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Game Screenings PROGRAMME

Exclusive to EIEF06 and presented by some of the biggest names in the industry, Game Screenings are a truly unique opportunity to see the best games before anyone else, and to meet the people that make them possible. 

The world premieres of Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar, the Reservoir Dogs video game, next-generation Spongebob Squarepants and Crackdown from Dave Jones, creator of the Grand Theft Auto series and Lemmings are just some of the exciting sessions on offer. Students can also get in on the action with a set of specially tailored screenings including an industry expert panel entitled ‘How to Get into Gaming’.

22nd August 2006, from 10.00am onwards.
The Odeon, Lothian Road, Edinburgh.
You can get hold of Screenings tickets by popping into your local Gamestation (Scottish stores only) from Monday 14th August 2006.


  • Guitar Hero II - its first european public performance where the public will be able to see, hear and even
    try Guitar Hero II’s new multiplayer modes which allow two players to co-operatively play Rhythm, Lead and Bass guitar parts.
  • Colin McRae DIRT.
  • B-Boys - a mind-blowing performance by the world’s leading breakdance group and a chance to see their first appearance in the  forthcoming new titles from Freestyle Games.
  • Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar gets its world premiere at Edinburgh.

For the Over 18s Only - from 6.00pm onwards:

  • Reservoir Dogs - Quentin Tarantino’s controversial masterpiece is made into a game. See it here first.
  • Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll & Games - a panel comprising industry experts, journalists and opinion
    formers tackle the thorny issue of censorship.

 Time Screening  Age Rating 
11.00 Guitar Hero II  PG 
14.00  Colin McRae: DIRT  PG 
15.00 B-Boys PG 
16.30 Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of the Angmar  PG
18.00 Reservoir Dogs 18 
19.00  Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll & Games  18
20.00 END   


Schools/Careers Strand - running between 10.30am and 3.00pm:

  • The Legend of Lara Croft by Ian Livingstone from Eidos
  • How to Get into the Games Industry - a panel of industry experts explore the routes into the most dynamic business in the world.
  • Spongebob Squarepants - the development team from Blitz reveal the next generation ambitions of a sponge.
  • Games for Windows - Taking Back The Platform.

 For the Over 18s only:

  • Crackdown - the brand new game from Dave Jones, creator of Lemmings and the Grand Theft Auto series.




Age Rating 

10.30 The Legend of Lara Croft  PG 
11.15 How To Get Into The Games Industry  PG 
12.00 LUNCH   
12.45 Spongebob Squarepants (PS2)  PG 
15.30  Games For Windows - Taking Back The Platform PG 
17.00 Crackdown 18 
18.00 END   



Screening (Ongoing showreel of ainme/online/machinima materials) 

 10.00 Machinima/Movei showreel
  Domimator X 
  The Ore 
  Human Residue 
  Blood Spell

If you have any enquiries regarding the EIEF06 Game Screenings, please contact Emma Cowie at .