NI video game developers head to high profile trade show as local sector booms

Around a dozen Northern Ireland video games companies are attending a high-profile trade fair in Germany next week as the burgeoning sector takes its wares to the global stage.
They will be travelling to Gamescom – an event dubbed the “Glastonbury of video games” – in Cologne from 23 rd to 27 th June and three of them – Soft Leaf Studios, Italic Pig, Outsider – will be demonstrating their video games to show to potential buyers and collaborators.
Soft Leaf Studios – a Belfast-based two-person team comprising creative director Conor and art director wife Clare – focuses on developing video games that are accessible to everyone. Its la …