Multiplayer Reports: "For the seventh time now, Leipzig becomes the mecca for the international video and computer game industry. From 21 to 24 August 2008, the GC - Games Convention brings together the game industry, trade visitors, the media - and not least, the gamers. The latest edition of Europe's benchmark fair for interactive eentertainment, infotainment, edutainment and hardware is even more cosmopolitan.
"This August too, Leipzig will be the epicentre of the digital universe. The GC - Games Convention 2008 is once again innovative, exciting and global. We're expecting more international exhibitors and guests than ever before", says Wolfgang Marzin, CEO at the Leipziger Messe. In around four weeks' time, almost all the industry's market leaders will be at Europe's keynote fair for the video and computer game industry. Over 500 companies launch a dazzling display of innovations at the Leipzig Exhibition Centre (2007: 503 exhibitors) - action, breath-taking game design and avant-garde parallel worlds spread over 111,500 square metres.
So far, exhibitors are expected from 26 countries, including the USA, France, the UK, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden and Russia. "The GC - Game Convention will certainly stimulate game fever, with more than 250 world, European and German premieres ready for visitors to play," says Wolfgang Marzin."