Last year the company responsible for D&D, Magic: The Gathering, My Little Pony and Transformers announced Hascon, a three-day fan celebration of the stuff it makes. Tickets for the Providence, Rhode Island show are now on sale, with adult three-day passes ranging from $165 to $600. Wow.
Hasbro is starting its own fan convention next year. The toy and game company behind everything from Dungeons & Dragons to My Little Pony will hold the first Hascon in Providence, Rhode Island September 8-10. It sounds like heaven. Find out more here.
Two weeks ago, at EVE Fanfest, a convention for players of space MMO EVE Online, I began hearing odd snatches of conversation: “Dude, the pope’s in our hotel”, “Did you kiss the ring?”. This is at the same time as the real pope is out in Greece meeting with refugees, so, clearly, we’re talking about a different pope.
Blizzcon 2016 is taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center in California on November 4 and 5. The $199 tickets will be sold in two batches on April 20 and 23. If you get one, you’re made of magic.
Conventions are often considered practically holy for any hobby they might pertain to. As an opportunity to meet with like-minded individuals and share interests that you might not be able to do elsewhere, they are very important to a lot of communities, and the anime community is no exception. However, I have…
I love poster specialist Mondo (I own three posters and have tried and failed to buy many others). I also HATE Mondo (scalpers!). You feel the same, right? Our feelings can now grow exponentially stronger with the announcement of the first all-Mondo convention MondoCon.
BlizzCon 2013 tickets go on sale briefly on Wednesday, April 24, followed by another equally brief sale on Sunday, April 27. Chances are you won't get any, but we're rooting for you.
Kanye West isn't the only musician performing at the first-ever Call of Duty convention, Irish-punk rockers Dropkick Murphys will be closing the first night of the show, Activision said today.
Activision sweetens the pot for fans considering attending the first-ever Call of Duty XP convention in Los Angeles next month, revealing additional details on what fans can expect to get out of the show, including a free copy of the Modern Warfare 3 Hardened Edition.
It's time to learn the date of the annual gathering of Sony Online Entertainment players, who will be flocking to Las Vegas this August to awkwardly realize that no one is really a Wood Elf, and the world is sad.
More than 120 video game developers, publishers and hangers-on have confirmed that they'll be at this summer's Electronic Entertainment Expo, which organizers say is 90 percent booked.
Games Convention in Leipzig isn't all about having fun, cosplaying, and trying out upcoming video games. There are also plenty of traumatic events going on as well, such as the poor folks at SouthPeak Games, who came to the show this morning to let people sample their fine DS lineup only to find that all of their DS…
The official schedule for Penny Arcade Expo hit the PAX forums over the weekend. The fairly chunky schedule includes a nice cross-section of the gaming industry and the folks who cover it. Some of the highlights I noticed, from my quick perusal, includes: Ken Levine's keynote EndWar, Prince of Persia, Far Cry 2,…
With an aging gaming population comes more gamers with money, which means ... money to spend on travel. Bonnie Ruberg takes a look at where gamers would go given $1,500 for expenses for a 'game-related' vacation. PAX? E For All? Tokyo Game Show? ... Disneyland? I can't remember the last proper vacation I had, but I…