The Art & Tech Podcast: Episode 04

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Level Up! New Frontiers in the Gaming Industry

Working in communities provides an opportunity for synergistic growth and increased artistic output. In this episode, we speak with Oluwatosin Ogunyebi, co-founder of Throne of Gamers and Africacomicade, about the gaming industry and what it takes to (co-)create innovative games.

Oluwatosin Ogunyebi is a game developer with a knack for the extended reality spectrum. He believes games will have a great impact across Africa in years to come and he is currently working on various projects to help this dream become a reality.

He is also a co-founder at Africacomicade, a platform that brings together enthusiasts and digital creatives across the games, animation, comics, and movie industry in Africa via insightful events such as conventions, game jams and so much more. Oluwatosin is also actively involved in eSports and currently the community organizer at Throne of Gamers (a community of gamers and game developers in Nigeria), where he helps to foster collaboration among individuals in the games industry. He is also a site organizer for Global Game Jam Ilorin and has spoken at events such as Google DevFest and Facebook Community Build Day Hackathons.

  • Portrait Oluwatosin Ogunyebi © Lacotstudios

  • Oluwatosin Ogunyebi - Game Developer © Lacotstudios