what is game on expo?
Welcome to the largest gaming event in Arizona and one of the fastest growing gaming events in the country. The Game On Expo is going on it's fifth year, and will feature the following:
Great Guests: A+ voice actors (including from both Anime and video games), video game developers/designers, YouTube Content Creators and more.
Plenty of Free Games to Play: From eSports, retro games, a free play arcade, tabletop games, and CCG's, there will be plenty of games to play.
Game Tournaments: The Game On Expo will have modern eSports game tournaments, as well as plenty of retro gaming tournaments throughout the event. There will also be arcade tournaments, tabletop/CCG's tournaments geared towards all skill levels.
Cosplay Contest: The Game On Expo will feature four categories for our cosplay contest: Novice, Journeyman, Masters, and Youth.
Scheduled Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder games all three days.
Indie Game Showcase: Play new and upcoming indie games in Game On Expo's Indie Game Showcase.
Magic: The Gathering, Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, and Dragon Ball Super game tournaments all three days.
Anime content, vendors, and programming.
Live music by some of the top gaming bands in the country.
Live Auction featuring rare and hard to find items.
Huge Vendor Hall with 100's of anime and gaming vendors from all over the country.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2019 - SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2019
Phoenix Convention Center (south building)
Game On Expo’s eSports Zone area will feature over a hundred gaming setups (both console and PC), two large stages, and plenty of open play and tournaments running all three days.
Esports and casual gaming
The Game On Expo is Arizona's largest gaming event in Arizona and features both PC and console gaming.
Whether you're a casual gamer and want to play some of the newest games out, or are a hard core gamer and want to compete against some of the best. There is a tournament available, as well as plenty of open consoles and PC's to play free play on.
LARGE FREE PLAY ARCADE
Do you have an arcade game or pinball machine you'd like to loan for the event? Game On Expo will provide you two complimentary full weekend passes, plus pay you $50 for every game you loan! (See Arcade page under Sponsorships for additional details.)
Arcade games and pinball machines are an important part of Game On Expo, and we plan on making it bigger and better than ever
Are you a retro gamer? Than Game On Expo is the place for you. With plenty of retro gaming vendors, plus the Retro World Series, and the return of the Classic Tetris World Championship Desert Qualifier, there will be a lot of retro gaming action to take part in.
In addition, there will be retro gaming tournaments and a plenty of retro game consoles available to free play on.
The Game On Expo grew last year over 5X the size with our expansion of tabletop programming, and we are excited to continue to focus on plenty of tabletop gaming goodness.
Whether you're into CCG's, RPG's, board games, or just want to jump in on a game, you can expect to have plenty of tabletop gaming options at Game On Expo.
You can expect to see plenty of live music at Game On Expo. In the past we've had bands and performers including: The Minibosses, Mega Ran, Super MadNES, Mercurius FM and more.
Game On Expo is your home for Anime.
From Anime vendors, panels, special guests and more, The Game On Expo makes any Anime fan feel at home.