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Kyiv to host Smile-Expo's anniversary WEGAME 5.0 this spring

Publication date: 29 jan 2019

Kyiv to host Smile-Expo's anniversary WEGAME 5.0 this spring

April 20-21, the capital of Ukraine will once again face the invasion of gamers, cosplayers, and fantasy lovers. This year, the WEGAME festival celebrates its fifth anniversary, thus event participants will be able to enjoy the updated program and the full immersion into the gaming world.

WEGAME 5.0: five classes, five gaming zones

The event for geeks and gamers will celebrate its fifth anniversary with spectacular program novelties. This year, every guest of WEGAME 5.0 will be able to choose one of the classes that should be defended within the event:

  • PC Master Race.
  • Geeks (table games).
  • Console gods.
  • Oldfags (retro).
  • Mobile ninja.

The festival will have five gaming zones, with each one being dedicated to special much-loved games:

  • PC location (Dota 2 and CS:GO).
  • Console zone (Mortal Kombat and FIFA).
  • Mobile location (Hearthstone).
  • Table games zone.
  • Retro zone.

Gaming zones will feature traditional tournaments and competitions with prizes for winners.

Limitless cosplay!

only are gaming entertainments and contests updated, but the cosplay will also follow the new rules. This year, all show participants will gain more freedom and opportunities to express themselves: authors of unique images are allowed to compete for victory and acknowledgment without limiting to movie and comics characters.

This time, expert judges will determine the best cosplayers in the following nominations:

  • Best Playthrough;
  • Best Craft;
  • Best Image.

Besides, prizes will be given to the coolest cosplayers according to the audience and organizers of WEGAME 5.0 in such nominations as Audience Favorite Prize and Organizers’ Award. One of the judges will be a permanent participant of the jury: a cosplayer and video blogger – Marianna De Mort.

Contests, lectures, and Awards

The program will conventionally include the interesting and useful lecture zone: game development representatives, successful cosplayers, video bloggers, and developers will share their experience and solutions.

But this is only the beginning! WEGAME 5.0 guests will not only see Ukraine’s amazing cosplay show but also discover who will become the developer of the year. The event main stage will hold WEGAME Awards, the awarding ceremony for the worthiest developers in the Ukrainian gaming industry.

Moreover, festival participants will meet a lot of interesting stands, contests, and quests, as well as a flood of communication with like-minded fellows!

WEGAME 5.0, a festival for gamers and cosplayers organized by Smile-Expo, will take place on April 20-21 at Kyiv-based AKKO International Expo Center.

Details are available on the event official website 

 

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