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Game Funding & Investment Summit: All's Fair in Love and Video Game Publishing

Nigel Lowrie (Assistant Vice President, Devolver Digital)

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Topic: Business & Marketing

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Partnering up with a game publisher is like most romantic relationships - in that it's important to establish trust, promote open communication, and sign a legally binding document that clearly outlines each parties responsibilities and financial obligations for the full length of the term. This rambling talk from Devolver's Nigel Lowrie will cover what you should expect out of your publishing partner, what they might expect out of you, and some of the 'important business details' that are often overlooked in deals.


Attendees should be able to walk away with a better understanding of how a fair deal should come together, what the most important variables are to a developer and publishers, and some of the sneaky bullshit people have tried to pull on developers.

Intended Audience

Game developers that have ever or may ever want to work with a publisher, investor, game fund, or mysterious benefactor.