updated 10:15 am EST, Wed December 15, 2004
New games at Macworld Expo
IDG World Expo today announced that the Macintosh Games Pavilion at the upcoming in San Francisco will provide the year's first look at the best new games coming to the Mac in 2005. Located on the Macworld exhibit floor, the Macintosh Games Pavilion will highlight new games showcased by top game publishers including Aspyr Media, MacSoft, Freeverse and Ambrosia Software. In addition to exhibits by top game publishers, the the Pavilion will feature a wide selection of games, including Doom 3, World of Warcraft, Myst IV, Call of Duty: United Offensive, Rise of Nations, Halo, Unreal Tournament 2004, and many more.
In the Arcade, Macworld attendees will be able to experience top AAA game titles first-hand running on PowerMac G5 and iMac G5 systems. Attendees can also test their gaming skills against and with others at the tournament area, all on the best G5 gaming hardware available.
For creative professionals interested in getting started in the game industry, Macworld will also features a one-day tutorial on Tuesday, January 11 by Jeannie Novack, Founder & CEO, Author, Game Development Essentials, Indiespace. This workshop will help creative professionals expand their career opportunities by providing background on the industry, strategies for creating game content, and guidelines for working with game developers and publishers as team members or freelance talent.
This one day tutorial will focus on the history of the gaming industry, player market demographics, game story telling and character development, game platforms and more.
The Macworld Conference & Expo will take place January 10-14, 2005 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.