International Conference on the History of Games (2013)

International Conference on the History of Game is the first event dedicated in its entirety to the ongoing research on the history of games in all its shapes. It brings together many renowned researchers and industry luminaries, such as:

  • John Romero (Doom, Quake)
  • Warren Spector (Deus Ex, Epic Mickey)
  • Brenda Romero (Lifetime Achievement Award 2013)
  • Espen Aarseth (Center for Computer Games Research, Cophenhague)
  • Bernard Perron (Université de Montréal)
  • Sébastien Genvo (Université de Metz)
  • Erkki Huhtamo (University of California in Los Angeles)
  • Stephen Kline (Simon Fraser University)
  • Henry Lowood (Stanford University)

Date and location:  Grande Bibliothèque de Montréal, June 21-23 2013

The first day of the conference will be highlighted by the concert “Video Games: A Symphonic History” from the Orchestre de jeux video de Montréal (Maison Symphonique, june 21st)

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