The following musical performances will be at A Video Game Con this year! We’ll have a good mix of video game metal, DJs playing retro inspired sets, a FULL symphony orchestra playing VGM and some awesome local bands.
THE GAMING HISTORIAN will be at AVGC September 9 & 10 in Parsippany, NJ! Norman Caruso is the creator of Gaming Historian, a YouTube documentary series that explores the history of video games. Want to learn about the landmark lawsuits that changed the industry? Or why the Power Glove wasn’t “so bad” after all? The Gaming Historian has you covered. The show has more than 20 million views and 328,000 subscribers, and has been featured on Destructoid, Polygon, Nintendo Life, and even Playboy. Norman earned his history degree from Elizabeth City State University. Check out his youtube channel here: http://www.youtube.com/gaminghistorian
Super Thrash Bros. will be playing on the arcade stage on Saturday, September 9th! Witness the ULTRA COMBO of metal+video game music+band members dressed as video game characters! Listen to their music at this link
We’ll have Oculus, Vive, and PSVR setups available for freeplay. VR Freeplay is included with your ticket purchase!
All games & schedules are subject to change. Final rules & system(s) the games will be played on will be posted on the website as soon as they are confirmed!
Pat The NES Punk and Ian Ferguson of The Completely Unnecessary Podcast
The CUPodcast has been running for 4+ years and continues to be a well followed podcast in the video game collecting scene. Pat & Ian will also have a guest panel!
AVGC has two discounted room blocks at the following hotels:
(ends August 24th)
PARSIPPANY HYATT HOUSE
(ends August 7th)