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Edmonton Direct 2021 (Online)

May 15, 2021 - May 16, 2021


Edmonton Direct 2021 is a celebration of game development and games culture in Edmonton.

The Edmonton Screen Industries Office and the Alberta Esports Association are excited to present an online experience that showcases games and game development in Edmonton. Comprised of two parts, Edmonton Direct is a video and an event. The video premiering May 5th, 2021 at 6:00 PM MDT highlights games and games culture made in Edmonton, while the event brings industry speakers, diverse panels and esports competitors together to show off Edmontonian talent.

Renowned speakers, panels & guests: Celebrating the Mass Effect Legendary Remaster, a chat with Trent Oster of Beamdog, AAA and indie game developers, a message from His Worship, Mayor Don Iveson, and much more!

Free esports competitions with prizes: Sign up for 23 tournaments including: Super Smash Bros, Rock, Paper, Scissors, and many more!

A look at the thriving Edmonton video games ecosystem: Make sure to tune into the video or catch up on our YouTube channel to see what’s upcoming in games from Edmonton and what you might have missed.

Incredible student game dev talent: We’ll be showing off the hard work of the University of Alberta students and handing out the coveted “Game of the Year” award on May 15, starting at 5 PM.

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Start: May 15, 2021 to May 16, 2021
Cost: Free
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