Let's Play Gaming Expo

An Interactive Video Game Convention with Vendors, Arcades, Tournaments and much more!


June 18-19 2016

Plano, Texas - The Plano Centre

Pre-Registration is now closed. You can still purchase passes at the door.

June 18-19, 2016  |  10am - 6pm

LPGE returns to the Plano Center in Plano, Texas - Don't miss it!

Inspired by the YouTube "Let's Play" videos, the Let's Play Gaming Expo celebrates everything that is gaming. Our second year will feature all the things you loved from last year, only bigger and better! 85+ vendors, more indie developers, 90+ Arcade cabinets, a National Smash Bros Tournament, the only Regional Classic Tetris World Championship Qualifier, Retro Game Tournaments, including one for a brand new exclusive Nintendo Power Pad homebrew, the return of our two player, projected Virtual Boy, a Minecraft tournament hosted by Microsoft, Video Game Panels, and of course Special Guests.

Here's what's happening at LPGE 2016

Check out some of our featured tournaments and events!

Check out some of our special guests!

Low Tier City Returns to LPGE

Battle it out in the biggest Smash Bros Tournament of the summer.

Register for Low Tier City 4 at Smash.gg

Our Amazing Sponsors

Shoutout to those who are making the Expo possible!

LPGE Sponsors

Main Event Entertainment

Main Event Entertainment

Main Event Entertainment is a top destination for people ready to play! Its unique Eat.Bowl.Play. experience features bowling, laser tag, high ropes adventure courses, billiards and interactive video games, with dining experiences ranging from fast-casual to chef-inspired casual and creative cocktails, beer and wine.

Main Event Entertainment
Smash World Gaming

Smash World Gaming

Smash World Gaming is a vintage video game and collectable store located in Garland Texas. SWG is one of the largest video game tournament venues in North Texas. They also carry vintage games and consoles, Amiibo's, Funko POP's, table top games including WarHammer 40k, animation collectables such as Mask's and medieval Helmets, and much more!

Smash World Gaming
Visit Plano

Visit Plano

Visit Plano
HXC Gaming Events

HXC Gaming Events

Oklahoma City's Home to the best gaming events and tournaments.

HXC Gaming Events
Gearbox Software

Gearbox Software

Gearbox is an award-winning, independent video game developer based in the Dallas area. Best known for their Borderlands series, Gearbox recently released the super-addicting and stylish multiplayer shooter Battleborne. The awesome folks at Gearbox were gracious enough to supply us with some great loot to give out as prizes. Thank you Gearbox!!!

Gearbox Software
id Software

id Software

id Software is a studio guided by the basic principle of making the most innovative and immersive worlds possible, powered by leading-edge technology, to deliver an intense gaming experience.

id Software
Gonzo's Rolling Arcade

Gonzo's Rolling Arcade

Welcome to Gonzo’s Rolling Arcade, DFW’s Best Mobile Video Game Party Theater! We bring you the BEST PARTY EXPERIENCE EVER and with over 150 of the hottest video games, our selection is SECOND TO NONE! We service birthday parties, corporate events, church events, fundraisers, etc. Book online and get 15% off! Offer expires June 30th.

Website | Facebook | Twitter

Muffin Bros.

Muffin Bros.

MuffinBros Graphics provides professional graphic services, graphic controller skins, posters, decals, stickers, and much more, all at Muffintastic prices!

Muffin Bros.
Guitar Center

Guitar Center

Need some supplies for the expo? Contact Guitar Center, for all your streaming, podcasting, and musical needs! If it's audio/visual related, they probably have it in stock!

Guitar Center
Ingram Entertainment

Ingram Entertainment

Ingram Entertainment is a leading distributor for home entertainment products. In fact, they most likely supply all of your favorite video game stores. The great folks at Ingram have graciously supplied us with tons of prize and give-away items.

Ingram Entertainment
Winterion Game Studios

Winterion Game Studios

From the historic video gaming district of Clifton, Virginia, this team of let's players produces the IONGAMING series on YouTube. Led by Daniel Greenberg (George Mason University), the series includes let's plays, challenges, reviews, and critical topics.

