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gamescom public keynotes

gamescom public keynotes

Well-known personalities of the games and media industry were talking about hot topics

The organizers of the international developer conference devcom , which took place on August 19 and 20, 2018, was once again offering gamescom visitors a special highlight this year. From Thursday, 23 August, to Saturday, 25 August, a total of four “public keynotes” was held. Famous personalities of the games and media industry talked about hot topics. The lectures were designed for private visitors and were freely accessible to anyone with a gamescom ticket.

Keynote 1

Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Lara Croft's Defining Moment -
Thursday 23.08.2018, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Description: In Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Lara must master a deadly jungle, overcome terrifying tombs, and persevere through her darkest hour. As she races to save the world from a Maya apocalypse, Lara will ultimately be forged into the Tomb Raider she is destined to be. Join the team behind Lara Croft’s defining moment, featuring Daniel Chayer-Bisson (Senior Game Director), Jill Murray (Lead Writer), and Rich Briggs (Senior Brand Director).

Language: English

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Keynote 2

Battle Royal – The Future of eSports!? -
Thursday 23.08.2018, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Over the last two years, the Battle Royale format completely went through the roof. Thanks to PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, the it gained worldwide fame and publicity and fascinates a huge number of players since. In the panel discussion “Battle Royale – The Future of Esports?!”, renowned experts Ralf Reichert, Brendan Greene and Arne Peters talk about the future of Battle Royale titles within the Esports segment and the challenges as well as chances their tournaments bring to the table.

Language: English

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Keynote 3

How do I become an Influencer?
Friday 24.08.2018, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

You always wanted to know what it takes to become an successful streamer or Let’s Player? Then don’t miss this gamescom keynote, because here some of Germany’s most successful Influencers will spill their knowledge on how they did it.

Language: German

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