Youtube Sensation to Visit the North East
Written by Scott McGerty on 18th April 2018
YouTube superstar, ComedyShortsGamer, Deji, is coming to Newcastle this summer at an exciting 2 day festival called Glitch, on 30th June and 1st July.
Glitch is set to take place at Metro Radio Arena and will showcase the latest games alongside pro eSports tournaments and gaming from Fortnite to Fifa and Minecraft to Lego.
The event will also feature Virtual Reality alongside retro games such as Sonic and Sinclair. Live on stage ComedyShortsGamer, Deji, will also be joined by other social media sensations Jake Boys, Yogscast and gaming legends John and Brenda Romero.
With over 8 million subscribers and renowned for his FIFA video uploads, Comedy Shorts Gamer, Deji, will be live on stage with chat room style interviews and hosting meet and greet sessions on both days.
He will be joined by The Yogscast team from Hat Films who are well known for playing Minecraft, Trials Evolution and a variety of other games and the team from Vidiots. John Romero, considered a father of the first-person shooter genre with Doom will also play death matches at the event alongside BAFTA-award winning games designer Brenda Romero.
Gamers will be able to join in with their favourite games alongside visiting the retail expo, experience a showcase of Northern Indie games companies and be inspired by ‘The Spark’ an area aimed at inspiring the next generation of game developers.
Nickie Gott OBE, managing director of She’s Gott It Events said “we are so excited to be creating this event for our region and something of this scale north of the country. To have headlining social media stars such as ComedyShorts Gamer, Jake Boys and Yogscast, really demonstrates our commitment to offering and exciting programme for avid gamers and YouTuber fans.
“We know that many gamers have to travel far and wide to interact with these types of festivals to ask questions or get advice or even get a chance for a meet and greet with renowned YouTubers and developers. We are even adding a minor Glitch area for a younger audience to join in to make sure all ages are engaged and excited by the activities.
“I would love to see this as an annual event on the regions calendar and I would urge gamers at any level to come and play for fun, or join a tournament or even get a selfie with one of your favourite YouTube stars.”
Tickets can be bought here or by calling 0844 493 6666