The long wait is nearly over, as the first-ever WASD games convention is this weekend, and it’s a dream event for any of you that live and breathe games, whether you play them, create them, or study them, WASD is the place to be.
As with any event worth its salt, WASD features an array of speakers that cover a range of exciting topics. Furthermore, those taking to the stage are some of the best in business, coming from companies such as Devolver Digital, Team17, Koch Media, Super Rare Games, Sega, and more – oh, and let’s not forget the hundreds of games you can play.
If this sounds like the event for you, we have great news, as you can still purchase a ticket, but since WASD is just days away, you’d best act fast. The convention is full of like-minded individuals that appreciate the nerdy things in life, and you can never have too many friends in this nerdtastic world. Still not convinced? This interview with WASD producer David Lily might win you over.
What is WASD?
WASD is a gamer’s playground. It’s an event that has something for everyone that loves this industry – play them, create them, or study them, there’s much for you to enjoy here. If you want to know more about what to expect, read on:
- You can play many pre-release games on console and PC. Better still, it’s a great mix of mainline games and indie gems – there’s something for everyone, no matter what your tastes are
- There are many YouTubers and content creators. There’s no better time to get out there and meet them
- The idea of working in games is exciting, yet it can be daunting at the same time. Well, WASD is the perfect place to meet industry professionals, people that can offer you some sage advice for your own career
- If you like to stay up to date with the latest releases, you’ll want to be at WASD, as news of upcoming releases is here in abundance
- WASD caters to every type of nerd, it understands that it’s not just about videogames, and that’s why there are tabletop games for you to enjoy too
- In a place like this, you’re bound to make new friends, all while hanging out with your current ones too
What games and guests are going to be at WASD?
There are many guests attending WASD, including the following:
- Koch Media
- Super Rare Games
- Insert Coin
- Prime Matter
- Devolver Digital
- Firefly Studios
- Good Shepherd Entertainment
As for games that you can play, you can sink your teeth into a range of triple-A titles such as WWE 2K22 and Tiny Tina’s Wonderland. As for indies, there are many gems for you to discover, including The Unliving and Road 96. In fact, we can vouch for a few games that are at WASD – Grapple Dog, Gibbon: Beyond the Trees, and Loop Hero.
When is WASD?
WASD is in the Tobacco Dock in London, and runs from April 7 to April 9, 2022. Now you know more about the event, do you want to attend? You do? fantastic! – just head over to the WASD tickets page to secure your spot at the convention.