The 2023 event hype train has started early in Australia and for once, we don’t have to wait until October to meet with friends, play games, and enjoy the wild weather of Melbourne’s CBD. The Game Expo (TGX) is a newly announced gaming expo formed by members of the gaming community who have collaborated with the industry over the last year to make this happen. With decades of experience in producing gaming events for the industry, or supporting their favourite games and finding more people to play together, this team has decided to launch a new expo to give fans another chance to come together and play. This is a home grown expo from the teams behind numerous gaming LANs, pop culture shows, and esports events, including BAM (Battle Arena Melbourne), The Big LAN, ITZ Gaming, Kanga Esports, Events Engine and more.
Set to debut at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, on the 11th-12th of March 2023, The Game Expo boasts Four themed zones of the event correspond to the coloured buttons on the Game Expo logo. These colours match the floor plan and upcoming schedules so it’s easy to find your favourite activity. Each zone will have a feature area or stage to highlight the fun. There’s also the option for a Bring Your Own Computer (BYOC) ticket which will allow you to show of your awesome PC and play some games with friends while you’re there.
Red – Tournaments – Community and Competitive Esports, Console and PC Live tournaments, and stage events with prizes.
Yellow – Expo Hall – Tech and Gaming Brands Explore new games and tech at exhibitor booths, try demos, and complete event quests.
Blue – Creative – Show your love of gaming Meet your favourite streamers and content creators, witness amazing cosplay and live performances, and discover the talent of fantastic artists.
Green – Free-play – Everyone is welcome to play. There’s fun free-play all over the show, with special zones for console and PC play as well as a dedicated tabletop gaming zone where you can learn to play from the free library of board and card games, join tournaments, and more.
While announcements are still coming out just days prior to the expo, we’re excited to check out what a home grown community can provide with an expo like this. With tickets prices as low as $40 for the day, it’s a good opportunity to check out the latest games, awesome cosplay creations, and watch some competitive esports while you’re there.
For more information and ticket purchases, check out www.thegameexpo.com and we hope to see you there!