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2014 East Coast Game Conference Hosts Opening Night Party at Lincoln Theatre Including DJ Sound Remedy

Event Featuring Top Deejays to Help Kick Off Annual Gathering of Gaming Industry Professionals

Raleigh, NC, April 23, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Triangle Game Initiative and the East Coast Game Conference (ECGC) will host the ECGC Opening Night Party from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23 at the Lincoln Theatre, located at 126 E Cabarrus St. Following the ECGC Mystery Race Bar Crawl, conference participants and the public are invited to enjoy performances from renowned deejays at this one-of-a-kind celebration, including:

-Sound Remedy, who has made a name for himself by composing tracks that defy the laws of traditional dance music. His epic creations can be likened to enthralling musical journeys that captivate the listener from start to finish. For more information, visit: http://soundremedy.com/.

-DJ Cutman, a passionate and prolific deejay and producer of Chiptune, synthesized electronic music produced by the sound chips of vintage computers, video game consoles and arcade machines, as well as video game remixes. For more information, visit: http://djcutman.com/.

-DJ Hype Bananas, a new electronic dance music deejay who is hitting the scene with his sing-a-long breakdowns consisting of old rock, alternative and hip-hop lyrics infused by energetic, powerful drops. He is known for his innovative mixes consisting of a wide variety of electronic dance music (EDM) sub-genres ranging from trap to deep house. For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/1sMDwAZ.

-Majikhat, a deejay with a deep love and understanding of EDM who will guide attendees through a night filled with high energy and great memories. From the moment he steps into the deejay booth, the night will be one to remember. For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/1sMDwAZ.

Tickets for the party went on sale Tuesday, April 15. General admission tickets are $20 for community members and free for ECGC pass holders.

The largest gathering of video game professionals on the East Coast, ECGC strives to provide video game professionals, academics and the overall industry with an engaging program and opportunities for networking and collaboration. Because the conference is volunteer-led, ECGC is able to offer attendees a top-quality event with access to renowned industry leaders for a more affordable rate than comparable national events. The Triangle area is home to more than 40 leading game companies, including several ECGC sponsors including Epic Games, Ubisoft, Red Storm and Insomniac Games. This year’s attendance is expected to exceed last year’s mark of 1,300 participants. Confirmed 2014 keynote speakers include Ken Rolston, director of design for Turbine and Warner Brothers; and Mary DeMarle, executive narrative director at Eidos Montreal.

For more information, visit http://www.ecgconf.com/.

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We are excited to offer a fun event for ECGC participants and community members to enjoy the music of the gaming industry,” said Walter Rotenberry, ECGC co-director and Triangle Game Initiative co-president. “We look forward to providing more exciting ways for participants to network and learn about the gaming industry.”

About East Coast Game Conference:
Formerly known as the Triangle Game Conference, the East Coast Game Conference (ECGC) has become the leading annual East Coast forum for game industry professionals to share expertise, network, and build careers. The Research Triangle Park in North Carolina is home to more than 40 companies developing and publishing games, along with being the U.S. hub for game engine development, with Epic, Vicious Cycle and Gamebryo having headquarters in the region. ECGC works in partnership with the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), an international nonprofit trade association of video game developers; and the Triangle Game Initiative, a North Carolina nonprofit trade association of video game companies. For more information, visit http://www.ecgconf.com.
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