Today Only at East Coast Game Conference 2018

Apr 18, 2018 | News

“We finally have been allowed to open the curtains on our work for the first time at ECGC.”

— Gaspar Ferreiro of Project Ghost

ECGC 2018 extends hours with eSports Players Tour, Funcom’s Conan Exiles (prerelease), Playthrough, “Surviving Indie”, Eight Bit Disaster and Steel Samurai

RALEIGH, NC, USA, April 18, 2018 /– After yesterday’s kick off, the East Coast Game Conference is expanding its hours for more fun and time to play.

Today’s Keynotes:

Dr. Paul Kruszewski founder of wrnch will be discussing “Why Teaching Cameras To Read Human Body Language Will Make the World Safer, Healthier, and More Fun”

Sergey Galyonkin, founder of Steam Spy, data analysis tool and now Epic’s Director of Publishing Strategy, will be presenting “State of the Steam Marketplace.”

Gaspar Ferreiro will be presenting the newly released SDK involving the Vive Pro Dual Cameras. “We finally have been allowed to open the curtains on our work, which attempts to blur the lines between Reality, Augmented Reality, and Virtual reality. We hope the link provided shows you some of the new capabilities that can be attained with the Vive Pro, and the new possibilities it opens for storytelling and immersive content.”

ECGC is extending hours to 11pm for more fun with:

“The eSports Players Tour is designed to bring the hottest sports craze in the world today to cities large and small all around the United States. We expect the best in eSports rising talent to compete in our inaugural tournament featuring the popular games of League of Legends and Rocket League.” Noted Traxion Events Managing Director Scotty Brown. For more information on the eSPT and details on registering your team, please visit eSports Players ToureSports Players Tour, powered by Traxion Events, offers competitive eSports action across multiple gaming platforms. Tour dates, to be determined, will feature some of the most talented eSports athletes as they compete for cash prizes and for the ultimate prize of being crowned eSports Players Tour Champion.

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Funcom will be showing the soon to be released Conan Exiles, the open-world survival game set in Robert E. Howard’s brutal Conan the Barbarian universe. Funcom is featuring the playable Xbox One X version of the game with its new combat system for conference. Attendees also get a chance at free access keys for both the PC and Xbox version of the game. The studio is giving away Conan Exiles, t-shirts and comic books, illustrated and published by Dark Horse Comics.

Playthrough Gaming Convention will be hitting up the East Coast Game Conference along with our friends, Triangle Game Night to provide free play tables and the ability to check out games, like you would books,at a library, the tabletop area is a much needed stop on the show floor. Come relax and play some games.

Surviving Indie screening presented by IGDA NC-Triangle – presents stories of creatives in the independent game development space, all with varying outcomes of success and failure. Through these stories, you will hear about the obstacles they faced, the people they met, and the path that lead them to where they are now. At the end, you will learn about what it means to survive as a creator.

Eight Bit Disaster a high energy funk rock jazz fusion band, who arrange songs from all across the musical spectrum with a strong emphasis on rhythm and groove. They will be followed by Baltimore’s own VGM synthrock specialists, Steel Samurai a face-melting atomic progressive rock forged from the most obscure, uncharted regions of the video game multiverse.