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GaymerX2 will be final year for LGBTQ-focused con

A tweet from the official GaymerX Twitter account has announced that this year's GaymerX2, scheduled to take place in July of this year, will be the final year for the convention. The convention, which began just last year, was an event primarily focused on LGBTQ issues in gaming. "Based on...

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Japan's BitSummit indie festival hosts 5,000 people, 130 developers

Japan's BitSummit festival is a three-day showcase of indie games from the region and around the world, and this year it attracted 5,000 attendees, developers, publishers and press from March 7 - 9. BitSummit 2014 hosted 130 developers, three times as many as it had last year. During the show,...

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QuakeCon 2014 first-round registration opens March 5

Bethesda announced that it will begin selling QuakeCon 2014 passes next week, revealing a number of premium packages for early-bird buyers looking to secure event access and bring-your-own-computer (BYOC) seating. On March 5, attendees can purchase a $175 QuakeCon 2014 bundle that includes...

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GaymerX2 funded, upcoming event to feature WWE guest Darren Young

All-inclusive gaming convention GaymerX2 met its funding goal in the first 48 hours of its recently launched Kickstarter campaign, securing July weekend dates for the upcoming San Francisco event. Launched last year, GaymerX is an LGBTQ-friendly expo celebrating diversity and inclusivity in...

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Blizzcon virtual tickets on sale

Don't fret if you missed out on tickets for Blizzcon 2013, because it's the future(!) and you can still attend virtually. A virtual ticket, going for $40, grants access to streams of all the panels and events taking place at Anaheim on November 8 and 9, meaning you can watch every Diablo, Warcraft,...

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Gamestop Expo 2013 to take place in Vegas this August

GameStop's annual Expo event is set to return to Las Vegas on August 28. The event serves as a manager's meeting for the chain, and as of last year the company has also opened the show to the public. Expo 2013 will feature 250,000 square feet of exhibitions from 80 major game developers and...

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PSA: BlizzCon tickets on sale right about ... now [Update: Gone!]

Just a heads up: Tickets for this year's BlizzCon event in Anaheim, California, are going on sale in just a few minutes at 7pm Pacific. The tickets – which will likely sell out quickly – are priced at $175, and include a swag bag and admittance to the two day event beginning November 8....

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Phoenix Wright movie to premiere at AM2 convention this June, no objections

Ace Attorney, feature-length film, is hitting North American shores this June at the AM2 (anime, manga and music) convention in Anaheim, California. Ace Attorney, directed by Ichi the Killer's Takashi Miike, debuted as a feature film in Japan earlier this month. AM2 will hold two exclusive...

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Reminder: Call of Duty XP tickets on sale at 1pm ET Tuesday

Oil up your trigger finger and jack in your comm, because tickets for Activision's Call of Duty XP con are going on sale Tuesday at 10am PT / 1pm ET. Tickets for the LA event will be sold through a link on the main site, also posted on the event's Facebook wall. Good luck to everyone planning to...

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PAX East guides added to free iOS and Android convention app

Attending PAX East 2011? There's an app for that. Proxima Labs' Conventionist, an app designed expressly for staying organized during conventions, has been updated with a guide to PAX East's panels, exhibitors and pretty much anything you'd need to know about the show. The app for free for iOS...

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