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GamerFest 2018 Arrives in Limerick June 2nd & 3rd

John Reilly

GamerFest 18 takes place at the Strand Hotel, Limerick this June Bank Holiday weekend, with 2,000 gamers expected. As one of the newest gaming festivals in Ireland, GamerFest 2018 welcomes visitors of all ages, from casual enthusiasts to the most dedicated gamers. Visitors will be able to enjoy the latest blockbuster video games and consoles, including Nintendo Switch and experience the latest Virtual Reality tech in the VR Zone. You can even become a Formula One driver for the day in the amazing F1 VR Racing Rig!



For those that love to dress up as their favourite character, the Cosplay event is a must with some amazing prizes for the best costumes. GamerFest 18 will also be hosting a major esports competition in their Esports Arena. Visitors can participate in gaming tournaments including FIFA 18, F1 Virtual Reality Challenge and Tekken 7 with big prizes for the ultimate winners.

The Live Stage will be packed with gaming action, YouTuber appearances and giveaways. The excellent AllCast Irish Gamers will be on hand to host the festivities, and will be taking part in some amazing gaming challenges with special guests including YouTubers AntiTinkerbell, Nintendo Impact Gaming and ImScottJones.




GamerFest also brings you back to where it all started, with the inclusion of an awesome RetroZone, featuring all the classic consoles and titles. Visitors can enjoy a trip down memory lane, or experience these timeless classics for the first time with consoles such as the Sega Megadrive and Super Nintendo. Retro Gamer Ireland will also be on hand to keep the RetroZone buzzing all weekend.

You’ll also be able to pick up gaming merchandise in the GamerFest Market. Festival partners Trust Gaming will be on hand with invaluable advice and a huge selection of gaming gear, plus great giveaways throughout the festival. Monster Energy will be providing fun challenges throughout the event with great prizes on offer too.

GamerFest 18 takes place in the Strand Hotel, Limerick on the Bank Holiday weekend of June 2nd & 3rd. For tickets and more information, please visit You can also follow all the latest news from GamerFest 2018 on their official Facebook and Twitter channels.

See Facebook and Twitter
pages @GamerFestIE for up to date Festival News.

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