RuneFest 2019, This year’s theme is all prehistoric

Jagex today revealed the theme for RuneFest 2019, the ninth annual fan convention for RuneScape and Old School RuneScape players. The two-day event will be bending time on Friday 4th & Saturday 5th October, with its themed expo area taking inspiration from the prehistoric past of Gielinor as seen in RuneScape’s new dinosaur-infested Land Out of Time summer update, as well as the petrified present of Fossil Island as featured in Old School RuneScape.Read the rest

Rika Muranaka, Videogame composer, at San Diego Comic-Con

 

Rika Muranaka will be signing copies of the new collectible METAL GEAR SOLID – Original Videogame Soundtrack 2XLP at Comic-Con 2019. As composer and music producer for the hit videogame classic series METAL GEAR SOLID, Rika Muranaka will be on site at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, July 19th at the Mondo Booth #435 from 12 PM to sign the limited release at the show.… Read the rest

rAge 2019 – Ramped up with a new look and feel

rAge has secured its spot as one of the most mind-blowing events to take place in Joburg each year. 2018 saw over 34 000 gamers and geeks swarm the TicketPro Dome, and this year visitors will once again cross the threshold to a three-day thrill-fest to get lost in the fantasy-inspired whirlwind of gaming, cosplay, geek culture, tech and gaming merch that is Planet rAge.… Read the rest

National Videogame Museum, ‘Summer of Buttons’ program

The National Videogame Museum (NVM) in Sheffield, UK is proud to launch its new family-friendly summer program, Summer of Buttons. Opening on 24th July, in time for Sheffield school holidays, Summer of Buttons will run until 1st September. Throughout this period, the NVM will be open everyday, welcoming game enthusiasts and families to partake in brand new activities that celebrate the videogame button.… Read the rest

SQUARE ENIX’s action-packed activities lineup at San Diego Comic-Con

SQUARE ENIX® announced an action-packed lineup of activities planned at San Diego Comic-Con from July 18-21, including the first gameplay reveal for fans attending the Marvel’s Avengers presentation at the Marvel Games Panel. The company’s booth #3829 will also feature a photo op on Cloud’s iconic Hardy Daytona motorcycle from FINAL FANTASY® VII REMAKE, the opportunity to play the hit mobile game, FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS® on a giant touch screen and much more.… Read the rest

The Halo Outpost Discovery Experience

 

CLX partners with Microsoft to bring the Halo video game universe to life through the Halo Outpost Discovery.  A larger than life, multi-day event designed to immerse fans in all things Halo, the Halo Outpost Discovery will feature a variety of immersive themed attractions, including experiencing Halo Reach for the first time on a CLX gaming computer.… Read the rest

The VR Games Showcase at Gamescom 2019

This summer, Gamescom in Cologne will be visited by a brand new concept called ‘The VR Games Showcase’. With six award-winning VR game studios teaming up to offer exclusive hands-on sessions with upcoming titles for media and content creators, ‘The VR Games Showcase’ is the biggest studio event collaboration in the VR games industry to date.… Read the rest

Scottish Esports league final – Glasgow’s Gaming Festival

A 21 metre American style truck, known as Big Betty, will be making its Scottish debut at Glasgow’s Resonate Gaming Festival on 20-21 July at the SEC, as it hosts the final of Esport Scotland’s Scottish Esports League Live.

The HyperX Esports truck, brought to Resonate by Currys PC World and Legion by Lenovo was created to allow esports fans the chance to experience multi-player games and boasts a rooftop VIP area and players’ lounge with 20 gaming stations.… Read the rest

Official Cyberpunk 2077 Cosplay Contest

CD PROJEKT RED invites gamers, cosplayers, and entertainment industry enthusiasts worldwide to take part in the official Cyberpunk 2077 Cosplay Contest.

The contest tasks participants with creating the most authentic cosplay of an existing Cyberpunk 2077 character. Competitors can use any CD PROJEKT RED-released trailers, gameplay videos, screenshots and art for the game as reference, or turn to the studio’s official Cyberpunk 2077 character guides, which will be made available soon.… Read the rest

KINGDOM HEARTS official symphonic concert tour

Following the acclaimed release of KINGDOM HEARTS III video game and its unforgettable ending, fans can reunite with beloved music and worlds from the KINGDOM HEARTS series with KINGDOM HEARTS –World of Tres-, a brand-new concert that’s currently touring around the world. Produced by a Director Tetsuya Nomura, who created this new video program, the concert music was prepared by those who made the music of KINGDOM HEARTS legendary, Composers Yoko Shimomura, Takeharu Ishimoto and Tsuyoshi Sekito.… Read the rest

Brazilian Independent Game Festival, ‘Dead Cells’ designer to headline

Roguelike-metroidvania will be the talk of the town during the 7th edition of BIG Festival this year, when Sebastien Benard, lead designer of critically acclaimed video game Dead Cells, will be sharing his insight and experience on creating 2018 best indie game of the year. BIG festival, Latin America’s most influential indie gaming expo, is poised to welcome one the most internationally recognized talent of the current indie video game scene.… Read the rest

Brains Eden 2019 – New Award Categories

Brains Eden, the UK’s largest international student games festival, has announced three new award categories for this year’s festival in order to ensure that all games development disciplines are celebrated.

The new award categories are Best Game Concept, Best Game Artwork and Jammer of the Year; the winners will be announced at the award ceremony on the Monday following the weekend-long jam, which takes place from Friday, 28 June – Monday, 1 July at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge.… Read the rest

Tickets for RuneFest 2019

Jagex has announced that tickets for RuneFest 2019, 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 4th and Saturday 5th October at Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre.… Read the rest