SITEX 2019, Singapore’s only consumer lifestyle IT exhibition, will recommence this 28 November to 1 December at the Singapore Expo, Halls 5 and 6. With an exciting line-up at the Gaming Zone, this year’s edition is primed to pique the interest of gamers, gaming and technology enthusiasts and digital artists.
The revamped and augmented Gaming Zone will have something for everyone. With free-to-play gaming experiences ranging from mobile and consoles to arcade classics and esports tournaments, even the little ones can join in the fun. Attendees can also look forward to participating in digital arts workshops offered by the East Asia Institute of Management (EASB).
A Myriad of Gaming Experiences
SITEX 2019 announces an interesting line-up of games that will be available for everyone to engage in at the Gaming Zone’s FreePlay Area.
Leading gaming brand MSI has announced their involvement at the 2019 edition of SITEX. Stand a chance to win some attractive prizes at the MSI Carnival Zone by taking part in the MSI Gaming Triathlon Challenge 2019. Players will face off in three separate 1v1 game challenges randomly drafted out of a pool of 10 games which include golden classics like Tetris and Puzzle Bobble and modern-day favourites such as Street Fighter V and the newly released FIFA 20.
For mobile gaming fanatics, get your hands on PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) Mobile exclusive PUBGM X Vivo Premiums that will only be available at SITEX.
Be transported back in time as the updated Gaming Zone plays host to arcade classics like Columns, Bomberman, Mario Kart, Metal Slug X, and old school “versus” fighting games such as Super Street Fighter II. Traditionalists will be able to enjoy consoles from yesteryear including SEGA Saturn, Nintendo Entertainment System, Neo Geo, and the original PlayStation, among others.
Offline gaming is also being celebrated. Gallant Games will be participating in the exhibition this year. Avid gamers can expect to meet with like-minded and fellow enthusiasts through the different card and board games that Gallant Games will be bringing in, including popular tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons as well as miniature wargames Warhammer 40,000 and Warhammer Age of Sigmar.
Level Up Your Game
Gaming enthusiasts and professional gamers can power up at SITEX 2019 with the latest gaming gadgets and accessories from custom gaming computer company Aftershock PC and home-grown gaming chair company Secretlab.
Dell will be showcasing their latest Alienware Aurora Desktop R9. Strengthening the “Legend” design identity, the aesthetically designed exterior, available in the two variants Lunar Light and Dark Side of the Moon, complements the powerful performance. This latest tech comes with an unmatched thermal design that is equipped with the innovative PSU swing-arm, allowing airflow through the side vent, thereby efficiently reducing CPU temperatures to ensure a stable performance and higher overclocking— resulting in higher frames per second. The desktop also boasts enhanced network connectivity solutions.
Digital Art Attack
On top of the chance to participate in digital arts workshops, attendees will also be privy to the inaugural Digital Arts and Technology Battle Arena competition.
Jointly presented by EASB and SITEX, the competition seeks to attract top talent from Singapore and around the region. EASB and Lionheart Studio are offering over S$380,000 worth of study grants and scholarships at the School of Design, Media & Arts to 30 finalists across three categories:
- Game Design & Development
- Digital Game Prototype
- Digital Art Champion and the Ultimate Speed Painter Contest
More details on the competition requirements and guidelines can be found here.
For more information and updates about SITEX 2019, please visit the official website.