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Meet popular YouTube gamers, play exclusive unreleased games and more at Middle East Games Con 2019

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Oct. 03, 19 | 1:31 pm

Gaming and hobby enthusiasts in the UAE are now prepping up for the upcoming Middle East Games Con – the biggest gaming festival that marks its third year here at Abu Dhabi in the UAE.

Set to take place this coming October 24 to 26 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, the event organized by Informa Markets has announced that Youtube Gamers MatPat from The Game Theorists and Azzy from Azzyland as part of this year’s internet celebrity guests for Legion’s Meet the Players. Adam Savage, known for hosting Live esports events including BLAST Pro Series, and Ginx Esports TV also returns for this year’s edition.

In addition, Middle East Games Con will feature the launch of RobocomVR’s premier interactive simulator VR game series that is officially being developed based on TRANSFORMERS™. Attendees will also enjoy play tests for Cyberpunk 2077, Doom Eternal, W2K, Growtopia and more to be announced in the succeeding days.

Apart from enjoying the unreleased games and guest stars – the Middle East Games Con will also feature works from graphic artists around the UAE at the Artist Alley, as well as the amazing display of costumes from games, anime and more at the much-awaited Cosplay Competition. The region’s biggest gaming festival will also feature esports tournaments, new pro gaming hardware product launches, anime, prizes, and opportunities to shop for your favourite merch, tech, apparel, and games.

Whether you’re a self-confessed hard-core gamer or you’re looking for a family friendly day out there’s a ticket just for you, with VIP tickets, weekend tickets, and day tickets on sale, as well as the newly added family ticket and student ticket, where students and families can receive exclusive discounts.

Tickets are on sale at Virgin Megastores, 7 Eleven and UAE Exchange outlets across the UAE, as well as online through Platinumlist or Virgin Tickets.

To find out more visit www.me-gamescon.com

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