ATLANTA - March 9, 2016 - Marcus Graham, director of programming, Twitch will deliver the keynote address at MomoCon 2016, the largest gaming expo in the Southeast U.S. More than 40 game developers will exhibit at the convention including Hi-Rez Studios, Vlambeer, and Blue Mammoth Games.
MomoCon, a celebration of video and tabletop games, cosplay, anime and comics, drew more than 66,000 turnstile attendance in 2015. This year's convention, taking place Thursday, May 26 - Sunday, May 29 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, is expected to be even larger.
MomoCon 2016 is also the first year to partner with Take This and The Pokemon Company. Take This will make its AFK Room, a calm and quiet place to recharge in a crowded convention, available to all MomoCon attendees. The Pokémon Company will work with the local tournament organizers Pokémon Battle Factory, to host an officially sanctioned championship-point qualifying series at MomoCon 2016.
In addition to Marcus Graham's keynote there will be more than 100 hours of programming streamed live on Twitch.tv/MomoConTV. In total there will be more than 70 other special guests that will participate in MomoCon 2016, including voice acting luminary Nolan North, from the Uncharted series, and Matthew Mercer from Geeky and Sundry's Critical Role as well as online personalities including TotalBiscuit, ProJared, LilyPichu and Blakinola to name a few.
MomoCon 2016 will host the second largest convention gaming hall in the U.S., dedicated to activities such as eSport competitions, tabletop gaming, robot battles, laser tag, arcade cabinets, and much more. With more than $5,000 in guaranteed pots, and support from Aksys Games, makers of Guilty Gear, as well as a partnership with xSplit this year is expected to be one of the biggest eSport events in the Southeast.
For more information about MomoCon please visit http://www.momocon.com/.