Some confirmed speakers of #Ludicious19: Robin Hunicke (Funomena / e.g. Journey & Wattam), Richard Lemarchand (USC Interactive Media & Games Division / Uncharted Series), Mikael Haveri (Housemarque / Nex Machina & Resogun), Anita Sarkeesian (Feminist Frequency) and Thomas Bidaux (ICO Partners), Tsahi Liberman, Johanna Pirker (Graz University of Technology), Ari Pulkkinen (AriTunes), Astrid Mie Refstrup (Triple Topping Games), Saku Lehtinen (Remedy Entertainment)
See more speakers, all in detail here.
Out of more than 200 entries, a pre-selection jury has nominated 18 games for the Ludicious 2019 Awards.
Nominees for the Innovation in Games Awards
0°N0°W by Colorfiction, USA
Fire Escape by iNK Stories
Frost by Kunabi Brother, Austria
G30 – A Memory Maze by Ivan Kovalov, Ukraine
Orphan Age by Studio Black Flag
Pikuniku by Sectordub, UK
Semblance by Nyamakop, South Africa
Supertype by Philipp Stollenmayer, Germany
Tick Tock: A Tale for Two by Other Tales Interactive, Denmark
Unheard by NEXT Studio, China
VR Giants by Wolfgang Tschauko, Austria
Nominees for the Emerging Talent Awards
Anyball by Team Anyball, USA
Brownie Cove Express by Sand Gardeners, UK
It’s Paper Guy! by Paper Team, France
Liff by ISART Digital, France
Light Them All by Corentin Vignet, Switzerland
One Hand Clapping by Bad Dream Games,USA
We are looking for people who will help us make Ludicious 2019 the best festival yet. If you have some spare time between January 29 and Feb 4 2019, please consider volunteering for us. Our volunteers get free tickets to the festival plus goodies, and we make sure we have some fun while we are being busy!