Blizzard Entertainment is sending Diablo III Concept/Environment Artist Jeff Kang to the Korea Gaming Conference (KGC 2008) as a keynote speaker where he will talk about Diablo III design philosophy, updating a classic such as Diablo I and Diablo II, and the art direction. This is going to be the first time that Diablo III is presented in Asia.
Jeff Kang’s keynote is scheduled to happen on Friday, November 14th between 10:30am to 12:30am. Curiously, he shares stage and time with Ritchie Corpus (AMD) who has a speech about the latest AMD technology titled Cinema 2.0: Convergence of Graphic Realism in Movies and Games Recently, AMD and Blizzard Entertainment issued a press release announcing their partnership.
Jeff Kang is also Concept / Environment Artist of Starcraft 2 and Starcraft Ghost. Did Starcraft: Ghost get accidentally revealed as one of the secret projects in development? Oops!
View the Diablo III Design keynote itinerary here.
Prominent Developers to give Keynote Speeches at KGC 2008
– Prominent Game Developers from NCSoft, Microsoft, Blizzard, and AMD to serve as Keynote Speakers
The Korea Game Industry Agency announced on the 30th that prominent local and international game developers from companies such as NCSoft, Blizzard Entertainment, Microsoft, and AMD would give keynote speeches at the Korea Game Conference 2008 (KGC2008) to be held at the Ilsan KINTEX on November 13~15.
With the theme 5th Generation of Gaming,