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Retro Gaming at Retro Con 2017!

July 31, 2017 Leave a comment

Video games are a large part of retro culture, so Retro Con will once again be including a classic gaming section on the show floor in 2017! The Game Is Afoot Arcade will be back with a wide assortment of arcade cabinets for attendees to play!

  Aside from bringing classic arcade cabinets for attendees to play, they will also be bringing their popular multicade machines which include THOUSANDS of titles for players to choose from! All machines will be set to FREE PLAY!!

 

And if home gaming is more your thing, both The Game Guyz and Extra Life will also be at the show all weekend with a diverse selection of home consoles for attendees to play!

The Game Guyz will be vendors at the show, selling a wide range of video game, board game, and tabletop game products. They will also have costumer Victoria Avalor at their tables all weekend, paying tribute to beloved Star Wars character Princess Leia! 

 

 Extra Life unites thousands of players around the world in a 24 hour gaming marathon to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since its inception in 2008, Extra Life has raised more than $30 million for local CMN hospitals!

So when you’re all shopped out at the show, drop off those bags at the car and then stop by our arcade corner for some retro gaming action!!

Meet the Angry Video Game Nerd at Retro Con 2017!

April 9, 2017 Leave a comment

We’re happy to report the return of a fan-favorite for Retro Con 2017: James Rolfe, AKA the Angry Video Game Nerd!

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“He’s gonna take you back to the past…”

James is best known for his hilarious reviews of classic video games as the character ‘The Angry Video Game Nerd’, which mix together insightful commentary, over-the-top language, physical comedy, and various theatrical elements. The show has been in production for 12 years and still going strong!

Other programs on James’ website include James & Mike Mondays, Board James, You Know What’s Bulls#!t?, and literally hundreds of movie reviews of films spanning from the early 1900’s to present day! He also released a feature-length movie based around his AVGN character in 2014. Check out his team’s work over at Cinemassacre.com!

**James will be appearing at the show on SUNDAY ONLY. Times will be determined soon!**