Category Archives: MIGS 09
Wed, Aug 12, 2009 | 17:13 BST
Montreal International Game Summit organizers officially revealed the five headline speakers who will keynote the sixth annual industry event November 16 and 17.
The official keynote speakers include:
- Yoichi Wada is President and CEO of Square Enix Group, will share his vision of the future of video game development.
- Paul Holden of Media Molecule will speak about challenges encountered in developing LBP.
- Valve’s Jason Holtman will talk Steam and the SOURCE engine.
- Heather Chaplin, author of Smartbomb: The Question for Art Entertainment & Big Bucks in the Videogame Revolution.
- Chris Hecker from Maxis/EA will deliver the closing session where he will attempt to answer the question “Can videogames be considered as cultural products in the same way as literature or theatre?”
Full press release is below.