Turkey's gaming industry convenes in Ankara

Published 01.06.2016 00:00
Updated 01.06.2016 01:29

Turkey's most anticipated game software and hardware fair, E-gameshow, will host local and international representatives of the gaming industry along with gaming fans in capital Ankara.

The show will take place from June 2-5 at the Ankara Chamber of Commerce (ATO) Congresium in Ankara under the motto, "The secret of life is hidden in games." Ankara is the game developing center of Turkey and is home to five different game developer companies. As a matter of fact, majority of freelance game developers also reside in Ankara. A significant portion of the capital's population is made up of students, which makes the city an important market for games as well as game developers. The fair will feature various tournaments, competitions, panel sessions, seminars and events for participants and visitors.

The organization is expected to welcome prominent gaming companies, game developers, distributers and game enthusiasts. The organization is supported by the Youth and Sports Ministry, Ankara Chamber of Commerce, Ankara Development Agency, Small and Medium Industry Development Organization (KOSGEB), HAVELSAN, Turkey Game Developers Association, Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ), Hacettepe University Techno-City, Animation Technologies and Game Developing Center and the Turkey Informatics Association.

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