Gamers! There’s an exciting festival of gaming coming up next month and they’ve got a massive line-up of events and A-list headliners. It’s happening at Middle East Games Con 2018!
Geralt of Rivia from ‘The Witcher’ headlining Games Con
Doug Cockle, the voice behind Geralt of Rivia from ‘The Witcher’ will be present at the weekend-long gaming festival in Abu Dhabi. He’s also contributed his voice talents to games like ‘Horizon: Zero Down’ and ‘Division’ as well as a cameo in the 2011 Marvel Studios’ film ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’. The Witcher’s White Wolf will also be available for VIP meet-and-greets, personalized recordings and selfies.
Fortnite challenge with Dhs10,000 prizes, say what?!
No foolin’ but DELL Gaming has come up with a Fortnite Challenge with prices worth Dhs10,000 and 5000 Vbucks, the digital currency in the game allowing gamers to purchase the latest skins, emotes and Battlepasses. Registrations are open and participants are required to purchase an admission ticket.
Challenges open to all players
Here’s the breakdown of the challenges. There will be three skill-based categories of challenges. First off, there’s ‘Build A Fort Challenge’, recognizing gamers’ landscape design and creativity. Secondly, there’s ‘The Ultimate Floss Meister’ challenge for dancers to replicate the famous dance moves in sync with the music as it gets faster and lastly, there’s’ a SOLO Champ, LAN Tournament.
Watch out for YouTube gaming headliners line-up
Whether you’re a gamer or just an enthusiast, there’s something for everyone at Games Con this year and there’s a lot of events to be announcements in the coming weeks, including cosplay catwalk, indie developer and university gaming showcases, gaming merchandise and accessories and the best part-YouTube stars! We’ll keep you updated with the latest announcements.
More diverse content coming up this year
For now, gaming and tech giants PlayStation, HP Omen, Sennheiser, Logitech and DELL Gaming are confirmed to have their own exhibition bringing in a range of gaming experiences and latest innovations. Suzy Pallett, Vice-President from the organizing team, Informa said: “Last year’s event attracted over 10,000 enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds, and with an even better and more diverse content offering on display this year our vision is for Middle East Games Con to set a new benchmark for regional game conventions”.
Middle East Games Con will take place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from October 25th-October 27th. Tickets are available on Platinumlist.