Hanoi, December 20, 2022 – Department of Radio, Television and Electronic Information, Ministry of Information and Communications; VnExpress newspaper and Vietnam Game Union held a ceremony to announce the Vietnam Game Festival 2023 – Vietnam GameVerse 2023.
The first Vietnam Game Festival was organized to create a healthy playground for game lovers to have the opportunity to meet and exchange experiences; creating an environment for production and publishing enterprises to introduce and promote games to the market; opening up opportunities for connection between domestic and foreign game enterprises and investors. At the same time, this is also a place to discuss policies, mechanisms and issues of concern between State management agencies and units in the game industry.
The program takes place from December 2022 to March 2023 with many new and diverse activities, strictly ensuring professionalism and closeness to the Vietnamese gaming community. The series of activities within the framework of the Vietnam Game Festival 2023 promises to attract the attention of regulatory agencies, experts in the field, manufacturers, publishers and the game lover community.
Activities in the program:
Game Talks – implemented from the end of December 2022 to March 2023. Here, the knowledge and hot topics related to the game industry are represented by management agencies, experts in the game field and a number of related fields, publishers, game studios and representatives. Professional game team management units share and discuss.
Game Arena – taking place in March 2023 with competitions, demonstrations of Esports games with the participation of professional players and KOLs in the gaming industry.
Game Workshop – held in March 2023, is a space for manufacturers, publishers, service providers, equipment in the game industry to organize activities showing their own imprints and identities. of your unit.
Vietnam Game Exhibition – display and exhibition activities within the framework of Vietnam Game Festival, held in March 2023. With booths exhibiting game products, technology products, and devices that support the outstanding game ecosystem in 2022 – 2023, attendees will be able to watch new games from publishers, learn more about the games, and more. Modern technology is applied in the game production process, as well as directly experiencing the equipment and accessories that support the game industry.
Vietnam Game Forum – taking place in March 2023, expected to gather 700 guests, who are representatives of regulatory agencies, experts in the game field in Vietnam, representatives of game studios and game publishers. . ” and “The Game Industry Enters the Metaverse Era”.
The focus of the Vietnam Game Festival is the Vietnam Game Awards 2023, which will kick off in January 2023, and the Awards Gala to be held in March 2023.
In the first year of organization, the Vietnam Game Awards 2023 has 14 award categories, including Game of the Year; Excellent mobile game; Excellent eSports Game; Excellent Vietnamese game; The game has the best graphic design; Excellent game publisher; The most impressive game team; Players with excellent records; The most loved gaming community; Excellent gaming computer; Excellent gaming phone; Excellent gaming monitor; Most favorite gamers drink; Favorite payment channel.
The award will consist of three stages: Nomination round (from December 26, 2022 to January 18, 2023), Preliminary round (from February 1, 2023 to February 12, 2023) and Final round (from February 16, 2023). February 23, 2023 to March 10, 2023). In the Preliminary Round, based on 50% of the community vote and 50% of the Appraisal Council’s vote, the Top 5 nominees of each category will enter the Final round.
At the Final round, the final results of each category will be based on 30% of the community’s votes and 70% of the evaluation score of the Appraisal Council. The judging panel includes national and international game experts, journalists and KOLs in the gaming industry.