Reboot Communications Ltd.

Reboot Communications Ltd.

April 04, 2007 13:58 ET

Reboot Communications Ltd.: EA Named Vancouver International Game Summit's 2007 Title Sponsor

The event brings gaming industry titans and start ups together to share knowledge, foster innovation and drive the industry forward.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 4, 2007) - The Vancouver International Game Summit is pleased to announce that Electronics Arts Inc. has signed on as its 2007 title sponsor. EA's Vancouver-based studio, known as EAC, is the main sponsor of the May 3-4, 2007 event which will bring together artists, game designers, producers and studio leads from around the world. This key industry gathering, taking place at the Sheraton Wall Centre in Vancouver, will be an exchange of global perspectives and knowledge on industry trends, next generation gaming technologies and best practices in the games business.

"We are very excited to have EA onboard as the Vancouver International Game Summit's title sponsor," said Greg Spievak President and CEO of Reboot Communications Ltd. "They are a pillar in the gaming community and continue to make significant contributions to the industry through their creative game designs and innovative global vision. EA's involvement is an important part of our effort to bring the industry together and push the boundaries of gaming."

"The Vancouver International Game Summit should be a terrific event for this city and the thriving gaming industry here," said Rory Armes, Senior Vice President and Group General Manager, EA Canada. "Vancouver has long been home to some of EA's brightest minds and most successful videogame franchises. We jumped at the opportunity to support an event that would bring together many of the talented people who are helping to lead creativity and innovation in the next generation of game development and grow the gaming industry in this city."

Attendees of the inaugural Vancouver International Game Summit will have a chance to learn about the latest developments in the industry-from game publishing, to design, to technology and business management. With presented topics ranging from mobile game development, to workforce optimization, designing interactive emotion and many more, this conference is a must-attend event for anyone in the interactive entertainment business.

Featured keynote speakers, including EA's Armes, Alexander Seropian, Founder of Wideload Games and Bungie Studios, and Mark Relph, Vice President of Developer and Platform Group, Microsoft Canada, will share their perspective on the present and future of game development. Additional speakers from EA, as well as representatives from Propaganda Games, Ubisoft Entertainment, Radical Entertainment Inc., Relic Entertainment, Hot Head Games, Union Entertainment, Next Level Games, TIRA Wireless Inc., Cascada Mobile, and others round out an exciting roster of speakers.

To register or find information on the Vancouver International Game Summit please visit

The Vancouver International Game Summit is jointly presented by Reboot Communications Ltd. and New Media BC.

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for videogame systems, personal computers, cellular handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EATM, EA SPORTS BIGTM and POGOTM. In fiscal 2006, EA posted revenue of $2.95 billion and had 27 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at

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