Chicago, Illinois – (December 23rd, 2018) – Remember how much fun you used to have playing Atari, Nintendo and all kinds of games on your computer? Well, you will have the rare opportunity to play these great games again at the Video Game Summit, Chicago’s premier video game trade show. In fact, several dealers in retro games will be on hand offering games, controllers, systems and memorabilia and will be prepared to buy or trade for the games you have held onto since you were a kid. Who knows, you might just have an Atari cartridge worth $1000 or more collecting dust in your attic.
Video Game Summit welcomes Old School Gamer Magazine as our Silver Sponsor
they are also supplying us with free copies of the print version of the magazine and giving a free digital subscription to attendees who register(either online or at the show)
Our Friends at Staybridge Suites in Oakbrook,IL
is offering the following : a Queen Suite with hot breakfast for $99.00 a night
New Vendor at VGS:
NES Matt’s Old School Video Game Repair, LLC
they do Video Game sales and services. Be sure
to stop at their booths # 5 and 6.
Online Video Game seller Lets Go Retro returns to VGS
they will be selling highly collectable video games and consoles from Atari-New Gen.
You Can see them at booths 13, 14 and 15
Fox Valley Retro will be selling retro gaming
equipment and games. Also included PS vita.
Carry tons of imports. You can find then at
Booth’s # 43 and 44
Vick’s Bricks ran by Bradley Gerard Vargovick will have
various CIB and Loose Atari 2600 Games as well as
Lego lamp creations with retro gaming themes.
you can find them at booth 37.
Paul Zimmerman known record holder for many Atari 2600 games
including Phoenix which was done at VGS in 2009 will once again be doing
Atari Mania at VGS running his annual Pong Off Tournament.
Booths 1 and 2
Andrew (Andy) Breyer the1981 International Atari 2600
Asteroids Champion will be making a return
as special this year. Andy was one of our Guest back in 2010
Booths 1 and 2
New Vendor: RetroStar Gaming will be selling mostly retro
video games You can find then at
Play it Retro will be selling classic and retro games at the show.
Be sure to visit their Facebook page:
you can find them at booths 32,33,34 and 35
Atari Video Club’s Own High score contest that celebrates the 2600
homebrew scene known as the Harmony Games return for another year
the game for this year is Mappy for the 2600 made by Atariage.com (it will be played via harmony cart)