The exciting new gaming event WASD is on the horizon, and the countdown has begun. Taking place next month in the Tobacco Dock in London, WASD revolves around everything games-related – whether you play them, make them, or study them, this is the place for you.
With heaps of pre-release games for you to get your paws on, developers and content creators to chat with, and a host of awesome guests including Sega, Devolver Digital, Team17, KochMedia, and more, WASD is a great opportunity to get a peek behind the doors of the industry. So come along, and celebrate your love of gaming with a bunch of like-minded nerds (like us).
Tickets are still available – but they’re moving fast. The floor show, with access to over 250 screens of playable content, is almost completely sold out – so be sure to snap them up while you can. You can also follow the official WASD Twitter for news and announcements, and check out this interview with David Lilley, founder of Roucan which is the producer of W.A.S.D, to find out more about this awesome event and how it’s ‘giving indies a platform’.
What is WASD?
WASD is a brand new video game event, made for those of you who love to play games, make them, or are studying them. Here’s a glance at some of the exciting things you can do at WASD 2022.
- Get to grips with playable, pre-release games for both console and PC, including indie and big-budget titles
- Meet content creators including streamers and YouTubers
- Chat with developers and get tips for how to launch your own career in the industry
- Visit the theatre to get the latest news on upcoming releases, directly from the creators themselves
- Play a range of tabletop games, both old and new
- Hang out and play games with your friends – or make new friends with similar interests
What games and guests are going to be at WASD?
Currently, the list of confirmed guests include:
- Devlover Digital
- Koch Media
- Prime Matter
- Super Rare Games
- Good Shepherd Entertainment
- Firefly Studios
- Insert Coin
There are also heaps of games to play, including Shadow Warriors 3, The Unliving, Road 96, and more. You can even try out some of the games we’ve recently reviewed (and really enjoyed), including Gibbon: Beyond the Trees, Loop Hero, and Grapple Dog. Check out the list of playable games confirmed to be at the WASD convention here.
The long lists of both guests and playable games are still growing by the day, so there’s plenty to keep you busy at this fresh event.
When is WASD and where can I buy tickets?
WASD takes place from April 7- 9, 2022, in the Tobacco Dock in London. Either head to the WASD tickets page or follow the link below to grab your tickets now – and be quick, they’re going fast.
We can’t wait to get involved in the WASD event, and we hope to see you there. If you want something to fill your time as you count the days to the WASD convention, check out our lists of the best Switch games or the best mobile games.