New Gaming Event – London Gaming Con coming this December

The newest gaming event, debuting for it’s first time this December! London Gaming Con is an 18+ gaming convention (with a good measure of anime and cult thrown in) of over a thousand people set to take place this December 3-4 in London. It is the sister event of the successful London Anime Con taking place in the same venue, the much-loved Rocket Complex. You can signup now for London Gaming Con at http://www.londongamingcon.com/register.php Pricing will be at a reduced £14 for two days or £8 for Saturday and £6 for Sunday if you register and pre-pay now.

  
Register Now for London Gaming Con on 3rd and 4th December this year while discount places are still up for grabs! http://www.londongamingcon.com/register.php
There will be bands, parties (till 1am in the morning from some of the top gaming DJs such as Nintendisco, the UK’s #1 gaming clubnight) and guests (naming just two – comedian, musician and gaming sensation brentalfloss will be doing a live concert and CoLD SToRAGE, creator of music for over sixty games including Lemmings, Wipeout series will be doing a set of his best-music) in addition to too many cash-winning gaming tournaments to list!
We will also be bringing together groups the likes of DS:London, Neo Empire, NthGen as well as gaming companies and publishers such as PQube and many more.
ACTIVITY ZONES AND EVENTS
There will be a retro zone, modern gaming, handheld zone, LAN gaming, DDR zone, tournament battles, gaming dealers, trading card gaming and more areas besides! Sonia Leong and Sweatdrop shall be present to do several artist and manga related workshops and talks. Highlight events will include the Ultimate Gaming Championship (with a massive £100 top prize!), the DDR Tournament, the Ultimate Gamers Quiz, Cosplay Contests, late-night karaoke, a late-night cinema and much more!
  
Many more events and talks to be confirmed including game-developing talks, art workshops and many quirky and fun events such as a Sonic Blind-folded contest!
MASSIVE GAMING TOURNAMENTS
From 11am through to midnight there will be over TWENTY cash-prize winning tournaments taking place, with all of your favourite games such as Mario Kart, Smash, SSIV, Rock Band, DDR, BlazBlue, Phantasy Star and many more taking place with big prizes for the winners. If you’re a gaming fan make sure not to miss this!
The main tournament shall be the Ultimate Gaming Championship, with a grand prize of £100 for the winner! Games from all eras from 8 bit through to the latest consoles shall be a part of this competition to determine who is the most complete gamer around. Do you have what it takes to be crowned the Ultimate Gaming Champion?
  
Nth Gen Interactive & Neo Empire are also confirmed to be running Revolution – a series of fighting game tournaments. Games shall include Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition (X360), Arcana Heart 3 (PS3), Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 (X360), Blazblue and King of Fighters XIII (PS3). Read more at http://neoempire.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11998
BIG-NAME GUESTS
Many guests and attending gaming companies are to be announced, but we can already confirm that Brentalfloss shall be flying all the way from the USA to be hosting a UK-exclusive concert live at the event. Expect to see many more big-name guest announcements over the upcoming months!
  
Confirmed so far are – Brentalfloss (comedian, musician and gaming sensation), Zonic (gaming inspired singer), Nintendisco (#1 gaming clubnight), TEMPHUiBIS (electronic artist), CoLD SToRAGE (creating of Lemmings and Wipeout music amongst many others) and Sonia Leong (multiple award winning manga artist). MORE GUESTS TO COME!
GAMING PUBLISHERS – TRY OUT THE LATEST DEMOS AND PREVIEWS
We will have about half a dozen gaming publishers/providers attending where they will be previewing their latest games for everyone to try out and play. Expect announcements over the next month as we confirm them all.
  
– PQube shall be exhibiting their games at London Gaming Con. They are most well known for publishing key titles such as BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, Arcania Gothic 4, Arcania Heart 3 and Guilty Gear amongst many other titles over the PC, XBox, Wii, PS3 and DS.
You can expect there to be a number of gaming pods to try out their latest releases. We will confirm more about what they will be doing closer to the event.
MUCH MORE TO COME!
This is just a small selection of what we have planned! Stay tuned on the website as we announce more publishers, guests, events and tournaments over the next few weeks!
BASIC DETAILS
Venue: The Rocket Complex, Holloway Road, London Metropolitian University.
Opening Times: 11am to 1am.
Pre-Pay Entry: If you pre-pay via the website, it costs £14 for both days, or just £8 for sat and £6 for Sunday
On the day entry: £10 per day.
Evening Only Entry: If you arrive after 6pm, you can get in for £4 pre-pay or £5 on the door.
London Gaming Con Website: http://www.londongamingcon.com/
Affordable Accommodation at £18 a night is also available via the website.

 

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