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Twitch recently announced its role as the official live-streaming partner of EGX Rezzed which is being held at the Birmingham NEC on March 28-30, and EGX which is being held at Earls Court, London on September 25-28. Amidst that news EGX Rezzed has also revealed the full line-up of Developer Sessions that’ll be streamed too.

Twitch will be broadcasting both events, including the developers session on dedicated channels throughout each day of the events, what’s more Twitch will also have a booth at both events where members of the gaming industry will be scheduled to live stream games through out each event too.

The exact channels where the broadcasts will take place will be announced nearer the two events.

Following that announcement, a huge update of Developer Sessions at EGX Rezzed has been announced which features DayZ’s Dean Hall, Creative Assembly will be talking Aliens: Isolation, and Mike Bithell will be talking indie development and his new game Volume.

So what’s on and when?

On Friday, March 28 we have:

13:00 – DayZ – DayZ creator Dean ‘Rocket’ Hall has promised something ‘really special’ for this session. Don’t miss it!
14:00 – Volume – Thomas Was Alone developer Mike Bithell takes to the stage to talk about Volume, his upcoming stealth game.
15:00 – TBA
16:00 – Tango Fiesta – Spilt Milk Studios presents Tango Fiesta, an 80s-themed co-op shooter roguelike that began life in the Creative Assembly Game Jam at last year’s EGX Rezzed
17:00 – ANGELINA – The AI that makes video games – Researcher Michael Cook makes his EGX Rezzed debut to introduce visitors to ANGELINA, the AI that makes video games.

On Saturday, March 29 we have:

13:00 – Fear and horror in games – Writers from Eurogamer.net host a panel on fear and horror in games, featuring the likes of Dean Hall (DayZ), Creative Assembly’s Al Hope (Alien: Isolation) and Will Porter from The Indie Stone (Project Zomboid).
14:00 – Dreamfall Chapters – Ragnar Tornquist from Red Thread Games presents Dreamfall Chapters. Ragnar has promised live gameplay, a new teaser trailer & character reveals exclusive to EGX Rezzed. Plus a sneak preview of new survival horror adventure, Draugen.
15:00 – Alien:Isolation – Developers from Creative Assembly host a presentation on the creation of this years most talked about survival horror game.
16:00 – TBA
17:00 – Dean Hall live interview – After revealing his plan to leave Bohemia Interactive before the end of the year, DayZ creator Dean Hall takes to the stage to participate in an on-stage interview.

On Sunday, March 30 we have:

13:00 – Story telling in games – A panel with a different spin, as writers from Eurogamer.net quiz top developers about storytelling in games.
14:00 – Oh no! More zombies – Project Zomboid developer The Indie Stone and DayZ’s Dean Hall explain why no one can keep the undead down.
15:00 – TBA
16:00 – Creative Assembly Game Jam – Teams participating in the Game Jam will use this session as a chance to show their game to a panel of our judges. Join us to find out which team will emerge victorious and walk away with some swanky Intel Ultrabooks.
17:00 – TBA

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