Defiance, Star Trek, Grid 2, Remember Me, Resident Evil Revelations and Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen will all playable at Gadget Show Live. Nintendo will be present with the Wii U and Electronic Arts is back with the EA Hub with FIFA 13, Need for Speed Most Wanted, Dead Space 3, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 and Crysis 3.
Nintendo, Electronic Arts, Namco Bandai, Codemasters, Paramount, Trion, Capcom, Epic Games, Game, Alienware and Turtle Beach are all exhibiting at next month’s Gadget Show Live, which takes place 3-7 April at Birmingham’s NEC.
Gaming celebrities and stars of the future Ali-A and KSI, who host world leading Call of Duty and FIFA channels on You Tube, have been invited to Gadget Show Live to show off their skills on the Game Stage.
Nintendo returns to Gadget Show Live following its appearance at Gadget Show Live Christmas when it showcased its brand new games console - Nintendo Wii U – on release day.
Trion is showing Defiance (Xbox 360) (releasing end of April); Paramount has the eagerly awaited (PC), which is slated for 26 April and Codemasters will be demoing Grid 2 (PC) out 31 May.
Electronic Arts is bringing the EA Hub to Gadget Show Live with FIFA 13, Need for Speed Most Wanted, Dead Space 3, Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 and Crysis 3.
Epic Games is hosting its unmissable Make Something Unreal Live tournament. The four shortlisted teams of aspiring game developers will be working live onstage throughout the show. Games industry gurus including Peter Molyneux and Miles Jacobson will also be on the stand.
Capcom is showcasing three unreleased titles: Remember Me, Resident Evil Revelations and Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. They are also be hosting a competition for visitors to its stand to win a fantastic arcade machine worth £3,000 in celebration of Capcom’s 30 th anniversary.
Game is offering a 10% discount to all Gadget Show Live visitors who buy new games at the show.
eSports is running an adrenaline-packed 16-team Counter Strike: Global Offensive tournament with a fantastic £10,000 cash prize up for grabs. Featuring the top teams from across Europe, the tournament will take place on 5-7 April. eSports will also be hosting single-day turn-up and play tournaments for visitors.
Visitors can also take part in casual or hardcore single and multiplayer gaming challenges on the Game Stage in the Game Zone, as well as enjoy the ever popular retro free play area.
“The Game Zone is jam-packed with games including a slew of unreleased titles, accessories and events to keep even the most avid gamer happy,” said Katie Tozer, Gadget Show Live organiser. “It’s an unmissable day out for all gamers. With Saturday tickets and VIP packages now sold out, we urge all gamers to book tickets sooner rather than later and avoid missing out.”
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