THE SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON FEATURES GENESE DAVIS
Author, Celebrity Host, International Media Personality | iGR Woman of the Year | Publishers Weekly featured novelist | Award Winner: THE HOLDER’S DOMINION
GENESE DAVIS WILL BE SPEAKING ON VIDEO GAMES, WRITING, E-SPORTS, CREATIVITY AND MORE:
WHAT VIDEO GAMES CAN TEACH
Thursday, 7/24/14, 6:30p.m. – 7:30p.m., Room: 4
EVOLUTION OF THE ACTION-RPG
Friday, 7/25/14, 7:00p.m. – 8:00p.m., Room: 25ABC
David Brevik, (Gazillion Entertainment) visionary behind Diablo and Diablo II, sits down with fellow industry professionals David Eddings (Gearbox Software), James Schmalz (Digital Extremes), Jared Gerritzen (Major League Gaming) and Chris Lee (En Masse Entertainment) to discuss the evolution of the action-RPG genre. From turn-based to real-time action, hear from the movers and shakers on how far the action-RPG genre has come and where it will be going in the future. Don’t miss this chance to ask those burning questions you have in the Q&A session moderated by Genese Davis (The Holder’s Dominion; MMORPG.com; The Gamer in You).
VIDEO GAMES AND OUR FUTURE: WE’RE ALL GAMERS
Saturday, 7/26/14, 6:30p.m. – 7:30p.m., Room: 24ABC
Giants of the video game industry join forces for this highly-anticipated panel. Don’t miss Genese Davis (The Holder’s Dominion; MMORPG.com; The Gamer In You) Ryan “Morello” Scott (League of Legends) Kate Edwards (Executive Director – International Game Developers Association) and Jennifer Zhang (Twin Galaxies) give their insight on everything ranging from creating futuristic video games to delving into themes that span the most prevalent elements of pop culture. Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at video game story details, gameplay features, and the influence video games possess in both video game culture and pop culture at large. These high-power panelists will discuss the past of video game culture as it compares to today and how “gamification” is making it possible for everyone to become a gamer.
Genese Davis is an American author, host, columnist and media personality. She is the author of The Holder’s Dominion, a next-generation thriller heralded as a breakthrough novel by Publishers Weekly. Davis is the founder of The Gamer In You and was recently awarded iGR Woman of the Year. Her writing expertise expands across various literary genres including thriller, fantasy, sci-fi, gamer-lit, new adult, and young adult, along with screenplay, playwriting, video game lore, characterization, and narrative. Davis is an in-demand host, speaker, and moderator, appearing internationally for TV, web-series, conventions, academic fairs, publishing workshops, as well as literary and entertainment expos. In addition, she is a featured columnist at MMORPG.com. Residing in Irvine, CA, Davis advocates for her other passion, animal rescue. To learn more, visit GeneseDavis.com | Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn | Flickr