PlayStation 4 will be playable at Eurogamer Expo 2013

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Brighton, UK – 1st August 2013 -- Gamer Network, in partnership with Virgin Media, is delighted to announce that the PlayStation 4 next-generation games console from Sony Computer Entertainment will be playable on the show floor at this year's biggest ever Eurogamer Expo.

Eurogamer Expo 2013 takes place at Earls Court, London, from Thursday 26th September to Sunday 29th September, and will be the first place in the UK that gamers will be able to play the next generation of home console hardware.

Games that will be available to play on the show floor this year include Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag from Ubisoft, Battlefield 4 and FIFA 14 from Electronic Arts, Batman: Arkham Origins from Warner Bros, Dark Souls II from Namco Bandai and several titles from Nintendo, with many more still to be announced.

GAME will also return to the Eurogamer Expo this year as retail partner and will be offering pre-orders deals for next-generation hardware on the show floor.

In total, 70,000 gamers will visit the Eurogamer Expo over four days and organisers have taken out extra space to accommodate the rise in numbers.

Super passes and weekend tickets have sold out but tickets are still available to buy for Thursday and Friday via the Eurogamer Expo website: http://www.eurogamerexpo.com.

This year's full line-up of playable games, developer sessions, tournaments and other activities will be announced over the next two months, but organisers can already confirm that the following games will be playable:

505 Games

Payday 2

Bethesda Softworks

The Elder Scrolls Online

Wolfenstein: The New Order

Electronic Arts

Battlefield 4

FIFA 14

Need for Speed: Rivals

Konami

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

PES 2014

Namco Bandai

Dark Souls II

Subterranean Games

War for the Overworld

Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

The Crew

Duel of Champions

The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot

Rocksmith

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Batman: Arkham Origins

Injustice: Gods Among Us

Infinite Crisis

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

The Eurogamer Expo will also offer visitors the chance to experience Oculus Rift, the VR headset that is taking the games industry by storm and could be one of the critical gaming technologies of the future. Using a mixture of 3D views and head tracking, it's like nothing you've ever experienced before.

Elsewhere, Gamer Network is pleased to confirm that SEGA will continue to sponsor the Indie Games Arcade, where visitors can play through a diverse and creative range of independent games from small studios and individual creators.

Fans of PC and indie titles will also want to check out the Rezzed area, which returns this year and will be full of upcoming games from developers and publishers great and small that showcase the independent spirit of PC and small-scale gaming. Games currently confirmed for the Rezzed area are:

Firefly Studios

Stronghold: Crusader II

Fireproof Games

The Room 2

Freekstorm

Doctor Kvorak

Introversion Software

Prison Architect

Mode 7 Games

Frozen Endzone

Positech Games

Democracy 3

Redshirt

Puppy Games

Droid Assault

Ultratron

The show also promises a great line-up of other features, including the hugely popular tournament area, our biggest-ever retro showcase – home to a stellar line-up of pinball tables – and a broader range of retail stands.

Plus, this year's developer sessions schedule will be more exciting than ever before, with a range of next-generation game developers showcasing their titles, and an additional theatre to sit in to watch sessions, charge phones and meet other gamers.

More details on all of this and more will be announced in the next two months. You can find out more via http://www.eurogamerexpo.com, where tickets are also on sale, or by following us on Twitter ( @eurogamer_expo, hashtag #EGX) and on Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/EurogamerExpo).

About Gamer Network

Founded in 1999, Gamer Network Ltd (previously Eurogamer Network Ltd) publishes a range of video game websites including Eurogamer.net, the world's leading independent video games website with local editions in ten European languages. The company also publishes market-leading trade resource GamesIndustry International and Outside Xbox, a video site dedicated to the Xbox community. It also represents several partner websites including VG247.com, RockPaperShotgun.com and NintendoLife.com. In addition to its online publications, Gamer Network produces live public events and trade shows including the Eurogamer Expo, the UK's largest gaming event; Rezzed, the PC and indie games show; and GameHorizon, the games industry conference. Find out more: www.gamer-network.net

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