Monthly Archives: September 2012

Attend “Social Games: Bane or Paragon of Social Media?”

Social Media Week is just around the corner, and IGDA-LA will be hosting an action-packed panel on Social Games!  Okay, maybe it’s just an informative panel, but you’ll never know if you don’t attend!  RSVP now!  Here’s the low-down:

Social Games: Bane or Paragon of Social Media?

Hosted by the International Game Developers Association, this conversation explores how Facebook games use social media techniques to engage, market, and manage the gaming audience. How do social games drive innovation in and improve social media? Have social games created distrust in social media, and if so, how can they win it back? Join leading social game developers as they discuss the social game revolution and what it means for social media.

Panelists:
Ed Kim, Project Manager at Insomniac Games
Ann Glenn, Director, Social Media Marketing at Sony Pictures Interactive
Darion Lowenstein, Vice President, Interactive at Digital Artists Entertainment
Josh Yguado, Partner and President of Game Development and Operations at Social Gaming Network
and Moderated by Anne Toole, IGDA-LA

When:
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
2:30-3:30pm
Where:
io/LA
7083 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

RSVP now!

Do you have any burning questions about just how social games take advantage of social media? Are you wondering how traditional game developers move into social games? Post your questions in a comment below, or come in person to ask on the 26th! Even if you can’t make it, be sure to follow or post about it on twitter with #SMWSocialGames !

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