The International Digital Entertainment Festival Melbourne 08 (or iDef for short) is on THIS week. Hosting a series of digital entertainment events and activities including the Digital Lifestyle Show, eGames Expo and Develop, an ICT Symposium and Careers Expo, it’s bound to be a great time.
14 – 16 Nov ’08
Melbourne Exhibition Centre
eGames is the premium video games expo. Having been to every eGames so far and many other gaming events I’m confident in saying is games is not only Australia’s biggest but also it’s best!
Intel eGames Main Stage: Once again this year hosted by Matt & Yug from AustralianGamer.com for the 3rd year in a row! The main stage will feature many panels, events and competitions as well as special appearances by Yahtzee Croshaw (Zero Punctuation) and Jason Hill (The Age, Screenplay). Check out the official site for a full main stage schedule.
Special Guests: Yahtzee Crowshaw (Zero Punctuation), Brian McFadden (Singer/songwriter, former member of Westlife), Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup (Team Vodafone V8 Supercar drivers).
Featured Games: Call of Duty: World at War, Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3, Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard, FIFA 09, James Bond: Quantum of Solace, Left 4 Dead, Little Big Planet, Mirror’s Edge, Prince of Persia, and many more. Check out the official site for a full listing of featured games.
Exhibitors: eGames always has great exhibitors and this year is no different. Including big name video game publishers and developers like Atari, Electronic Arts, Infinite Interactive, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sony Computer Entertainment, and Ubisoft. As well as many cool stores, Universities & Tafes, and friends of Space Meat, AustralianGamer.com and ElroyOnline,com. Check out the official site for a full list of exhibitors.
So swing by the eGames Expo and don’t forget to say hi to Jordan and I. Keep an eye on Space Meat for more coverage of the eGames Expo and iDef 08.