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2011 Fan Expo Canada Announces Lineup of  Gaming Gurus and Celebrity Guests!

2011 Fan Expo Canada Announces Lineup of Gaming Gurus and Celebrity Guests!

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The electronic and gaming industry’s most elite personalities, creators and iconic authors have been announced to appear at the GX - Gaming Expo, August 25-28, 2011 as part of Fan Expo Canada, the country’s premier and largest gaming, horror, comic, science fiction and anime event.

Celebrity voices behind some of today’s hottest video games including Eliza Dushku (Rubi Malone of WET), Lance Henriksen (Shepard in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare) and Elias Toufexis (Assassin’s Creed) will join gaming stars of The Electric Playground (Victor Lucas) and celebrated authors of iconic role playing games (RPG) such as Dungeons & Dragons, Cybergeneration and Mage.

For four days only, GX - Gaming Expo will offer gaming fans the opportunity to participate in dozens of official National Gaming Tournaments of various genres, be the first to experience innovative games and test out the latest technologies, win great prizes and meet with industry professionals at a series of expert seminars and autograph signing sessions.

GX Celebrity Guests Include:

- Syd Bolton (Curator - Personal Computer & Video Game Museum)
- Brentalfloss (Youtube sensation And Video Game Musician)
- Jarett Cale (Jeremy - Pure Pwnage)
- Eliza Dushku (Rubi Malone – WET)
- Ed Greenwood (Author / Creator - Forgotten Realms Dungeons & Dragons)
- Shaun Hatton (Correspondent - The Electric Playground)
- Lance Henriksen (Shepherd - Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2)
- Geoff Lapaire (Kyle - Pure Pwnage)
- Jonathan Lavallee (Author – Cybergeneration)
- Robin D. Laws (Author - Dungeons & Dragons, Heroquest)
- Matt Levitan (Director of Marketing / Public Relations - Sony Computer Entertainment Canada)
- Victor Lucas (Creator / Producer / Host - The Electric Playground)
- Red Vs Blue (Stars of the Web-series Red Vs Blue)
- Malcolm Sheppard (Author - White Wolf)
- Tommy Tallarico (Music Composer - Video Games Live)
- Elias Toufexis (Star Voice of Deus Ex: Revolution, Max Steel and Assassin’s Creed)
- Pieter Van Hiel (Author - Sanguine Productions)

Key Features and Highlights of the GX - Gaming Expo:

· Canadian National Gaming Tournaments - witness the top players clash in the National Tournaments for video games, role playing games, collectable card games, miniature games and more
· Autograph Sessions - meet and seek autographs from gaming professionals
· Q&A Sessions - ask the questions you have always wanted of to gaming experts
· Guest Speakers - participate in presentations by gaming industry members
· Workshops and Seminars - learn about working in the Gaming industry
· Canada’s largest Masquerade on Saturday, Aug.27th – dress up as your favourite gaming character
· 600 commercial exhibitors and retailers will offer everything from comics, graphic novels, trades, toys, games, videos, DVDs, original artwork, posters and more
· Industry Preview Area - see the latest products and services and get a sneak peek at upcoming projects

For a 17th consecutive year, visitors from across Ontario and around the world will have the opportunity to experience the very best of pop culture first-hand at the upcoming 2011 Fan Expo Canada™. In addition to GX- the Canadian National Gaming Expo, the country’s largest combined event will include Anime, Comic Book Expo, Festival of Fear Horror Expo and Science Fiction Expo.


WHEN: AUGUST 25- 28, 2011

Thursday, August 25 - 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Special Preview)/4:00 pm – 9:00
Friday, August 26 - 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday, August 27 - 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, August 28 - 10:00 am – 6:00 pm


Metro Toronto Convention Centre South Building
222 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

For more information visit, www.fanexpocanada.com


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