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The Midwest Gaming Classic Heads to Downtown Milwaukee

10,000+ Gamers take over the Wisconsin Center April 13th – 15th

By - Apr 3rd, 2018 10:16 am

Milwaukee, Wis. – April 3, 2018 – The Midwest Gaming Classic, one of the largest all-encompassing gaming shows in the country, returns to Southeast Wisconsin April 13th – 15th. No quarters required! Guests can play thousands of games of all types free with the price of admission.

The show features: Hundreds of Pinball and Arcade games, home gaming consoles including retro classics like Atari and ColecoVision all the way up to the most recent releases, a gaming arena with 30- foot Screens, Air Hockey, Tabletop Games, Board Games, Tournaments, cosplay, live music, gaming vendors, the Classic Gaming Museum, industry alumni and much more.

Show co-founder Dan Loosen, “We’ve been excited to watch the show grow from a small gathering to the largest convention space in the state at the Wisconsin Center. We’ve got more than double the space from previous years, so we’re filling it with double the fun.

New this year, the Midwest Gaming Classic will play host to a USAA Professional Air Hockey Tournament Saturday, April 14th. Local amateur players will have the chance to earn a play-in entry by competing in qualifying tournaments on Friday night and Saturday morning.

Sunday, April 15th is also Family Day, featuring discounted admission prices. Kids 9 and under are free Saturday and Sunday.

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