PLAY19 – Creative Gaming Festival

“PLAY is the first an only festival worldwide to unite media art, discourse and education with the culture of digital games. It focuses on the creative utilization of digital games: invent, build, tinker, modify, program, dance, discuss – anything goes! PLAY is the festival for game enthusiasts and gamers, indie game developers and media artists,…

IndieCade Europe 2019

IndieCade supports the development of independent games and organizes a series of international events to promote the future of indie games. It encourages, advertises and cultivates interactive media and their talent for innovation and art, in order to create a perspective as rich, varied and artful as possible for the public. IndieCade events, their productions and…

BitSummit 2019

“BitSummit 7 Spirits” is the seventh iteration of the summit. BitSummit 7 Spirits will take place the weekend of June 1st and 2nd, 2019, and will be open to the public from 10:00am to 5:00pm each day. As has been tradition since the second BitSummit, all activities will take place at the Miyako Messe, the expansive…

NZ Games Festival 2019

nz games festival is new zealand’s own international celebration of gaming, for all ages. The week-long festival is centred around all things games – whether digital, tabletop or otherwise! It’s our goal to ensure everybody has the opportunity to be included in the magic of games, so we aim to provide events for all demographics.From…

IndieCade 2018

From the website: The IndieCade Festival is the premiere international event dedicated to celebrating independent games from around the globe. Now in its second decade, IndieCade is held each October in the Los Angeles area and this important, fun-filled event draws industry and public from around the world. IndieCade Festival 2018, October 12th – 13th (preceded by…

Fantastic Arcade 2017

Fantastic Arcade is a celebration of indie and cult videogames, hosted by The Alamo Drafthouse and curated by Juegos Rancheros. Taking place during the weekend of November 17th-19th, Fantastic Arcade will feature more games, tournaments, special screenings, talks, parties and prizes than ever before. http://fantasticarcade.com

Vector Festival 2017

Vector Festival is a participatory and community-oriented initiative dedicated to showcasing digital games and creative media practices. Presenting works across a dynamic range of exhibitions, screenings, performances, lectures, and workshops, Vector acts as a critical bridge between emergent digital platforms and new media art practice. The 2016 Festival took place between July 14-17, 2016 across…

CounterPlay 2017

CounterPlay is a tribute to and an exploration of the many ways, in which a more playful approach can help us live better lives. We focus on the excitement, intense engagement and rich experiences of people involved in all kinds of playful experiences. This sparks an investigation of how play can be transformative, change our…

GameCity 2016

Videogame festival Nottingham, UK From the website:  Now in it’s eleventh year, Nottingham’s world-renowned video game festival returns, promising to be bigger than ever! Headlining games industry speakers from across the world will provide a free talks and workshops programme throughout the festival- all hosted at The National Videogame Arcade Operating as a fringe festival,…

ZooMachines 2015

http://zoomachines.com/ 10 special guests will present their innovative projects, initiatives and approaches in arts, games, production and distribution. It’s all about sharing new ways to create digital games, to impulse creativity and to inspire you! Zoo Machines is also a super-duper Game Jam! You will develop and build incredible new game experiences. Crazy controllers, amazing…