INFORMATION ON OUR SPONSORS

PLATINUM

Wargaming is one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market.

18 years of game development experience. More than 15th released titles for different platforms. Along with games, we deliver a variety of services that allow players get maximum fun from their gaming experience. Wargaming’s robust data network gets to the heart of the player experience.

Offices worldwide enable Wargaming to tailor unique experiences for each region. 150+ mln. players team-up and meet new people across multiple platforms

http://wargaming.com/ru/

Murka is a mobile-first game developer. Founded in 2011, Murka focuses on creating social casino genre hits such as “Slots Journey”, “Scatter Slots” and “Infinity Slots” catering for a global audience. Over two million people play Murka’s games every month on multiple platforms. Murka’s explosive growth is fueled by expertise in game design, marketing, analytics combined with significant technical background. Murka brings together the brightest minds in gaming to ensure a unique gameplay experience for its players. According to AppAnnie’s recent report Murka was ranked the fastest growing company in the CIS and the 2nd one among mobile game developers by revenue.

http://murka.com/

Founded in 2010, Social Quantum is one of the world’s leading mobile game developers. We are ranked among Top 10 biggest game publishers in Russia and the CIS region. Our team includes over 500 people working from several offices.

Our titles Megapolis, Wild West: New Frontiers, Ice Age World have a combined user engagement of more than 100 million downloads.

https://www.socialquantum.ru/
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Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of the Unreal, Gears of War and Infinity Blade series of games. Today Epic is building Paragon, Fortnite, SPYJiNX, and the new Unreal Tournament. Epic’s Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, the Web and VR.

Unreal Engine is freely available at unrealengine.com.

For more information on the studio, visit epicgames.com and check out @EpicGames. 

https://www.epicgames.com/

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms. Ubisoft offers a unique environment where creativity, teamwork and cutting-edge technology bring to life critically acclaimed video games and iconic AAA franchises.

We invite motivated, dynamic people who will be a great asset for our team. You will benefit from a competitive salary as well as profit from a learning environment allowing you to get hands-on experience with the opportunity to constantly collaborate with other Ubisoft studios all over the world.

Our team, together with teams from multiple foreign Ubisoft studios, works on PC and Console versions of future AAA Ubisoft titles. We are driven by our desire to ship and constantly take on greater challenges.

Visit our corporate site for more information: www.ubisoft.com

Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/UbisoftKiev

Mail us: hr_kiev@ubisoft.com

 

https://www.ubisoft.com

Plarium is an international game development company specializing in mobile and browser games. Our studios are located in the USA, Israel, Ukraine, and Russia, and consist of over 1,000 employees. These talented professionals create games that are played by more than 250 million users across 150 countries.

https://plarium.com/ru/

NetEnt – is leading B2B supplier of digital casino systems and games used by many of the most sucessful operators of the branch. The secret of Netents success is relationship based on trust and decisions based on innovations. Continuous innovations and development is the company credo which comes true in development of gaming products and high-quality services.

https://www.netent.com/

The leading global game industry software

Unity plays an important part in a booming global games market. More games are made with Unity than with any other game technology. More players play games made with Unity, and more developers rely on our tools and services to drive their business.

Millions of people are creating with Unity every day. This has resulted in global gamers downloading Unity-made games to nearly 2 billion unique mobile devices for Q1 2016 alone.

https://unity3d.com/

Crytek Kiev was founded in 2006 by a small group of dedicated professionals. We have since grown to an office with over 160 people. We value talent from all parts of the world and currently employ specialists from five different countries. We genuinely respect cultural differences and strive to create an enjoyable working environment.

The most successful product of the company is the game Warface, which has been on the market for 5 years.

You can find the latest news and photo reports on our Facebook page Crytek Ukraine.

Crytek is always looking for the best talent. If you have a passion for games and want to share the excitement and enthusiasm that we feel for creating great games, please contact us. Send your CV to hr_kiev@crytek.com.

http://www.crytek.com/

Playrix is one of five leader European mobile games developers. Today the Playrix team consists of more than 400 professionals working in 11 states and 70 towns. Playrix is well-known for such absolute hits as Township, Fishdom и Gardenscapes which are played by millions of people every day. Playrix products are within TOP 50 apps in App Store and Google Play all over the world.

http://www.playrix.ru/

OnsetGame is constantly growing game development and marketing company dedicated to making games for people, not customers.

https://onsetgame.com/

Focus on creating unique & engaging apps. We will take care of monetization. Appodeal started as in-house monetization solution from one of the largest publishers and quickly evolved into the fastest growing service to squeeze higher revenues from ad networks.

https://www.appodeal.com/home/

Games Academy – is an educational project in the field of video-games development specifying on complex education of proffesionals for game-development industry.

