Good news for all players in the Middle East! There are several gaming events packed with the most amazing and biggest video games that you need to watch out for.
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Geekdom is a gaming tournament for all avid gamers in Qatar. It has a variety of games for all players, such as FIFA 22, Valorant, League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Guilty Gear Strive, Street Fighter 7, Pokemon GO, and Tekken 7. The start date of the tournament varies based on the game.
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Event Date & Place: From November 8 – November 12, 2022 at Msheireb – Sikkat Wadi Musheireb, Qatar
Event website: https://www.dohafilminstitute.com/pages/geekdom-tournaments
Analytics and AI in Gaming
This event is for those interested in AI usage in the game. The AAiG Summit 2022 will bring forward-thinking brands, market leaders, and AI & Big Data professionals together to talk about the newest and most exciting innovative ideas and debate why it is crucial to monitor and control AI, the use of AI as a tool for the business judgment, the connection of AI and eSports, the use of AI to develop games, and the use of AI to support a healthy game. The AAiG Summit 2022 will also examine the latest AI online payment technologies, including a discussion on AML and KYC supported by AI technologies.
Event Date & Place: Thursday 17 November – Friday 18 November 2022 in Dubai, UAE
Event website: https://www.eventus-international.com/ai-in-gaming
Gaming Zone at Middle East Film & Comic Con
As part of the Middle East Film and Comic Con Gaming Zone, a festival packed with engaging and interactive games for passionate gamers and family and friends. The event takes place on a weekend in March.
Event Date & Place: 03-05 March 2023 at ADNEC Halls in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Event website: https://www.mefcc.com/home/gaming-zone/
THE Dubai Expo
The Dubai Expo (Tourism, Hospitality & Entertainment Dubai Expo) 2022 will analyze the existing gaming and sports scene in Dubai in-depth, identifying major prospects as well as potential future developments and trends.
Event Date & Place: 16-18 November 2022 in Dubai, UAE
Event website: http://www.eventus-international.com/the-dubai-expo
Hosted by the Saudi Esports Federation (SEF), the event will have a variety of activities and music every weekend for 60 days, with a potential $ 15 million prin total. Not only tournaments, the event will also feature over 1,000 different games-themed activities and attractions on Riyadh City Boulevard to attract more spectators. A number of the biggest global and national performers, including DJ Snake, Lil Pump, Balquees, Russ, Nancy Ajram, Hamaki, Disco Misr, Alan Walker, and DJ Axwell, will perform at the concerts at this event.
Event Date & Place: From July to September 2022 at Boulevard Riyadh City, Saudi Arabia
Event website: https://gamers8.gg/