Classic video game convention coming to Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford

Classic video game convention coming to Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford

Record-Journal


WALLINGFORD — The RetroWorld Expo will be returning to the Toyota Oakdale Theatre on Oct. 15 and 16.

Last year, the classic gaming event drew more than 2,000 people to the Oakdale. The event features tabletop and arcade games, pinball machines, Anime, comic books, expert panels, vendors, and more.

“(RetroWorld Expo) 2016 will be driven by vendors, exhibitors, panelists, musical Guests, tournaments, and a robust freeplay arcade, console gaming and pinball area,” according to a statement by Kris Krohn, RetroWorld Expo operations director.

“The goal of the RetroWorld Expo is to bring gamers and retro enthusiasts from all over the northeast together for a memorable event that they will look forward to every year,” Krohn added.

Live music will be provided by New York-based You Bred Raptors?, Rhode Island-based Lame Genie, Toronto-based James Epic Game Music, and Boston-based The World is Square.

Tickets are $27.50 for Saturday, $16.50 for Sunday, and $38.50 for the weekend. Children 8 under are free.

For more information visit www.retroworldexpo.com

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