A new three-day event celebrating innovation and creativity in the world of interactive games and online videos, Game | ON, will be held as part of Vivid Ideas during Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas
Game | ON is the first event of its kind in Australia, uniting the games industry and the online video world over three days from the 22-24 May 2015 at The Australian Technology Park Sydney.
The showcase offers new media and gaming professionals and enthusiasts alike the opportunity to experience, discover and learn more about the innovative online world and will bring together industry thought leaders, innovators, trailblazers and celebrity YouTubers.
Enthusiasts and professionals will have the chance to hear and learn from influential individuals such as New York Times bestselling author and chief evangelist of Canva Guy Kawasaki. Popular International YouTube and Vine artists like Alphacat and Wes Johnson will share their insights and take to the stage with many of the most prominent home grown creators, including Mychonny, Brittney Saunders, Jay Jay and ChampChong who will also present at the Showcase.
Other events and zones happening at Game On include:
Cosplay Live with Gametraders will deliver a Cosplay Competition that will not only present to the pop culture community the intricate and passionate details that go into making the costume and character of your favourite pop culture idol; but also deliver to the audience the warmth and support the Cosplay Community gifts to everyone who has ever wanted to dress up in costume.
What’s to be expected?
- Cosplay Competition Pre-Judging
- Cosplay Competition Fashion Parade
- Cosplay Competition Winners
E-Sports Competition Powered by Turtle Beach
(RESTRICTED 15+ AREA)
We have a range of competitions across multiple platforms and genres for all skill levels. Test yourself against some of the best players in our region and win some awesome prizes along the way. Product and cash prizes and several domestic and international event invitations up for grabs!
CYBERGAMER WILL BE RUNNING COMPETITIONS
(PROFESSIONAL OR CASUAL) ACROSS THE FOLLOWING TITLES:
Counter Strike: Global Offensive (PC)
World of Tanks (PC)
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – 4v4 (Xbox)
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – 5v5 (PS)
FIFA 15 (Xbox)
Forza Motorsports (Xbox)
Just Dance (Xbox
THE RED BULL FREE PLAY ARCADE
If you’re a gamer, we have everything to make your day at Game ON the best day of your life! From games arcades to competitions and the chance to speak to your favourite developers – head to our interactive games area and get lost in Game ON (Also great for the kids if they want to get lost in Minecraft gameplay and see their favourite Minecraft YouTube star)
SOME OF THE GAMES ON OFFER INCLUDE:
Plants vs. Zombies
World of Tanks Blitz for Mobile
Dragon Ball Xenoverse
Dark Souls II: Scholar of The First Sin
Final Fantasy XV – Episode Duscae
Far Cry 4: Valley of The Yells
Assassin’s Creed: Chronicles
Metal Gear Solid V Ground Zeroes
Ultra Street Fighter
The country’s leading educators present workshops. Checkout some of Australia’s most creative Indie Developers at the AIE Indie Arcade.
Some participating developers:
Blue Team Go
Pine Fire Studios
*subject to change
Play. Experience. Chillout Also includes the meet, greet and signings section + grab your merchandise from here
For details on the workshops and panels, visit: http://gameoninteractive.com.au/program/
For a full list of all the YouTube stars attending, visit: http://gameoninteractive.com.au/artists/
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