On Sunday 3rd March at the Doncaster Dome, the UK’s longest running retro video games market in the country will be back, and bigger than ever. There will be all sorts goodies for sale ranging from classic game memorabilia to the latest releases. Private sellers and traders will be out in force, so there’s no finer opportunity to bag a bargain.
Every gamer takes huge pride in their collection. Whether it’s the physical copies of the games themselves, back issues of classic gaming magazines or any associated merchandise, everybody has their stash. Very few would say that their collection is complete; chances are there are some elusive items you just can’t seem to find, or they are available on eBay for a daft price. The Video Game Market in Doncaster is the largest of its type in the UK, so the chances are you’ll find what you’ve been searching for right here.
Andy Brown, Managing Director at Replay Events who run the Video Game Market, said: “We’re really excited to be hosting this event in Doncaster and can’t wait to unveil this treasure chest of gaming gold to the public!”.
Gamers can expect to find all sorts of exciting products on offer, including computers, handhelds, artworks, arcade machines and much more. Specialist vendors will be in attendance, including Sore Thumb Retro Games, Console Passion, Retro Plushy Games, The Retro Hunter, Deadpan Robot, Gold Saucer Games and Press Start Gaming. Whether you are a Nintendo nut, a Playstation pro, or an Xbox, um… xpert… there’s something here for everyone.
Andy continues: “For many people, retro gaming conjures up memories of fun gaming nights with friends on a sofa, and we love to bring that nostalgia back to people with classic games for passionate gamers and collectors.”
The venue offers approximately 600 free parking spaces for visitors to the event, as well as food and drink outlets to keep you fuelled throughout the day.
Adult entry tickets will cost £2 and are available on the door. Those who are under 16 will receive free entry. Doors open at 12pm on Sunday 3rd March. If you are especially keen, bag yourself a limited early entry ticket for £4 when you pre-book. This means you’ll get first dibs on the merchandise available starting at 11am before general admission.
For more information, and to book your tickets, visit www.thevideogamemarket.co.uk
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