Category Archives: GCA 2008
Fri, Sep 19, 2008 | 15:33 BST
Speaking at GC Asia, Crytek’s Cevat Yerli has confirmed that the next generation of CryEngine will be release on the next round of console hardware.
The Studio boss said he expects the next tech round in either 2011 or 2012, and that 360′s successor will arrive a year before the next PlayStation.
Having estimated the console cycle, Crytek must now consider the technology inside the next boxes.
“That knowledge should be used to differentiate your game from the competition,” he said, explaining why it’s imperative to shift now, instead of attempting to eke the rest from this hardware cycle.
More on Edge.
Thu, Sep 04, 2008 | 14:46 BST
According to this Edge piece, Peter Molyneux is to keynote GC Asia this year, with a talk entitled, “Creating Believable Game Worlds.”
GCAC project director Frank Sliwka said, “Peter Molyneux is easily one of the most recognizable celebrities in game development today. His participation gives us a solid international expert for the opening keynote, and that is exciting for all of us.”
GCAC will take place alongside the Games Convention Asia from September 18-20, 2008, in Singapore at the Suntec International Convention & Exhibition Center.
Tue, Aug 26, 2008 | 11:16 BST
According to this GI story, Crytek boss Cevat Yerli’s been confirmed as a keynote speaker at Games Convention Asia Conference this year.
“The technology available today is light years ahead of what was generally available just five years ago,” he said. “Add those advancements to increasing technical expertise as we learn more about graphically creating immersive worlds, and the conditions are right to have graphics play a major role in telling the story of a game.”
The event takes place in Singapore on September 18-20. More through the link.
Tue, Feb 19, 2008 | 22:18 GMT
Leipziger Messe’s confirmed that Games Convention Asia 2008 has been dated for September 18-20 in Singapore. The event will take place at the Suntec International Convention & Exhibition Centre.
More than 70,000 people turned up to last year’s event, which is billed as the only serious show in the region, which is expected to see market growth from $ 11.7 billion in 2006 to $18.8 billion in 2011.
The Messe also announced that it’s employed PR firm Red Dawn Communications to look after its press release interests in the Pacific region from now on.