With just 2 months till the EB Games Expo 2012 many anxious Aussie gamers were desperate to know what unreleased games they would be able to get their hands on at the event. Finally the wait is over, yesterday Round 1 of the expos game line up was confirmed! Unlike last year the EB Expo will be held in Sydney at the Sydney Olympic Park Showground and will span over 3 days – 5th, 6th & 7th of October. The EB Games Expo is the biggest gaming event in Australia (Australia’s own version of E3).
“Attendees will have this unique opportunity to experience the hottest video games before they are released, as the world’s leading publishers present their new releases across the three day gaming extravaganza. Over 25,000 square metres of gaming heaven for consumers, showcasing the most anticipated games and the latest consoles, accessories, devices and all things gaming FIRST!”
Round 1: Of the Game Announcement Includes:
You think that’s Awesome? were told that more announcements will be made in future and there’s a lot more to come! The Expo will also feature a wide range of other activities such as:
- EBLive: EB Live is an exclusive chance to listen to keynotes from the developers themselves, in a massive arena with crazy effects and a HUGE cinema sized screen. EB Expo 2011 boasted big names such as Peter Moore and the DICE team, so who knows what this year will bring us!
- Arena Spectacular: The Arena Spectacular is a high energy fusion of the best Expo game content, explosive pyrotechnic flares and the Showtime FMX motorbike stunt team. Expect a brand new FULLY LOADED show chock full of exciting surprises. Experience video games like never before with grand scale video projections on a HUGE screen over 30m wide!
- E-Sports: We have partnered with the best leagues and tournaments across Australia to create a huge eSports program with loads of casual and competitive gaming competitions across all platforms – PC, console and mobile. There will be some amazing prizes on offer for casual and competitive gamers and experienced gamers will be on hand to share their knowledge and pass on gaming tips for those who want to get hands on with the best new games.
- Home Grown Developers: Australia’s best known and emerging developers showcase their latest and greatest games. Australian developers are producing some of the world’s most popular games.
- Home Grown Tech Zone: The Home Grown Tech Zone is where you need to go if you want to experience the latest technology available for gamers. The world’s leading brands will be on display in this exciting experiential environment inspired by Tron Legacy and brought to life with UV lights, projections, a huge LED DJ tower and glow bar area.
- Cosplay: Cosplay is part of what makes any good convention a GREAT convention, and EB Expo is no exception. That’s why for this year’s Expo, there is something for all levels of cosplayer, whether you want to take centre stage or are just in it for the laughs.
and much much more…
Tickets are on sale NOW! but Hurry they won’t last long! UltimateGamer, Saturday and Sunday Express Passes already SOLD OUT. General admission for all 3 days, Friday Express and Sunday Family passes are still available but selling fast! Go here for ticket information and prices, for all other info on the event go to http://www.ebexpo.com.au
SEE YOU THERE!
And if we still haven’t convinced you to attend this years EB Games Expo then take a look at the sort of time we had last year.