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Arizona's largest gaming & Anime convention

is now bigger, better, and cooler!

Returning March 15th-17th, 2024

Game On Expo is a multimedia gaming and anime event that began in 2015, and is the largest gaming convention in Arizona. It's an event that celebrates gaming, anime, music, and more!

Whether you're a hardcore or casual gamer and/or anime fan, there is something for everyone at Game On Expo. Our mission is to bring the G.A.M.E. (Gaming, Anime, Music, Esports) to Arizona. We are locally owned, and we are passionate about bringing a fun and family friendly event to Arizona.


Classic Tetris World Championship

Participate in the Classic Tetris World Championship Desert Qualifier. Battle against some of the top Tetris players in this intense competitive tournament.

Dr. Mario Championship

The Dr. Mario Championship is an annual tournament where players compete head to head on the NES version of Dr. Mario.

Retro Championships

Compete against others in the ultimate retro gaming tournament. Can you win the coveted Game On Retro World Championship belt?


Participate in Arizona's largest esports event, and games including: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Rocket League, Street Fighter 6, and more!

Retro Gamng Tournaments

Game On Expo is your home for retro gaming tournaments, and play some of the classic games among other retro gaming fans.

Don't see your tournament?

More tournaments will be announced closer to Game On Expo 2024!

Anime too!

Anime Panels

Anime panel programming every day during Game On Expo.

Anime Vendors

Plenty of Anime guests, exhibitors, and anime related content at Game On Expo to enjoy.

Cosplay Contest

Game On Expo's Cosplay Contest features some of the top cosplay judges around, and have an opportunity to win some amazing prizes.

Maid Cafe

Animaru hosts a free Maid Cafe on Saturday and Sunday.

Free-play games and arcades

Arcade Cabinets and Pinball

Hundreds of arcade games and pinball machines to play; all set to free play.

Indie Spotlight

The Game On Expo Indie Spotlight area features both local and indie devs from all across the country showcasing their games and projects.

Modern Games

Play the latest games on PC, and latest gaming consoles. Either casually play, or compete in a tournament.

Retro Games

From Atari to the Sega Dreamcast, the Game On Expo has a ton of retro games to play all three days.

Rock Band Karaoke

Join a band, select between hundreds of songs, and perform Rock Band Karaoke live on the music stage.

Tabletop Games

Tabletop Gaming

Over 45 tables of tabletop gaming happening all three days.

Tabletop Vendors

Have an opportunity to see the new games available.

Game On has something for everyone!


Find some rare and hidden gaming gems during the 7th annual Game On Expo Auction held on Saturday evening.


Participate in Game On Expo’s 7th annual cosplay competition, and meet some of your favorite cosplay guests.

Exhibitor Hall

If you’re looking for some games, cool Anime merch, or looking for some unique art, you’ll find it at Game On Expo’s exhibitor hall! Hundreds of vendors from across the country are at Game On Expo.

Live Music

Listen to live music on Friday and Saturday night from some of the biggest gaming bands around.

Special Guests

Game On Expo has A+ gaming voice actors from some of your favorite games. YouTube content creators have also been a part of Game On Expo since year one.