PLAY Expo Manchester Announces Machinima as Official Streaming Partner

PLAY Expo Manchester Welcomes Machinima® As Official Streaming Partners

Legendary Online Video Platform to Stream Exclusive Content Throughout the Weekend


Manchester, England – September 17, 2016 – PLAY Expo Manchester, the largest video game expo in the North of England, announced today that Machinima®, the hugely popular online video platform, will serve as the official streaming partner for the two-day gaming event, taking place at EventCity, Manchester, October 8th and 9th 2016.

As the official streaming partner for PLAY Expo Manchester, Machinima will be broadcasting from their custom streaming lounge on the expo floor. With their trademark blend of anarchy and humour, Machinima will present a constant stream of content including gaming industry interviewers, celebrity appearances, coverage of the expo floor, cosplay guests and surprises galore! Viewers can expect the unexpected and are promised a weekend of gaming programming like no other!

Cultivator of fandom and gamer culture, Machinima, creates, curates and celebrates the best gamer content across multiple video platforms. As one of the largest online video platforms in the world, Machinima programs to a community passionate about video games, animation, movies, TV, and the other endless forms of pop culture, reaching over 151 million viewers each month.

“PLAY Expo continues to grow in scope and ambition, we’re certain it’s going to be our biggest event ever, and we are so excited to be welcoming world-famous Machinima to PLAY Expo as our official streaming partners,” said Andy Brown, Director for Replay Events. “Real gamers know that Machinima is in a league of its own and we’re certain that they’ll do justice to PLAY Expo with a constant stream of compelling content. With many more big-name publishers and special events still to announce, we have no doubt Machinima will have their work cut out to cover it all!”

Daniel Routledge, CEO for MachinimaSBOC Ltd said, “MachinimaSBOC are proud to be an official partner of PLAY Expo Manchester 2016. We’ll be live streaming from the two-day event on YouTube Gaming, Twitch, Periscope and Facebook Live showcasing some great current and retro games, interviews, competitions and our trademark wrongness and quirky entertainment on the 8th-9th October.”

Returning for its fifth year, PLAY Expo Manchester is a highly popular two-day video game event, ideal for all the family and offering visitors an unrivalled experience with features, tournaments, exhibitors, industry guests, panels and so much more. Celebrating gaming and popular culture, the expo uniquely caters for casual fans and dedicated gamers alike and promises to be an event not to be missed.

For more information on Machinima, follow them on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat and Instagram simply by searching Machinima SBOC.

For more information on PLAY Expo Manchester 2016, please visit: and follow Replay Events on Facebook, and Twitter.

Exhibitors, traders and press interested in PLAY Expo Manchester can contact the Replay Events team at: [email protected].

About Replay Events

Replay Events is a unique, UK-based company specialising in the organisation of video gaming events and the supply of games consoles, computers and related equipment. The Replay Events team are responsible for staging some of the UK’s biggest gaming shows, such PLAY Expo Manchester, PLAY Expo Blackpool and PLAY Expo Glasgow.

Replay Events provide equipment and technical expertise to a number of highly successful video game and technology-themed exhibitions. The company were proud to receive the Best Education Initiative award from TIGA for their work on the Games Britannia festival and were finalists in the 2014 and 2016 MCV awards.

Clients include BAFTA, Gamer Network, Science Centre Singapore, Museum of Science and Industry, Endemol, The Urbis Museum, The Gadget Show, GAME, North Tyneside Council and the National Media Museum.

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