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 via our Ticketline portal and to reward those who book early we have three tiers of ticket prices; earlybird, advance and on-the-door.
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Transformers Cars coming to Manchesterscreen-play-news

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Stars of the original live action transformers movie Bumblebee and Barricade will be making their way to Manchester for a special appearance at Play Expo. Both vehicles will be on display in the screen.play area of the main hall.
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Iron Throne from Game of Thrones at Play Exposcreen-play-news

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Winter is coming to Play Expo and with it, the Iron Throne. We will have the Iron Throne from the smash HBO TV series Game of Thrones at Play Expo and we will be running professional photo shoots for anyone who would like their picture taken on the seat of kings. Why not come in cosplay as your favourite GoT character and have your photo taken on the actual Iron Throne? Professional photo opportunities will be available at various times …
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Indie Games Update part 4nowplay

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Play Expo 2014 will see a much expanded indie zone and we are now able to share a selection of the first games that will be on display and fully playable... Mutiny!, Wings: Remastered Edition, Gang Beasts and Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet.
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Indie Games Update Part 3nowplay

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Play Expo 2014 will see a much expanded indie zone and we are now able to share a selection of the first games that will be on display and fully playable... Shoot'Em Up Kit, TerraTech, Dungeon Crawler and Fortress Craft: Evolved.
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Indie Games Update Part 2nowplay

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Play Expo 2014 will see a much expanded indie zone and we are now able to share a selection of the first games that will be on display and fully playable... Wulverblade, Ghost Control Inc, Starters Orders and Chompy Chomp Chomp Party.
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First wave of Indie Games Announcednowplay

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Play Expo 2014 will see a much expanded indie zone and we are now able to share a selection of the first games that will be on display and fully playable... Bopscotch, A Pixel Story, Creature Battle Lab and Kaiju Panic.
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Guest Speaker: Charles Cecil MBEreplay

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Charles Cecil MBE, the visionary head of Revolution Software who created classic adventure games such as Broken Sword, Lure of the Temptress and Beneath a Steel Sky will be appearing at Play Expo on Saturday 11th October.
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Heroes and Villains of Star Wars coming to Play Exposcreen-play-news

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Dave Prowse, Jeremy Bulloch and Kenny Baker are the latest guests to be confirmed for the screen.play feature of Play Expo 2014. All are best known for their roles in the Star Wars series of films, as Darth Vader, Boba Fett and R2D2 respectively.
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Stars of Red Dwarf land at Play Exposcreen-play-news

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Chris Barrie and Craig Charles are the first two screen.play guests confirmed for Play Expo 2014. The duo are best known for their characters Rimmer and Lister in the Sci-Fi comedy Red Dwarf. Chris also played Gordon Brittas in the Brittas Empire and Hillary in the Tomb Raider Films as well as providing the voice for Simon in the game Simon the Sorcerer.
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