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06/19/2017
 


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

Rice Digital (Bristol, UK) June 19, 2017 – Rice Digital is excited to announce that Revolution returns this October for the fifth edition of the premier fighting games tournament in London. Sponsored by Rice Digital and organized by NGI, Revolution 2017 will take place at the Rocket Complex at London Metropolitan University on October 6-8, 2017.

Check out the Revolution 2017 website here:

http://ngi-revolution.co.uk/

Already the premier tournament event in the UK for anime fighting games, Revolution returns in 2017 with more games and attractions than ever. Rice Digital is dedicated to supporting Revolution and together with NGI are working hard to develop the event to be the ultimate destination for lovers of Japanese gaming culture. Join us as we take our biggest step yet towards realizing that goal!

With a larger venue, higher production values and strong support from the games industry, including companies like Capcom, Bandai Namco, PQube, Deep Silver and Rising Star, Revolution 2017 will host tournaments and showcases of upcoming games, including one of the first major EU tournaments for Marvel Vs Capcom: Infinite and Pokken Tournament DX.

Over the course of three days, Revolution 2017 will host tournaments for:

 

  • Guilty Gear Xrd REV2
  • Tekken 7
  • Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite
  • Pokken Tournament DX
  • BlazBlue Centralfiction
  • The King of Fighters XIV
  • Under Night In-Birth [st]
  • Arcana Heart 3: Love Max
  • SkullGirls Second Encore
  • Gundam Versus
In addition to tournaments that are consistently attended by some of the best players in Europe, Revolution 2017 will offer a chill-out area with a bar, showcases of upcoming games, side tournaments, a casual play zone, raffles, competitions and more. Special attractions and showcases will be announced soon!

Revolution 2017 weekend passes are on-sale now. By pre-purchasing your event pass you are also able to pre-register for tournaments you may wish to take part in. Tournament spots are limited so secure your place now!

Pre-purchase your Revolution 2017 weekend pass here:

http://www.ricedigital.co.uk/revolution-entry-2017/

Revolution 2017 brings the fight to London, UK on October 6-8, 2017.

For more information about the Revolution 2017 schedule and rules, visit:

http://ngi-revolution.co.uk/event-information/

Check out #RevoUK2017 on social media. For more information and the latest news, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RiceDigital , and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RiceDigital .

Keep up-to-date on Revolution 2017 news by following Nth Gen Interactive at https://twitter.com/NGIEvents.

For all PR inquiries please contact: oscar@ricedigital.co.uk

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ABOUT RICE DIGITAL

Rice Digital ( http://ricedigital.co.uk) is the number one UK-based website and online retailer dedicated to the world of Japanese games and Otaku culture. Founded in 2011 as a digital download platform and means of discovering Japan's little-known doujin gaming scene, Rice Digital has grown to specialise in physical copies & collector's editions of niche Japanese games, anime, figures, and merchandise – as well as offering Editorial content, news, previews, reviews, features, and videos from some of the finest specialist Japanese culture writers and content creators.

About NGI

NGI is a community organisation specialising in niche Japanese and south east Asian gaming culture and events. NGI organizes major fighting game events Sakura Fight Festival and Revolution, in addition to local monthly and weekly events like London Games Society and Astral Heat. They also lend their technical and organizational expertise to major publishers at events and expos, organizing significant events like The King of Iron Fist qualifier for Bandai Namco and Arc Revolution Cup qualifiers for PQube.