In 2018, for the first time Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) in cooperation with the Association of Game Indonesia (AGI) provides an opportunity for creative industry players in the field of game development and digital applications to show off in a big event dubbed Game Connection 2018. Game Connection is a big event in the field of game development and digital applications that has been annually held since 2005. In the event that will be held on March 19 to 21 next in San Francisco, the United States, the Indonesian games and digital application developers will be in a special pavilion showing how the game development industry and digital apps in Indonesia.
“This game connection event has been followed several times. But maybe the first time in the concept of one pavilion. Bekraf itself supports the actors in this new Connection Game now. Because previously we had participated in Tokyo Game Show twice with AGI as well. But this is the first time we start showing Indonesian games more firmly,” said Deputy Marketing of Bekraf, Joshua Puji Mulia Simandjuntak in a press conference in Jakarta, on Tuesday, March 7.
Joshua added, Bekraf has so far seen how game developers and digital apps in Indonesia are highly developed and able to compete in the global market. Therefore, in the Game Connection 2018 it will focus on the development of business to business network so that this industry can grow in the future. In the 2018 Game Connection event, the Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) will bring eight best game developers and digital apps that have passed various stages of selection. The eight developers include Assemblr, Semisoft, Lentera Nusantara, Megaxus Infotech, Tinker, Agate, Lyto, and Warehouse Vouchers. (VOI / Rezha / AHM)