In recent years a lot has been written about the nascent but steadily developing games industry scene in Africa. With new studios, games, platforms as well as unique perspectives on an industry we all know and love, the time seems right to create a platform and focal point designed to chart, profile and highlight the numerous talents that make up the African games industry scene. Welcome to Games Industry Africa – GIA!
Vic Bassey – Editor
Industry veteran with an eclectic background that includes roles at the Swedish Games Industry Association – Dataspelsbranschen, Paradox Interactive, Tobii, Stardoll as well as the former COO of award winning indie studio – Might and Delight. His writing credits include but are not limited to Game Reactor, MCV Nordic, Pocket Gamer etc.
He has also worked as an advisor and mentor to a number of indie studios as well as sat on the jury for numerous gaming industry award committees. He is passionate about mapping the names and faces that make up the African games industry landscape.
Douglas Ogeto – Community
Co-founder of industry publisher – Ludique Works. Douglas has forged a career building and scaling communities within the tech scene. Most recently a pivotal part and supporter of the African games industry community.
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August 28, 2019 9:06 pm
Hi there! Good work putting together these bits of news, it’s a great resource!
Though I’d love to see 1) a subscription making list option and 2) social media like Twitter and/or Facebook, to allow us to keep tabs on this in our regular streams!
Looking forward to more!