Side Quest

Are you never bored with board games? Are you a button mashing master? Then it’s time to level up your fun in the Gaming Zone! Whether you’re hardcore or casual, digital or analog – we have something for you. Featuring organised play, tournaments and freeplay for all the hottest new games, retro favourites and can’t-miss classics, the Gaming Zone is the perfect place to take a short rest. It’s dangerous to go alone so grab your friends and head on over because we’re ready to play!

Here is everything you can expect in the Gaming Zone:

Free Play & Tournament Console Gaming

Plug in and power up because we’re offering free console gaming all weekend long! Whether you want to test your skills against a friend or go head to head in a king of the hill style tournament, there is plenty to do for gamers at the show! From retro gaming to modern consoles, gamers of all types will have something to enjoy in Side Quest.

Bring Your Own Console

Bring back the private multiplayer parties of old with spaces for BYOC (Bring Your Own Console). Sit down, set up and game away with friends all throughout the show! Located in the Side Quest area on the show floor.

Dungeons & Dragons

Calling all Bards, Wizards and everything in between! Dungeons & Dragons is here to stay with dedicated DMs and plenty of different modules for your party. New to the game? No problem! There are beginner level games running all weekend long. Want something going on through multiple days? We’ve got that too!

Board Games, Card Games & More!

Whether you want to play a quick round of Catan or something new by blossoming indie devs, our tabletop lending libraries and board game areas are perfect to grab some friends and play a quick round. Traveling solo or looking to make new friends? Come check out some new and creative board games! 

Magic The Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon - we’ve got casual and professional tournaments running all weekend long!