Sponsors for the Future Games Summit 2017 include:
DRINKS RECEPTION PARTNER
Established in 2001, Jagex today stands as a key game developer and publisher and is the home to the iconic online role-playing game, RuneScape. RuneScape has welcomed over 250 million players to its world and more than two million of them play every month, while millions more watch avidly through social channels. In addition to RuneScape, Jagex has developed new RuneScape-branded games as it enters additional genres, including the authentically vintage edition, Old School RuneScape. Jagex employs over 320 people at its Cambridge headquarters. In 2016 Jagex became part of Fukong Interactive Entertainment, a global games group publicly listed in China, and now has ambitious plans for growth in the near future.
SILVER SPONSOR & EXHIBITION SPACE
From the electromechanical systems that introduced the world to real-time, occlusion free, camera-less motion capture, to the first gyro suit on the market, to being the pioneers in gyro finger motion capture. Synertial’s R&D is by DNA, looking next to develop mocap systems which will shape the future of inertial motion capture technologies.
A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. Accuracy or resolution in sensors is a relatively easy part of inertial motion capture, and all manufacturers offer relatively similar specs.
In 1989 Aardvark Swift became the first ever recruitment agency dedicated to the video games industry. We recruit for permanent, temporary and contract staff to developers, publishers and distributors of video games worldwide. In 2014, we launched our Grads In Games initiative, which sees us visit 70 universities across the UK as part of our Get In Game tour.
We also run our annual graduate competition Search For A Star; designed to increase the employability of students looking to break into the games industry.
Amiqus are a specialist Games recruitment agency with over 17 years' experience. We hire across all levels specialising in mid through to senior and exec level hires who bring knowledge, skills and experience to a studio. Our friendly, experienced team know the games industry inside out and understand what it takes to successfully deliver the right candidates to studios when they’re needed most. We love the games industry and do everything we can to support its growth, including a strong commitment to diversity and initiatives to promote small studio growth. We also offer free early career advice to grads and under grads to help them into the games industry. We work hard to provide an outstanding level of recruitment service through expert knowledge and great relationships. We don’t leave things to chance and never cut corners – we love what we do!