Category: Gaming Events & Festivals

Up Coming Gaming Events & Festivals Schedule

PLAY Expo London 2018, Special guests announced

PLAY Expo, the UK’s largest arcade, indie and retro gaming show, comes to London’s Printworks for the first time on the 11th and 12th of August 2018. A must attend event for any videogames fan, featuring hundreds of original arcade and pinball machines, plus consoles and PCs playing a virtual who’s who of gaming classics including Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, Sonic...

DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round, ‘EVO Showdown 2018’

KOEI TECMO America invites our fighters to celebrate 22 years of the iconic fighting series, DEAD OR ALIVE (DOA), and is excited to announce the “DEAD OR ALIVE EVO Showdown 2018” at the Evolution Championship Series 2018 (EVO 2018) from August 3rd through 5th, 2018 –  featuring DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round! This grand celebration of the DOA fighting...

Runefest 2018, Tickets on sale

Jagex has announced that tickets for RuneFest 2018, the annual celebration of RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, are on sale. Set to become the biggest and best RuneFest yet, the player convention is taking place on Friday, October 5th and Saturday, October 6th at the brand-new Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre, just 30 miles from London. RuneFest 2018 will...

ANTi, Dabuz, Blizzard, More at MomoCon 2018

Titans of Super Smash Bros. including MKLeo, Dabuz, Wizzrobe and more will face off over a combined prize pool of more than $15,000 at MomoCon 2018. The fourteenth annual MomoCon will host panels from Blizzard and eSports industry professionals, as well as more than 35 different console competitions and PC gaming tournaments. MomoCon will take place Thursday, May 24 – Sunday, May 27 at the Georgia...

Enterspace VR Center Stockholm is opening on May 31, 2018

Enterspace VR Center Stockholm is opening in central Stockholm. A completely new type of virtual reality center that offers the latest technology, a bistro & bar, and experiences beyond what has previously been available in Sweden. In six different rooms you can do everything from adventuring into space, to saving the world from mummies. Read more about the VR center...

Power UP 2018, Retro festival goes back to Manchester

Retro gaming festival Power Up is set to return to Manchester with more consoles than ever before. The two-week extravaganza will be at the Museum of Science and Industry from August 3. A limited number of early bird tickets for daytime sessions go on general sale on Thursday, May 24. They are available until June 21 – but once they’re...

Game Culture Convention Cruise and Expo 2019 (GACUCon)

Registration is now open for the 2019 GACUCon Cruise, including a new way to pay for this tropical gamer vacation for as low as $43.50 per person a month, based on room type and guest count this month only. The 3rd annual Gamer Cruise takes place July 14th – 18th, 2019. July 14th being the pre-cruise party in South Florida...

Play NYC, New York’s premier game convention

Playcrafting announces the return of PLAY NYC – a two-day all-games convention that premiered last year in New York. This August 11th and 12th, gamers and enthusiasts of all ages will experience a weekend-long gaming event that will pack the entire Hammerstein Ballroom with 4 full-floors of games, exclusive interactive installations and game debuts, a live-streaming set with top streamers,...

RetroRio announces 2018 attractions

The 7th RetroRio, an annual meeting of retrocomputing fans in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will take place from May 31 to June 2. Bringing together collectors and enthusiasts of classic microcomputers, as well as exhibitors of products related to these platforms since 2012, RetroRio is organized by the Brazilian podcast Retrocomputaria. The organization of the event highlights...

BitSummit Vol. 6 – Guests and Layout Unveiled

Japan Independent Games Aggregate (JIGA) is excited to unveil a stellar lineup of game industry icons, veterans and influential developers who will grace the stage at BitSummit Vol. 6. A full layout of the venue and the locations of over 100 exhibitors, vendors and sponsors are also available. The sixth anniversary of the indie game summit will be held in Miyako...

MomoCon 2018 – Taking place May 24 – May 27, 2018

Suda51, Blizzard, Warren Spector and voice actors from some gaming’s most popular franchises are among the guests lined up for MomoCon 2018, the convention with the largest gaming floor in the Southeastern United States. Taking place Thursday, May 24 – Sunday, May 27 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, the fourteenth annual MomoCon expects more than 35,000 unique...

BIG Festival (Brazil’s Independent Games Festival) – June 23 to July 1, 2018

BIG Festival (Brazil’s Independent Games Festival), the largest independent games festival in Latin America, gathering key constituents from the International video game industry, today announced the major keynotes and panels for its 2018 program, taking place at Centro Cultural São Paulo, Brazil from June 23 to July 1. For its 6th forthcoming signature edition, BIG Festival 2018 is introducing for...

Nintendo Outlines Plans for E3 2018

Nintendo is returning to the E3 video game trade show in June with fan-favorite activities and new features to keep watchers around the world and attendees in Los Angeles engaged and having fun. As in recent years, Nintendo will focus its E3 activities on games coming soon, with a special spotlight given to a key headlining title: the recently announced...

GamesMania – Glasgow Science Centre, 20 days of gaming and festivaling

Super Mario, Sonic, Crash Bandicoot and Minecraft’s Steve are all making their way to Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) this summer. The visitor attraction will host GamesMania, a festival featuring over 150 consoles, computers and arcades from 27th June until the 16th of July. The festival is a celebration of the last four decades of gaming and will feature classic upright...