Play Expo 2012

Event Information
LocationEvent City, Manchester
Start DateFriday 12th October 2012
End DateSaturday 13th October 2012

Over the past two years, Replay Events have delivered their annual Replay Expo to over 7,000 gamers. The show is the only UK video games expo which caters for every aspect of video games – from console, PC and mobile to classic gaming including arcade and pinball right through to pro gaming/eSports and even cosplay.

The Replay Expo has outgrown its old venue and this year is moving to a new location: EventCity in Manchester. Rebranded Play Expo, the 2012 expo will feature four distinct events:,, and

Returning visitors can expect to see everything they loved about our previous events in Blackpool, the only difference being that there will be much more of everything! The familiar event will feature freeplay arcade and pinball machines, retro consoles and vintage computers. will have a large emphasis on the preview of Christmas gaming, hardware and accessory releases for the latest consoles and PC. is an eSports event featuring [big-money!] competitive gaming tournaments, whilst will include costume competitions, masquerades, talks, DDR and other cool features.

Andyindy, FireFaux, J-Po, jettyguy, Keeti, Leolarua, LinkyLex, louisalulu, magicalpantsu, Mindez, Ranmaru cosplays, rocksanie, SewnSoulGirl65, Shizu-Nii, street-angel, Zonic,
Litchi Faye LingBlazBlue: Calamity Triggerstreet-angelComplete
PleinairDisgaea 2KeetiPlanned
EmizelDisgaea 4: A Promise UnforgottenLeolaruaComplete
Izaya OriharaDurarara!!Shizu-NiiIn Progress
Serah FarronFinal Fantasy 13Ranmaru cosplaysComplete
Tifa LockhartFinal Fantasy VIIIZonicComplete
YunaFinal Fantasy XLinkyLexPlanned
BairdGears of War 3AndyindyComplete
Con SmithKiller7magicalpantsuComplete
DeideraNaruto ShippudenKeetiIn Progress
RedPokemonjettyguyIn Progress
Professor LaytonProfessor LaytonMindezIn Progress
Homura AkemiPuella Magi Madoka MagicaSewnSoulGirl65Complete
John MarstonRed Dead RedemptionFireFauxComplete
seong mi-nasoul calibur / soul bladeJ-PoComplete
Ling XiaoyuTekken 5/Tekken 6/Tag Tournament 1/2rocksanieComplete
LinkThe Legend of Zelda: Twilight PrincessLinkyLexIn Progress
Lara CroftTomb Raider Angel of DarknessZonicComplete
Rin KagamineVocaloidRanmaru cosplaysIn Progress
Miku HatsuneVocaloid2Shizu-NiiComplete