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Epic Games Opens Up Office In Japan Next Week

by Rainier on April 12, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. PDT

Epic Games announced the company will officially open its new office in Japan at a launch event set for April 15, 2010, marking the expansion of Epic Games to include primary operations in Cary, North Carolina; Provo, Utah; Warsaw, Poland; Seoul, Korea; Shanghai, China and Tokyo, Japan.

At the launch event, Taka Kawasaki, territory manager of Epic Games Japan, will discuss Epic's vision for opening a new office in Japan and will provide insight on how the office will work to increase and enhance support for Unreal Engine 3's Japanese partners.

Tim Sweeney, CEO and founder of Epic Games, and Jay Wilbur, vice president of Epic Games, will attend the event and offer remarks. Cliff Bleszinski, Epic's design director, will deliver an address via video message.

Special guests include Goichi "Suda51" Suda, CEO of Grasshopper Manufacture, who is currently working on a horror action game with Electronic Arts using Unreal Engine 3, and Joseph Chou, producer of smash hit "Halo Legends," "Apple Seed: Ex Machina" and "The Animatrix."

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