New events are taking place at the Yas Gaming Festival with a preview of 2 popular video games and an educational seminar with a selected panel.
Yas Gaming Festival, in partnership with IGN is running everyday from 10am to 10pm at the Yas Mall’s Town Square area. This is an event that offers an interactive activity which combines fun multiplayer games, cosplay, e-sports, arcade games, VR games, and everything else pertaining to the video game industry.
2 New Popular Games to be Launched in UAE
During this week will be the UAE launch of video games such as Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 (PES 2019) and Naruto to Baruto: Shinobi Striker.
So heads up all avid gamers as you will be given the unique opportunity to play these new games for the first time in the UAE.
Educational Panel for Parents
Yas Mall surely takes gaming very seriously and for parents of children who love video games, it’s important that you take part in this educational workshop from a respected panel of experts which include Dr. Thoraiya Kanafani, Clinical Director and Psychologist and Co-Owner of HRIC, Fakhra AlMansouri, Founder, CEO and Game Director of Hybrid Humans, Nick Rego, Group Editor of IGN Middle East, and Abbas Jaffar Ali, Editor of TechRadar Middle East.
The panel seminar will include tips for parents on how to choose the right game according to their age, how to approach kids and how to monitor them properly. Topics include parental controls, game development, and microtransactions with the aim of empowering parents to make the correct decisions for their kids.
Finally, as the community is part of every Yas Mall activity, the festival will also include the charity campaign Gaming4Good, where visitors are asked to donate their old games and consoles by 30th August, with a sale taking place the next day and all proceeds will be donated in support of Autism Awareness.
The Yas Gaming Festival will continue until 1st September and is free to play and open to all at Yas Mall’s Town Square from 10:00am-10:00pm. With its incredible combination of video game launches, education panels, fun, multi-player tournaments and competitions, plus exciting giveaways, the Yas GamingFestival is guaranteed to deliver an unforgettable and interactive gaming experience for everyone!