The projects mission is to provide a theoretical and practical base for profesionals in the CG area, animation, game-design and programming according to the requirements of game development industry as well as giving a general view to everyone who is interested on the process of game development.

 

http://gamesacademy.com.ua

We are an Indie game studio who created a successful F2P highly realistic fishing simulator from scratch. The game is available on Steam and PlayStation®4, XBox release coming in the nearest future.

https://www.fishingplanet.com/

LLC «Company Novella» – is an official distributor of Wacom in Ukraine.

International company Wacom was established in Japan in 1983. Currently Wacom has offices in more than 150 states. During 30 productive years Wacom has worked with most of the creative professionals and organizations continues to inspire creation of new worlds. Wacom provides its products for CG arts, VFX, fashion and industrial design and ease the interaction between human being and digital devices. Wacom provides graphic pads, interactive mobile displays, digital interfaces, styluses and decisions for e-documentation. It allows any user – either artist or top manager to concentrate on pure creative. Millions of people all over the world use wireless styluses working with smartphones, pads and computers. Wacom provides complex decisions and Feel IT Technologies interfaces to manufacturers and partners all over the world. Most of computer manufacturers use Wacom technologies in their devices production.

OJSC “Novella” is an official distributor of Wacom in Ukraine.

http://www.wacom.kiev.ua
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Renatus is a leading social games publisher in the casual gaming market. Our rich portfolio now consists of over 30 games published on the world’s most popular app platforms. Renatus entered the game publishing industry in 2012 and gained 10 million active users worldwide within 12 months of its launch.

Presently, Renatus Media LLC is a well-established publishing company based in the US and operating on the world’s most popular app markets. We’ve assembled a team of professionals in marketing, game promotion, analytics and quality assurance, all of them more than skilled enough to put your game on the path to success.

http://renatus.com/

devtodev is a full cycle analytics solution for game developers. The company focuses on game analytics and allows to track all the basic metrics in real-time, optimize tutorial, find where and why users churn, evaluate the effectiveness of levels and analyze paying users behavior. Specific game reports help you to find bottlenecks in the game economy and forecast LTV.

https://www.devtodev.com/

4 I Lab studio is developing games since 2011. The core staff consists of 8 people. Since 2015, the studio is focused on the development of VR games and applications.

The studio has developed several well recognized award winning titles:

  • Time of Dragons was awarded as Best Multiplayer Game on Casual Connect in Tel Aviv 2015
  • Drunk or Dead was awarded as Best VR Game on White Nights in Prague 2017
  • The X-Power project was awarded as the best VR project for business.

 

http://4ilab.io/

Is a series of networking events for professional game developers. Our mission is to bring professional game developers from Finland, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus closer to each other and help to explore business opportunities. Our vision is the game dev with no borders.

http://www.finnishgameday.com/

Manu Video Game Maker is a group of creative people, professionals in the field of IT, who have devoted themselves to gaming. Our task is to simplify the process of creating 2d/3d arcade games for people who don’t want or can not program (for example, artists, animators, game designers). Manu allows you to create games without programming in real time, using simple tools: drag and drop and changing parameters on the Timeline. Manu Video Game Maker – a special tool that will create games for artists, animators, game designers and enjoy the process of creating them.

http://manu.co/

Created in 2000, Frogwares is an independent video game developer, located in Kyiv, Ukraine. The studio, which consists of more than 70 artists and programmers, is best known for its detective series, Sherlock Holmes. Having sold more than seven million copies of their games worldwide, Frogwares is currently working on their most ambitious project, a Lovecraft-inspired open world investigation game, The Sinking City.

http://frogwares.com/
Attracti VF is a Swiss company centered on R&D for empowering innovation processes & teams to make more effective project, risks & changes management in game development. Company has built a platform for integrating management of deep learning based strategy planning, pipeline based execution, workflow based code & art review, automated micromanagement & automated workspace to game engine asset flow. All based on own feature evolution based methodology named Solidcube.tech.

 

http://attracti.com/

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Housemarque is a game developer working on console and PC. True to our core gamer audience, we prioritize stratified gameplay mechanics and impeccable audiovisual execution to create euphoric gaming experiences.

Housemarque was co-founded in 1995 by Harri Tikkanen and Ilari Kuittinen. Prior to joining forces, Harri and Ilari founded two of Finland’s first game development studios – Bloodhouse and Terramarque.

Today, Housemarque is one of the most experienced and well-known developers of downloadable games for console platforms, with a successful track record spanning 20+ years.

‘Game is King’ is our motto.

http://www.housemarque.com/

PLAYTESTIX is global gaming market research company with focus on player experience analysis and user testing
Over last 5 years, we have studied more than 500 games for more than 150 partners from USA, Europe, Asia, and CIS
Playtestix is your reliable partner to conduct a user testing of your game at any stages!

http://www.playtestix.com/

Red Beat is Ukrainian game developer company established by inspired professionals making games for 15 years. Red Beat management approach is inspired by new gwnwration companies, such as Valve.

