Abu Dhabi’s first Gaming and Pop Culture Festival is coming to Yas Island

We are calling all gamers, cosplayers, superheroes, sidekicks, movie buffs and citizens – come together and join the video games, movies and pop culture community at the IGN Convention Abu Dhabi. Following the success of IGN Conventions in Bahrain, Doha, and Dubai, IGN Middle East is proud to host yet another spectacular event, this time in the capital city Abu Dhabi. “The idea is to create an enthralling world for followers of video games, films and pop culture. IGN Conventions have been a perfect mix of local talent and international celebrities with great content and amazing attractions. It’s not just for geeks– we’ve got brilliant entertainment for the entire family,” said Abbas Jaffar Ali, Director, IGN Middle East.
IGN Convention Abu Dhabi will also feature a cosplay tournament open to cosplayers from all around the region, with a total of $10,000 to be given away. Interested participants can register to take part at ignconvention.com/abudhabi
During the two days fans will get to be a part of several activities such as arcade, card and table top games, free workshops, gaming tournaments, regional artist showcases, concerts with live video game music, and much more.
“Fans will get a chance to meet their favorite celebrities in a fun and entertaining atmosphere. Cosplay enthusiasts will mingle with geeks discussing movies while gamers exercise their thumbs and reflexes. Quite simply, it’s an event not to be missed by anyone interested in movies, TV, video games, comics or role-playing,” Jaffar Ali concluded.

“As the region’s premier event organization, we are delighted to be partnering with IGN Middle East on this one-of-a-kind event in Abu Dhabi,” said John Lickrish, CEO of FLASH Entertainment.

Tickets will be on sale 3 August 2015 at 12pm through www.ticketmaster.ae and all Virgin
Megastores across the UAE or by calling 800 TM UAE (86 823).

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Martin Mancyk

Gadget Freak, Party Animal, Coin Collector, Outdoor Guy and Homer Simpson sympathisant. Most times flying around the Middle East Martin brings a huge knowledge and insight to the Acme Blog.

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