Session details



fmx/talents




10:00-11:00
Saturday May 06
Bertha-Benz-Saal
Recruiting Event
Recruiting Panel 5
Uwe Beneke/YAGER Development GmbH, John Mamais/ACONY Games, Zoran Arizanovic /ACONY Games, Burkhard Ratheiser/Related Designs Software GmbH, Sven Liebich/Phenomic Game Development GmbH , N N/Electronic Arts



YAGER Development is an independent videogame developer based in Berlin, Germany. Founded in 1999, we are dedicated to creating AAA action-loaded games with a rich player experience, competitive technology and high-quality presentation. Located in one of Europe’s most vibrant capitals, we stay tuned to hot developments and contribute to shaping the industry in this exciting phase. Yager, the studio’s first game released on Xbox® and PC in 2003, hit number one in Germany and held top ten positions across Europe and Australia. With more than 6 years of experience on various platforms we are dedicated to delivering AAA games with an outstanding action experience and great production values – and to enjoy the process of making them.



Uwe Beneke
Creative Director
YAGER Development GmbH


ACONY is a financially independent international development studio for next generation multiplayer games. Founded in Spring 2004, the studio exclusively develops its own IP. ACONY is currently developing an original multiplayer action FPS for PC using the Unreal™ Engine ® 3 due to be released in 2007.


(This company is also present at a Recruiting Desk)


John Mamais
Producer
ACONY Games


ACONY is a financially independent international development studio for next generation multiplayer games. Founded in Spring 2004, the studio exclusively develops its own IP. ACONY is currently developing an original multiplayer action FPS for PC using the Unreal™ Engine ® 3 due to be released in 2007.


(This company is also present at a Recruiting Desk)


Zoran Arizanovic
Art Director
ACONY Games


Related Designs is a premier German developer of PC strategy games. Since 1995 the company has been very successful creating entertainment software. Some of the company‘s best known titles include the RTS games "America", "No Man’s Land" and "Castle Strike". In cooperation with SUNFLOWERS the company is developing ANNO 1701, the third part of the top-selling ANNO series. In the future Related Designs will continue to produce high quality games that will be able to succeed on the highly competitive world market. Thereby Related Designs is going to concentrate on the strengths it has built in the last years: experience, creativity, adoptability, professional risk management and well-coordinated teamwork.


(This company is also present at a Recruiting Desk)


Burkhard Ratheiser
Managing Director
Related Designs Software GmbH


Phenomic Game Development based in Ingelheim upon Rhine is one of the leading European developers for entertainment software, specialised in the realisation of international top games.









Sven Liebich
Art Director
Phenomic Game Development GmbH


Electronic Arts (EA) is the world’s leading independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for advanced entertainment systems such as the Sony PlayStation 3, PlayStation2, the PSP™ (PlayStation® Portable) system, Xbox 360 and Xbox® video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube™ and games for the PC.



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