TRAFALGAR SQUARE GAMES FESTIVAL

 

SPECIAL ONE-DAY TAKEOVER OF THIS HISTORICAL LANDMARK

GO HEAD-TO-HEAD WITH ESPORTS PROS & GET HANDS-ON WITH NEW INNOVATIONS

 

Saturday, 7 April 2018

 

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Trafalgar Square will be transformed into a one-day-only games festival covering esports, hands-on games, workshops plus augmented reality games - as part of the wider London Games Festival.
Come down to the square to play against a pro gamer, watch exciting PvP (player vs player) showdowns or hear how upcoming games are being made in London. The 'Trafalgar Square Games Festival' is free to attend.
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PLAY WITH A PRO: ROCKET LEAGUE

Visitors have a chance to play competition matches of Rocket League (football with rocket-powered cars, developed by Psyonix). The best players will get a chance to join teams headed by visiting esports pro players Garrett and Fireburner from the champion NRG team, visiting London from the USA. Challenges run every half hour on the day.

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EXPERIENCE AUGMENTED REALITY

Meanwhile the AR Zone features four UK-made innovative games designed for Augmented Reality (AR). ARise (made by Climax Studios), Orbu (made by Dream Reality Interactive), Pigeon Panic! (made by Combo Studio), and Smash Tanks! (made by Dumpling Design) will all be showcased and free to try on iPhone and iPad.

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GET A DOSE OF ACTUAL REALITY

London Games Festival is also bringing the touring Actual Reality Arcade to Trafalgar Square. This touring set of live games inspired by retro classics puts players in the midst of the old school action, with interactive spoofs of iconic arcade games.

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