Game Industry

March 10-12, 2024

With a focus on the game industry’s continued ascent to dominance as an entertainment platform, programming will emphasize how traditional media and music content is increasingly migrating to these systems.

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Featured Session: The Future of Entertainment & Immersive Experiences



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All About Games. Data, Trends, and What’s Next for 2023

Join video games professor Joost van Dreunen for an update on the biggest trends in interactive entertainment. After two years of super-growth, the $200 billion games industry has switched to hard mode. Consumer demand softened, esports took a massive financial haircut, cloud gaming claimed its first casualty with Google Stadia exiting, and the collapse of crypto took a toll.

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