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Four of the best CS:GO teams to compete for $100,000 at EGX

Gfinity will host four of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams at EGX next month as they compete for $100,000. The four teams are yet to be announced, but are promised to be some of the best in the world. Friday September 23rd will see the first semi-final take place, …

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London Games Festival 2017 kicks off March 30th

Put the date in the diary, London Games Festival 2017 will run from March 30th to April 9th. The event will kick off with EGX Rezzed at the Tobacco Docks, while the week will also feature the BAFTA Games Awards, which will take place on April 6th. Other events include …

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GamerMania officially cancelled but new event set for 2017

New video games expo GamerMania has been cancelled. It was set to take place between July 29th and August 1st at London Excel. The event was being organised by MCM, the team behind the successful Comic Con events in May and October. GamerMania was announced in September last year as …

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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. Speaking to MCV this week, Multiplay founder and CEO Craig Fletcher said that the growing number of games shows, and particularly EGX and Insomnia facing each other later this year, is not a …

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GAMEFest has had ‘zero impact’ on us, says EGX

Consumer expo EGX has shrugged off competition from GAMEFest as it unveils Amazon as its new retail partner. Organiser Rupert Loman told MCV that Amazon is the most relevant retail partner possible for the EGX audience.” GAME had previously worked as EGX’s retail support, before it decided to host its …

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Amazon becomes Official Retail Partner for EGX

Major consumer expo EGX has announced that Amazon will be the event’s new retail partner. GAME previously acted as the retail partner, which included an on-site GAME store, but the retailer has since announced plans to host its own consumer event. It’s a big boost for EGX as it hopes …

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Fred Prego on GAMEFest and its showdown with EGX

Last week, Gamer Network CEO Rupert Loman declared his disappointment in GAME. He was referring to the retailer’s new GAMEFest event, a consumer expo that will take place four weeks before his own EGX show… and at the same venue (Birmingham NEC). Upon making some allusions to the fact the …

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GAMEFest targets 100,000 visitors

Retailer GAME expects its next Insomnia festival – which will include the GAMEFest expo – to be the UK’s most popular gaming event this year. The firm targets a record number of attendees over the August Bank Holiday weekend, and says it will be investing heavily to ensure it hits …

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Rupert Loman on GAMEFest, queues and the future of EGX

Gamer Network won the 2016 Events Team MCV Award for its work on EGX. We speak to founder and CEO Rupert Loman about the company’s past and upcoming shows, and its renewed rivalry with GAME. Why do you think you won the MCV award?EGX is a show that delivers a …

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GAMEFest timing is disappointing, says Gamer Network’s Loman

Gamer Network boss Rupert Loman says he’s disappointed by GAME’s decision to go head-to-head with his EGX event. GAMEFest will form part of Insomnia58, which starts on August 26th at Birmingham NEC. That’s just four weeks before EGX, which will take place at the same venue from September 22nd. On …

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