SXSW Gaming 2019 Takes Over Austin Tomorrow!

SXSW Gaming is about to take over downtown Austin starting tomorrow, March 15th and throughout the weekend. Day one kicks off with an epic schedule of The Evolution of the Overwatch League, Halo Championship Series Invitational, Master of Games: Crafting the World of High School Esports and closing with SXSW Gaming Opening Party, presented by Blankos Block Party till 1am Friday night. The fun doesn’t stop there, SXSW Gaming will be in full gaming swing throughout Austin till Sunday’s SXSW Gaming Closing Party, presented by Alienware.

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SXSW Gaming 2019 Announces First Batch of Tournaments

SXSW Gaming 2019 is going to be epic and one of the largest thus far. SXSW Gaming 2019 has previously announced their 2019 Featured Speakers and Sessions, they just recently announced the first batch of Tournaments. Tournaments include League of Legends, Overwatch, Street Fighter V, Dragon Ball FighterZ, and many more for SXSW Gaming 2019! Similar to past years, SXSW Gaming 2019 will also have the Cosplay Contest, Indie Corner, SXSW Gaming Awards and Pitch Competition Finals will also be back to honor the best of the best in the gaming community. Below are the Tournament, Cosplay Contest, Indie Corner, SXSW Gaming Awards and Pitch Competition Finals that SXSW Gaming 2019 recently announced. Continue Reading →

New SXSW 2019 Gaming Speakers, EDU Mentors and EDU Sessions Announced

SXSW 2019 is around the corner commencing on March 8th in Austin, Texas. If you check our site regularly you will find that we try to post the newest SXSW 2019 updates as frequent as possible since we are in Austin and cover it annually. The newest announcements about SXSW 2019 over the past couple weeks include second Round of Featured SXSW Gaming Speakers, First Wave of Mentors Announced for SXSW EDU and 50 New Sessions Announced for SXSW EDU. Below is SXSW 2019 full announcements with links and more details. Continue Reading →

SXSW 2019 Update: Day-By-Day Highlights For Attendees to Consider

It’s unreal to believe SXSW 2019 is just over 100 days away! The kind staff at SXSW have put together a handful of day-by-day highlights to consider. They also have improved their SXSW email subscription for members by allowing you to choose the topics you want to be emailed to you. That is going to be super helpful while planning for SXSW 2019! To pick your topics please click here.

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SXSW 2019 Gaming Programming Announcements and Gaming EXPO Information

March 15th will be here faster than you know it which means it’s time to start planning your SXSW 2019 Gaming experience and festival strategy. SXSW recently announced their 2019 Gaming Programming with three different programming tracks:  Esports Industry, Game Design & Developmentand Game Marketing & Community . They also posted more information gaming stages, exhibitions, Esports tournaments, hands-on play, various PC and Arcade gaming areas at SXSW 2019 Gaming Expo. Below are the latest updates released directly from SXSW over the past week.  Continue Reading →

SXSW Gaming 2019 Featured Speakers, Gaming Pitch Competition,Gaming Awards and Gamer’s Voice Awards Updates

South By Southwest (SXSW) Gaming 2019 is March 15th through the 17th in Austin, Texas at the Austin Convention Center located downtown. This year and just like last year Esports will be in the spotlight at SXSW Gaming 2019. SXSW recently announced a few updates for Gaming that include Featured Speakers, Gaming Pitch Competition, SXSW Gaming Awards and Gamer’s Voice Awards. The below are the most current updates for SXSW Gaming 2019. Continue Reading →

The SXSW 2018 Gaming Expo

The SXSW Gaming Expo was from March 15th through the 17th at the Austin Convention Center. The SXSW Gaming Expo had hundreds of gaming exhibitors and this year they had over 46,000 attendees! It is clear SXSW attendees take gaming seriously. The SXSW Gaming Expo had an Esports Tournament Stage, Indie Corner, Tabletop Experience, PC Arena, Arcade Bunker, Discovery Stage and Pitch Competition. Though we wanted to highlight all the SXSW Gaming Expo exhibits we weren’t able to make it to every exhibit. We were able to make it to the The esports Tournament Stage and The Arcade Bunker which were both one of the busiest areas in the Austin Convention Center. Below are the highlights for both The esports Tournament Stage and The Arcade Bunker plus the winner of the Pitch competition. Continue Reading →

Information on Registration for SXSW 2018

SXSW (South by Southwest) Festival is 10 days full of music, tech, film, gaming, comedy and networking in my hometown, Austin, Texas, on March 9th till March 18th. SXSW 2018 planning season has already begun with meet-ups and frequent updates on the conference. Continue Reading →

2018 SXSW Edu Meet-Ups and the PanelPicker Process

The eighth annual SXSW EDU will return to Austin, March 5-8, 2018. It will consist of for four days of sessions, in-depth workshops, engaging learning experiences, mentorship, film screenings, startup events, policy discussions, competitions, exhibitions, networking and so much more. Through collaboration, creativity and engagement, SXSW EDU empowers its global community to connect, discover and impact. Continue Reading →

The 411 on the Newly Expanded SXSW Gaming Expo 2017

The SXSW (South by Southwest) annual festival that has been here in my hometown of Austin, Texas for the past 24 years in coming up! For my 4th consecutive year as press I will be attending and covering all the SXSW festivals LIVE from March 10th to the 19th. This years SXSW Festivals include: Film, Music, Interactive, and Comedy events. SXSW will also have the newly expanded SXSW Gaming Expo and the new 3 day gaming pass which will include the SXSW Gaming Awards, Esports Tournament Stage, Indie Corner, Tabletop Experience, and Free Open Play Arena.

Since the gaming new portion of SXSW this year below is some great information to gear you up for SXSW Gaming Expo. Continue Reading →