New Wave of Gaming’s Biggest Names Join Legends of Gaming Live!
- Endemol Shine Beyond’s live gaming event announces new wave of blockbuster gaming publishers!
- EA SPORTS™, Activision® and Jagex® to join London’s biggest gaming celebration at Alexandra Palace on the 10th and 11th September 2016
- Spectacular two-day live event adds DanTDM to roster of Legends appearing at the show
- Tickets selling fast but still available from legendsofgaming.co.uk with prices starting at £15* and free downloads of stealth-based brawler PC game Black & White Bushido up for grabs with VIP Legend Ticket purchases
Endemol Shine Beyond announced today a new wave of major gaming publishers who will be joining Legends of Gaming Live, the return of the spectacular live gaming event, being held at Alexandra Palace, London on the 10th and 11th September 2016.
Back for the second year running, Legends of Gaming Live is proud to welcome EA SPORTS™ to the event, where YouTube Legend Spencer FC will be appearing live on stage, entertaining the crowds with a first look at FIFA 17! Pick up some tips from the Legend himself, then head on over to the show floor to try the beautiful game for yourself! In addition, football of a very different nature will be put through the paces at Legends of Gaming Live, with Madden NFL 17 and Madden NFL Mobile joining the endless list of gaming heavyweights available to play! With incredible next-generation graphics American football has never looked better, and with console and mobile versions to try out, it’s never been more accessible either!
With adventure limited only by the size of your imagination, visitors will not want to miss the on-stage unveiling of Skylanders® Imaginators by Activision! The all-new installment of the incredibly popular action-adventure series, Skylanders Imaginators puts the player in control, unleashing your imagination through creation of your very own heroes! Watch gaming Legends DanTDM and LDShadowLady bring their creations to life with a one-of-a-kind, totally unmissable stage show, then head to the show floor to see if you can better their masterpieces for yourself!
The adventure doesn’t stop there though! World renowned gaming studio Jagex® joins Legends of Gaming Live, with Chronicle: Runescape Legends™, the epic card battler that’s shaken up the world of competitive card gaming. With unique RPG-style questing and skilling, Chronicle will test the nerves of even the bravest YouTube legends. See them compete on the main stage in a battle of wits, strategy and combat as they gamble their reputation on the turn of the cards.
With exclusive merchandise, meet-and-greet opportunities throughout the weekend, gaming tournaments, stacks of surprises and giveaways galore, twenty of the world’s most popular YouTube gamers will be in attendance for this essential weekend of gaming for all the family. With two world-class stages running continuously and the entire event being streamed live to an estimated 500,000 viewers, gamers can be part of the action instead of simply watching at home.
Bringing the action of Legends of Gaming to life, a host of top gamers from the channel including Ali-A, Spencer FC and LDShadowLady, will be battling it out for the title of ‘Legend of Gaming’ as the winner of the latest series is announced live on stage! Plus, fresh from selling out his very own multi-venue tour, gaming sensation DanTDM will be welcoming visitors to the show** with his very own zone and taking part in free meet-and-greet sessions!
With a combined subscriber base of over 30 million and more than 6 billion views between them, YouTube superstars confirmed for the event include:
Tickets are now on sale at www.legendsofgaming.co.uk.
Further announcements on Legends of Gaming Live to follow.
*£15 tickets available via compatible discount code.
**DanTDM will be appearing at Legends of Gaming Live on Saturday, September 10th only.
Legends of Gaming Live is based on the hugely popular YouTube Channel Legends of Gaming from Endemol Shine Beyond which since launching in the UK in 2014 now has local adaptions in the US, Germany, France, Chile and Brazil, with further expansion in multiple territories later this year. Legends of Gaming Live is produced and promoted by Endemol Shine UK whose recent live event successes include award-winning YouTube star DanTDM’s first ever live tour, DanTDM on Tour, which sold out the first four venues within 24 hours of tickets going on sale last month. prompting an additional 11 UK venues added to the tour which started at the end of July.
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