VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GLOBAL GAMING TECHNOLOGIES CORP. (CSE:BLOC.U) (BWSP.F) (BLKCF) ("BLOC", or the "Company") announces that its wholly owned subsidiary X2 Games Corp. (“X2 Games”) will be attending the 2019 Game Developers Conference (“GDC”) between March 18 – 22 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. X2 Games will be sharing an exhibition booth with Amazon at GDC, where it will showcase its first Alexa-powered board game, St. Noire. Each St. Noire game is on sale now for $39.99 USD exclusively with Amazon and customers can place pre-orders through the following link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07P693BG1. Prior to GDC, X2 Games will also be participating in a panel at the 2019 South by Southwest Conference (“SXSW”) on March 15th, titled “Toys and Games of Today and The Future of Play.”
Co-Founder, President & Chief Creative Officer of X2 Games, Zai Ortiz stated, “What may seem like science fiction is in fact here today and it’s incredibly fun to play. We want to share this, not just with those who are attending these conferences, but with the whole world. Our vision is to give our customers a once-in-a-lifetime experience, through new media and new platforms, that is beyond the current technology.”
At GDC, Zai Ortiz will be speaking about the future of Alexa voice gaming at a panel presented by Amazon called, “Alexa, Give Your Game a Voice” on Monday, March 18th from 5:30 to 6:30 pm (PDT).
Zai Ortiz will be on the Discovery Stage of the SXSW Conference with other industry pioneers, speaking about the future of gaming, the role of voice-activated technology in entertainment, augmented reality, and on the upcoming release of the interactive Amazon Alexa based board game, St. Noire.
Both conferences have demonstrated immense success in showcasing the latest technologies companies have to offer in the gaming space each year. Last year, GDC was the world’s largest and longest running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games. Over 28,000 industry professionals attended the conference in San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center along with over 550 companies exhibiting the latest gaming technologies and software.1 Meanwhile the SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas had over 75,098 attendees last year with over 300,000 people participating in the additional musical and interactive film festival events.2
On behalf of the Company:
Nolan Bushnell, Chairman and CEO of the Company
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About Global Gaming Technologies Corp.
Global Gaming Technologies Corp. is a gaming industry holding company that provides investment exposure to digital interactive entertainment in emerging technologies, such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Artificial Intelligence, in addition to eSports and traditional game platforms, such as mobile and console. It is focused on gamifying content using visual cinematics across all platforms. The Company's strategy is to publish games and content that are immersive in storytelling, bold in design, and technologically innovative.
The Company is managed by game and film industry pioneers. It is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with its primary game studio in Los Angeles, California.
BLOC is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”) and its common shares trade under the ticker symbol "BLOC." Additional information relating to BLOC is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, the CSE at www.theCSE.com, as well as on the Company's website at www.globalgaming.tech
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