From 4 – 7.30 pm next Friday Star Cave Studios are hosting the first games industry event to be held in Galway.

The afternoon’s event will involve presentations on the Irish game development industry and what is happening in Galway, the recent Irish trade mission to South Korea, the relationship between games and film and social issues like games and children, games and health issues and games and violence. Educational games will also be discussed.

The organisers have advised that many game development companies including PC / Console, Mobile & Middleware companies will be attending the event from across Ireland. Also in attendance will be Enterprise Ireland, the Chamber of Commerce of Ireland, Ireland West Tourism, VC’s & the National University in Galway. They are also expecting more special guests to attend and further details will be released early next week.

Star Cave Studios is hosting the event and aims to promote the game development industry in Galway and throughout Ireland to both local national press as well as to local business and students.

Camelot Galway – City of The Tribes will be shown live in motion at the event and the underlying technology and design details will be discusses. The company will also introduce the team behind the project and discuss practical issues such as budget and timescales.

Tea / coffee & snacks will be served during the event and wine will be served after 6pm when there will be time to interact and network. Star Cave Studios is holding an ‘afters’ for all who wish to attend in Camelot Restaurant & Bar to be followed by a shindig in Galway City.

Further information can be obtained at the following email address:mailto:

Attendance is free but people must mail the above e-mail address in advance and attendance is reserved for those with an interest in or already working in the games industry.