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  Minecraft Zone to feature again at Insomnia51
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03/13/2014
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

London, UK – Thursday March 13 th, 2014: Multiplay, organiser of the UK’s largest gaming festivals, has today announced that Minecraft will once again feature at its next event, Insomnia51, as part of the Minecraft Zone.

Following on from last summer’s Minecraft Expo at Insomnia49, Multiplay is bringing back the features that entertained Minecraft fans of all ages from across the country and beyond. The Minecraft Zone will offer free-to-enter tournaments for the most popular gametypes, panel talks and presentations in the dedicated 650 seat auditorium, with an exhibition featuring examples from the best and brightest of the community, as well as the chance to purchase official Minecraft merchandise from J!nx.

Also returning this event is a packed-out roster of Minecraft-focused Special Guests who will be meeting fans in our Meet & Greet area, as well as joining in with panel talks in the auditorium, and participating in Festival Stage shows. The line-up so far includes: FyreUK, BeBopVox, AntVenom, Element Animation, The Diamond Minecart, Caveman Films, The Noxcrew, MusicByPedro, Chucklefish, Gizzy Gazza, Blue Monkey, Weed Lion, SoTotallyToby, Buycraft and Codename_B, with more to be announced.

“Insomnia is growing even bigger with each passing event. We’re seeing more gamers joining in, more special guests to meet and greet, and more activities for the whole family to enjoy,” said Craig Fletcher, Founder & CEO of Multiplay. “We’re taking the fun and excitement of our Minecraft activity last summer and making it even better. We can’t wait to show you the Minecraft Zone at Insomnia51.”

Insomnia51 takes place at the Ricoh Arena over Easter Bank Holiday weekend, Friday, April 18th to Monday, April 21st 2014.

For more information on events taking place at Insomnia 51 and ticket availability, please visit www.insomniagamingfestival.com.

Note to Editors

For further information, please contact:

Josh Ling

Community Manager

0207 1001337

josh.ling@multiplay.com

To find out more about the event and to purchase tickets visit  http://insomniagamingfestival.com/

About Insomnia Festivals

Founded by Craig Fletcher in 1997, Multiplay is a leading service provider to the games industry, a consultant and promoter to almost all major publishers, manufacturers and e-tailers.  It has been running gaming events for nearly two decades and has achieved mass exposure and recognition in the industry as the creators and producers of the UK’s biggest Games Festival – Insomnia.  Multiplay has delivered a wide range of events to high profile customers in the UK and internationally, such as Warner Bros, ESET, IGN and Mojang.

Multiplay is also one of the world's largest hosts of online game servers, with over 23 locations across 5 continents and is also home to one of Europe's largest online gaming communities with over 7 million gamers playing on their servers every month http://www.multiplay.com