The second IGN Convention at the Bahrain International Circuit takes place on 24th & 25th October and organizers expect thousands to turn up to revel in the love of video games, movies, comics, pop culture and much more.
Bahrain's largest gaming convention is part of a series of Middle East Gaming conventions and this year organizers promise to host a number of celebrity guests as well from the world of gaming. International celebrities will include Hafthor Bjornsson, who played "The Mountain" in HBO's highly successful series, Game of Thrones; Tony Baker, one of the gaming worlds most experienced voice actors; Julia Both, the Canadian actress who served as the character model for Jill Valentine of the Resident Evil games and Naomi Kyle from the Daily Fix, an IGN award winning online show.
There will be no shortage of regional celebrities who will include upcoming Emirati director Mohammad Ahmed Fikree and Kuwait social media icon Hamad Qalam. The focus of this year's Convention will be on Q&A sessions with all the above celebrities and signing opportunities for fans. Live musical entertainment from a local band performing tracks from hit games, TV shows and movies will spice up the event for all spectators, fans and visitors.
Timings for the exhibition are:
24th October (Friday): 1 PM - 10 PM
25th October (Saturday): 12 PM - 10 PM
Tickets can be purchased at Eurporia in Seef Mall and GK Games at City Center for BD 7 (one day entry) or BD 10 (two day entry). For further information and more options for ticket purchase please call 39 73 8293.