For fans of retro gaming there simply isn’t a bigger, more comprehensive show than the re.play event at Play Expo.
Featuring the most expansive and varied celebration of video games history ever seen, this year’s re.play will have even more freeplay arcade and pinball machines, retro consoles and vintage computers as well as an increased number of features, traders and special guests.
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 >>
We have the pleasure of announcing that video game composer legends Rob Hubbard and Ben Daglish will be joining the ‘From Bedrooms to Billions’ film directors Nicola and Anthony Caulfield live on stage on Saturday 12th October at 12:00pm. Continue reading >>
re.play Challenge features a range of free-to-enter competitions on vintage systems. RetroCollect will once again be managing tournaments for retro consoles and our good buddies at Amibay will be looking after the retro computer side of things. Continue reading >>
We can now confirm Funstock.co.uk are the proud sponsors of the re.play event at Play Expo 2013. General Manager of FunStock.co.uk, Andy Pearson commented:
“The re.play aspect of Play Expo is the largest Retro Gaming event of the year and we wanted to help make the show that little extra bit special for everyone. Continue reading >>
You told us that you wanted to see more classic PC/LAN-based gaming at Play Expo - we listened! This year we will be creating a PC LAN zone consisting of approximately 100 machines featuring classic games from the FPS, Realtime Strategy and Driving genres. Continue reading >>
Our friends at JAMMA+ have been very busy these past few months getting arcade cabs ready for Play Expo. We should easily exceed our target of 100 arcade machines this year and will have the best selection of cabs we have had to date. Continue reading >>
We are pleased to announce that games industry pioneer Andrew Hewson, founder of Hewson Consultants, ELSPA and 21st Century Entertainment will be discussing two decades of gaming insight and the implications for the re-emerging bedroom coders of today. Continue reading >>
We have been busy these past few months working on the re.play area of Play Expo. Last week we took delivery of 100 new LED TV’s to significantly increase the number of machines we can have on display at this year’s show and we have been buying many rare and unusual exhibits from all over the world. Play Expo 2012 saw over 300 classic computers, consoles and handhelds on display in the re.play area. This year we will increase that number to … Continue reading >>
One of the most popular features of Play Expo, the classic arcade, is confirmed again for the 2013 expo. We will once again be working with JAMMA+ – the Arcade Video Game Collectors forum – to bring you an unparalleled selection of classic arcade games, all set to free play for the duration of the weekend. This year we will have over 100 machines on show, the most we have had to date. There will be a selection of rare … Continue reading >>