For your delectation, here’s a run-down of some of the most interesting and exciting events on the gaming calendar this month, along with release dates for a hand-picked selection of titles.
Thursday 7th – Saturday 9th: EGX REZZED 2016, London
A video games event from the team behind EGX, featuring developer sessions from game designers, discussion opportunities with developers and the chance to play pre-release games, especially indie titles, on PC and console.
Tuesday 19th April: LA Games Conference, Los Angeles
Featuring chats around a fire, roundtable and panel discussions, as well as presentations on investment, marking, distribution, monetization and, of course, creation of digital games, LAGC brings the biggest and best of the industry together.
Thursday 21st April: EVE Fanfest, Reykjavik, Iceland
Now in its 12th year, EVE Fanfest brings players and developers together under one beautiful umbrella for an unforgettable 3 days featuring presentations, tournaments and, naturally, some legendary parties!
Thursday 28th – Saturday 30th: Reboot Develop 2016, Split, Croatia
With a speaker line-up to rival any event this year, the third incarnation of the annual Reboot Develop Conference will see some of the most important and influential figures in the industry gather together for 70 talks and more than 10 panels.
Friday 29th – Monday 2nd: Insomnia Gaming Scotland, Edinburgh
A brand new event and the first of its kind, Insomnia Gaming Scotland gives visitors the chance to enjoy live interactive stage shows, win prizes in free play tournaments, play video games from across the spectrum, attend lively discussion panels and check out the very latest merchandise in the exhibition.
6 EXCITING RELEASES FOR APRIL:
Quantam Break (Xbox One) – 5th
Dark Souls 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 12th
Ratchet Clank (PS4) – 12th
Star Fox Zero (Wii U) – 22nd
The Walking Dead: Michonne Episode 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One) – 26th
Alienation (PS4) -26th