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Derk De Geus

Paladin Studios
CEO and Co-Founder
Re-Imagining Classic IP for Modern Devices
Over the past few years, Paladin has worked with Bandai Namco to re-imagine their classic IP for modern-day mobile devices. In this talk, Derk discusses the development and design considerations for Galaga Wars, Amazing Katamari Damacy, and My Tamagotchi Forever. From "Google-Translating" the original Japanese design documents of Galaga, to making world-famous IP like Tamagotchi work with AR and touch devices - there are specific pitfalls and tips that come with working with classics.

Derk de Geus is co-founder and CEO of Paladin Studios. Paladin creates games that make you smile - be it a sweet twinkle, loud laugh, or evil grin. The studio was founded in 2005 and is based in The Netherlands. With a fast-growing team of 45+, the company aims to bring out the best in its people, and is filled to the brim with creativity, professionalism and good vibes. Paladin works with top global publishing partners like Bandai Namco, DeNA, Kongregate, and Kiloo.
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