Paris, the city of love…of gaming! Over 30 million people in France play video games on a regular basis, this makes them the largest gaming community of any European country.
Their love of gaming runs so deep they even have an entire street dedicated to it. Nestled between Parisian architecture overflowing in history sits, Boulevard Voltaire (an entire street of gaming shops), a place that every game lover must make pilgrimage to!
Only in America will you find a place that has produced more video games. Home to big shot studios such as Quantic Dream, Dontnod Entertainment and Ankama. Not forgetting Ubisoft who is responsible for the iconic Rayman – the first game to be released for Playstation in Japan, Europe and USA simultaneously. It is an exciting hub to be a part of!
It is clear to see why Paris is an attractive City. It is stacked in culture, history, art and architecture, and home to one of the most iconic landmarks in the world, the Eiffel Tower. There are 1,665 steps to reach the top – not for the faint hearted! If museums are more your thing, then you’re in the right place. It is also in a fantastic location as you can reach anywhere in Europe within 2 ½ hours!
Paris is split into arrondissements, the higher the number the further out of the City you are which means more green open spaces and less traffic. The lower the number means you are more central which means great access to vibrant city life and buzzing atmosphere.
Paris is a fantastic place for families, home to La Cite des Sciences: The biggest science museum in Europe! As well as, Le Jardin d’Acclimatation: This 20-hectare garden combines play parks for children, a museum and a small farm. Paris has a variety of international, bilingual, public and private schools across the city.
Paris Games Week is the highlight in any gamers calendar. This event attracts thousands of people from across the world and is the perfect place to see and try out the latest games and products. Not to be missed!