CANAL WALK’S GAMING EXPO

POWERED BY BT GAMES & GOOD HOPE FM

DATES: Tue, 24 – Sun, 29 October 2017

VENUE: Centre Court

TIME: 9am – 9pm 

ENTRANCE: Free

The Expo will boast the latest gaming releases, early festive season specials, news and insights from the gaming world; the Canal Walk Gaming Expo powered by BT Games & Good Hope FM will also stage exciting competitions and awesome prizes.

PlayStation, Xbox and eSports fans, gamers, Cosplay pundits, children of all ages, parents, fans, shoppers and spectators will have their share of the fun for 12 hours per day, to immerse themselves in the latest the industry has to offer.

EXHIBITORS

Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo, Megarom Interactive, Electronic Arts and a number of others to be announced.

NEW RELEASES

October is a big month for new gaming releases! For Super Mario fans, Nintendo will be launching the latest in the series, Super Mario Odyssey, on the new Nintendo Switch. Also get your hands on other new titles for the Switch, including Pokken Tournament, Mario Kart and even Fifa 18. Expect to try out other new releases across varying genre’s and for various consoles, including South Park, Assassin’s Creed Origins, Just Dance 2018, Middle Earth: Shadow of War and more.

BT GAMES OFFERS

BT Games will offer big savings on consoles, games and related items during the Expo, in time for the upcoming festive season. There will be special offers for gamers who pre-order selected upcoming games, and free gifts with selected purchases. Expect killer deals, like Xbox One or PS4 consoles from R3999 and deals on hot new games too!

VIRTUAL REALITY

VR followers will have their share of the latest offerings to experience. GT Sport will be playable for the first time in Cape Town using PSVR. Gaming merchandise like collectable figures will only be at the Expo, so, collectors and those looking for awesome festive season gifts have something unique to consider.

FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

The ever-popular Football Tournament has been a highlight for the past two years and in 2017, PlayStation and BT Games will take to the field to offer the top 3 contests some major prizes. Early registration for this event is highly recommended and entrants must register online for the qualifiers. Only 128 entrants will be accepted for each qualifier stage and will be required to be at the Centre Court one hour before qualifiers kick off at 2pm on Friday and Saturday. The top 32 players from the qualifiers will return for the semi and grand finals, on Sunday at midday, to determine the winner, runner-up and 3rd place player.

PRIZE BREAKDOWN:

1st Place: R10 000,00 + a PlayStation 4 Pro console valued at R8000
2nd Place: R5 000,00 + a copy of the brand new PS4 game GT Sport
3rd Place: R3 000,00 + a copy of the brand new PS4 game GT Sport

COSPLAY COMPETITION

Growing in popularity, and creativity, Cosplay returns with the competition taking place on Saturday. An opportunity to let your inner superhero, anime or manga self, shine through. It is a creative form of self-expression and requires hours of designing, sewing and making of this incredible outfits. There will be an extra something special for one entrant if they Cosplay as a character from South Park, to celebrate the launch of the new game this week!

COSPLAY EVENT SCHEDULE:

Saturday 28 October 2017
10am – 12pm: Registration opens at the Cosplay CT Table for Comps & Masquerade
12pm – 2pm: Construction Pre-Judging
3pm: Cosplay Masquerade on Stage
4pm: Cosplay Parade
4:30pm: Prize Giving

PRIZES:

Advanced Construction Competition:
First Prize: R2500 Canal Walk Gift Card
Second Prize: R1750 Canal Walk Gift Card
Third Prize: R1000 Canal Walk Gift Card

Novice Construction Competition:
First Prize: R1000 Canal Walk Gift Card
Second Prize: R500 Canal Walk Gift Card
Third Prize: Hamper

Judges Favourite:
3 x R500 Canal Walk Gift Cards

GOOD HOPE FM LIVE BROADCASTS

SCHEDULE:

Friday 27 October 2017
4pm – 7pm: Fast Forward with Sean

Saturday 28 October 2017
9am – 12pm: The Hit 30 with Kyeezi
12pm – 3pm: The Music Lab with Danilo Acquisto

Sunday 29 October 2017
12pm – 3pm: The Music Lab with Danilo Acquisto

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