PlatinumGames, 2K Games, Nihon Falcom, XL Games, Hypergryph and more: G-STAR Announces its Amazing Superstar Speaker Line-up for G-CON 2020!

by Chris Camilleri
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The Korean games market is the 4th biggest in the world and G-STAR is the best way to access everything the region has to offer. With the new online format for 2020, G-STAR is now easily accessible for everybody, presenting superb opportunities to network with the ever-growing Asian market, and hear about everything it has to offer from its incredible line-up of global games industry leaders.

There are only two weeks to go to G-STAR 2020 and the networking matchmaking system is LIVE! Meetings are already being created in their thousands. G-CON this year will be streamed free via G-STAR TV and will be available for everyone, and with such a star-studded line-up of global gaming giants, you really do want to make sure you are there (virtually). The honoured guests taking to the digital stage this year will cover a vast array of topics including Game Development, Esports, AR/VR, Blockchain Gaming, and Next Generation Consoles.


This year’s speaker line-up is one of the best ever. With all talks lasting 20 minutes, you are guaranteed to learn more than just a few simple tips and tricks. With top industry speakers from companies like PlatinumGames, 2K Games, Nihon Falcom, XL Games, Hypergryph, Gen.G eSport, Facebook, Paradox Interactive, The Sandbox and many more, you will definitely find something to be inspired by, and to learn from. The provisional line-up is still being finalised and is subject to change, but here’s how it’s shaping up:


Trends in the Korean Game Industry and the ArcheAge2 development story – Jake Song, XLGames

In this session, Jake Song, Korea’s TOP game developer and founder of XLGames, along with other key members of XLGames, will analyze the trends in the game industry. They also discuss future plans and details on the Korean’s top-anticipated ArcheAge2.

The Story of a Star Developer who Changed the Paradigm of Action Games – Hideki Kamiya, PlatinumGames

PlatinumGames is one of leading Japanese game studio, developing the Bayonetta series, and Nier-Automata and more. Hideki Kamiya, the director of Devil May Cry, Resident Evil 2(and more) will deliver his own philosophy and simple story for action game development through this session.

This is only a couple of the incredible line-up who will be speaking at the conference. You can see the full line-up by following the link here.


G-STAR runs on 17-21 November, so there are only a couple of weeks to go to book your place at this amazing online exhibition. As well watching sessions at G-CON, a ticket gives you access to the Live Biz Matching meeting system and so much more, so this really is a great chance to explore new territory, hear from the most exciting speakers, and do business with some of the biggest games companies in the world. Full tickets cost just $200 and can easily be booked by heading to the English-language Eventbrite page at

G-STAR and Pocket Gamer Connects have been promotional partners for several years now and this year they have joined to bring you an amazing conference combo. A standard G-STAR ticket is $200 (above) – but book to attend Pocket Gamer Connects Digital #4 at the same time and you can save 20% off the price of a combined ticket, thanks to a combined ticket deal.

Our partner conference, Pocket Gamer Connects Digital #4, belongs to a series of b2b events for the games industry, run since 2014 by Steel Media, publishers of, the leading mobile games industry website. The next Pocket Gamer Connects conference takes place entirely online on 9-13 November 2020 and features over 230 speakers who will educate and inspire through an agenda of themed tracks set to cover monetisation and growth, global game trends and company culture, development tools and stories and strategies to thrive in the modern gaming market be it mobile, PC, console, blockchain or XR. It also features access to the Games Industry Investor Summit in association with Enthusiast Gaming, designed as an ideal introduction to the latest developments, trends and investment opportunities within the $160 billion videogames industry. G-STAR features prominently at the event too, including appearing as a supporting brand on the November Big Indie Pitch:

And for more gaming news, you can check out the whole section HERE.

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