This year’s digital event will start from 3rd December
The Guildford Games Festival is returning later this year with a digital event and physical awards ceremony.
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Following the 2020 event, which featured over 50 local studios and a £2.8 million jump in Steam revenue, Guildford Games Festival The committee confirmed that the event would return this year.
The digital festival will take place on December 3 and will be streamed Twitch, while a physical awards ceremony will take place on December 2, and will be supported by Glomed, Liquid Crimson, Renaissance PR, Stellar Entertainment and Supermassive Games.
This year’s Guildford Games Festival will be supported by Microsoft, M3, Guildford Borough Council, Charles Russell Specley, Nordisk Games, University of Surrey, Hello Games, Criterion, Supermassive and Perpetual along with headline sponsor Media Molecule.
Lauren Carter, Head of Communications at Liquid Crimson, said: “Last year’s Guildford Games Festival blew us away, and we were able to help generate £2.8 million in sales on Steam for local studios in a special sale. Guildford UK The U.S. sports landscape has a special place – it has been home to major studios for the past 25 years – but we are proud that the Guildford Games Festival has proven itself to reach beyond our shores and capture the attention of a wider world. across the industry.”
The Guildford Games Awards spotlights individuals who achieve things in the Guildford game dev community with categories like creativity, innovation, diversity and inclusion, as well as the Guildford Hero Award.
Some of the more participants attending the event include Supermassive Games’ Selene Seri and Emily Cook, Johnny Hopper and Mike Ducker of Gloomed – a Guildford indie studio that recently partnered with Amazon Gaming – as well as EA Criterion. team in.
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