In this episode we talk with Vic Bassey, Founder and Editor of Games Industry Africa. Among many other things, we talk about how Vic became a video game journalist, how he ended up in Sweden, and the state of the gaming industry in Africa.
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More on Vic
Vic Bassey is a regular fixture of the games industry and currently works as business development manager at indie game publisher — Raw Fury.
Prior to that he worked as PC business lead at Tobii and helmed Stockholm based indie studio Might and Delight as the COO. He is an industry professional with business and creative experience including successfully mentoring indie studios.
As a veteran of the games industry he has successfully mentored game studios, sat on the jury and board of gaming initiatives such as The Swedish Game Awards as well as a pivotal campaigner on the merits of diversity in the games industry and founder of the ‘Push the Button Initiative.’
Vic has previously covered the games industry in Sweden as a contributor for Game Reactor, Gamesindustry.biz, Pocket Gamer, MCV Nordic as well as video reviews for Press 2 Play. He also launched and was editor of the now dormant Nordic games industry focused blog – Northlandsquare and currently the editor of Games Industry Africa.
Other show details
Host: Tim Metz — Marketing Director KaiOS
Co-host: Harshdeep Vaghela — Developer Community KaiOS
Recording date: 8th of May 2020
YouTube link: https://youtu.be/g6vQkHJg_ZY