From 24 to 26 June Gamelab will arrive Barcelona, to debate on the future of videojuego trends.
This year, the Gamelab highlights the importance of interactive narrative, the language they use video games to tell stories and express themselves through interaction. The event becomes a space where digital artists, visionaries and gurus featured in the field of video game world meet to define the lines that follow the future of interactive entertainment. Tommy Palm, guru of mobile games and creator of” Candy Crush” believes that "The Gamelab Barcelona is one of the most exciting and exclusive video games events, a place with the most creative professionals."
Developers want to give a differential touch to their work and use video games as an artistic and expressive medium. Giving a bonus to his creations making them experiences.
Jordan Mechner is one of the speakers, he is a passionate storyteller who found in video games the perfect vehicle to express. Mechner, is a legend of video game and the author of the oldest saga ever, "Prince of Persia". Another essential name is Goichi Suda, one of the most advanced and controversial developers nowadays, for his work as head of games like "No More Heroes", "Lollipop Chainsaw" or his next release "Let it Die".
The independent development has an important role on creative innovation in the video game. Therefore, the Gamelab will also feature representatives of this area in their conferences. Rami Ismail, is a successful young developers and also Tom Jubert, game writer known for the list "30 under 30" by Forbes magazine and their talent to combine game and philosophy.
For the Direcció de Creativitat i Innovació of ICUB, Barcelona needs to be positioned as a leader in the use of technology, video game and narrative as a creative vehicle, it is key to keep innovating. A good example is driving Barcelona Laboratory (BcnLab), through the Barcelona Juga community, that understands the game as a channel to generate creativity, energy and promote values such as cooperation and solidarity.
Everything is ready for the start of Gamelab Barcelona, the meeting point where speakers and attendees will share knowledge.
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