The North’s biggest and most diverse video gaming expo is back! Play Expo is returning to Manchester’s EventCity for its third successive year. Taking place 11th and 12th October 2014, Play Expo is expanding considerably and will now feature FIVE absorbing events, under one roof!

Tickets on sale now!the-general-news

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Tickets for the North's biggest ever Video Games Expo are now available for purchase through both Ticketline and See Tickets. To reward those who book early we have special advanced purchase ticket prices.
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Play Expo Fight Series!proplay

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Manchester Battle Arena (MBA) and ELECTRONIC DOJO are proud to collide and combine forces to bring a host of fighting games to PLAY EXPO. FIGHT SERIES will include crowd favourites such as USF4, TTT2, UMVC3 and SSFT2.
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Cosplay Masquerade returns to Play Expocosplay

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2014 will once again see the return of the popular cos.play section at Play Expo! With competitions running on both days of the event and some top prizes up for grabs be sure not to miss a once again awesomely colourful parade!
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Super Smash Bros Tournaments confirmed for Play Expoproplay

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We will be holding several Super Smash Bros. tournaments at Play Expo this year. The games being played are Super Smash Bros Melee, Project M & Smash Bros for 3DS. Prizes supplied by 8-Bit Planet and also up-for-grabs are official Smash UK ranking coins!
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Get careers advice at Play Expo!the-general-news

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It's not just about playing games at Play Expo! This year we will have a number of educational providers who will be on hand to discuss what courses they offer and what skills you will need for a career in the video games industry.
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Even more Indie Games announced!nowplay

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We have already given details on more than 20 games being exhibited in the indie zone at Play Expo and now we can announce even more!! We are proud to support Independent developments teams through our shows by offering discounted exhibition space and other incentives.
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Spectrum vs C64 Debate Panelreplay

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It’s a debate that’s been raging for over three decades – which is better, the Spectrum or the Commodore 64? To mark the 32nd birthday of both these marvellous micros, Play Expo will endeavour to answer this most thorny of questions with the help of four men who should know.
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Screen.play goes BACK IN TIME!screen-play-news

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The Delorean Time Machine from Back to the Future is one of the most iconic movie vehicles of all time and we are giving you the opportunity to have your photograph taken sitting inside Doc Brown's greatest invention!
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Exclusive Trading Card Games from Japancosplay

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Chimera, the experts in Japanese language Trading Card Games, will be bringing the Unlimited VS - the latest TCG from Japan - exclusively to Play Expo.
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Play Expo hosts last CGC heat and Grand Final!replay

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Play Expo is your last chance to enter the 2014 funstock.co.uk Classic Gaming Championships and win your place in the grand final. The final heat takes place on Saturday 11 October before the Grand Final featuring winners of all ten national heats on Sunday 12 October.
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