GamesArabia, a three-day full of pop culture entertainment and e-sports tournaments dedicated to video game enthusiasts, will run from September 14 to 16 at the Dubai World Trade Center.
14 September 2017, 12:00 AM
16 September 2017, 12:00 AM
GamesArabia is a three-day event celebrating the world of interactive entertainment, which will include playable content from long-awaited unreleased games, a competition for UAE's most talented cosplayers and challenging e-Sports tournaments.
Taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 14-16 September, fans will get the chance to have exclusive early access to some of the hottest games due out later this year. The event will also feature playable content of WWE 2K18 by 2K Games. Other game launches on the roster include Call of Duty: WWII by Activision, Far Cry 5 by Ubisoft and NBA 2K18 by 2K Games.
There will also be gaming and cosplay competitions as well as eSports tournaments. E-sports tournaments will be hosted throughout the weekend by Power League Gaming, and visitors will also have the chance to enter into a cosplay competition to win a cash prize worth Dhs10,000. Also, guests will have plenty of opportunities to win prizes such as the chance for every visitor to win a fully paid trip to Spain to watch an El Clasico (FC Barcelona vs. Real Madrid) and numerous giveaways for activities on stage.
The event will be organized by Panache LIVE and will see the participation of brands such as Electronics Arts,Activision Blizzard, Ubisoft, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and 2K Sports through its Middle Eastern distributor Red Entertainment. Other attractions include EDM producer Mangal Suvarnan performing a special games edition set, live demonstrations at the ring by Dubai Pro Wrestling and Michael Jackson tribute artist Muddassir Jackson showing fans how Dance Central should be played.
Tickets, priced at Dh75, are now on sale. children under 13 will only be allowed entry with adult supervision.
14 Sep: 11am - 10pm
15 Sep: 11am - 10pm
16 Sep: 11am - 9pm