5 Awesome Things for the Whole Family at Games Con
Looking for something different to do with the family? Games Con 2019 has you covered
13 October 2019
Happening 24-26 October in ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, Games Con 2019 is the best destination for family-fun this month.
Games Con is returning this month to deliver a world of innovation, and the ultimate gaming experience - with something everyone in the family can enjoy!
Organised by the team that brings you Middle East Film & Comic Con (MEFCC), this will be the 3rd edition of the GCC's largest dedicated gaming event that will bring the region's vibrant and ever-growing community together.
Here are some of the best insiders tips on how you and the family can make the most out of your weekend at the region's biggest gaming festival...
1. Play the cool parent, and check-out unreleased games and latest releases from world-known brands
This is your time to beat them in knowing what’s hot in the gaming world. Games Con is bringing you some of this year's most talked about games, including Cyberpunk 2077, Fortnite, FIFA 20, Watch Dogs 3, Call of Duty, Doom Eternal, WWE2K20, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, the all-new PUBG update and many more.
2. Make their dreams come true and let them meet their favourite YouTube stars
We’ve invited some of the biggest gaming stars on YouTube, including gamer and internet celebrity MatPat of The Game Theorists, as well as professional cosplayer and gamer, Azzyland. Meet them and watch them do their thing on stage, and even get a chance to take a selfie with them at Lenovo Legion's Meet the Stars zone.
3. Earn your parent points and have a go at winning the $5,000 prize pool in the Cosplay Competition
Get creative ahead of the festival and plan your family cosplay, take a look at some of the photos from last year for inspiration and create the most awesome cosplay costume ever. You’ll also get to watch some of the best world-class cosplayers participate too. Playtonia is sponsoring a USD5000 prize pool to give away to the best acts in the competition, so get creating now!
4. Get that gift right, finally
The holiday and celebration season is just around the corner – come down early to bag the latest gaming gadgets, exclusive merchandise, newly released games, original art and accessories, and a lot more at Games Con 2019.