2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Gaming's Next Frontier: Between AAA and Indie

Sunday, March 15
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Hyatt Regency Austin
Zilker Ballroom 4
208 Barton Springs Rd

The economics of modern AAA games limit publishers' ability to innovate and makes them more risk averse. On the other side of the spectrum indie studios bring incredible diversity with limited resources. The empty space between AAA and indie games is a land of opportunity and could lead to the next cycle of growth and innovation. We will discuss how game developer could rise up to the occasion and bring innovative new intellectual properties in cost effective fashion.


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Alexis Garavaryan

Sr Mgr of Worldwide Business Dev


Alexis is graduate student of ESSEC Business School in Paris

He started his career at Apple Inc. covering the Entertainment and Media industry. He was in charge of handling relationships with com...

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Jack Mathews

Co-owner & Tech Dir

Armature Studio

Jack is a co-owner and Technical Director of Armature Studio in Austin, TX. He started his career working on GameSpy 3D and maintaining Quakeworld in college. He left school to work in the Voodoo P...

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Kynan Pearson

Creative Dir

Bluepoint Games

Kynan has been in the Videogames industry for over 15 years. He got his start at Iguana in Austin Texas before moving to Retro Studios. At Retro Kynan worked on Metroid Prime 2, 3 in addition to be...

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Free and open to the public. ***Admission subject to venue capacity and age restrictions.
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