OAKS, Pa. (June 2017) – TooManyGames, the longest running and largest gaming convention in Pennsylvania, will take place June 23 to 25, 2017 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania. With an expected attendance of more than 12,000 guests, the 2017 event marks the organization’s 13th expo over 10 years and is expected to be the largest to date.
TooManyGames is the premier event for anyone interested in video games, board games, CCG’s, and tabletop gaming. TooManyGames is known for its video game music concerts, arcades, tournaments, chiptunes, industry panels, panels by famous YouTubers and gamers such as Angry Video Game Nerd, SomeCallMeJohnny, Vinesauce, and DAGames, and Indie Game Showcase where developers show off their new games. In addition, the 2017 marketplace will feature more than 60 vendors selling retro games, new games, board games, crafts, gaming-related art and more.
TooManyGames also will host Make-A-Wish® guest, Dennis M., a 16-year-old boy from Twentynine Palms, California. Dennis has a life-threatening medical condition called Ewings Sarcoma. His heartfelt wish is “to go to the Too Many Games convention in Philadelphia.” He loves everything about gaming, watches videos reviewing new games and is excited to attend the panels at TooManyGames, talk with fellow fans, and meet his favorite YouTuber and gamer, SomeCallMeJohnny.
Special events at this year’s TooManyGames include a major Smash Brothers Tournament, Smashadelphia. Participants can play Smash 64, Melee, Brawl, Project M, and Smash 4 games to be in the running to win $1,000 and other assorted prizes. The cost to enter the tournament is $10 and tournament events will take place on each day of the convention. Other special events during the convention include Cosplay Pro Wrestling, Pokémon Battle Frontier, 2017 Pennsylvania State Yo-Yo Contest and more. Visit the website to learn more.
This year’s TooManyGames will host concerts by Crush 40, MC Frontalot, Powerglove, Psychostick, The World is Square, Spose, Steel Samurai, Super Thrash Bros., DJ Mighty Mike Saga, Armcannon, Nerd Surge, and Mega Ran & K-Murdock. A variety of ticket options from a single day to three-day pass and group tickets are available on the website at http://bit.ly/TMGlisting.
About TooManyGames: Owned and operated by Level 4 Event Management, TooManyGames celebrates its 10 Anniversary in 2017 with the longest running and largest gaming convention in Pennsylvania and the Delaware Valley region. TooManyGames is the premier event for anyone interested in video games, board games, CCG’s, and tabletop gaming. The expo features vendors selling retro games, new games, board games, crafts, art and more, along with music concerts, arcades, tournaments, chiptunes, industry panels, and panels by famous YouTubers. For information, go to http://bit.ly/TMGlisting.
About Make-A-Wish: Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true has positive impacts on the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illness, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. Headquartered in Phoenix, Make-A-Wish is one of the world’s leading children’s charities, serving children in every community in the United States and its territories. Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley has granted over 6000 Wishes since our Chapter’s inception in 1986. The Chapter serves Philadelphia and the surrounding counties, the Susquehanna Valley and New Castle County in Delaware. Visit Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley at: www.philasv.wish.org to learn more.