Winterion Game Studios
RetroUSB

RetroUSB

New school tech for old school NES gamers! RetroUSB manufactures high quality homebrew games and powerpaks for the NES and SNES as well as USB controller converters for all of your retro favorites.

RetroUSB
RedBeardTV

RedBeardTV

Subscribe to the RedBeardTV YouTube channel plus follow him on Twitter and visit his Facebook page to keep up with everything happening with RedBeard TV!

RedBeardTV
Pacific Tradewinds Coffee Co.

Pacific Tradewinds Coffee Co.

Pacific Tradewinds Coffee Co. is a coffee manufacturer based in McKinney, TX. They have a farm in Kona, Hawaii and bring the beans here to roast them and blend them with beans from other countries. The coffee roastery is open Tuesdays and Thursdays for tours and a free cup of coffee! PTC is where hula meets howdy!

Pacific Tradewinds Coffee Co.
Koala-T Shirts

Koala-T Shirts

Custom, Wholesale t-shirts to the public, no limitations! Serving the Dallas area and beyond!

Koala-T Shirts
Battle Beaver Customs

Battle Beaver Customs

A company uniquely geared for your style of gaming. From stunning prebuilt discount controllers approved for competition at any major event, to one-off fully customizable controllers to fit your unique taste and gaming style. Battle Beaver also offers DIY repair and upgrade parts as well as refurbished equipment for the “budget gamer.”

Battle Beaver Customs
Art by Tiff

Art by Tiff

Art by Tiff
Henry's Ice Cream

Henry's Ice Cream

Hands down, Henry makes the best homemade ice cream in Texas.

Henry's Ice Cream
Uber

Uber

Use code VISITPLANO and get your first ride free up to $20. (For first time users only.)

Uber
Gunnar Optiks

Gunnar Optiks

The World Leader in Computer Eyewear and Blue Light Lens Technology.

Gunnar Optiks
Waka Kickball

Waka Kickball

WAKA Kickball & Social Sports is a social-athletic organization designed to provide and promote the joy of kickball to those young at heart. On any average week during the season you can find hundreds of teams comprising of tens of thousands of fun people enjoying WAKA’s social recreation in cities across the country.

Waka Kickball
Roll 2 Play

Roll 2 Play

Roll2Play is not just a retail store, they are building a community. Offering a huge variety of games both new and old, the Roll2Play staff is knowledgeable and can help you pick out a game that you will love and can share with your family/friends.

Roll 2 Play
FX Game Exchange

FX Game Exchange

FX Game Exchange is home to the largest Super Smash Brothers Community in the entire South of the USA. FX hosts Monday Night Melee, Shockwave, Infinity and Beyond, D.I.M.E., Bowser’s Revenge, TLOC $1k’s, and many other tournaments. FX Game Exchange also buys, sells, trades, and repairs all generations of video games, video game consoles, and accessories.

FX Game Exchange
Rogue Synapse

Rogue Synapse

Once again, the legendary Rogue Synapse has generously sponsored the LPGE Arcade.

Rogue Synapse
Portland Retro Gaming Expo

Portland Retro Gaming Expo

Retro Gaming Expo, Inc. is a Portland, Oregon-based 501(c)4 non-profit organization dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for classic video and arcade games through events and conventions.

Portland Retro Gaming Expo
Microsoft

Microsoft

Microsoft
Funimation

Funimation

FUNimation® Entertainment is the leading anime company in North America.

Funimation
Tourney Locator

Tourney Locator

Tourney Locator is the best way to discover, watch, and compete in video game tournaments. Tourney Locator is a community-driven organization developed to provide gamers with up-to-date info about all of the latest tourneys, both online and offline.

Tourney Locator
Super BitCon

Super BitCon

SUPER! BitCon began as a grassroots movement to try something new and has grown into the largest gaming bash in Oklahoma. SUPER! BitCon is committed to fostering diversity, acceptance, and building relationships among the gaming community.

Super BitCon
Uncle Tusk

Uncle Tusk

Uncle Tusk makes custom boxes, manuals, posters, pretty much anything for retro games. He also uses the highest quality machines to make his products look the best!

Uncle Tusk

Contact us

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