Classic Gaming Expo
has announced that registration for this year’s event — the show’s tenth anniversary — is open. The event takes place on July 28 – 29, 2007 at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Classic Gaming Expo gathers enthusiasts from around the world who are fans of “classic” video games. Guests scheduled to talk at this year’s event include Atari founder Nolan Bushnell; Ralph Baer. considered by many to be the “father of home video games” for his creation of the Magnavox Odyssey; Don Bluth, the animator behind Dragon’s Lair and Space Ace; Jay Smith, designer of the Vectrex home game console; and many others.
The event will feature “the CGE Museum,” which includes more than 1,000 items including many one-of-a-kind artifacts, a “Classic Arcade” featuring dozens of coin-op machines set to free play; classic game consoles such as the Atari 2600, Vectrex, NES, Genesis and more; live musical entertainment; prizes and tournaments.