PC Gamer Weekender 2018 – Only 10 days to go

The PC Gamer Weekender played on OMEN by HP is returning to London Olympia next weekend. With access to new pre-release PC games, exclusive developer presentations, tournaments, workshops, careers advice and even an exclusive OMEN by HP eSports Bootcamp, it is a must for any PC gaming fan.

The Weekender features two stages where developers will give back-to-back talks on some of the most exciting games of 2018.  Confirmed presentations include: Firaxis Games on ‘Civilization VI: Rise and Fall’; Warhorse Studios on ‘Kingdom Come: Deliverance’; Fatshark on ‘Warhammer: Vermintide 2’, the Final Fantasy XV team on ‘Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition’, Creative Assembly on ‘A Total War Saga: THRONES OF BRITANNIA’; Mojang on ‘Minecraft in 2018’; Automation on ‘Project X’ and Two Point Studios on ‘Two Point Hospital’ and much more. The full schedules can be found here: PC Gamer Stage and Developer Stage.

The huge gaming area offers plenty of chances to experience the latest games, from hot pre-releases to super-cool indies and retro classics. Titles playable for the first time in the UK include Extinction, Biomutant and Phoenix Point. Other playable titles include Kingdom Come Deliverance, Frozen Synapse 2, Warhammer: Vermintide 2, Total War: Warhammer 2 – Rise of the Tomb Kings, Quake Champions, Warhammer 40,000: Gladius – Relics of War, PC Building Simulator, Shift Quantum, Guns of Icarus: Alliance, SpellForce 3, Metamorph Dungeon Creatures and Puyo Puyo™ Tetris®. For the full list of playable games click here.

Want to find out what it takes to become an eSports pro? The OMEN by HP Bootcamp will focus on every element of Blizzard’s fast-firing shooter, Overwatch. Join sessions, tutorials and masterclasses hosted by the best players in the country, including Mark ‘Valkia’ Purdy, RyanCentral and members of the Overwatch World Cup UK Team – Realzx and Kruise. Full details here.

Looking to upgrade your kit or learn more about perfecting your set up. These in-depth workshops led by YouTuber Tom Logan of OC3D and others, will look at some of the improvements you can make to your PC, no matter what your experience level is. More here.

Other highlights at the show include the ‘Get into Games’ sessions, offering advice for anyone looking to start a career in the games industry; a dedicated ‘Tournament Gaming’ area where you can test your mettle against fellow gamers and win some epic prizes; ‘The Arcade’ where you can kick back and relax in a world of classic arcade nostalgia. All this and more is available at the PC Gamer Weekender. Tickets start at just £12.99 from weekender.pcgamer.com.