5 of the Most Popular Festivals Around the Globe You Have to Attend

While there are tons of great gaming events held in the USA, there are dozens of great events around the world. In fact, some of the most popular gaming events take place in Europe. Have you ever attended a gaming festival before?

You may need to rethink the events you want to attend this year and add a couple of others instead. In this post, we take a look at some of the most popular gaming festivals in the world that is well worth looking into.


Comic-con is as big a hit in the UK as it is in the USA. Here hardcore gamers and comic fans have the opportunity to get dressed as their favorite gaming and comic characters.


This unique event travels from one country to the next. Here players go up against one another in a series of tournaments. Winners compete with players from around the globe.


Gamescom is arguably the biggest gaming event in the world and takes place in Germany. It’s a bit more relaxed and anyone will be able to have a good time while attending.

London film and comic convention

At this event, you’ll be lucky enough to walk around some of your favorite comic and movie characters. You’ll also be able to get the latest news and developments in the entertainment industry.


Known as one of the biggest gaming events in the UK EGX, or Eurogamer is an absolute must! Expect to get firsthand info on upcoming games before they are released at EGX.

And that’s all of them. Perhaps you’d rather get involved in some of the high-paced gaming tournaments? Have a look at some of them here. We’ve also shared some information on what to expect when attending a gaming event here. Happy travels, and have fun!