Final Game On events announced for UK

January and February schedule announced for London's Science Museum event, including presentation by Lego Star Wars creator Jonathan Smith.


The last few talks for London's video game exhibition at the Science Museum have been announced. The evening events for 2007 start with Margaret Robertson, the editor of Edge magazine, discussing "Why We Play Games" on January 16. The next talk will take place on January 22, when Dr Chris Doran of software developer Geomerics will discuss "Video Games: The Look of the Future," examining what games of the future will look like and the limits of what can be created onscreen. On February 2, a panel of speakers from the International Game Developers Association will present "Games Gone By: A History of Video Games." The closing event, titled "Building a Computer Game," will take place on February 6 and will be hosted by Lego Star Wars creator Jonathan Smith, head of production at TT Games. Smith will take visitors through the development process of the series, from the concept to the shop shelf. All talks will take place between 7 p.m.and 8 p.m. and will cost £7, or a £10 ticket can be bought which includes entry to the Game On exhibition. Game On will continue to run until February 25.

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