Bringing together all the world of games for all ages, casual and regular players, the Cannes International Games Festival has become the most important Francophone public play activities event. The Cannes International Games Festival welcomes gaming enthusiasts and curious of all ages. All playful universes are gathered at the Cannes Palais des Festivals on an 30,000 sqm area of exhibition, demonstration and tournaments, from the video game culture, through the classics, to the latest simulation games, board, or the trading cards. Avant-premières or discoveries, hundreds of games are free for testing during three days, from March 1-3.
Discover and enjoy hundreds of free access games, learn about the best games of the moment, sacred Golden Ace – Game of the Year, meet authors, illustrators and publishers of your favorite games around demonstrations, signings, tournaments, at the “the authors ‘corner” or on publishers’ stands, discover the world of video games, participate in dozens of tournaments, demonstrations, initiations in the major disciplines of classic mind and board games. Alone, with friends or family, this is the program offered by the Cannes International Festival of Games to 150 0000 awaited visitors, great champion, “hard-gamers,” casual player or curious who came to embark on a journey to the intergenerational Planet Game and share great excitement in discovering the richness and diversity of today’s play creativity.
From classical games: Backgammon, Rummy, Bridge, Coinche, Chess, Tarot, Belote, Scrabble ®, Dominoes… to forgotten or ignored games: Awale, Bakugan, Carrom, Indian Billiards Shogi, Mahjong… In the world of video games, all platforms are represented, along with Xbox 360 Kinect, Wii, DSi, PS3 and 3DS.
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