UK’s largest ever video games event
Gamer Network, the world’s leading network of independent video games websites and producer of the UK’s premiere video games events, today announced that tickets for this year’s EGX – powered by Virgin Media – will go on sale at 11:00 GMT (12:00 CET) on Friday 20th March.
Now in its 8th year, EGX 2015 – held at the NEC from 24-27th September – will be the UK’s largest ever games event with upwards of 80,000 attendees expected. A cornerstone of the video games calendar, EGX features high profile game announcements, playable PC, console and indie games, developer sessions from leading industry spokespeople, and the GamesIndustry Fair – where the next-generation of games industry professionals can find a career in this highly successful industry.
EGX is working closely with Yogscast in 2015. The famous YouTube creators will be bringing their signature personality to the event. In addition to meeting fans and producing EGX content, Yogscast will also be teaching budding YouTube creators the tricks-of-the-trade.
“We’re thrilled to be supporting the UK’s number one games event”, said Mark Turpin, CEO of Yogscast. “This year at EGX the Yogscast team will be producing extensive content, meeting fans and passing on our YouTube skill and knowledge”.
David Lilley, Managing Director of Gamer Events, added; “This year’s EGX will be the biggest games event in UK history, both in terms of scale and scope. For consumers this means over 1000 screens of playable games, a boatload of insightful developer sessions, upwards of 10 headline features such as Yogscast’s showing, eSports, cosplay and more. For exhibitors, EGX offers the perfect platform to engage with customers, announce products and showcase the latest game developments. We’re very excited about our new home at the NEC, which means EGX is now in the perfect location; the heart of the UK”.
Tickets will go on sale on the EGX website (www.egx.net) at 11:00 GMT (12:00 CET) on Friday 20th March.
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