The UK’s most diverse video gaming expo is back!
Play Expo returns to EventCity, Manchester on 12-13 October 2013 after a hugely successful debut last year.
Play Expo will expand considerably on last year’s show and will once again feature four distinct events:
- re.play (retro systems and arcade/pinball machines)
- now.play (previews of the latest games and hardware)
- pro.play (casual and competitive tournaments)
- cos.play (costume competitions and dealers/traders).
You now have not one but TWO chances to PLAY in 2014! The UK's favourite Arcade, Indie & Retro Gaming Expo returns to its spiritual home at the Norbreck Castle Exhibition Centre in Blackpool on 3/4 May 2014. Continue reading >>
This page contains links to a number of reviews, blogs and opinions regarding Play Expo 2013, which took place 12-13 October 2013 at EventCity, Manchester.
If you notice something that you think should be included, please don't hesitate to get in touch! Continue reading >>
A lot of people are asking about buying Play Expo tickets on the door this weekend. Tickets will be available on the door, however there are 3 things to bear in mind if you choose to buy on the day... Continue reading >>
We will have a number of talks, demonstrations and competitions running across our stages throughout the weekend. Some are listed here, however please keep an eye on the information boards throughout the show for complete listings and amendments. Continue reading >>
Legendary game creator Jeff Minter is becoming a regular at our Shows and Play Expo 2013 is no different. This year Jeff is bringing some of his wonderfully psychadelic games including an exclusive preview of his new PS Vita game TxK. Continue reading >>
We are delighted to announce that two World Arcade Champions will be attending this year's Play Expo. Jon Stoodley (left) and Tony Temple will be demonstrating their skills on the classic arcade titles PacMan and Missile Command respectively. Continue reading >>
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