Replay Events has announced a new video games event called PLAY Margate. Their incredibly popular video gaming expo is heading south!
PLAY, the UK’s favourite Arcade, Indie & Retro video gaming expos, has to date been limited to the North of England in Manchester and Blackpool. However, after successfully providing video gaming to Margate’s GEEK festival, Replay will be taking PLAY to Margate for 3 days at the Winter Gardens on 21-23 August 2015.
With such classic names as Sonic, Pacman, Mario Kart, Street Fighter, Donkey Kong, Super Smash Bros, Halo, Minecraft and loads more! PLAY Margate offers the widest possible selection of the best retro games running on classic consoles, computers and arcade machines and combines it with a generous helping of modern gaming content to amaze and entertain gamers of all ages. With hundreds of machines running classic and modern games almost every games console you can think of will be at PLAY Margate. PC gamers don’t get left out either, the Replay LAN will feature classic networked games from the FPS, Real Time Strategy and Driving genres.
Of course with Margate being the daddy of Kent seaside arcades, PLAY will also include its own video game arcade containing many classic arcade machines and pinball tables, all set to free-play.
Indie game fans will be in for a treat as PLAY Margate showcases an eclectic selection of new and retro inspired modern games.
If you’re looking to get your hands on some gaming goodies you will find the trading hall right up your street. Cool gaming T-Shirts, plush toys, rare and collectible games and loads more will be available.
Not only does PLAY Margate have one of the qualifying heats of the nationwide Classic Gaming Championship, there will be all manner of quirky and well-loved tournaments too, with great prizes to be won.
PLAY Margate also features two adult-only evening events, as GamerDisco bring their unique mix of games, music and fun.
With loads more to be confirmed over the next few months keep your eyes peeled here on Flickering Myth for further updates as they come in.
PLAY Margate takes place at the Winter Gardens, Margate on 21-23 August 2015. Tickets are available from www.playmargate.com
Coming closer still is PLAY Blackpool (2nd – 4th May) – also from Replay Events – which will be featuring SkySaga: Infinite Isles from Radiant Worlds.
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