The 2015 edition of the West African Gaming Exhibition (WAGE) is set to take place in Lagos Nigeria.
The 3 day event, scheduled to hold from 29th to 31st of October will feature a conference/developers session, where speakers from LEAP Africa, Bournemouth University, Serious Games Association and International Games Developers Association will educate attendees on how they can break into the gaming / technology industry. The one day conference will give over 500 students, governmental organisations, ICT Professionals, teachers, and educational institutions the chance to listen and learn from top game developers and educators working in the gaming industry.
According to organisers, “West African Gaming Expo aims to introduce educational gaming, game designing, game development and game playing to the local African community. Over a 3 day period, WAGE will aim to train and educate attendees about game development, generating revenue from gaming and how they can break into the tech industry through gaming.”
There will also be a children’s day (serious games day), where children as young as 5 would be taught how to code and create games, whilst showcasing software’s and programmes that can be used by educational institution, parents and teachers in educating students.
The WAGE 2015 will give attendees the opportunity to play the newest and coolest games made in Africa and from around the world.