EGX 2015 – What’s hot at the UK’s biggest games event
The top event in the UK's gaming calendar hits Birmingham. Find out what's going on...
Gamers, rejoice! The greatest games are on show and you can get hands-on and play them before they even hit the shops. EGX 2015 is the largest event in the UK’s gaming calendar, where all the top software companies come to show off their best titles, give away free stuff and let you try the next big hits before anyone else.
What sort of games are on show
EGX brings together all the latest and greatest titles for every console plus the PC. From the biggest AAA titles to undiscovered indie gems, you’ll find it all.
Among the games you’ll be able to get your hands on, you’ll find Just Cause 3, Assassins Creed Syndicate, The Division, Forza 6, Star Wars Battlefront, Mirrors Edge Catalyst, Call of Duty Black Ops 3, Rainbow 6 Siege, Prison Architect, Total War Warhammer, Guitar Hero Live, Rock Band 4 and Project Cars.
Microsoft, Playstation and Nintendo all have their own huge stands where they’re showing off the big releases and a few surprises, and you’ll also find areas dedicated to retro gaming, fighting games and MOBAs like DOTA 2.
What else is there?
From the latest gaming hardware to enough merchandising stands to empty even the most bulging wallet, there’s plenty more to see at EGX.
The new Playstation VR headset is at the show, as is the HTC Vive from Valve, and hardware manufactures like Razer and Turtle Beach have their top products on display.
If it’s merchandise your after, there are more stands than ever before selling clothing, collectables, games, artwork and much more. There are even a few exclusive T Shirt designs to tempt you.
There’s loads more – Cosplay, exclusive sneak peeks, developer sessions, board games... It’s well worth getting there early and making a day of it.
Where is EGX 2015?
EGX 2015 is being held at the NEC, Birmingham. It runs until Sunday 27th September between 10am and 6pm. Tickets cost between £17.50 and £20. For more information on EGX 2015, click here.