with Game Republic, we’re bringing the big names in videogames to the
National Media Museum for a brand new five-day event, the Yorkshire Games
Festival, from 9–13 November.
With workshops, big-screen demos, and keynote talks from games designers,
writers and developers, this is a chance to get insight into the industry
like never before! Whether you’re new to the industry, studying games
design or development, or just want to come and enjoy playing games, this
is the festival for you.
The full programme will be announced in September, but we wanted to let you
know about some of the brilliant speakers and events confirmed so far,
• Rhianna Pratchett,
writer, Tomb Raider
• Charles Cecil
MBE, Revolution Software
• Gary Napper,
• Live video interview with industry legend Warren Spector (Deus Ex, System Shock)
• Panels hosted by the Guardian’sKeith Stuart
and Jordan Erica
• An appearance by YouTube sensation Hannah
Rutherford of The Yogscast
• Yorkshire games showcase, presenting the best from the region’s games
developers and universities
An unmissable chance to meet Hannah from YouTube sensation Yogscast.
Alongside up-and-coming channels Caffcast and Hey Chrissa, she'll talk
about what it's like to be a YouTube star and treat you to some live
gameplay with her trademark witty commentary.
Museum, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 1NQ (as part of the Science Museum
Group) is an exempt charity under the Second Schedule of the Charities Act
of 1960 and is recognised as charitable by HM Revenue and Customs.