ESGS is a concept and event wholly owned by Gariath Concepts. This event has grown to a 3 day spectacle at it’s anchor venue the SMX Mall of Asia every end of October.

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GDAP is the official Trade Association for the Video Game Industry in the Philippines and was founded in 2007. It is now an Event Partner for ESGS.

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The flagship activity of GDAP which is now merged into ESGS.

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A common term used globally for Game Development Competitions, also used by GDAP to refer to the Academic and Industry
competition for recognition as part of the GameFest.

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GameDev Philippines (Logo)

The logo was designed by CITEM at the request of BOI in support of our Game Development Industry.


Department of ICT, Board of Investments and the Department of Trade & Industry Export Management Bureau are strong supporters of the Game Development and Digital Creative industries.

Level Up KL

Level Up KL is 5 days of game-development related content covering both business and technical aspects of the industry. Level Up KL is an initiative under MDEC to drive the growth of games industry in Malaysia and South-East Asia.

Visit the Level Up Asia Website

MDEC and GDAP have signed the first co-promotion agreement for the GameFest @ ESGS and Level Up KL. This agreement became part of the initiative that brought together the GameFest Conference with the aid of our Industry advisers, Gabby Dizon of Altitude Games (and founding GDAP President); Marla Rausch the Utah and San Francisco based CEO of Animation Vertigo; and the multi awarded Art Director of the famed Sony Entertainment Studio, Naughty Dog.