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GAME confirms cancellation of GAMEfest 2012, event may return in 2013

GAME has cancelled GAMEfest 2012, the retailer confirmed today. However, the chain said it has some “cool things in the works,” and GAMEfest may return in 2013. Thanks, MCV.

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Gamefest headlines

  • GAMEfest tickets selling out, Saturday fully booked

    Tickets for the specialist retailer’s gaming show at the NEC in Birmingham are selling out, with Saturday the first of the three-day event to reach capacity status. Dilly-dally no more if you’re planning on going.

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  • Modern Warfare 3 to be at GAMEFest

    GAME’s announced that Modern Warfare 3 will be at GAMEFest next month in Birmingham, with the appearance of the Infinity Ward/Sledgehammer shooter being the first in the UK. The public will also be able to go hands-on with the game at the show. GAMEFest happens from September 16-18 in the NEC Arena, ahead of Eurogamer […]

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  • Publishers complaining Gamefest being so close to EuroExpo will kill show budgets

    Some publishers in Europe have admitted to being a bit miffed over GAME deciding to expand it’s annual store managers’ conference into a full-blown consumer show in Birmingham, especially since it ends just a few days before the Eurogamer Expo starts at London’s Earl’s Court.

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  • GAME announces Gamefest consumer show for UK

    As per a CVG report, UK retailer GAME has announced it’s to launch a gaming consumer show in the UK in September this year.

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  • 100,000 apply for APB Reloaded closed beta

    K2 Network has confirmed that over 100,000 people have applied to be part of the closed beta for APB Reloaded.

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  • Microsoft's Gamefest slips to 2010

    Microsoft has moved Gamefest, the company’s annual game developers conference, to the first quarter of 2010, writes Gama. Apparently, several attending development houses had contacted Microsoft requesting the move due to it’s usual summer slot proving inconvenient this year. “Gamefest … should revolve around game developers,” said the official site. “We sought out feedback from […]

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