We don’t have common vertical structure. Interesting game shall be created by talented people, not by committees. Currently we finished the work on role-playing adventures strategy  – Space Rogue. We need self-sufficient professionals, able to create cool projects without excessive management control. Do you want to make games instead of writing reports? Come here and make games!

http://red-beat.com/en/

Sense.Vision is a specialized company for playtesting (user testing) and marketing research for game developers and publishers.

The team has performed over 1000 in a number of countries and 3 continents.

Sense.Vision involves real players only and meets the most strict regulations and standards of marketing research. There are over 40.000 players in continuously updated and manually verified database.

Sense.Vision performs playtests with any audience, on any platform and devices.

How to increase a retention rate, fine-tune a monetization system, make game mechanics more involving, game control comfortable, how to switch competitior’s players, how to define core audience or test ASO – just several examples of tasks Sense.Vision can solve with real players research.

 

https://www.sense.vision/

G5 is a leading creator and publisher of interactive entertainment for the mobile world. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm main list since 2014.
Since 2011, G5 has focused primarily on free-to-play games for smartphones and tablets. Free-to-play games account for more than 95% of G5’s revenue, but they are only 15% of our portfolio by the number of games. Our hit Hidden Object and Hidden Object Adventure games recently generated over $100 million US. G5’s main territories are North America and Europe, and our most popular genres are hidden object, puzzle adventure, and time management. G5 has multimillions of casual players, mostly female users.
G5 employs over 300 professionals who are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across mobile platforms. We believe the best people make the best games – ones that people will play for years. Join us today!

https://www.g5e.com/

Bristar is an art studio dedicated to the development of children’s educational games. So far we have created over 20 education games covering different subjects and age groups.

Our employees include professional artists, programmers and game writers, experienced in game design. We care about children and their education, and strive to create an interesting, pleasant and effective means of encouraging and aiding their pursuit of knowledge.

Many of our employees are parents themselves, so we know what is needed for children and how they can be interested.

We want education to be interesting and accessible and meet the requirements of modern society.

Play and study together

https://bristarstudio.com/en/

Skywind Group is a privately held entertainment technology solutions provider.

Since our establishment in 2012, we have been growing steadily alongside our partners and customers, proud to witness their own headway augmented by our products.

We shape the future of our industry with world-class games, back-office and content management systems, hosting solutions, infrastructure, proprietary deep learning engine as well as a revolutionary user retention suite of products.

Join us today and be a part of our rapidly growing team of more than 500 professionals spanning 6 development centers across Ukraine, Belarus, Cyprus, the Philippines, Australia, and Bulgaria.

https://skywindgroup.com/

We are global company on a mission to deliver best mobile video advertising solutions. We offer powerful monetization solutions for app developers & mobile publishers and empower advertisers to deliver exceptional ad experience on mobile.

https://chocolateplatform.com/

Its art production studio focused on videogame, VR and film production. Founded by game industry veterans that worked on many world famous titles it focused on top quality and efficiency in art outsourcing field.

http://www.artcore-studios.com/

FREED is an open platform which connects the interests of the gaming industry and the hi-performance computing market by using and uniting gamer’s pcs in the grid computing system. The specific feature of the platform is the remuneration system for gamers. The gamers will receive in-game goods in exchange for the platform’s utilization of their computers when they are idle.

https://freedcoin.io/
Bronze

A leading digital and social game publisher, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms and with an audience of 157 million monthly users offers via Gameloft Advertising Solutions a unique level of visibility and involvement to advertisers.

Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel® and Ferrari®.

https://www.gameloft.com/en/

Skymoons is a premier developer and publisher of online free-to-play games for smartphone and table devices in China. Established in May 2014, Skymoons has quickly become one of the top companies in China mobile games by creating and publishing its flagship product Journey of the Flower.

http://en.skymoons.com/
Partners

Casual Connect is one of the biggest world game development conferences. The winner of Indie Prize competition will represent his game on Casual Connect in February 2017 in Berlin and shall participate there in Indie developers competition.

http://www.casualconnect.org/

Defold
Defold is a professional tool for game development which lets you focus on what you do best—making games.
Games
Used at professional and indie studios worldwide, it’s a proven tool for games of all genres—from match threes to MMO:s.
Community
Used by more than 40,000 developers worldwide, our community constantly supports you with help and resources.

https://www.defold.com/

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games. We have developed more than 200 fun titles, offering games that are enjoyed all around the world.

https://king.com/

VALUES VALUE helps GameDev companies build their HR, PR and recruiting processes, hire teams and setup new offices. Our core client is a happy employee.

