The Escapist Expo Returns This Fall

Alloy Digital, the new owners of the popular gaming site The Escapist has confirmed today that The Escapist Expo will be making a triumphant return to Durham, North Carolina from October 4-6.

Last year nearly 6,000 gamers attended the inaugural three-day video gaming lifestyle and culture event. Like last year's event The Escapist Expo will once again team up with Global Spectrum (the management company for the Durham Convention Center) to bring a variety of fun activities, exhibitions, discussions, and events related to gaming.

"The first year of the Escapist Expo truly exceeded our expectations and brought enthusiastic response from the gaming community," commented The Escapist Editor-in-Chief Susan Arendt. "We're thrilled to be able to bring the event back! It promises to be even bigger than last year and we look forward to bringing great energy to the city of Durham."

The 2013 expo promises games industry expert keynotes and panel discussions, game publisher exhibitions and dealers, anime and cosplay specialists, visual artists, tabletop gaming, comic and graphic novel dealers, and both live- and electronic-game play competitions.

The Escapist Expo will once again invite volunteers to participate and experience the event through "The Hard Corps" program. To help as a volunteer, become a sponsor for this year's event, or exhibit a product, visit


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