LONDON GAMES EVENTS
London is home to a passionate and welcoming games community, with meetups, talks and tournaments taking place every week across the city's numerous cultural venues and arcades. Get in touch if you'd like your upcoming event included: firstname.lastname@example.org
WAYPOINT BEST GAMES OF 2016 STREAMLoading Bar, Dalston
The British side of Waypoint will be streaming some of the best games of 2016. If you can’t make it, stream all the action at twitch.tv/waypoint
GAMERBAKELoading Bar, Dalston
Bakers battle for an epic grand prize, with a variety of games-themed bakes on sale to raise money for Special Effect.
GUARDIAN GAMES REVIEW OF THE YEAR 2016Guardian offices
Join journalist and author Simon Parkin, journalist and presenter Alice Bell from VideoGamer.com and other special guests at the Guardian's own seasonal video game review of 2016.
VIDEOBRAINS: CHRISTMASBRAINSLoading bar, Stratford
Reach for your thinking caps, because Videobrains has a full day of treats for Christmas, including twice as many talks, prizes, games and more festival fun.
WIFI WARSThe Royal Institution, Mayfair, 7pm
Making a triumphant return to the Ri, Wi-Fi Wars is a live comedy game show where you play along! Log in with your smartphone or tablet (make sure you've got plenty of battery) and compete in a range of games, quizzes and challenges against other members of the audience.