The last London Games Festival saw over 85,000 people attend a whole host of activities – and this year looks set to be even bigger.
The Eurogamer Expo 2012 once again kicks off London Games Festival. The UK’s biggest dedicated public gaming event takes place at Earl’s Court on September 27th, 28th, and 29th – and will be the public’s first opportunity to get their hands on the industry’s key releases . Tickets for the event are available now at: http://www.eurogamer.net/expo/
A Gala event hosted by Ukie will close the first day of the event, also on September 27th. As part of the event, GamesAid, the industry charity, will hand out cheques to the chosen charities.
The Games Media Awards, hosted by Russell Kane, take place on Thursday October 18th at Vinopolis. Now including the prestigious Games Writer of the Year Award, the event offers the games industry the opportunity to celebrate the finest writers in the business.
Future Publishing’s Golden Joystick Awards return on October 26th. The longest-running games awards in the world continue to grow in popularity, with over 2 million votes last year.
The MCM London Comic Con will return to ExCeL between October 26th and 28th, bringing the Festival to a close. The twice-yearly Modern Pop Culture event, bringing games together with movies and comics, and will be the public’s first opportunity to get their hands on some Christmas’s must-play games at the UK’s biggest event of its type. http://www.londoncomiccon.net