|The UK’s Favourite Gaming Celebration Heads to Leeds, Armed with Modern Classics, Retro Gaming, Merchandise, Arcade & Pinball Classics and So Much More!
Leeds, England – March 8, 2017 – Replay Events, one of the UK’s premier gaming and event entertainment companies announced today PLAY Expo Leeds, an all-day gaming celebration taking place at Leeds United Football Club on April 16th 2017.
For years, the PLAY Expo brand has been synonymous with gaming entertainment, known far-and-wide for its welcoming atmosphere and guaranteed to feature something for everyone. PLAY Expo Leeds brings the same winning formula of entertainment to the gamers of Leeds, featuring an unsurpassed roster of attractions and promising an incredible day out for enthusiasts and casual gamers alike!
Some of the highlights featuring at PLAY Expo Leeds include:
PLAY Expo Leeds features the biggest games from the biggest names, providing visitors with the ideal opportunity to play the latest software on console and PC. In addition, the latest Indie game classics from local games studios are begging to be discovered including such breakout hits as MaoMao Castle™ and Zombie Piranha™!
A speciality of Replay Events, PLAY Expo Leeds promises to deliver on the retro gaming fix that fans come back for time and again! Celebrating beloved franchises, forgotten classics, genres and movie crossovers, the Retro Zone will feature an exhaustive list of classic software and will be teeming with systems from Pong to PlayStation™ and everything in between!
Fans of arcade gaming will feel right at home at PLAY Expo Leeds, A massive collection of arcade cabinets and pinball machines feature at the show, from modern classics to some unique and rare cabinets charting the early days of gaming. All the arcades and pinball machines are lovingly restored and available to play all day for free – no need to insert coin at PLAY Expo Leeds!
The perfect place to escape reality, PLAY Expo Leeds brings you the very latest in VR technology, featuring custom setups and installations of the latest VR hardware including Oculus Rift™, HTC Vive™ and PlayStation VR™ in all their glory! Come play the latest VR titles and leave real life at home!
PLAY Expo Leeds gets building with a dedicated Minecraft area complete with some unique builds that are sure to excite the Minecraft community! The Replay Events LAN Team will be running a ‘Hunger Games’™ map where players fight it out to in effort to survive the harsh landscape of traps and other gamers.
PLAY Expo Leeds also presents visitors with the ideal location to shop for the rare and unique, packed with scores of gaming merchandise retailers from the rare to the wondrous!
Andy Brown, Director for Replay Events commented, “PLAY Expo has established itself as a premier name in gaming entertainment and we’re delighted to extend the brand to the gamers of Leeds. For PLAY Expo Leeds we’ve worked hard to deliver a unique blend of interactive exhibits, new and retro play and arcade gaming which we believe will prove irresistible for any and all gamers looking for an unforgettable day out this Easter.”
Tickets to PLAY Expo Leeds start at just £8 for children under 16. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.playexpoleeds.com/buy-tickets
Exhibitors, traders and press interested in PLAY Expo Leeds can contact the Replay Events team at: [email protected].
About Replay Events
Replay Events is a unique, UK-based company specialising in the organisation of video gaming events and the supply of games consoles, computers and related equipment. The Replay Events team are responsible for staging some of the UK’s biggest gaming shows, such PLAY Expo Manchester, PLAY Expo Blackpool and PLAY Expo Glasgow.
Replay Events provide equipment and technical expertise to a number of highly successful video game and technology-themed exhibitions. The company were proud to receive the Best Education Initiative award from TIGA for their work on the Games Britannia festival and were finalists in the 2014 and 2016 MCV awards.
Clients include BAFTA, Gamer Network, Science Centre Singapore, Museum of Science and Industry, Endemol, The Urbis Museum, The Gadget Show, GAME, North Tyneside Council and the National Media Museum.