Insomnia Dublin has announced the games that attendees can expect to play as well as the special guests they can expect to see at upcoming gaming festival, which is set to take place on November 9th and 10th at the RDS.
Attendees will get a chance to bust a move on the yet-to-be-released 'Just Dance 2020' from Ubisoft on Nintendo Switch, while newly released 'Ghost Recon Breakpoint' will be available to play in co-op mode on PC.
Fans of Konami’s Yu-Gi-Oh! will be able to play the popular game on the Konami Gaming Wall as well as the card game on the Konami stand.
Other content at the show includes the very latest in virtual reality gaming featuring the brand new Vive Cosmos from HTC. Players can also experience roaming VR as they walk around in a virtual game using a wireless headset
The Esports roster will be jam-packed and includes 'Overwatch', 'FIFA 20', 'Rocket League', 'Super Smash Bros.' and the eagerly awaited 'Fortnite' Challenge, featuring a prize pool of over €1,000 worth of cash prizes and gaming goodies.
John Romero will be in attendance and will be discussing game development and design, while the Indie Dev Zone will showcase new games by Irish developers.
Jigsaw is the official charity of Insomnia Dublin and will be at the festival promoting awareness of the work they do in supporting young people’s mental health in Ireland. A number of joint initiatives will take place over the course of the festival, including a live stage panel discussion regarding gaming and mental health.
The Republic of Players will be hosting the Insomnia Live Studio featuring interviews with special guests and live gaming action throughout the show.
Guild of Nerds will be hosting the Insomnia Dublin Cosplay Competition giving all cosplayers a chance to showcase their creativity on the Live Stage. The Cosplay Zone will give cosplayers a chance to learn more skills and connect with other cosplayers.
Youtubers scheduled to attend Insomnia Dublin include:
· Ireland’s No.1 Fortnite Player - Dublin native Joshua Juliano
· UK YouTuber Pyrocynical who has an audience of 3.5m and it will be his first time attending a Dublin Festival.
· Call me Kevin
· NerdOut! Music
· Impact Game Station
· Little Mar Man
· All Cast Irish Gamers