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Epic Games Talk VR At Austin Game Conference

More than 100 guest speakers will be addressing the audience at the Austin Game Conference, speaking on various aspects of the videogame industry. One of the featured speakers will be representatives from Epic Games, creators of Unreal Engine, one of the most popular engines for creating virtual reality (VR) experiences.

Joe Kreiner of Epic Games will be participating in the panel ‘How Best to Work With A Publisher’, which is due to take place on 21st September at 4:30pm. Also on the panel will be VP of Publishing at Aspyr Media Elizabeth Howard, Gordon Walton of Craft Entertainment, Jared Yaeger of FoxNext Games and Steve Escalalnte of Versus Evil.

“Austin is an important hub for the gaming industry and Epic is proud to support the Austin Game Conference yet again in 2017,” said Kreiner. “By sharing our collective wisdom and war stories, this panel will deliver important takeaways on establishing proper expectations for publishing partnerships while exploring what can go wrong with publisher deals and how to minimize those risks.”

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For attendees who are interested in Epic Games’ VR and AR projects, Partnership Manager for VR and AR Chance Ivey will also be in attendance at the Epic Games booth along with Community Manager Amanda Bott and Unreal Engine Developer Relations Tech Artist Zak Parrish who will be offering live demonstrations and discussions.

The Austin Game Conference will take place on 21st-22nd September at the Austin Convention Centre. Further information can be found on the official website.

VRFocus will continue to report on VR-related events.