Organizers of the East Coast Games Conference (ECGC) announced this afternoon that former Epic Games Design Director Cliff Bleszinski and Ubisoft Montreal Creative Director Jason Vandenberghe will keynote this year’s event taking place April 24-25, 2013 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, N.C.
Bleszinski is best known for working on all of Epic's most prominent titles including the Unreal and Gears of War game series. Vandenberghe is an industry veteran who has worked on such games as The X-Files Game, various James Bond games (Agent Under Fire, Night fire, Everything or Nothing, and From Russia With Love), The Godfather, Lord of the Rings: The Third Age, X-Men: The Movie Game, the Call of Duty and Guitar Hero franchises and Spider-Man. In 2008 he joined Ubisoft Paris.
Individuals interested in attending can register at east-coast-game-conference-2013.eventbrite.com. As conferences go, ECGC is pretty economical: the base price of the top-of-the-line pass (Premier Pass – Early Bird) is $249.00, while the economical Expo-only Pass is $60.