The XPO Game Festival announced the details for its upcoming event. The convention will be held from October 13-15 at the Cox Business Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The festival will feature a number of well-known YouTube and Twitch streamers who will be speaking at the event.
Such speakers will include Twitch Broadcaster and Counter Logic Gaming streamer iKasperr, Craig Skistimas and Shaun Bolen of Game Attack, Twitch-partnered streamer Kintinue, Twitch streamers ToothpickVic and Shoagie – and What’s Good Games’ Brittney Brombacher, Kristine Steimer, and Andrea Rene.
Here’s a lineup of speaking events that have been announced for the festival from XPO:
* “Taking Over the World with What’s Good Games”: The WGG crew (Andrea Rene, Kristine Steimer, and Brittney Brombacher) will discuss the creation of their gaming media powerhouse – including how they got their start in the game industry, and what brought them together.
* “From Passion to Paycheck”: Counter Logic Gaming’s all-star streamer iKasperr has been climbing the ranks of livestreaming stardom since 2012. He’ll be sharing his personal journey from young charity advocate to rising superstar and how the melding of his passion for video games and charity fundraising helped skyrocket him to success.
* “Finding Success in the Streaming Biz”: iKasperr will team up with fellow streamers Kintinue, ToothpickVic, and Shoagie to talk about breaking into Twitch and playing video games for a living.
* “The House that Game Attack Built: An Hour with Craig & Bolen”: Craig Skistimas and Shaun Bolen of Game Attack will discuss their careers and offer advice for anyone who wants to become a part of the industry, build communities, and get their voices heard. Game Attack will also be broadcasting directly from the XPO show floor in the XPO Streaming Lounge.
Speaking on the news in a press release, XPO Game Festival Matt Stockman stated, “We’re thrilled that these YouTube and Twitch personalities have agreed to participate this year. Live streaming has become a popular outlet for gamers – whether they’re into multiplayer shooters, horror games, or Minecraft. Like our attendees, I can’t wait to meet everyone for the first time!”
Other guests from the gaming industry include keynote speaker Chris Avellone – the writer and game director of Planescape: Torment, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords, Fallout 2, Fallout: New Vegas, Divinity: Original Sin II, and Prey. Other speakers set for the XPO Game Festival include Nick Chester (Epic Games), Chris Schroyer (Telltale Games), Matt Raithel (Graphite Lab), Josh Manricks (Secret Location), Mary McKenzie (Volcano Bean), and more.
More details are available at XPO’s website. Tickets are available Eventbrite. Early Bird Weekend Passes for the festival are available for $65 until September 1. Single Day Passes (Friday through Sunday) can be purchased for $35 each.