The first of many announcements to come: YouTube personalities “The Game Chasers” will be attending this year’s RetroGameCon and we are happy to host them!
The Game Chasers on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Captain8Bit
The Game Chasers on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Game-Chasers-Fan-Page/137328743016512?fref=ts
Save the date! Saturday November 14, 2015, RetroGameCon will be returning to Syracuse, New York.
We are excited to announce that this year our gaming celebration will be held at The New York State Fairgrounds, inside the Center of Progress Building!
Much more info to come!
Keep an eye out for future updates about our 2015 event!
We have some news that is just INCREDIBLE! Former ECW Heavyweight champion and WWF Hardcore Champion, Justin Credible will be appearing at the Gizmo’s Videogames and Wrestling booth at RetroGameCon from 10:00am-1:30pm.
In addition to this autograph and picture opportunity, Justin Credible will join Ken and Pat on the panel, “The History of Wrestling Video Games” at 2:15-3:15. We are excited to have the former “Aldo Montoya” talk about his experience doing the motion capture work for earlier WWF games such as Wrestlemania: The Arcade Game and In Your House.
Email the Adult Cosplay Contest and Kid’s Fashion Show Cosplay Application to Cosplay@RetroGameCon.com!
There are a limited number of entries available for the both events. Entries are on a first-registered, first-served basis.
Kid’s Cosplay Fashion Show begins at 1:30pm at the stage. Please arrive 30 minutes early if you are registered.
The Adult Cosplay Contest begins at 2:00pm at the stage. Please arrive 30 minutes early if you are registered.
When you register, you will be scheduled for the Adult Cosplay Contest Pre-judging session between 12:30pm-1:15pm. Pre-judging is in the closed booth to the right of the stage.
3DS and 2DS owners, make sure to stop by McDonald’s Streetpass Cafe at RetroGameCon!
This area is where you can eat, get streetpasses, and play DS games against others.
We know you’ll be saying, “I’m lovin’ it.”
Adult Cosplay Contest Prizes:
1st place – $25 gift card to Dave and Busters
2nd place – $15 gift card to Dave and Busters
3rd place – $10 gift card to Dave and Busters
Thanks to Dave and Busters for contributing these fun prizes!
Make sure to check out our raffles at RetroGameCon!
Items were donated by vendors, McDonalds, and local stores.
A portion of the proceed to benefit Ronald McDonald House.
The History of Wrestling in Video Games
Explore the intertwining paths of two of the most entertaining pop culture phenomena’s: video games and professional wrestling. Join us as we take a look at the evolution of the genre from NES to PS4. We will talk about everything from mechanics to creation suites.
Patrick Baker, Gizmo’s Videogames & Wrestling