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AllCast Irish Gamers to host biggest GamerFest to date

AllCast Irish Gamers to host biggest GamerFest to date
John Reilly
  • On September 24, 2018
  • http://www.theeffect.net

With the Christmas season fast approaching (sorry for using the ‘C’ word) and AAA gaming titles launching by the week at this stage, Galway is gearing up for its largest ever gaming festival to celebrate all things gaming, with 2,000 gamers set to descend on GamerFest, which returns to the Galmont Hotel and Spa (formerly Radisson Blu) on October 28th & 29th.

The event promises to be a major celebration of hugely popular games like
Fortnite and FIFA, while also showcasing brand new gaming titles and virtual
reality technology, along with the latest consoles and merchandise for gamers of
all ages and levels. Trust Gaming return as main sponsors, bringing a huge range
of gaming peripherals including keyboards, headsets, speakers and gaming
chairs.

A main part to the October Bank Holiday event will be the GamerFest Live Stage,
which will be see a number of special guests, live gaming sessions and crowd
participation. eSports competitions will also take place over the course of the
two days, where visitors can watch and take part in a range of competitions
including the Fortnite Challenge, the FIFA 19 Tournament and the Tekken 7
Showdown.

Returning to host a packed program of live stage entertainment will be the
AllCast Irish Gamers duo of Petso and Minyon. Commenting on the
upcoming October festival, Petso said, “Last year we had an unbelievably good time at GamerFest Galway, so we can’t wait to get back to Galway for this year’s festival, which is shaping up bigger and better than ever. Brand new games, virtual reality, cosplay and of course loads of Fortnite!”

The Player Zone, meanwhile will have a selection of brand-new gaming titles like
FIFA 19 while the Retro Zone will offer gamers and parents the chance to play classic
gaming consoles like the Mega Drive and SNES.

Tickets are on sale now from just €14.95 at www.GamerFest.ie.

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