Video Game Conventions

GlitchCon [tweet this] GlitchCon website GlitchCon on Twitter

Aug 1st-3rd 2014 • Holiday Inn, Springdale, AR 72764

anime, card game, comics, cosplay, geek, manga, science fiction, steampunk, video game,

We are a fandom oriented convention focusing on Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming, and Anime. Our goal is to bring the very best of what these cultures have to offer to Northwest Arkansas to bring the local fandom communities together and provide the very best in entertainment for our attendees while raising money for our charity of choice. This year’s charity is the NorthWest Arkansas Rape Crisis Center. Northwest Arkansas Rape Crisis Center provides a safe haven of healing and hope to those affected by sexual violence and to constantly work towards a safer future for all through education and awareness. Since 1982, our mission-driven work has offered free, comprehensive support to survivors of sexual assault while actively addressing the individual and community hurt caused by those who perpetrate.

Omnicon [tweet this] Omnicon website omnicononline on Twitter Omnicon MySpace

Aug 1st-2nd 2014 • McAllen TX Convention Center, McAllen, TX 78501

anime, comics, cosplay, music, video game,

Omnicon is dedicated to those who enjoy music, anime, comics, and video games. There will be games, tournaments and live music.

Video Gamers United [tweet this] Video Gamers United website VGU_Con on Twitter

Aug 16th-17th 2014 • DC Convention Center, Washington, DC 20001

computer, cosplay, video game,

VGU is a gaming festival for gamers of all genres and ages to come together and celebrate the culture of gaming. We are bringing together the top gamers, developers and minds in the Video Game industry. Designed to bring the latest in video game news, tech, and accessories directly to the gamer, VGU-Con, will bridge the gap between the game industry and the gamers.

Hoshicon [tweet this] Hoshicon website hoshiicon on Twitter

Aug 18th-20th 2014 • Sheraton Airport Hotel, Charlotte, NC 28208

animation, anime, art, comics, computer, cosplay, craft, dance, fan, fan fiction, fantasy, film, geek, karaoke, manga, media, music, twitter, video game, writing,

Hoshicon is a Japanese Animation and Culture convention that celebrates all nerd fandoms in the area of Winston - Salem, NC. Our main goal is to bring awareness and appreciation of Asian culture in our area by hosting interactive events for all ages and cultures. With the help of our community, we hope to expand the growth of the Japanese, Asian, and pop culture industries in our area. This is a growing industry in our country, and we are hoping we can make North Carolina and the south eastern USA one of the leading areas. We hope with our event that we can possibly provide a way to network, conduct business, and also make lifetime friends.

Matsuricon [tweet this] Matsuricon website matsuricon on Twitter

Aug 22nd-24th 2014 • Hyatt Regency Columbus, Columbus, OH 43215

animation, anime, board game, card game, cosplay, costume, dance, geek, karaoke, manga, media, music, technology, video game,

Matsuricon is an annual Japanese pop-culture event that focuses primarily on Japanese animation (known as anime), manga (Japanese graphic novels), and video games. We also showcase both American and Japanese popular culture, due to the natural overlap of fandom from both genres. We are considered a family friendly event. Most of our panels are all ages unless otherwise stated. We do showcase certain events that are not appropriate for attendees under the age of 18, and our convention staffers check the IDs of all attendees before they enter these events. Because of our family friendly image, our mascots are a traditional Japanese family consisting of a father, a mother, a son, a daughter, and a dog. Matsuricon’s goal is to promote the cultural awareness of japanese pop-culture through related events, special guest speakers and cultural presentations.

South Attleboro Comic, Toy, & Card Show [tweet this] South Attleboro Comic, Toy, & Card Show website

Aug 24th 2014 • Knights of Columbus Hall, Attleboro, MA 02703

anime, art, board game, card game, collectibles, comics, doctor who, fantasy, film, geek, ghosts, goth, halloween, harry potter, historical, horror, lovecraft, manga, media, miniatures, monster, music, mystery, paranormal, pirate, pulp, roleplaying game, science fiction, space, star trek, star wars, stargate, twilight, ufo, vampire, video game, war game, weird, westerns, zombie,

We produce a collectable show featuring comic books, non-sport trading cards, new and vintage toys with a variety of dealers displaying their wares in unique and interesting ways that could be easily viewed and appreciated by both the general public and devout collectors alike. Now some 18 years and 134 shows later we hope that we have accomplished our goal, and then some.

Sci-Con Tampa [tweet this] Sci-Con Tampa website SciConTampa on Twitter

Sep 26th-28th 2014 • Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Tampa, FL 33607

art, celebrity, comics, cosplay, costume, dance, fan, fan fiction, fantasy, film, geek, karaoke, literary, media, music, science, science fiction, space, star trek, steampunk, technology, video game, writing,

Sci-Con Tampa arrives on the Tampa convention scene focused on bringing fans an intimate, fan-friendly convention experience the whole family can enjoy. Guest line-up includes Battlestar Galactica's Richard Hatch, Jack Stauffer, and Nicki Clyne; and Star Trek Deep Space Nine's Aron Eisenberg. Joining these fan favorites will be former NASA astronaut Story Musgrave and other surprise guests. This is a fan run, multi-genre convention where science meets fiction. Features dealer room, panels, workshops, large prop displays, COSplay, Costume party with dancing and live DJ, Karaoke fun and more!

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