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!

Cos.play makes a colourful splash at Play Expo 2014!cosplay

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Cos.play returned to Play Expo 2014 in full force with daily masquerades showcasing costumes from Pokemon, Attack on Titan, Legend of Zelda and the Final Fantasy series, which along with Assassins Creed, are proving to be the most popular choices for cosplayers at gaming themed conventions.
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Syndicate to appear at Play Expo!the-general-news

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We are delighted to announce that Youtube sensation Tom ‘Syndicate’ will be appearing at Play Expo on Saturday 11th October for a special meet and greet session. Tom will be around for selfies and hello’s from 1pm.

Over 100 PS4 consoles in now.play zonenowplay

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We will have over 100 PS4 consoles in now.play this year and they will be running a combination of upcoming titles, the latest retail and PSN games plus we'll have a next-gen Minecraft zone and a PEGI18 zone for age restricted games.
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Full Indie Line up Revealed and Peoples Choice Award!nowplay

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33 games from two dozen fantastic indie studios! We are over the moon by the amazing response from the Indie community to our larger emphasis on games from the creative and innovative smaller studios around the UK and beyond. Not only will we have a far bigger indie zone, we will also be awarding our first ever People's Choice award for the best indie game at the show.
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MXGP – The Official Motocross Videogame playable on PS4nowplay

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We are proud to announce that ‘MXGP - The Official Motocross Videogame’ will be playable on the PS4™ at Play Expo 2014, ahead of it's official release date. Widely regarded as one of the best Motocross titles ever made, the next-gen version of MXGP boasts a host of new additions and upgrades to make it the ultimate version of this uniquely intense racer.
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Even More Indie Games!nowplay

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This year we introduce a brand new PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD for the best Indie game at the show. This will be voted for by Play Expo attendees and awarded on the Sunday evening. Make sure you get your hands on as many of the wonderful games as possible and complete a voting card.
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RetroCollect’s Competition Line Up for Play Expo Confirmedproplay

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RetroCollect have been tasked with the all important job of providing challenging retro gaming tournaments. Similar to their previous appearances, they will be setting up a whole range of systems for you all to play on - each with a specially handcrafted competition you’ll want to sink your teeth into.
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Over 100 pinball machines to play at Play Expo!replay

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With machines from the 70's, 80's, 90's to the latest releases there will be something for everyone to enjoy, including The Walking Dead pin, Stern latest machine which is being flown over specially for it's premier at our show.
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Weekend Talks Schedulethe-general-news

At Play Expo we always try to bring you a great range of diverse special guests. This year we think we have our best line up yet! Industry legends like Charles Cecil and Mel Croucher. Awesome studios like Just Add Water, Team17 and Cinemaware. Plus a very special panel talk.
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Konami confirmed exhibitor at Play Exponowplay

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Konami, the company behind gaming titles such as Pro Evolution Soccer, Metal Gear Solid, Castlevania and Silent Hill, have confirmed their attendance at this year’s Play Expo.
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