Video games in the UAE
It’s one of the fastest growing industries in the country, and Abu Dhabi has just announced a partnership to build a huge studio for multi-player online games.
August 5, 2009 6:42 by Aarti Nagraj
The Dubai World Game Expo (DWGE) was first held in Dubai last year, and showcases a variety of technology, including video game software, online gaming, mobile games, game-related hardware, and next-generation platforms.
According to its organizers, it is the biggest electronic gaming exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa, and this year the event will also feature the Dubai World Game Summit, the Dubai World Game Awards, networking events, and the World Game Championship in cooperation with World Cyber Game. According to a release, DWGE 2009 expects thousands of visitors from more than 44 countries.