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Tickets go on sale for EGX London 2014

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The UK’s biggest ever videogames event takes over the whole of Earls Court from 25th-28th September

Gamer Network is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the UK’s biggest ever videogames event, EGX London 2014.

Proudly partnered for the third year with Virgin Media, EGX London will take over the full capacity of Earls Court from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th September to bring the games community together and showcase the best videogames of the future.

Organisers can already reveal that PlayStation, Xbox, 2K, Activision, Bandai Namco, Bethesda Softworks, Deep Silver, Electronic Arts, ESL, GAME, Konami, Razer, Riot Games, Scan Computers, SEGA, Twitch, Ubisoft and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will be present on the show floor. The line-up of playable games will be announced later in the year.

Gamers will be able to play the hottest triple A and indie games on more screens than ever before. Other attractions include the annual cosplay competition, a huge fighting game tournament, live developer sessions, BAFTA careers sessions, The Leftfield Collection of indie games, the GamesIndustry Fair (featuring a games industry recruitment zone), board games, competitions, tournaments, eSports and a wide variety of retail stands selling exclusive game merchandise.

Full-day tickets are priced at £17.50. Virgin Media customers are able to purchase a limited number of tickets for half-price including one hour early access, on a first come, first served basis now at http://customer.virginmedia.com/egx-london-2014/.

Rupert Loman, Founder and CEO of Gamer Network, commented: “This will be the biggest and best event we have ever put on – the biggest videogames event in UK history. With the fantastic support of our exhibitors and partners we’re filling the venue with a huge variety of games and other features which should make EGX London 2014 unmissable.”

Ellie Tory, Head of Advertising and Sponsorship at Virgin Media said: “We’re delighted to continue our support of EGX and look forward to building on the success of the 100 Day Game Project and Games Space. We know our customers will enjoy getting ahead of the pack with half-price tickets and early access to the event. It’s going to be a great event and we can’t wait to see what the industry has to offer this year.”

As usual, EGX London will feature an impressive line-up of developer sessions, presented to a packed room of 500 people and streamed live via Twitch. The 2014 event will also have a Twitch stage for the first time while, as in previous years, many of the biggest YouTube gaming personalities will be hanging out, meeting gamers and playing the latest games on the show floor. EGX London will also host the world premiere of Anthony and Nicola Caulfield’s upcoming documentary feature film From Bedrooms to Billions, which tells the story of the UK video games industry. Full details will be announced in the run-up to the event and the official trailer can be viewed at www.frombedroomstobillions.com.

For more on EGX London, check out www.egxlondon.net, where tickets are on sale now.

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