San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Pocket Gamer SUPER Mixer & Party @ Casual Connect SF - Sponsored by NativeX and Grand Cru
GET YOUR SUPERHERO ON!
Grab your mask and cape Batman & Batgirl and get ready to be blown away. This month our mixer goes into hyperdrive, thanks to monetisation moguls and our long-time friends NativeX. We also have a stunning reveal of Grand Cru's highly-anticipated SUPERNAUTS game, an all-star panel featuring the rising stars of mobile gaming from SUPERCELL, GRAND CRU, Pocket Gems and Perfect World, a DJ dance party with SOUNDS BY R3Y, and an epic performance from one of the most talented bands in our industry, THE SUNRUNNERS.
We'll be serving up glowing Native Xtasy potions and lamb slider bites that will give you powers of invincibility. Play games, show off your own, mix it up and boogie down - kickoff Casual Connect week in style!
Pocket Gamer's Mobile Mixers bring together industry thought leaders to discuss hot topics in the world of mobile games development amidst DJ, drinks, and tasty treats in a chill nightclub setting. Amidst our high profile crowd you never know who you might meet - press, recruiters, VCs - so be sure to RSVP and bring your business cards!
7-8pm Cocktails, Appetizers, Games & Networking
Arrive early to enjoy drinks and noms with industry notables. Chill to the Sounds of R3Y in the NativeX lounge while showing off your games and enjoying hearty appetizers, stop by the Grand Cru table to get hands on with the devs, and meet with the recruiters at the DeNA table. Near the end of the hour, the bar will take a pause and there will be a hush over the crowd as everyone takes their seats for an hour of enlightened discussion.
8-9pm Panel of Industry All-Stars
First up, Grand Cru will dazzle you as they draw back the curtain on their revolutionary soon-to-be released world-building game, SUPERNAUTS. Then our illustrious panel takes the stage to chat about emerging trends and what we can expect to see at the show.
- Erik Lundberg, VP & General Manager, NativeX
- Kristian Segerstrale, Board Member, SUPERCELL/Initial Capital
- Ben Liu, CEO, Pocket Gems
- Thorbjorn Warin, CMO, Grand Cru
- Fabien-Pierre Nicolas, GM Mobile, Perfect World
- Jeff Scott, Editor-In-Chief, 148Apps
- Martine Paris, U.S. Events Editor, Pocket Gamer
9-11pm The Wicked Afterparty
After the panel, we spin out of control with the elektro beat of DJ R3Y. Get snapped by Avery Photography, and prepare thyself for THE SUNRUNNERS, one of the most talented bands to spring forth the SF Tech scene.
What a way to kickoff Casual Connect week! It will be a night to remember!
GRAND CRU, the hot young mobile sensation will be offering a special sneak preview of their soon-to-be-launched revolutionary game, Supernauts, a mindblowing F2P iOS superhero sandbox world building game. Create your own world “Minecraft style”, play single player missions, interact with friends and enjoy social features like live synchronous multiplayer. The most fun you'll ever have as a superhero!