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EB Games Announces World Class Exhibitors For EB Games Expo 2011

Posted on 10 June, 2011

EB Games, Australia’s largest video game and entertainment software retailer, today announced that the world’s leading gaming brands will participate in the EB Games EXPO, Australia’s biggest gaming event.

EB Games EXPO, to be held on Saturday the 15th and Sunday the 16th of October, will showcase the hottest new release and upcoming products playable for the first time in Australia plus exciting live presentations from international game developers spanning across 10,000 square meters at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre (GCCEC), Gold Coast, Queensland.

Together for the first time, on a scale never before seen in Australia, EB Games is excited to announce the participation of global console giants:

Nintendo, Playstation and XBOX360

World class gaming brands:

2K, Activision, Bethesda, Bluemouth, Capcom, Codemasters, Disney Interactive Studios, Electronic Arts, Incomm, Konami, Logitech, Mindscape, Namco Bandai Partners, Parrot AR.Drone, Plantronics, Pop Cap, QVS, Razer, Sega, Square Enix, THQ, Turtle Beach and Ubisoft

And our supporting partners:

GameSpot AU, Game Informer, TLS Red Carpet Gaming, World Cyber Games and Save Point.

Excited about the prospect of gaming’s biggest brands coming together for what will be a momentous occasion for gamers across the country, Debra McGrath, EB Games National Brand and Marketing Manager stated, “Today’s announcement is a landmark occasion for the Australian Gaming Industry marking this the first time that our valued partners have come together to showcase to the public their amazing array of upcoming products.”

Debra continued, “We could not be happier with the response we have received from our partners and their commitment to making the EB Games EXPO a spectacular event. We will work closely with them in the lead up to the EXPO to ensure our customers get first class access to the biggest and best of what the industry has to offer.”

As well as the exciting interactive exhibition, the EB Games EXPO will also play host to the inaugural Australian final of World Cyber Games, the world’s largest international e-sport tournament and festival and the EB Arena Spectacular featuring Showtime FMX. EB Games are also pleased to announce the inclusion of Cosplay competition, Cosplay|Evolved, with full details about the competition available June16.

Tickets for the EB Games EXPO are on sale this Thursday, June 2, at midday AEST through EB Games stores and online at www.ebexpo.com.au. Patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets Thursday to avoid disappointment.

For all the latest news visit www.ebexpo.com.au

About EB Games

EB Games Australia head office is located in Queensland, with retail stores operating in every Australian State and Territory. EB Games Australia is part of GameStop Corp- the world's largest multichannel video game retailer. Currently EB Games have 400 retail stores in Australia and New Zealand. The Company sells new and preowned video game software, hardware and accessories for video game systems from Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft and Apple. In addition, the company sells PC entertainment software, related accessories and other merchandise. General information on EB Games can be obtained at the company's website: http://www.ebgames.com.au.

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