The Game Developers Conference Europe 2004 takes place from August 31st until September 3rd at Earl’s Court , London. It is running alongside the ECTS.

The key topics this year are:

· Managing the risk associated with bigger teams and multiple projects
· Delivering an ever more sophisticated AAA games experience in shorter time-scales
· Managing the tight deadlines of delivering games tied to film release
· Funding models: how they work, what they cost the developer and how they change the business model
· Developing for PSP and Xbox2
· Post-mortems on AAA games
· Tutorials on leading games software tools for new platforms

There are a wide range of speakers including Ernest Adams and Tim Ansell.

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