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.
Be one of the first 100 attendees at the show and receive a free 14 by 12
VGS Specialty cloth Bag filled various items
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)
update!! Ryan Burger will be present at the show(we’ll announce the location of the booth soon)
Founder of Twin Galaxies, and long time supporter of the Video Game Summit,
Walter Day will make his appearance at this year show as well as some trading cards.
His last appearance at the show was back in 2012,where he made us some trading cards and he continued to make cards for the show.
We will announce his booth location as soon as we can.
Our Friends at Staybridge Suites in Oakbrook,IL
is offering the following : a Queen Suite with hot breakfast for $99.00 a night
We welcome our new Silver Sponsor:
Mini-Komix: mini-comics publishers mini-comics, sketchbooks,
prose, & graphic novels.They range in genres from sci-fi, fantasy,s
uperheroes, steampunk, funny animals, manga, horror, comedy, and more.
They will be supplying free copies of the comics at the show
visit their website at http://minikomix.com
Logan Arch Chicago is a local makers who sell enamel pins,
accessories, apparel – all with a retro and nerdy focus.
You can find them at lobby booth 2
New Vendor: Retro Emporium who deals with
Variety of 80s and 90s console games will be at VGS.
you can find them in the Lobby Booth 11.
773-999-BLUM is ran by Alex Blum who has vended
with us before he will be selling vintage and new games and consoles!
You can find him at booth #19
Pac-Man Entertainment, formerly known as Level 257 will be donating a
prize basket of assorted items from their establishment.
They will be our Game Area Sponsor!
8-Bit Classics,who have been a vendor from the past is back at VGS.
8-Bit Classics (https://www.8bitclassics.com) has been
serving the retro community for over 20 years supporting
retro computers and video game consoles.You can see them at booths 3 and 4
Back for another year Armando Rodriguez’s TurboFest.
Come play Games on the TurboGraphx and compete in the
New Vendor:Michael Bloomberg will be selling
Retro video games for anyone to enjoy
you can see him at booth #12
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