As a celebration of the British games industry, FORMAT has been hosting events across the UK for a few years now. And after a few years out, they are back bigger and better than ever, once again in Manchester.
On Thursday 21st April at the Impossible in Manchester, industry folk, content creators, developers, publishers and you will be in attendance. The full list of attendees is:
- Noisy Head Games
- Asobi Tech
- Merge Games
- Playtra Games
- Huey Games
- Laireon Games
- Spilt Milk Studios
- Anomaly Games
- Humble Games
- Ginger Biscuit Games
- Flix Interactive
Between these studios, they have been responsible for such hits at Hyper Sentinel, Streets of Rage 4, House Flipper, Road 96, The Turing Test, Unpacking, Chinatown Detective Agency, Off and On Again, Zombie Army 4 plus plenty more.
“FORMAT is the UK’s biggest games industry nightlife event and we’re ecstatic to be getting back to doing what we do best, uniting the best of the game development and gaming community for an evening of gaming, music, good food, and fantastic vibes!” Said Simran Whitham, Managing Director at Format.GG. “For our 2022 launch party, we’re collaborating with the largest number of game showcases, brands, content creators, and community leaders we’ve ever taken on, and we can’t wait to show everyone what we have in store.”
Attendees will have the opportunity to speak to developers and publishers to get an insight into the industry, or even begin the process of creating a game together. Whether you want to team up with a developer or a publisher, these events are perfect for networking and see what is on the horizon.
Also at the event will be Everyone Can UK, a charity dedicated to making gaming more accessible for all. You can give them a follow on their Twitter here. They will be joined by other partners for FORMAT such as Wraith Energy, Escape Technology, Noblechairs, GameByte plus many others.
Health and safety is still a priority so if you would like to attend, please provide either proof of vaccination or a negative test result no older than 48 hours. If that’s all good, then you will be wanting a ticket. Click here to grab yourself a ticket and if you use the checkout code ‘FORMAT_AP25’ you’ll even get a 25% discount! The link also has all the details you will ever need about the event itself.
If this kind of event is up yours street – did we mention there will be alcohol and food available – then let us know in the comments and we will hopefully see you there!