Brighton, England, 22nd September, 2008: Gamers are already snapping up tickets for the Eurogamer Expo, taking place at the Old Truman Brewery in London on 28th and 29th October from 11am to 10pm each day.
For just £5 per day, gamers can get hands-on play time with a huge variety of upcoming games, including Street Fighter IV, Prince of Persia, Mirror’s Edge, LittleBigPlanet, Tomb Raider: Underworld, Far Cry 2, Fallout 3 and Saints Row 2. More games are being confirmed all the time.
For those looking to break into the games industry, a ticket also admits them to the Gamesindustry.biz Career Fair, open from 11am to 7pm each day. Developers and publishers exhibiting include Crytek, Relentless Software, Starbreeze, Ubisoft, SEGA Europe and Microsoft Game Studios, with more to be announced.
Tickets are limited, with only 2,000 available per day. All ticket proceeds are being donated to UK videogames charity GamesAid. Attendees must be 15 years old or above.
To register for tickets, visit http://expo.eurogamer.net/register/
For more on the Eurogamer Expo, visit http://expo.eurogamer.net
The Old Truman Brewery will be a key focus of London Games Festival 2008, with the Eurogamer Expo, the GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair and the GamesIndustry Bar all hosted within the complex.
Stephen Reid / James Spafford – Eurogamer Expo Community & Gaming Managers – firstname.lastname@example.org
Rupert Loman, managing director, Eurogamer Network: +44 (0)1273 746 864 / email@example.com
Dan Robinson, sales director, Eurogamer Network: +44 (0)7919 378 414 / 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.