Games take centre stage at this weekend’s London MCM Expo

Gaming fans, roll out! The May London MCM Expo 2010 will be blasting its way to the ExCeL Centre in Docklands between 29-30 May.

Catering for gamers of every genre, the event will have everything from the latest Super Mario game, to housing the world exclusive first playable demo of Transformers: War for Cybertron and more!

Pocket gamers are advised to bring a DS and a game on the 29th to get involved with the MCM Expo’s Guinness World Record attempt at hosting the largest handheld game console party, with Nintendo offering consumers the chance to win one of five DSi XLs and more prizes from other exhibitors.

The games present at the May London MCM Expo 2010 include:

• Blur

• Dragon Ball: Origins 2

• Dragon Quest IX

• Fist of the North Star (FIRST SHOWING OUTSIDE OF JAPAN)

• Magic: The Gathering– Duels of the Planeswalker

• Monster Hunter Tri

• Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3

• No More Heroes 2

• Professor Layton

• Quantum Theory

• Samurai Showdown Sen

• Samurai Warriors 3

• Sin and Punishment: Successor Of The Skies

• Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

• Super Mario Galaxy 2

• Transformers: War for Cybertron (WORLD EXCLUSIVE: first playable demo)

• WarioWare DIY

• Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2010

With support from some of the biggest videogame publishers in the UK, including Nintendo, Activision, Namco Bandai, Tecmo Koei, Ubisoft, Rising Star Games and

advanced ticket sales already up by 30 per cent compared to last year, this May’s MCM Expo looks set to draw more than 40,000 people.

On top of this there will be a heavy presence from Ubisoft who will be marketing Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands at the event, as well as offering the first 5,000 attendees of the show exclusive Prince of Persia goodies. Additionally, Yuri Lowenthal, the voice of the Prince will also be at the show signing posters and meetings fans.

Tecmo Koei, as well as showcasing Quantum Theory, will be selling a highly collectable limited edition figurine of Kasumi from Dead or Alive: Paradise, while publisher Konami will be holding the UK Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game National Championship and Turtle Entertainment will be running professional gaming tournaments as part of the Electronic Sports League’s Pro Series for the UK.

For more information please visit www.londonexpo.com or contact tom@prgenie.co.uk for press accreditation, images and any other queries.


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