GameAcon Revolutionizes Gaming Culture with Upcoming Palm Springs Convention

Convention coined as "Sundance Film Festival of indie games"

(EZ Newswire)

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ENGLEWOOD, NJ -- Get ready for an immersive celebration of the artistry of game development as GameAcon returns to Palm Springs, California from June 21 to 23, 2024. This community-driven event welcomes gamers of all ages to indulge in a weekend filled with gaming, creativity, and fun.

GameAcon stands as a beacon for game art enthusiasts, bringing together developers, influencers, voice-over actors, and musicians who have left their mark on the gaming industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and interact with the brilliant minds behind their favorite games, movies, and TV shows.

"GameAcon is more than just a convention; it's a celebration of the passion and creativity that drive the gaming community," said Ari Fox, co-producer of GameAcon. "Whether you're a seasoned gamer or just discovering the magic of game art, there's something for everyone at GameAcon."

Highlights of GameAcon include:

  • Influencers and voice-over actors: Rub elbows with influencers and voice-over actors from hit movies, games, and TV shows. Hear firsthand stories about the creation of beloved characters and the behind-the-scenes magic of game development.
  • Musical performances: Enjoy electrifying performances by musicians who create music for games. Experience the power of music in gaming and celebrate the incredible soundtracks that enhance our gameplay experiences.
  • Cosplay: Showcase your creativity and fandom through cosplay! Dress up as your favorite characters and compete in cosplay contests for a chance to win exciting prizes.
  • Esports tournaments: Test your skills against fellow gamers in thrilling esports tournaments. Compete for glory and bragging rights in a variety of popular games.
  • Board game tournaments: Compete in exhilarating board game tournaments for a chance to win exciting prizes and even earn a seat at the World Series of Board Games. Additionally, take part in sanctioned Magic: The Gathering events and more.
  • Game developers: Connect with game developers and learn about the latest innovations in the digital and tabletop gaming space. Discover new games, meet the masterminds behind them, and explore the future of gaming.

Special guests include:

  • Veronica "Ash" Taylor: The voice of Ash Ketchum in Pok√©mon, Sailor Pluto in Sailor Moon, and April O'Neil in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Jon Bailey: The "Epic Voice" 4x Emmy nominee for Honest Trailers to Ryan Reynolds, Jon has booked 10,000+ voiceovers, including Optimus Prime in Transformers and characters for Animaniacs, Marvel, Disney, Star Wars, Lego, and more in his 16 years as a voice actor

One of the most exciting aspects of GameAcon is the prestigious Crystal Awards show. Serving as a launching pad for indie games, the Crystal Awards recognize outstanding achievements in game development. Winners and nominees gain valuable exposure and opportunities, with past recipients securing publishing deals, funding, and offers from industry giants. This initiative plays a vital role in shaping the future of indie gaming and solidifying GameAcon's reputation as the Sundance Festival for indie games.

Join us in Palm Springs for a weekend filled with excitement, inspiration, and camaraderie. Whether you're a hardcore gamer, a casual player, or simply curious about the world of game art, GameAcon promises an unforgettable experience for all.

Tickets for GameAcon are available now at www.gameacon.com. For more information and updates, visit www.gameacon.com.

About GameAcon

GameAcon is a premier game arts convention that celebrates the artistry of game development. Founded on the principles of community, creativity, and inclusivity, GameAcon welcomes gamers of all ages to indulge in a weekend of gaming, networking, and fun. With a diverse lineup of guests, panels, and activities, GameAcon offers something for everyone, from seasoned gamers to newcomers alike. Learn more at www.gameacon.com.

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