Hello Words
May
11
6:30 pm18:30

Hello Words

  • The National Videogame Arcade

We make worlds with words at the NVA's writing group.

MegaRan
May
19
6:00 pm18:00

MegaRan

MegaRan is coming to the The National Videogame Arcade for one night only.

Smashzilla 6
May
20
May 21

Smashzilla 6

  • The National Videogame Arcade

SMASHZILLA 6 is HERE! The UK's 2nd biggest Smash 4 Singles & Doubles tournament is back featuring Melee & Street Fighter V!


Apr
27
7:00 pm19:00

Beat the Leet

Beat The Leet is a new game event at the Toast bar! 

Come along and challenge the 6 "Leets" at their chosen games and climb up our new "Leet League" for a chance to become the ultimate Leet!

Crew Talk: Becoming a Games Artist
Apr
16
3:00 pm15:00

Crew Talk: Becoming a Games Artist

  • The National Videogame Arcade

Charis Reid, an artist and Game Art Design student, will be  giving advice on education routes for game art and talking about her own progress, as well as answering your questions about how to get started with game art.

A Shadow Over NVA
Apr
12
7:00 pm19:00

A Shadow Over NVA

  • The National Videogame Arcade

A shadow has fallen over the NVA. Join us on the anniversary of that frightful night the Vigilant returned from her ghastly voyage into the unknown. There will be a host of Lovecraft inspired games, videos and RPG groups that are sure to ensnare and invade your very mind!

Pixelheads : Ear Candy - the sound of videogames
Apr
12
2:00 pm14:00

Pixelheads : Ear Candy - the sound of videogames

They're called *video*games but let's not forget that they're not just about graphics - videogames make noises too! But how much do we really know about those noises, how they get created, and how they affect our experience of gameplay?

Crew Talk : Once upon a Videogame
Apr
9
3:00 pm15:00

Crew Talk : Once upon a Videogame

Storytelling is one of the most important aspects of modern media today, weather it be in cinema, theatre or Videogame form. An often overlooked element in the latter, Farhaan Patel will talk about what makes storytelling in games different to that in other media, and why it matters.

Time for more Dizzy...
Apr
8
4:00 pm16:00

Time for more Dizzy...

The Oliver Twins, creators of Dizzy, are here at the NVA for Dizzy Day and they have a VERY special surprise to share...
 

Happy 30th Birthday Dizzy!
Apr
8
2:30 pm14:30

Happy 30th Birthday Dizzy!

To celebrate the launch of the new exhibition room at the NVA, we've declared April 8th International Dizzy Day!

We're delighted to be able to welcome The Oliver Twins along to the NVA to celebrate the 30th Birthday of that beloved Egg!

Dizzy Day!
Apr
8
10:00 am10:00

Dizzy Day!

It's the first ever International Dizzy Day, and our NEW exhibition celebrating videogames' favourite Egg opens today with a series of special events with The Oliver Twins!