What’s trending: Here’s what to look out for at the Pocket Gamer Connects London Trade Trends track

The track to take for those looking for mobile market trends and the state of British gaming

What’s trending: Here’s what to look out for at the Pocket Gamer Connects London Trade Trends track

It’s time for the next track rundown in the run-up to Pocket Gamer Connects London this January 21st to 22nd.

What’s hot in mobile gaming right now? What does the past, present and future of Britain’s gaming market look like? And how can you capitalise on the mobile games sector in 2019?

If these questions are burning through your mind, then the Trade Trends track at Pocket Gamer Connects London 2019 is the right place for you.

Running through the morning of January 21st, the Trade Trends track will host panels on the state of mobile gaming in the UK. We’ve also got speakers providing insight into the hottest trends changing the face of the smartphone and tablet sector.

The below is subject to change.


09:15: Trade Trends - Track Overview. An overview of what's lined up for the morning's sessions.

09:20: GameAnalytics CEO Ioana Hreninciuc starts off the trends talk with a Superstar Session titled Insights From 3 Billion Mobile Gamers

10:00: Next up, David Burpitt of Big Pixel Studios will fill us in on How to Bag an IP like Rick and Morty and deliver a killer game.

10:20: Jas Purewal, Joe Brammer and Craig Fletcher sit down for a speed panel vital for any British developers - What happens after Brexit?

10:40: Keeping on theme, we’ve got a panel on The History of The UK’s Mobile Gaming with George Osborn, Nicoll Hunt, Adrienne Law, Matthew Wiggins and Saad Choudri

11:20: App Annie’s Northern Europe and Middle East Territory Director Paul Barnes wants you to know How Mobile is changing the rules of Gaming.

11:40: Huawei will present a session on how and why you should be approaching third-party publishing

12:00: What do movie directors, motorcyclists and historians know about making games? Check out King London head of studio Todd Green’s session at noon to find out.

12:40: Closing off the Trends Track, London Venture Partners Investor Jon Bellamy will give us a dive into Venture Capital in Games - What, When, Why, How.

As always, you can find more details and check out the full range of tracks this month on the full schedule. If you’re yet to secure a ticket to PG Connects London 2019, head on over to our registration page here.

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Natalie Clayton is an Edinburgh-based freelance writer and game developer. Besides PCGamesInsider and, she's written across the games media landscape and was named in the 2018 100 Rising Star list.