SCHEDULE (Subject to change)
Saturday, April 5th: 9:00am - 11:00pm
A wide array of dealers selling video games, video game inspired art, collectibles, clothing, & much more. Many new dealers added this year & moved to the larger area upstairs. As an added bonus, you can browse/shop to the non-stop music of our DJ's from Radio Nintendo.
(9:00am* - 5:00pm)
8-BITS OF DESTINY: ART SHOW & SILENT AUCTION|
Look at and bid on an amazing array of retro video game inspired art from a talented group of local artists.
(9:00am - 6:00pm)
TOURNAMENT - MARIO KART 64|
Drinking and driving don't go together, unless you're playing Mario Kart. This tournament will bring out the road rage in all of us.
32 players / Single Race 100cc / Single Elimination
TOURNAMENT - SUPER SMASH BROS N64|
Bring your A-game, you're going to need it. One of the most popular fighting series of all time shows it's roots in what will likely be the most popular tournament of the weekend.
32 players / 4 player free for all / 5 Stock / Single Elimination
TOURNAMENT - TETRIS|
The original puzzle game straight from Russia, think you have what it takes?
16 Players / 1 vs 1 Single Elimination
TOURNAMENT - DR. MARIO|
Mario is not really a Doctor, and if you've never played Dr. Mario you're not really a gamer. One of the puzzle genre's finest.
16 Players / 1 vs 1 Single Elimination
TOURNAMENT - SUPER STREET FIGHTER II|
Classic 2D fighting at it's best.
32 Players / Single Elimination
TOURNAMENT - BOMBERMAN|
We're going to drop the bomb on this tournament, or at least you will drop the bombs in the game. Still undecided on version/system (not 360!) but there will be multiplayer bomberman action.
32 Players / Details TBA.
A number of games will be set up for you to test your skill with time trials, score challenges, etc. with prizes for the top players.
VIDEO GAME CLIP SHOW|
Grab some drinks & prepare yourself for some hilarious video game clips while getting settled for the evening entertainment.
(5:00pm - 6:00pm)
Final rounds of our tournaments will be played out on the main stage with commentary from some of our special guests.
METAGAME LIVE (Videogame Edition)|
Our top local MetaGame players will compete live with YOU as the judge (between tournament finals). Listen to their arguements, watch them pull logic out of thin air, let them try to make you believe, and judge them accordingly.
RETRO GAME TRIVIA - "There is no easy mode".|
Our host Chris Nyarady of West Coast Geeks vs Nerds will test your knowledge of retro game trivia in an event that should be enlightening, entertaining, and if you know your stuff... will end with fabulous prizes.
ZERO GENERATION - LIVE PERFORMANCE|
Zero-Gen is a Hard Rock/Heavy Metal group inspired by the classic and timeless themes of Video Games past and present. Their penchant ability to create engaging and rawkin' arrangements is supported by OC Remix veteran, Mark Hall, whose experience as a solo artist inspired the vision for this project. Hall along with his bandmates Jeff Solis (Guitar/Vocals) and Derek Apel (Drums/Percussion) hope to prove that our favourite Title, Level and Battle themes can exist beyond the world of fantasy and virtual reality towards the lighted stage.
MINUS WORLD - VIDEO GAME IMPROV|
The Fictionals, well known for their ultra-successful "Improv Against Humanity" are here to take us on a wild retro video game inspired show of hilarious improv.
MISSINGNO - LIVE PERFORMANCE|
missingNo is a 7 piece video game cover band based in Vancouver that brings a whole new outlook to the genre; utilizing a unique array of sounds with its three piece horn section. Drawing from an eclectic mix of styles, missingno captivates listeners with nostalgia and just the right amount of fresh ideas to keep their audiences guessing and wanting more.
To be announced.|
VIDEO GAME BURLESQUE|
Hosted by Tyler James Nicol & Stephen Blakely, this 19+ show will make you see your favorite video game characters in a whole new way. Some of the top local performers with all new acts created exclusively for this show.