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GamerFest Returns this October 21st and 22nd

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Bring gaming to life at the biggest-ever GamerFest, Ireland’s leading gaming and esports festival, set to unfold at Dublin’s RDS on October 21st and 22nd.

This epic weekend extravaganza is a celebration of all things gaming. Promising to showcase the latest games, VR adventures, thrilling esports, gaming challenges, and a star-studded lineup of renowned Twitch, TikTok, and YouTube creators.

GamerFest guests can explore abundant gaming content in four Key Zones: PLAY, COMPETE, CONNECT, and DISCOVER.


The featured games in the PLAY Zone at GamerFest this October

In the PLAY Zone, visitors can try upcoming games like EA FC24, Sonic Superstars, NBA 2K24, and Mortal Kombat 1.

The latest VR racing experiences will also be playable with Official Network Partner eir. As well as Forza Motorsport on Xbox with Official Car Partner CUPRA. And cutting-edge immersive VR gaming titles will be on show. With Official Drinks Partners Club Loaded and Energise, and Official Partner Specsavers bringing the latest in Virtual Reality technology.

The beloved Retro Area will take you on a nostalgic journey. Relive classic retro games on the Mega Drive, Super Nintendo, and Atari.


The COMPETE Zone at GamerFest is dedicated to esports enthusiasts. Witness the Grand Finals on the Live Esports Stage as Ireland’s top esports talents battle it out across various titles, including VALORANT, EA FC24, and more to be announced.

But that’s not all – attendees can also participate in casual tournaments featuring CS:GO, and EA FC24.

Racing aficionados can put their skills to the test in Curry’s Fastest Lap Challenge, competing on cutting-edge sim racing rigs for exciting prizes.


Content Creators on the Mooju live stage and Cosplay from GamerFest in May

At GamerFest, community is key, and the CONNECT Zone is your gateway to meeting Ireland’s leading content creators. The Mooju Live Stage will host a packed lineup of content throughout the weekend, featuring gaming challenges, the Cosplay Challenge, and content creator Q&As.

You can also shop for the latest gaming gear and merch from top companies, including Trust Gaming and GG Machines.


The Discover Zone featuring Indie Developers and more at GamerFest this October

For those eager to explore the educational and career prospects within the gaming industry, the DISCOVER Zone sheds light on the incredible opportunities available. Leading companies and colleges, including 2K Games, Black Shamrock Studios, and Pulse College, will be present to provide insights.

Visitors can also check out the latest games from Ireland’s indie game developers and share their valuable feedback. Budding PC gaming enthusiasts won’t want to miss ‘How to Build a Gaming PC’ workshops, courtesy of GG Machines.

More Information


Founded six years ago, GamerFest has solidified its position as a diverse, community-driven gaming event. Catering to all, from casual gamers and families to professional esports players and teams.

The upcoming October GamerFest promises to be the largest yet. With a 50% expansion in floor space to 4,500m2; including a dedicated hall for the GamerFest COMPETE Zone.

Stuart Dempsey, CEO of GamerFest, expresses his excitement, saying, “We’re incredibly excited to see GamerFest growing with each event, and this October will be our biggest and best yet. Whether you are a seasoned gamer or just curious to find out more about the event, GamerFest offers more gaming experiences than ever for all to enjoy.”

Don’t miss out! GamerFest will take place at The RDS, Dublin on October 21st and 22nd, with tickets available now at GamerFest.ie.

Stay updated by following us on Instagram, Twitter/X, TikTok, YouTube and Facebook at @GamerFestIE.


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