Entries in 'multiplay' (29)

Multiplay: Overlap between Insomnia and EGX is minimal

Multiplay: Overlap between Insomnia and EGX is minimal

Only seven per cent of the consumers who go to Multiplay’s Insomnia also visit rival event, EGX.  

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 8th 2016 at 11:45AM in News
GAME opens first in-store eSports zone

GAME opens first in-store eSports zone

High street retailer GAME added an area dedicated to competitive gaming to its Manchester Trafford Centre store.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 7th 2016 at 11:43AM in News
Multiplay reveals four-day League of Legends festival

Multiplay reveals four-day League of Legends festival

Another ‘fest’ will take place at August’s Insomnia58 event, organiser Multiplay has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 23rd 2016 at 5:40PM in News
GAME Fest returns to Birmingham NEC just four weeks before EGX

GAME Fest returns to Birmingham NEC just four weeks before EGX

GAME is bringing back its consumer expo between August 26th and 29th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 8th 2016 at 11:00AM in News

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GAME Fest

GAME Fest

In Events Aug 26th 2016 - Aug 29th 2016 in Birmingham

GAME is bringing back its Fest this summer.

Insomnia58

Insomnia58

In Events Aug 26th 2016 - Aug 29th 2016 in Birmingham

The summer rendition of Multiplay’s Insomnia Gaming Festival is taking place between August 26th and August 29th this year, at the NEC in Birmingham.

£19,000 on the line at UK's Insomnia57 March tournament

£19,000 on the line at UK's Insomnia57 March tournament

This March, Birmingham's NEC will play host to tournaments for six games totalling £19,000 in prize money for UK gamers.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 9th 2016 at 3:02PM in News
Insomnia 57

Insomnia 57

In Events Mar 25th 2016 - Mar 28th 2016 in Birmingham

Multiplay’s Insomnia eSports event returns to Birmingham’s NEC, featuring pro-gaming events and the UK’s biggest LAN party

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Insomnia Festivals set for Ireland and Scotland

Insomnia Festivals set for Ireland and Scotland

GAME and Multiplay’s Insomnia consumer shows will visit Scotland and Ireland next year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 11th 2015 at 11:20AM in News
GAME On: CEO Martyn Gibbs talks Black Friday, digital, physical retail and eSports

GAME On: CEO Martyn Gibbs talks Black Friday, digital, physical retail and eSports

It's been a busy 12 months for GAME, following the High Street retailer's acquisition of eSports specialist Multiplay, hectic Black Friday last year and return to the PC space.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 28th 2015 at 9:22AM in News
insomnia56

insomnia56

In Events Dec 11th 2015 - Dec 14th 2015 in Birmingham, UK

Coming to Birmingham's NEC for the very first time, insomnia56 will bring together famous faces from the world of games with a large exhibition hall.

UK eSports specialist Multiplay targets worldwide expansion

UK eSports specialist Multiplay targets worldwide expansion

Birmingham NEC is just the start of a proposed global expansion for Insomnia.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 10th 2015 at 11:30AM in News

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GAME boosts events business with Multiplay expansion

GAME boosts events business with Multiplay expansion

Multiplay is growing its Insomnia events by almost ten times their current size.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 4th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
New senior execs for Multiplay

New senior execs for Multiplay

There have been two new additions to event firm Multiplay's senior management team. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 30th 2015 at 10:11AM in News
Multiplay says it won't block retailers from Insomnia events

Multiplay says it won't block retailers from Insomnia events

Events organiser Multiplay has said it does not intend to stop other retailers from exhibiting at future Insomnia events following its acquisition by GAME earlier this month.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 11th 2015 at 1:03PM in News
Opinion: GAME gamble on eSports is a safe bet

Opinion: GAME gamble on eSports is a safe bet

Any investment in eSports is often viewed as a risk.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2015 at 11:00AM in News

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Was GAME's £20m Multiplay deal an astute purchase or an unnecessary risk?

Was GAME's £20m Multiplay deal an astute purchase or an unnecessary risk?

‘Retail should get involved with eSports’. It’s a headline we’ve run several times in MCV over the last two years.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
'GAME will turbocharge eSports in the UK'

'GAME will turbocharge eSports in the UK'

GAME’s £20m swoop for Multiplay can transform eSports in the UK, say leading industry execs.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Was GAME's purchase of Multiplay a smart move? Find out in this week's MCV

Was GAME's purchase of Multiplay a smart move? Find out in this week's MCV

This week MCV speaks to GAME and Multiplay bosses Martyn Gibbs and Craig Fletcher about the retailer's acquisition of the eSports firm. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 5th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Could Multiplay acquisition be a Game-changing move?

Could Multiplay acquisition be a Game-changing move?

This morning's announcement that UK retailer GAME Digital were to acquire events organiser Multiplay for £20m came as a shock for more than a few reasons.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 10:30AM in News
GAME acquires Multiplay for £20m

GAME acquires Multiplay for £20m

Retailer GAME has made a big move into the eSports and events space by acquiring Multiplay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2015 at 9:07AM in News
'Retail should support eSports in the UK,' urges Gfinity

'Retail should support eSports in the UK,' urges Gfinity

Gfinity and Multiplay say retailers can help make eSports a major force in the UK.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 11:30AM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: How eSports went from joke to juggernaut

MCV @ GAMESCOM: How eSports went from joke to juggernaut

For many, it seems laughable that a free-to-play game could rank alongside iconic singers and global television shows in terms of popularity.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 13th 2014 at 4:14PM in News
Insomnia51 gaming festival draws record 20,000 attendance

Insomnia51 gaming festival draws record 20,000 attendance

Multiplay's gaming festival Insomnia51 scored its biggest ever crowd across the Easter weekend.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 30th 2014 at 4:36PM in News