[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]
Brighton, UK, 18th March 2013: Gamer Network is
delighted to announce that tickets are now on sale for Rezzed 2013.
Brought to you by the team behind the Eurogamer Expo, Rezzed: The
PC and Indie Games Show will take place at The NEC, Birmingham on
nd and Sunday 23
rd June, welcoming up 10,000 gamers to the UK's largest
As in 2012, media partners Eurogamer.net and Rock, Paper,
Shotgun will work together to create a vibrant event showcasing the
best the PC and indie game scenes have to offer.
The Rezzed show floor will host a mix of pre-release blockbuster
titles sitting alongside cutting edge indie games. SEGA and
GetGames are already confirmed as exhibitors for this year with
many more to be revealed in the coming weeks.
The Leftfield Collection, curated by the editors of
Eurogamer.net and Rock, Paper, Shotgun, will return for 2013 and
will house a wide and varied selection of indie games created by
some of the brightest minds in indie development.
Attendees will have the chance to take in presentations by world
leading game designers at the Rezzed developer sessions. Ragnar
Tornquist's Red Thread Games will present Dreamfall Chapters, Chris
Avellone from Obsidian Entertainment is flying in to talk about
Project Eternity, and there are many more names confirmed for 2013
with more sessions to be announced soon.
“Rezzed 2012 was a wonderful mix of high-profile,
big-budget titles and quirky indie games, which helped foster an
incredible atmosphere. We were delighted to enable UK gamers to get
hands-on for the first time with blockbusters such as Borderlands 2
while also acting as a springboard for indie games such as Hotline
Miami,” said Rupert Loman, Founder and CEO of Gamer Network.
“The NEC in Birmingham allows us to replicate this success
while enabling an extra 6,000 gamers to attend the
David Lilley, Events Director of Gamer Network, added:
“The PC and indie games markets have continued to blossom
over the last 12 months. Rezzed represents an ideal opportunity for
both large publishers and indie developers to showcase their latest
works to 10,000 hardcore PC and indie gamers.”
Rezzed debuted in July 2012 and brought 4,000 gamers to The
Brighton Centre to get hands-on with the latest big-budget PC
games, attend presentations by world-renowned game designers and
experience the most innovative indie games. Rezzed: The PC and
Indie Games Show heads to The NEC Birmingham this June with
capacity for 10,000 attendees.
Tickets are now on sale at
www.rezzed.com, priced £12 for one day or
£20 for a weekend ticket.
A 25% Early Bird discount is available for all ticket purchases
until April 30
th with group discounts also available.
Members of the media are welcome to apply for press passes.
About Gamer Network Ltd
Founded in 1999, Gamer Network Ltd (previously Eurogamer Network
Ltd) publishes a range of video game websites including
Eurogamer.net, the world's leading independent video games website
with local editions in ten European languages. The company also
publishes market-leading trade resource GamesIndustry International
and Outside Xbox, a video site dedicated to the Xbox community. It
also represents several partner websites including VG247.com,
RockPaperShotgun.com and NintendoLife.com. In addition to its
online publications, Gamer Network produces live public events and
trade shows including the Eurogamer Expo, the UK's largest gaming
event; Rezzed, the PC and indie games show; and GameHorizon, the
games industry conference. Find out more: