Dublin Institute of Technology’s School of Media is proud to announce the “State of Play” event, which is taking place from 6pm on Friday 29th November at DIT Aungier Street.
Now in it’s third year, the cream of the Irish game development
scene is coming together to showcase the best in indie games development to peers and
students studying in this fastgrowing
sector of the Irish technology industry.
Over fifteen “indie” game developers from all over Ireland will be speaking and showcasing their
These include Redwind Software, winner of the Grand Prix at The Appys 2013, exGamer
Studios, Haunted Planet Studios, Pewter Games, SixMinute Studios and BitSmith Games
among others. This years keynote speaker will be Mark Morris of UK indie developer Introversion
Software, developer of the critically acclaimed DEFCON and Dawinia games, as well as the
upcoming Prison Architect.
Independent or “Indie” games are developed without mainstream financial backing, by small
teams of designers, programmers and creatives.
These types of developers form the majority of
Irish Games companies. All have ambitions to grow their companies by developing innovative
games across all major platforms.
State of Play will broadcast live at www.stateofplay.ie on the night, and participants will be using
#SOP13 on Twitter and Facebook to comment about the event.
A limited number of tickets
costing €6.05 including booking fee are available at www.stateofplay.ie .
A showcase of games
and digital media projects developed at the DIT School of Media is also available at www.iStory.ie