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Welcome to CyberGames 2008!

The Fourth International Conference on Games Research and Development 2008 (CyberGames 2008) will be held during 27-30 October 2008 at the Beijing Normal University, China.

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: To explore the latest developments in the game and interactive entertainment industry.

Papers are invited in the following games research and development topics (but not limited to them) from both industry and academia:

HCI for Games
Simulation Games
Pervasive Entertainment
Games AI
Game Level Design
Game Software
Agents for Games
Game Animation
Game Physics
Simulation Games
Interactive Digital Media
Game Audio
Online and Multiplayer Games
Games on Grid Computing
Mobile and Handheld Gaming
Game Mechanics
Game Culture: Boomer vs Gamer
Game Hardware
Game Platforms
Graphics for Games
Journal Publication
The conference proceedings will be published in ACM Digital Library. The best 6 papers from Cybergames 2008 will be invited to submit an expanded version for publication in the online journal " ACM Computers in Entertainment ".The top 50% of the papers from Cybergames 2008 will be invited to submit a revised paper for publication in the International Journal of Computer Games Technology published by Hindawi Publishing Corporation. The paper submissions must use the exact ACM SIG templates. Please find the template (Latex and Word) at
Important Dates
  • Full Papers Submission Deadline: June 15th, 2008
  • Full Papers Notification of Acceptance: July 31th, 2008
  • Conference Dates: Oct. 27-30th, 2008
How to Submit a Paper for CyberGames 2008?
Paper submission will be handled electronically. Authors should prepare an Adobe Acrobat PDF version of their full paper. Papers must be in English and not exceed 8 pages  including text, figures, tables and references. Paper templates, formatting guidelines and submission instructions,  are available at the following links:

Online Submission System

Paper Templates

Accommodation for CyberGames 2008

The conference will be held at Jingshi Building, which is also the recommended hotel. Jingshi Building locates at the southeast corner of Beijing Normal University.

At the airport, you could
  1. take a taxi directly to Jingshi Building, Beijing Normal University (Chinese Pronouciation: "Bei-Shi-Da")
  2. take Shuttle Bus Line 4 , get off at stop "Bei-Tai-Ping-Zhuang", then take a taxi to Jingshi Building (Chinese Pronouciation: "Jing-Shi-Da-Sha").
Option 1 will cost about 100 Chinese Yuan more than Option 2.
If you are not confident in your Chinese, you could print this file and present it to drivers.

We have reached an agreement with Jingshi Hotel that, all Cybergames attendees could enjoy discounts as following:
   Dulexe Single Room:   438 RMB
   Standard Room:         438 RMB
   Double Room:            488 RMB
   Superior Suite:           590 RMB
   Deluxe Suite:              700 RMB

However, we need to know your exact check-in, check-out date, and room type, so that we can rserve the rooms for you. Please email the information to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 86-13466387139 as soon as possible.

You could also find other hotels online through