Lisboa Games Week is the biggest video game event in Portugal. It lasts four days and visitors will be able to try out new titles first hand, participate in eSports events and other moments connected to this world of entertainment. Expectations were high and this year surpassed the barrier of 55,000 visitors registered last year.
Featured as the main novelty for this year, are the video game previews that we will only be able to have next year. There is more and more of an industry bet at Lisboa Games Week. ” Note that this will be the first year that the three console manufacturers, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, simultaneously bet on the event, “every year there was always one that was left out,” adds the organizer.
Lisboa Games Week with some 20,000 students
On the other hand, it emphasizes the educational service related to video games, which justified the presence of the schools. This initiative, dedicated to the forum on gamification and training, is oriented to schools through the debate on the use of the elements of video games in education and its activities. Some 20,000 students are expected from the cycle to upper secondary to participate in workshops and other activities proposed at the event.
Note that more and more partners are not connected to the video game industry to participate in the Lisboa Games Week.
“Gaming has gone from being a niche to becoming a territory, like music, sport or cinema. Gaming is an increasingly strong territory, which makes more money than the others, “says the event’s head. “If we used to have meetings for partnerships, we’d always hear things like”
oh, and such eSports, it’s really cool, but that’s out there. ” Nowadays, when we talk we realize that they already know what youtubers are, the st
reamers, they know Fortnite, Counter-Strike, and above all, they already recognize the importance of Lisboa Games Week. ”
Amiga the multimedia Quality platform
The classic Amiga was entitled to its retro category space. In this way it was once again demonstrated the multimedia quality of video games on this platform. Experts, students and onlookers had the opportunity to try various titles.
In the future there is the ambition to bring the representation of the great publishers, capable of dynamizing their space, as seen in Paris Games Week.
“We are working to bring a strong presence of Ubisoft, for example, to Lisboa Games Week in the future, and thus to take the inevitable step to occupy the third pavilion…”
Hope you enjoyed our coverage of this event. It’s interesting to see Amiga seen by students. Amiga platform needs them!
Source: Amitopia Own Experience