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Celebrate the Best of British games development with GameHorizon event

Hull, UK Leading UK-based games business network, GameHorizon are bringing together leading representatives from the British games development community to explore how to tackle the development questions of tomorrow.

On 28th October in Kings Place, London, the brightest and best games industry veterans from our shores will be gathering for the momentous“Best of British” event - http://events.gamehorizon.net

If you're a budding developer, publisher, designer or even a middleware firm looking for a slice of inspiration, the best minds in the industry will be guiding you right through the entire day with top keynote speeches and discussions, ensuring you walk away with the knowledge needed to succeed. Every key area of gaming is covered, making the event perfect for all. Simply put, there are tons of tricks to be learnt here, even if you're already a top player in the gaming industry.

From a walk-through on marketing browser-based games with Jagex, the Goliath publishers of Runescape, to a chat on transforming a small time company into a professional console development set-up with 'indie-turned-pro' company Introversion, best known for the stupendous Darwinia, you know you'll be in good hands at the Best of British.

Serious about setting up a gaming business? So you should be, it's a serious path with serious rewards if it's done correctly. To that end, Ed Vaizey, MP and shadow minister for the arts, will be joined by a panel of experts to deliver a 45-minute discussion on the Games Tax Relief and how it can help you as a games developer.

Walk in with a wet-clay attitude - let them mould you - and go on to succeed.

For just?150, we have every confidence that this investment will prove to be one of the best you've ever made.

The icing on the cake? There are plenty of networking opportunities throughout the day– and a party at the posh Spanish bar Caminos afterwards!

Registration is still open, so book your place now - http://events.gamehorizon.net/register/index.php

About GameHorizon:

GameHorizon– www.gamehorizon.net is the leading business network for UK-based games companies– developers, publishers, middleware firms and other service providers.

Based in North East England, GameHorizon facilitate collaboration, improve knowledge and increase local and international trade for UK-based games companies, with the ultimate aim of strengthening the position of the UK’s games industry on the global scale.

Press Contact:

Lewis Harrison

PR&Communications Manager

Codeworks GameHorizon

+44 (0) 191 556 1128


About Thirteen1:

Thirteen1 is an independent free-to-read web-based games magazine. Each new issue is released on the 13th of every month at 13.00 GMT. Thirteen1 have published 19 issues to date, as well as 2 supplements. The coverage of Thirteen1 is multi-platform.

Thirteen1 is read in 125 territories, with the majority of the readership coming from North America, UK and BENELUX region. Thirteen1 is currently pushed out to an audience of 18,000. The readership has previously experienced monthly growth of 12%.

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