TGX is This Weekend! Highlights and Info

This weekend, The Game Expo returns on March 23-24, 2024 for its second annual event celebrating gaming culture! Built from the ground up as a showcase for all sorts of gaming groups, as well as the three “C’s” of gaming culture – Creativity, Community and Competition.

TGX brings all these areas to life with an expansion on the features from year one and new experiences. 

Quick info bites:

PICKUP TIMES FOR PASS HOLDERS: 3pm-7pm Friday & From 8am Sat and Sun – Ticket office in the lobby area of Melbourne Convention Centre before Door 1 (Crown Casino end)

PHONE FRIENDLY Info Link        Event Guide

Selected Features 2024:

  • NEW: Guest stars Allegra Clark and Ratana, voice actors from beloved games including Genshin Impact, Apex Legends, Starfield and Street Fighter 6 join TGX to share stories of crafting their amazing characters, and meet and greet fans. Read more
  • MORE Homegrown Games! Indie Video Games and Indie Board Games has increased tenfold! Explore Video Games here and Board Games Here
  • BIGGER! TableTop Zone Features Board Game Demos, Trading Card Game Demos, Chess Tournament, Prize supported tournaments for Magic, Flesh and Blood, early demos of Star Wars Unlimited and Japanese TCG Demos
  • FASTER! AusSpeedruns returns with the fastest gamers playing for charity
  • BLOCKIER! SpeedCubing: We’re looking forward to seeing some incredible times and skills with the Speedcubing Australia team! Read More
  • NEW! MUSICAL PERFORMANCES: Melbourne Chiptune Academy will be on site to teach gamers how to wring a tune out of their Gameboys, and presenting a wonderful on stage performance each day – Read More
  • COSPLAY SHOWCASE: The incredible Cosplay Cup returns to dazzle with high level competitive cosplay for a $5,000 Cash Prize. There is also the Cosplay Parade for anyone to join in for fun and prizes. Read More
  • MAJOR TOURNAMENTS: The Competitive stages of TGX cater to esports pros and new challengers alike! Tournaments include:
    • $10,000 Counter Strike 2 Tournament Powered by SteelSeries, AOC and Mwave – Read More
    • Apex Legends CREATOR SHOWDOWN: Your favourite gaming content creators and live streamers are battling it out! Read More
    • Fighting Game Tournaments: Partnered with CouchWarriors, we have major tournaments for Street Fighter, Tekken, Guilty Gear Strive, an International guest pro player for Smash Bros Ultimate and more! Read More
  • NEW! High Score Arcade: A fun area for everyone, play games you may know or try for the first time, and attempt the highest score. A prize per game each day!
  • MAIN STAGE: PANELS, PERFORMANCES: Main Stage: The Place for Creator panels, Cosplay and Performances! We even have a Blind Chess Match!
  • STAMP QUEST – Everyone has a Stamp card on entry – visit as many zones and complete tasks for a spin of the Prize Wheel – thousands of items from cool souvenirs to free games, merch and tech!


Plus a hall full of amazing Exhibitors, the ever popular Artist Alley, Retro gaming, Just Dance stage, try games in the.Board Game Library, and Much More. Find out more on the website and on the TGX social media with updates throughout the show.