• Posted

Omen by HP Announced As Headline Sponsor Of The PC Gamer Weekender 2017

Omen by HP, Hewlett Packard’s new breed of gaming machines and accessories, are the headline sponsor of the PC Gamer Weekender 2017- the UK’s only event dedicated solely to PC gaming.

Omen by HP is built on the legacy of Voodoo PC and has the experience and expertise of this legendary gaming brand coursing through its DNA. The event takes place at the Olympia in Kensington, London - a brand new venue for this year’s event - and it will take place over Saturday the 18th and Sunday the 19th February 2017.

This is a brand new partnership for the PC Gamer Weekender, which was launched in 2016 by Future plc.

Yvonne Hobden - UK&I Consumer Marketing Lead, Personal Systems HP Inc UK Limited, says, “Omen by HP is super excited about partnering with PC Gamer Weekender 2017. We can’t wait to share the latest range of Omen by HP products with the PC Gamer audience and power some of the coolest features of the event itself. The gameplay on the devices will be top notch demonstrated by our gaming laptops, desktops and the ultimate Omen X.”

Jonny Sullens, Future plc’s Head of Events, says “The Weekender’s community, both online and those who came to last year’s event, have an incredible hunger for learning and trying out the latest and best rigs on the market. We’re delighted to be working with Omen by HP as this year’s headline sponsor as it gives us both the perfect opportunity to give attendees an even more immersive experience.”

The event offers a whole range of areas and activities that will provide the PC gaming community with everything to satisfy their needs, these are…

GAMES ON SHOW

A huge gaming area that offers plenty of chances to get hands-on with the latest games. Following the success of this year's event, both the SEGA and Bandai Namco Entertainment Zones return for 2017's Weekender-which means you'll have the chance to get your hands on the likes of Sega's Dawn of War III, Motorsport Manager, Tekken 7, Little Nightmares and many more.  

Microsoft makes its debut, bringing with it Halo Wars 2 – in particular its Blitz Firefight mode – while CI Games and Torn Banner will be there with Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 and Mirage: Arcane Warfare respectively.

Of course this is far from the full list: there are more games to be announced in the coming weeks and months – keep an eye on http://weekender.pcgamer.com/whats-on/games-on-show-at-the-weekender for the most up to date games on show.

HARDWARE ZONE

Exclusive show offers are available over the weekend, enabling visitors to build the ultimate gaming PC with the latest kit and components.

PC WORKSHOPS

Seminars and interactive sessions from the people in the know teach you how to build and maintain your own gaming rig.

PC GAMER STAGE PLAYED ON OMEN BY HP

Hear the top dogs of the PC gaming world talking about what they do best.

TOURNAMENT

Take on the challenge and prove yourself in our competitive gaming area!

DEVELOPER STAGE

Demos and developer sessions hosted by the creators of the most exciting upcoming PC games.

SPEAKERS

Some of the very brightest minds in games will take to the stage to tell you everything you need to know about gaming, developing and more.

COMMON ROOM

The Common Room will be bigger and better for 2017. Come along to chat about up-and-coming Indie games.

SEGA ZONE

Epic new releases will join well-loved classics from one of the world's most successful studios.

FIRESIDE GATHERING & BAR

Chill out and play Hearthstone on your phone or tablet, and recharge your batteries at the bar ready for more gaming fun.

TABLETOP GAMING

Give your eyes a break from the screen and sit down with your pals to play games the old-fashioned way.

MAKE WAR NOT LOVE STUDIO

Find out more about SEGA's big Valentine's Day gaming event at this live broadcast studio

Tickets are available now from http://weekender.pcgamer.com

AOC announces 144 Hz mainstream gaming monitor

AOC announces 144 Hz mainstream gaming monitor

Display specialist AOC has announced the G2590FX, a monitor that is said to deliver what most budget-conscious gamers are passionate about: a 24.5” TN panel with 1 ms response time...

News Crowdedbrain - avatar Crowdedbrain

Read more
Get Your TV For Free With Currys PC World

Get Your TV For Free With Currys PC World

Currys PC World has announced the launch of its summer football campaign, which offers customers a 1-in-20 chance to get their money back off their TV purchase cost.*

News Crowdedbrain - avatar Crowdedbrain

Read more
https://www.team17.com/the-escapists-2-dungeons-duct-tape-dlc-prison-editor-update/escapists/

Smash hit The Escapists 2 receives new Dungeons and Duct Tape DLC

Team17 and developer Mouldy Toof Studio have announced a new entertaining prison for their sandbox escape hit The Escapists 2. The Dungeons and Duct Tape DLC is out now for...

News Crowdedbrain - avatar Crowdedbrain

Read more
A quarter of Brits plan to make their own smart home devices

A quarter of Brits plan to make their own smart home devices

The Raspberry Pi is becoming more popular with UK makers as nearly half of Brits (48 per cent) plan to use Raspberry Pi for an electronics project, with 87 per...

News Crowdedbrain - avatar Crowdedbrain

Read more
YouTube announces the line-up of ad-funded YouTube series Jack Whitehall: Training Days

YouTube announces the line-up of ad-funded YouTube series Jack Whitehall: Training Days

First-ever European-centric YouTube Original Series Jack Whitehall: Training Days will exclusively launch to fans around the world on Whitehall’s YouTube channel May 9th at 6pm BST, just ahead of The...

News Crowdedbrain - avatar Crowdedbrain

Read more
giffgaff to Offer iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition

giffgaff to Offer iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition

giffgaff has announced it will offer iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition, the new generation of iPhone in a red finish. Both phones sport a glass enclosure...

News Crowdedbrain - avatar Crowdedbrain

Read more