GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today that it is set to broadcast live for the second year from the annual consumer video game show, GameStop EXPO. Gaming fans that want to catch all the announcements and action, but may not be able to make it to Las Vegas’ Sands Expo & Convention Center on September 2, can watch the event live via Twitch and YouTube.
The broadcast will be hosted by the online personalities from Kinda Funny Games, focused on gaming and nerd culture. Greg Miller, Colin Moriarty, Tim Gettys, and Nick Scarpino will lead the stream from the Twitch broadcast stage featuring news as it happens from the show floor, game previews and demos from top publishers and developers, tournament play, and interviews with industry leaders, developers and special guests.
Beginning at 10:00 a.m. PDT and continuing until 5:00 p.m. PDT, gamers will be able to watch the show at www.Twitch.tv/GameStop and www.YouTube.com/GameStop. Major titles such as Uncharted 4, Rainbow Six Siege, Super Mario Maker, Street Fighter V, Battleborn, and many more including a special announcement for NBA 2K16 with community ambassadors “Ronnie2K” and Chris “LD2K” Manning.
Along with this great content, fans can tune in at 3:30 p.m. PDT for Game Informer’s live stream coverage of the GameStop EXPO 2015. In addition to getting the Game Informer scoop about the EXPO, viewers will be treated to an early glimpse of what’s featured on the cover of Game Informer’s October issue during this special one hour episode of the Game Informer Show podcast. Plus, fans in attendance are invited to swing by the Game Informer booth, have a chat with the editors, and grab a free collector’s edition poster.
Live Broadcast Schedule (Times and titles are subject to change):
|10:00 am||Introduction to Live Broadcast|
Make a Wish / St. Jude Segment
|10:30 am||Super Mario Maker|
|10:45 am||Rock Band 4|
|11:00 am||Battleborn with special guest Randy Pitchford|
|11:15 am||Assassin’s Creed Syndicate|
|11:30 am||Rainbow Six Siege|
|11:45 am||“Alekhine’s Gun” & “Lichdom: Battlemage”|
|12:00 pm||Xbox One Games and Hardware 2015/Holiday|
|12:15 pm||NBA 2K16|
|12:30 pm||Little Orbit Titles|
|Mega Man Legacy Collection|
|1:00 pm||Uncharted 4 Demo|
|1:30 pm||Square Enix Title|
|1:45 pm||Street Fighter V Overview|
|2:00 pm||Street Fighter V Tournament|
|3:00 pm||Square Enix Title|
|3:15 pm||Square Enix Title|
Live The Game Informer Show - Reveal Cover of October magazine cover - Demonstration of revealed title live on stage
|4:30 pm||Disney Infinity 3.0|
GameStop is happy to announce that Kinda Funny Games will be also hosting a panel live from the show floor (not live streamed) on Wednesday, September 2, from 3:30 p.m. PDT to 4:30 p.m. PDT. Kinda Funny Games will share their favorite memories of shopping at GameStop, and engage with fans in a live Q&A. For more information about Kinda Funny Games, visit www.KindaFunny.com or follow them on Twitter @KindaFunnyVids.
Registration for GameStop EXPO 2015 is now open, with options including:
- General admission passes for $40*
A limited number of VIP** passes for $110, which includes:
- Early access to the show floor
- VIP lounge access to recharge your body and devices
- Exclusive swag bag of gaming goodies
- Student passes for $20, available on-site only starting at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Tickets can be purchased using PowerUp Rewards™ points or by credit card online at www.GameStop.com/EXPO and at your local GameStop store. To learn more about GameStop EXPO, details on the VIP experience, and to register for the show, visit www.GameStop.com/EXPO.
* Attendees must be 17 years of age or older or accompanied by an adult. Some activities or games may feature mature content. Exhibitors reserve the right to censor content for guests under the age of 17 even when a consenting parent or guardian is present.
** Adults who purchase VIP tickets do NOT have to purchase a VIP ticket for their children under the age of 17. Purchase a general admission ticket for your child and he/she will be allowed to accompany you to all VIP events. With this option General Admission children will not receive VIP swag bag.
GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. GameStop operates more than 6,600 stores across 14 countries. The company’s consumer product network also includes www.gamestop.com; www.Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based game site; and Game Informer® magazine, the world’s leading print and digital video game publication. In addition, our Technology Brands segment includes our Simply Mac and Spring Mobile businesses. Simply Mac, www.simplymac.com, operates 71 stores, selling the full line of Apple products, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones and offering Apple certified warranty and repair services. Spring Mobile, http://springmobile.com, sells post-paid AT&T services and wireless products through its 410 AT&T branded stores and offers pre-paid wireless services, devices and related accessories through its 68 Cricket branded stores in select markets throughout the United States.
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