The 2014 GameCity festival will run from October 25 to November 1 in Nottingham in the UK.
The 2014 GameCity videogame culture festival will be held all over Nottingham, UK from October 25 to November 1. The festival is a meeting place for all the best people in video games from across the world to play and have fun together. It provides visitors with a chance to see videogames from a different perspective, and to explore what they mean both to gamers and developers. The event is mostly free to attend, with a number of events for people of all ages. Some events require a small cost for admission.
GameCity provides a place for game developers to bring their latest games, let visitors try them out, and help visitors create their own games. The games featured at GameCity range from works in progress to advanced gaming solutions. Developers bring their own equipment, including consoles and computers, and get a lot of constructive feedback about their offerings, while visitors get to play a wide variety of original new games and explore they applications, from playing and inspiring to teaching and learning.GameCity is a venue where they can learn about different types of games in the most engaging, accessible way possible.
GameCity festival has announced the shortlist for the GameCity Prize, which includes games from both independent studios and major publishers, which will be judged by a jury of non-gamers. The titles for 2014 are Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Gone Home, Grand Theft Auto V, Kentucky Route Zero and Papers, Please. The winner will be revealed later this year. The jury consists of industry veterans like journalist Samira Ahmed, musician Peter Gabriel, director Darren Aronofsky, and Game of Thrones production designer Gemma Jackson. Last year, the award was presented to Spaceteam from Sleeping Beast Games.