BRIGHTON, ENGLAND, 6th October 2008: The best consumer gaming event of 2008 just got better, with 56 playable games now confirmed for the Eurogamer Expo, which takes place at the Old Truman Brewery in London on October 28th and 29th.
Headlining the new arrivals are two highly anticipated first-person shooters - Killzone 2 for PlayStation 3, and Left 4 Dead, which will be playable on Xbox 360 for the first time in Europe. Wii fans aren't left out in the cold either, with Nintendo's Disaster: Day of Crisis and Wario Land: The Shake Dimension also confirmed for the show.
Eurogamer is also proud to support Pixel-Lab's Indie Arcade at the Expo, showcasing 10 of the best titles in independent PC game development. See below for the complete list of titles.
Tickets are now on sale for Eurogamer Expo, costing just£5 per day, with all proceeds after credit card processing fees going to UK videogames charity GamesAid. The Expo is open from 11am to 10pm each day. Visitors must be aged 15 or over to enter.
Tickets also admit visitors to the GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair, with 20 exhibitors now confirmed as attending, including Fable II creators Lionhead. Other exhibitors include Crytek, Relentless Software, Realtime Worlds, Starbreeze, Ubisoft, SEGA Europe and Microsoft Game Studios.
To register for tickets, visit http://expo.eurogamer.net/register
For more on the Eurogamer Expo, visit http://expo.eurogamer.net
Full list of new playable titles:
- <*>Killzone 2 (PlayStation 3)*> <*>Left 4 Dead (Xbox 360)*> <*>Disaster: Day of Crisis (Nintendo Wii)*> <*>Wario Land: The Shake Dimension (Nintendo Wii)*> <*>PSN Power Pack (PlayStation Portable)*> <*>PSN Puzzle Pack (PlayStation Portable)*>
Pixel-Lab Indie Arcade:
- <*>Braid (PC)*> <*>Dangerous Highschool Girls In Trouble (PC)*> <*>Jetpack Brontosaurus (PC)*> <*>Multiwinia (PC)*> <*>Plain Sight (PC)*> <*>Psychosomnium (PC)*> <*>Samorost (PC)*> <*>Shift (PC)*> <*>War Twat (PC)*> <*>World of Goo (PC)*>
Stephen Reid / James Spafford– Eurogamer Expo Community&Gaming Managers– firstname.lastname@example.org
Dan Robinson, sales director, Eurogamer Network: +44 (0)7919 378 414 / email@example.com
Richard Sturgess, trade advertising manager, Eurogamer Network: +44 (0)7920 061 984 / firstname.lastname@example.org
About Eurogamer Network:
Founded in 1999 by brothers Rupert and Nick Loman, Brighton-based Eurogamer Network is the publisher of Europe’s most popular independent videogames website, Eurogamer.net. The company also publishes a video site, Eurogamer TV, and a social network for gamers, Eurogamers. Eurogamer is also available in German, French, Portuguese and Dutch editions. Eurogamer Network is also the publisher of the world's market-leading industry resource, GamesIndustry.biz. See www.eurogamer.biz for more details on the company’s products and services.
About London Games Festival:
The London Games Festival is a cultural and business celebration of computer and video games, reflecting their influence and importance in today’s society! The Festival, taking place from 24th October - 2nd November 2008, will feature a series of diverse events in different venues for different audiences. Whether you are a gamer, a parent seeking advice on games, a school-leaver hoping to work in the industry, or someone just wanting to find out more about how games work and where the future of entertainment will take us, this is a festival for you.
Part of the LGF includes a thriving Fringe festival of grassroots events organised by artists, academics, gaming enthusiasts, educators and a wide range of creative professionals.
The LGF is created by the London Development Agency (LDA) and with the full support of the industry and its trade bodies ELSPA and Tiga, the festival provides an exciting array of consumer and trade events in the capital.