http://valuesvalue.com/

2Meet – a mobile application for conferences and exhibitions. Make your conference and exhibition visits as effective as possible love conferences for the opportunities they present to meet useful contacts. But they only last a limited amount of time, and there’s such a huge amount of potential interesting partners that it’s tough to meet with all of them. The 2Meet service can help you solve this issue.
http://2meet.biz/

http://2meet.biz/

The manufacturer of computer armchairs DXRacer is the trendsetter and the standard of quality in its field. The first to apply the design of “buckets” from sports cars in the seats for gamers, DXRacer created a new trend in the market. And the high quality of performance, wide assortment of model, color gamut and a lot of personal settings allow DXRacer to remain the manufacturer of seats for gamers No. 1.

https://dxracer.com.ua/

Razer ™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.
The three-headed snake, the Razer logo is one of the most recognizable symbols among gamers, and brand fans can be found on each of the continents. The company designed and created the largest independent ecosystem of hardware, software platforms and services, which are used by over 35 million gamers. Razer changes the world of interactive entertainment on a variety of platforms, including PCs, consoles and mobile devices.

http://www.3ona51.com/

Zone 51 shop – the biggest Ukrainian project for gamers and enthusiasts. The widest amount of items for gamers – devices, details and attributes. The most sophisticated gamers will be satisfied.

http://www.3ona51.com/

A game bar for everyone who loves and lives games, for ideological people who want to find like-minded people.

https://www.facebook.com/respawnbar/

“Будьмо!” – is a unique table card game, decorated in the Ukrainian national color. It will become a wonderful addition to any party and easily bring together even unfamiliar people.

http://budmo-game.com.ua/

Software and Compter Museum – the first permanent museum of software and computers in Ukraine. Currently, the museum has about 300 exhibits that relate to different periods of information technology development. The exposition of the museum is constantly changing and expanding.

https://www.sncmuseum.org/

The mission of the Nordic Game community website is to sustain and share the Nordic games industry’s success by providing the latest news about the games industry in the Nordic region and Nordic Game events, such as the annual industry conference, the Discovery Contest season tour plan, qualifiers and finals, as well as Champions of Mobile.

https://nordicgame.com/

Shulga Massage is a company that helps to solve the problems of “sedentary” work. Our main task is to restore the health of office workers and introduce a trend of healthy rest as opposed to coffee breaks and smoke breaks.

http://shulga-massage.com/

Igromag’s board game store propose you the best games from all over the world. Detective, historical, sports, adventure, strategic, economic, role play, family, children, abstract, funny and comical, party games, games on the road – here you will always find a great game to your liking. “Igromag” is a professional approach to your favorite business, the sea of positive and a good mood for everyone!

http://desktopgames.com.ua/

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure) is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. It provides software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service and infrastructure as a service and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems.

Azure was announced in October 2008 and released on February 1, 2010 as “Windows Azure” before being renamed “Microsoft Azure” on March 25, 2014.

Virtual machines, infrastructure as a service (IaaS) allowing users to launch general-purpose Microsoft Windows and Linux virtual machines, as well as preconfigured machine images for popular software packages.

App services, platform as a service (PaaS) environment letting developers easily publish and manage websites.

https://azure.microsoft.com

TFX Workshop specializes in computer graphics and animation education. School gives students highly vocational, industry-focused training experience and skills they need to graduate job-ready.

https://tfxworkshop.com
Communication partner

BDinGDBizDev in Gamedev’ (BDinGD) is a non-profit community, that helps gaming industry to grow global in a healthy way. We believe that great communication tools together with straight-forward business experience sharing from market leaders can make big changes in business approach and give opportunities to grow even for small companies, like indi-developers or start-ups.
But communication goes first.

https://www.facebook.com/bdingd/

Contact us

CEO

Oleksandr Khrutskiy

E-mail:
alexander.khrutsky@ggconference.com
Skype: che_ratnik
Tel: +38(067)909-5229

Sponsors, partners and lectors issues
Bizdev and PR Director

Irina Syomka

E-mail:
irina.syomka@ggconference.com
Skype: irina.syomka
Tel: +38(095)391-12-92

Sponsors, partners and lectors issues
COORDINATOR

Mariya Starenko

E-mail:
maria.starenko@ggconference.com
Skype: mary.star94
Tel: +38(093)160-8137

Organizational and legal issues. Volunteers coordination
COORDINATOR

Roman Lupashevskiy

E-mail:
roman.lupashevskiy@ggconference.com
Skype: live:roman.lupashevskiy
Tel: +38(073)419-47-70

Indie teams coordinator
COORDINATOR

Yaroslav Dushek

E-mail:
yaroslav.dushek@ggconference.com 
Skype: dystman
Tel: +38(050) 381-38-91

Media partners
COORDINATOR

Katerina Burbela

E-mail:
kate.burbela@ggconference.com
Skype: katerina_b77
Tel: +38(067)575-84-84

Lectors issues