Thursday, 3 January 2013

Games Events for 2013

Our site - is launching early 2013 - but what about other Gaming Events in the UK are there to look forward to? 

Here are some of the highlights:

Toy Fair 2013 - Olympia, London
22nd - 24th January

24,000 square meters of space devoted to the toy, game and hobby business and is the only dedicated toy trade event in the UK.

Spring Fair 2013 - NEC Birmingham

Not strictly a GAME ONLY show but many game distributors and sellers in attendance - click the link above for these.

Geek 2013 - Winter Gardens, Margate
21st - 24th February
Two halls, hundreds of consoles, over 1000 games
Talks and a chance to meet developers.

ukgamesexpo - Hilton Metropole, Birmingham
24th - 26th May
Miniature Games, Card Games,Boardgames and
Role-playing Games. Guests such as Games Workshop founders Steve Jackson and Ian Livingston, as well as Star Wars’ R2-D2 actor Kenny Baker.

London Games Festival - Best Western Hotel (TBC), London
3rd August - 4th August (TBC)
London Games Festival presents gaming and interactive entertainment for die-hard fans keen to test out the latest releases before they hit the shops and casual players.

EGL (European Gaming League) - Venue TBC - London
4th - 5th August
Competitive gaming events and tournaments throughout Europe, primarily in the UK.

Eurogamer Expo - Earls Court, London
26th - 29th September
Tournaments, competitions, indie games, a retro zone, the Games Industry Fair

Play Expo (formerly Replay) - Event City, Manchester
13th - 14th October

The show is the only UK video games expo which caters for every aspect of video games – from console, PC and mobile to classic gaming including arcade and pinball right through to pro gaming/eSports and even cosplay.

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