PC Connects London 2019 - Meet the Speakers - Tanguy Dewavrin, Atom Universe

PC Connects London 2019 - Meet the Speakers - Tanguy Dewavrin, Atom Universe

Ahead of PC Connects London 2019 on January 21st and 22nd we are catching up with some of the big names that we have on-stage at the show.

Today, Atom Universe's Tanguy Dewavrin gives us an insight into the state of the AR and VR markets 

Tell us a bit about the company.

Atom Universe is the maker of the world's first and only cross-platform virtual world: now present on console and PC, with an avatar creator on mobile. Now looking into developing social AR within Atom Universe

What does your role entail?

I am the creative and artistic director of the company, also doing marketing as well as managing day to day operations.

Why did you want to work in the games industry?

I have always worked in the games industry, I developed games as a hobby as a student, it is my passion.

What advice would you give to anyone looking to get into it?

Get your foot in the door by doing work experience. Start low and make your way up, learn from your co-workers.

What are your thoughts on the industry in the last 12 months?

We are seeing the rise of freemium games and the emergence of AR.

What major trends do you predict in the next 12 months?

VR seems to be evolving to blend with AR, into mixed reality. Wearables will replace mobile for AR usage.

How has the games industry changed since you first started?

Mobile now dominates the games industry, having overtaken consoles.

Which part of the Connects event are you most looking forward to and why?

Freemium is overtaking premium. Looking forward to networking with peers.

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