IGN Convention creates geek paradise with global stars at Dubai International Marine...

IGN Convention creates geek paradise with global stars at Dubai International Marine Club



Stars, geeks and comic book aficionados are on a direct collision course with Dubai as the IGN Convention roars into the Mina Seyahi Hall, Dubai International Marine Club. From the 21st to 22nd November 2014, pop culture will showcase its latest and greatest from the worlds of movies, video games and comics.


Dubai’s geeks, TV series buffs, gamers and comic book enthusiasts will mingle with the likes of Kristian Nairn of Game of Thrones ‘Hodor’ fame; Troy Baker who has voiced characters across a multitude of best selling games including BioShock Infinite, The Last of Us, Final Fantasy XIII, Batman: Arkham City and Resident Evil Six; and globally loved female cosplayer Riddle.

“The idea is to create an enthralling world for pop culture followers and video games, film and comic book buffs. IGN Convention’s Dubai stop has always attracted local and international celebrities to go with great content and amazing attractions. It’s not just for geeks, either – we’ve got some brilliant stuff for the entire family,” said Abbas Jaffar Ali,
Director, IGN Middle East.During these two days, from 12 to 10 pm, fans will get to be a part of concerts with live video game music, arcade games, card games, table top games, free workshops, eSports, a regional artist showcase, video game exhibitions, kid’s zone, comic’s zone and a lot more.
An Artist Alley will promote independent artists, game developers, film makers, fan clubs and authors, while commercial entities will showcase their wares in on the exhibition floor.

Troy Baker
“This year, fans can look forward to more celebrities, more entertainment and more fun.Cosplay addicts will mingle with geeks discussing movies while gamers exercise their thumbs and reflexes. Quite simply, it’s a paradise for anyone in any way interested in movies, TVseries, video games, comics or role playing,” Jaffar Ali concluded.

For more information on the event, please visit ignconvention.com
IGN Convention is marketed by Dubai -based Paz Marketing Management, Cygnus Communications and IGN Middle East. More information on the event is available at www.ignconvnetion.com
Event details:
IGN Convention
Date and Time: 12pm to 10pm, 21 and 22nd November 2014
Venue: Mina Seyahi Hall, Dubai International Marine Club