NA, NA, International, Nigeria
West African Gaming Expo 2015, “WAGE 15” aims to introduce educational gaming, game designing, game development and game playing to the local African community. Like previous events, Over a 2 day period, WAGE will aim to educate attendees about game development, generating revenue from gaming and how they can break into the tech industry through gaming.
Over a 2 day period, WAGE 15 will aim to educate attendees on:
Industry development: the WAGE conference will aim to develop the gaming industry with experts from the United Kingdom discussing topics relevant to developers working in the region such as; Generating Investments and Revenue, Marketing a Game, Content Development, Gaming and Education, and much more.
Education: Gaming and education is a growing trend around the world. Educational institutions are noticing students are more focused and interested in what they are being taught when they are doing so interactively. WAGE 15 will also focus on the teachers, we aim to educate and show teachers how to utilize more interactive educational platforms in their classrooms.
Job creation: We believe the gaming industry will create more entrepreneurs in the technology industry. Through WAGE 15, we will aim to put Africa game developers on a platform where they can be recognized around the globe and connecting them with potential investors.
Day 1: Conference and developers session (30th October)
Organisations taking part in WAGE 15 conference and developers session are:
Chop up Games
Center 4 Tech
U sabi Games
International Games Developers association.
Topics covered will include but are not limited to:
Negotiating Local Content in a Transnational Multi-Media Context
eLearning: gamified content for social Change
GAME DESIGN: CULTURAL PERSPCTIVES & SOCIO DYNAMICS
Creating a Platform Game that is Fun to Play
And much more.
The developers session will showcase:
Game development course offered by Bournemouth University
Game development course offered by Kaplan
Chop up games
Google showcasing Google APIs and services
AfricGames Launch (New African Mobile and PC gaming Platform.
LEAP Africa showcasing E-learnig Products and services
Day 2 Exhibition day (31st October)
- LATEST IN CONSOLE, PC AND MOBILE GAMES.
- PC Mobile and Console TOURNAMENTS.
- SEE THE LATEST GAMES FROM THE AFRICAN REGION
- NEW GAMES RELEASES
- LAN PARTY