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AOC to sponsor UK Masters CS:GO tournament at Insomnia60

Monitor manufacturer AOC has been announced as the sponsor of the UK Masters CS:GO tournament, with the finals set to take place at Insomnia 60 next month.  The competition itself is already underway, with the best UK Counter-Strike teams battling it out online. The top four teams from this online …

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Multiplay hosting Call of Duty World League event at Insomnia 60

Multiplay has announced that it will be hosting a Call of Duty World League open event at Insomnia 60.  The CWL Birmingham Open will take place at I60, which is due to run between the 14th and 17th April at the NEC. The competition will feature a $50,000 prize pool …

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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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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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GAME Fest returns to Birmingham NEC just four weeks before EGX

GAME is bringing back its consumer expo between August 26th and 29th. That’s just four weeks before rival event EGX, and it is also taking place in the same venue – Birmingham NEC. However, unlike the last GAME Fest (which was also the first one) in 2011, this year’s event …

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£19,000 on the line at UK’s Insomnia57 March tournament

This March, Birmingham’s NEC will play host to tournaments for six games totalling £19,000 in prize money for UK gamers. The Insomnia57 event over the March 25-28 weekend will also be one of the first Street Fighter V tournaments on British soil, with £1,000 on the line. As the festival …

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£19,000 on the line at UK’s Insomnia57 March tournament

This March, Birmingham’s NEC will play host to tournaments for six games totalling 19,000 in prize money for UK gamers. The Insomnia57 event over the March 25-28 weekend will also be one of the first Street Fighter V tournaments on British soil, with 1,000 on the line. As the festival …

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