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Nottingham's probably best known for its infamous sheriff, but next year it'll have another claim to fame when a museum dedicated to gaming opens in the city. The National Videogame Arcade, said to be "the world's first cultural centre for gaming," will become the new permanent home to over 12,000...

October 30th 2014 at 12:44pm 0 Comments
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The Legend of Zelda's iconic Market Village is being brought to life for an upcoming Nottingham, UK game festival, GameCity6. But don't worry about ReDeads, as the real-life recreation won't represent the village from Ocarina of Time's adult Link world, but rather a pastiche of several games. At...

September 28th 2011 at 4:01pm 0 Comments
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Parappa the Rapper, Vib-Ribbon, and Major Minor's Majestic March creator Masaya Matsuura will deliver the "BAFTA Vision Statement" at GameCity Squared, the fourth annual "videogame culture festival" held in Nottingham. The Vision Statement, presented last year by Media Molecule, is "a unique platfor...

August 27th 2009 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Tetris mastermind Alexey Pajitnov will speak during next month's GameCity industry festival in Nottingham, England. The man whose classic puzzler turned us all into 'Game Boys' will join other presenters, including the previously announced Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi, who will deliver th...

September 25th 2007 at 3:27pm 0 Comments
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Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi will give a keynote address at this year's GameCity festival in Nottingham, England. According to GI.biz, Takahashi will also be showing off his upcoming title Nobi Nobi Boy. Takahashi's keynote will take place Saturday, October 27. Festival participants inclu...

July 23rd 2007 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
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In 2006, Nottingham Trent University held a gaming festival, apparently it was enough of a success to warrant a sequel this fall. The GameCity 2007 festival will be held at the university October 24-28. Yes, that's awfully far away, but it gives those Brit cos-players enough of a head start on putti...

June 2nd 2007 at 4:03pm 0 Comments
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In late October, Nottingham will play host to a unique interactive entertainment festival, as the English city is transformed into "GameCity" for five days. Based on three themes - "play", "talk", and "touch" - GameCity will unite game enthusiasts and industry professionals through a series of works...

July 7th 2006 at 3:15pm 0 Comments