EGX Theatre 2018

The EGX Theatre brings you face-to-face with world renowned game creators as they present their latest projects, take part in panel discussions and answer your questions. All sessions will be live streamed on the EGX Twitch channel and will be available to watch later on the EGX YouTube channel.

The schedule is work in progress and will be updated as we reveal new sessions! Times are listed in British Summer Time.

Thursday 20th September

12pm: New Game Announcement – Animal Crossing Meets Papers, Please Excalibur, the PC games specialist and publisher of Jalopy, reveal a brand new game live on stage. The mystery title is intriguingly pitched as Animal Crossing meets Papers, Please. Look out for an audience Q&A at the end of the session and the worldwide exclusive opportunity to play the game on the show floor once the session is complete.

2pm: The State of VR in 2018 Developers from Dream Reality Interactive, the team behind unique VR experience Arca's Path, examine where virtual reality gaming currently stands and look at what might be around the corner for the medium. Featuring Laura Dodds (Head of Art), Sitara Shefta (Head of Production) and Albert Bentall (Creative Lead).

Friday 21st September

3pm: Gear Up. Speed Up – Team Racing at Sonic Speed! Join designers from Sumo Digital for a look under the hood of Team Sonic Racing! Combining the best elements of arcade and fast-paced competitive racing, the designers will show how they make the player feel part of a team, showcase key Team Actions and reveal their inspiration. Speakers: Richard Acherki, Peter Harries and Ben Wilson from Sumo Digital’s Nottingham studio.

Saturday 22nd September

3pm: Sunless Skies Paul Arendt, Failbetter's CEO and Art Director, will share a behind the scenes look at how Sunless Skies has evolved from Sunless Sea, including an advance peek at updates coming in October. Plus at least one surprise, and not the cannibal kind. This is a must-see for Failbetter fans.

Updated 13th August 2018