Insomnia Gaming Festival – Scotland – April 2016

Screen Shot 2016-04-05 at 13.42.57Good news for gamers (and game developers), Insomnia is bringing it’s mix of live gaming, eSports, live stage events, indie games and YouTubers to Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre.

Running from April 29th – May 2nd, Insomnia is expecting around 20,000 gamers, fans and families to watch live interactive stage shows, play a huge variety of games from AAA to indie, win prizes in tournaments on console and PC, see your favourite YouTube stars, attend panel talks with special guests, and check out the latest products and merchandise in the exhibition zone.

In short it sounds kinda awesome.

25638947643_a10e0e7e58_zDay tickets are available for £20, while those who want to take their own PC/console can buy a complete event ticket for £85. You can even pick up an indoor camping ticket for an extra £22 (over 16s only). Students can get an additional 10% off day ticket prices.

Insomnia offers indies the opportunity to get involved and showcase their games at the event. Space is limited to around 20 x studios per event, so it’s a great way to stand out and let real players try your latest games.

25614777543_c5f6e5fc0b_zIf you’re interested in taking part in the indie zone, e-mail Insomnia directly, with the subject line: independent developer request.

Press passes for the games media are also now available.

Insomnia is already announcing a variety of special guest stars from the worlds of YouTube and Twitch, which should give the show zing, sparkle and confuse the living crap out of the mainstream media, television industry and anyone over the age of 35. More guests are being announced on a daily basis, so keep an eye on Insomnia’s Facebook page and Twitter account for the latest names and news.

25614765503_e5d57ffeef_zIf that hasn’t convinced you, Insomnia Scotland will also include…

  • BYOC – Players ‘Bring their own computer’ & game for over 72 hours and camp indoors too.
  • CONSOLE GAMING – Play brand new gaming consoles OR play retro gaming machines.
  • EXPO AND FEATURES – Panel Talks on Main Stage, Q & A and daily features.
  • GAMING PUBLISHERS/STUDIOS – Players can play new games, trial unreleased titles and meet the developers too.
  • COSPLAY – This is a fantastic opportunity for our Costume Fans to attend as their favorite character.
  • FEATURE GAMING ZONES – Turn up and casual play or take part in daily challenges to win prizes.
  • ESPORTS – Serious gamers can enter our official esports tournaments.
  • YOUTUBERS – The rise of the cyber celebrity has seen meteoric growth and popularity and these talents attend Insomnia to meet their fans and share their passion for gaming too!
  • INDEPENDENT DEVELOPERS – This community bring their labours of love to show off to our audience and find out what they think of the gameplay, dynamics and the motivation for the game.

We’ll see you there.

Get your tickets here.

BOOK YOUR STAND HERE – the subject needs to be Stand Exhibitor Interest

 

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