The popular cosplayer and online star will be among the judges and speakers
12 September 2019| Last updated on 15 September 2019
She will also be joining fellow Let's-Player and gaming theorist MatPat at Middle East Games Con
Paging all gamers! Middle East Games Con (MEGC), the region's largest games festival, announced that YouTube star Azzyland will be appearing this year from 24 - 26 October. The pop culture personality is known for her stunningly detailed cosplay and popular gaming videos, attracting a combined online following of more than 11.7 million and over 3.4 billion views on YouTube.
Lending her cosplay expertise, Azzyland is one of the guest judges for the Cosplay Competition at MEGC. Along with the Game Theorists, you can find her speaking on the Entertainment Stage, and fans can look forward to meeting them at Lenovo Legion's Meet the Stars area.
So if you have any burning questions, these professional gamers could answer them at the convention.
Azzyland has been a gamer her whole life, saying her love for gaming started on the NES. She was initially addicted to Legend of Zelda before combining her passion for gaming with art, which led to her interest in cosplay. Her first cosplay featured Vegeta from the famous Japanese animated series Dragon Ball Z.
Fans love Azzyland for her sunny, quirky, and positive personality that shines through all her videos as well as her wholesome promotion of friendship, kindness, and family values to her growing subscribers.
US $5,000 prize money up for grabs
Along with games, MEGC will be delivering an opportunity for cosplayers in the region to showcase their skills. For the 3rd edition of the GCC's vibrant gaming event, a Cosplay Competition will be running for a staggering prize pool of US $5,000.
The competition is backed by Platonia, a dedicated gaming platform that unites gamers by focusing and promoting e-sports leagues, giving gamers the opportunity to play solo, with friends or as a team to win cash rewards.
Azzyland will judge the Cosplay Competition on 26 October. You can find out more about this year's competition, requirements, and registration on the MEGC website. The competition is open to both cosplay beginners and long-time veterans.
Middle East Games Con Ticket Prices
- 1-Day Festival Pass: AED 115.50
- 3-Day Festival Pass: AED 315
- Pro Gamer VIP Pass: AED 500
- Champion Gamer VIP Pass: AED 800
- Ultimate Gamer VIP Pass: AED 2,500
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre
Date and Timings
24 - 26 October 2019 (Thursday - Saturday)
Thursday and Friday doors open at 2 PM and close 10 PM, and the Saturday event is from 1 PM - 9 PM.
For more information, visit the Middle East Games Con site.