Retro gaming festival Power Up returns to Manchester with more consoles than ever before
Retro gaming festival Power Up is set to return to Manchester with more consoles than ever before.
The two-week extravaganza will be at the Museum of Science and Industry from August 3.
A limited number of early bird tickets for daytime sessions go on general sale on Thursday, May 24. They are available until June 21 – but once they’re gone, they’re gone. For access to priority booking from Tuesday, May 22, sign up to the Museum of Science and Industry mailing list at msimanchester.org.uk/powerup.
Household names PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch sit alongside iconic retro consoles including the SNES, SEGA Dreamcast and the original educational computer, the BBC Micro. There are also specialist areas for Pacman, Minecraft and Fortnite. Visitors to Power UP can see for themselves how far gaming technology has advanced in the four decades since early games like Pong carved out their place in pop culture. Modern innovations like PlayStation VR will provide a glimpse into what the future may hold.
Evening-only sessions will take place on Friday, August 10 and Friday, August 17, giving the opportunity to play 18-only games including DOOM, Resident Evil and Grand Theft Auto.
Ticket prices vary, visit msimanchester.org.uk/powerup for more information.
Friday, August 3 – Sunday, August 17
Museum of Science and Industry
Notes to editors
For more information, please contact Kat Harrison-Dibbits, Press and PR Manager at the Museum of Science and Industry on 0161 606 0176 or email [email protected]
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