The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) announced the closing of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2014 complimentary registration on April 28 which will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 10 to 12.
“Now is the time to register for E3. This is the launch pad for major news that affects everyone in the video game business. E3 is known the world-over for innovative exhibitors, cutting-edge entertainment, and outstanding networking opportunities,” said Michael D. Gallagher, president and CEO of the ESA.
With this year?s theme, ?’The Future Revealed?, ESA?s E3 is expected to feature the latest video game-related entertainment and technology. Michael Pachter, managing director at Wedbush Securities, said that E3 will show off more about the new video game technologies, software innovations, and news about what the video game industry gets done. He also expects that this year?s E3 will bring together ?talents from PC, console, mobile, tablet, and social game creators to underscore the medium’s importance in the entertainment world.”
Industry players who will join the exhibit include console, PC, online, and mobile game publishers and developers, qualified business partners, producers of video game hardware and peripherals.
Aside from professional video game companies, who will be at the E3 event, E3 also encourages leading student talent from colleges and universities nationwide with the E3 College Game Competition (E3 CGC) to join.
?Now in its second year, this competition honors the best student talent in video game development, providing collegiate developers with a chance to display their games at E3. E3 CGC invited submissions from almost 400 U.S. ?learning institutions that offer computer and video game development programs,? E3 said.
Here?s the list of the judging panel from the leading industry luminaries for the E3 College Game Competition:
- Siobhan Reddy, Studio Director, Media Molecule;
- Kate Edwards, Executive Director, International Game Developers Association;
- Vince Zampella, CEO, Respawn Entertainment;
- Brian Crecente, News Editor, Polygon;
- Dan Hsu, Editor-in-Chief, GamesBeat; and,
- Michael D. Gallagher, President and CEO of the ESA;
Companies who are interested to join at E3 Expo can call the team at (877) 216-6264.
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