berlin from 8 to 10 April 2014, announces further high-profile speakers.
February 13, 2014 (Newswire) - The Quo Vadis developer conference, held in Berlin from 8 to 10 April, announces the appearance of further, high-profile speakers. Matias Myllyrinne (Remedy Entertainment) will deliver a keynote speech on next-gen game development with all its challenges and risks. Moreover, Robert Tercek (Creative Visions Foundation), Bob Bates (formerly Zynga) and Guillaume de Fondaumiere (Quantic Dream) will address current development issues in their presentations. Early Bird Tickets will be available until 15 February at a rebate of 15 percent (25 percent for students). Quo Vadis is the core event of the INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK BERLIN 2014. Tickets can be purchased through www.die-entwicklerkonferenz.de/en/tickets.
Matias Myllyrinne is the CEO of Remedy Entertainment and will deliver a keynote speech at this year's event. The Finnish studio is known for such titles as "Max Payne" and "Alan Wake". The team is currently working on the XBOX ONE-exclusive next-gen title, "Quantum Break". Another developer of premium games who has confirmed his participation is Guillaume de Fondaumiere. The co-CEO and Executive Producer at Quantic Dream is responsible for the blockbusters, "Heavy Rain" and "Beyond: Two Souls". His Featured Talk on Thursday, 10 April, is entitled: "AAA Console Productions - A Pain Still Worth It?"
US industry veteran Robert Tercek is a noted speaker who has in the past appeared at the Mobile Games Forum in London and the Game Developer Conference Mobile Symposium. The latter is an event initiated by Tercek himself, spurred by his particular enthusiasm for mobile content. Like Robert Tercek, Bob Bates will hold a Featured Talk. Bates is highly regarded in the games industry as an excellent storyteller. Now working as an independent writer and producer, Bob Bates can look back on a prolific career - including a position as Chief Creative Director at Zynga.
Quo Vadis organizer Stephan Reichart on the latest additions to the speaker roster: "In 2014 we are again relying exclusively on speakers and topics that we know will provide real value to our expert audience. Quo Vadis is Germany's leading forum for an exchange with internationally renowned game developers and for discussions on gaming trends."
Other confirmed speakers at this year's Quo Vadis are Chris Taylor (Wargaming.net), Guido Henkel (G3 Studios) and Don Daglow. Daglow will focus on "A New Kind of Next Gen: Free-to-Play, Console and the Future of Games".
Quo Vadis is one of the top three European games industry conventions. As Europe's longest-standing professional game developers' conference, Quo Vadis focuses in depth on all aspects of video game development and marketing, and addresses developers, publishers, decision-makers, researchers and young talents in the industry.
Presented by Aruba Events GmbH, Quo Vadis is part of the INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK BERLIN 2014. The INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK was initiated and is supported by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH. The annual gathering draws German and international game developers, publishers, investors and media industry representatives. Apart from the "Quo Vadis" conference, the INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK BERLIN 2014 also features "Making Games Talents", the "A MAZE. Festival", the "Gamefest" at the Computer Game Museum and many other activities.
For more information on Quo Vadis please visit www.qvconf.com.