Austin's annual festival of music and creative culture welcomes games into its forward-looking scene
SXSW Interactive is an incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity, the 2014 event features five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of networking events hosted by industry leaders and an line-up of special programmes showcasing the best new websites, video games and start-up ideas the community has to offer.
Games have become a major part of the festival, which now has it's very own expo.
The SXSW Gaming Expo brings the excitement of video games to Austin. It featuring exhibitors, panels, parties and exceptional demos. This free-and-open-to-the-public event bridges the gap between industry insiders and consumers. The expo takes place on March 7th to 9th, 2014.
Highlights of the SXSW Gaming Expo include:
- Professional gaming tournaments
- AAA panels presentations and signings
- Annual Cosplay competition
- On-site parties
- More announced later