Four days of music and gaming come to Washington D.C. with Inti Creates sound team headlining with Azure Strike Gunvolt and special 20th Anniversary concerts.
National Harbor, Maryland – January 22, 2016 – The Music And Gaming Festival (MAGFest) is thrilled to reveal that the Inti Creates sound team will be attending this year’s event to perform two concerts: one dedicated to Azure Strike Gunvolt titled Lumen Super Live 2016, and the other being a special Inti Creates 20th Anniversary concert featuring music from games worked on throughout their history including Mega Man Zero. Performers include Ippo Yamada, Godspeed, Yamajet, Luna Umegaki, Megu Sakuragawa (Lumen), and other special guests who will take to the stage during MAGFest 2016 happening in National Harbor, Maryland on February 18, 2016 through February 21, 2016.
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Tickets to the festival are still available:
Also attending will be popular game music cover bands such as The OneUps, composers Grant Kirkhope (GoldenEye, Banjo-Kazooie), Alexander Brandon (Deus Ex), and Austin Wintory (with a live orchestral performance of his Journey soundtrack), and Internet musical superstars Ninja Sex Party.
“The members of the Inti Creates sound team are legendary in the videogame music community, so it’s our pleasure to be able to welcome them as guests at MAGFest” notes MAGFest Chief Operating Officer Nicholas Marinelli. “With MAGFest’s main focus being fan and community creations, it’s always a privilege to show the original creators in-person just how much we appreciate their work.”
In addition to over 40 performers who will take to the stage over the course of four days of festivities, there’s also a 24-hour arcade stocked full of arcade and console gaming, panels featuring industry and community talent, a marketplace to pick up retro games and artwork, and special events including Games on Film, MAGES (Music and Gaming Education Symposium), and the MAGCabaret dress-up concert.
Ticketing information, an updated list of events and performers, and more can be found on the MAGFest official website: http://www.magfest.org/
About Inti Creates
Founded in 1996 in Chiba Prefecture, Japan by a group of top industry veterans, Inti Creates has evolved over the past 20 years of hard work and dedication to creating superb games to become one of Japan’s largest and most successful independent developers. Their ingenuity and creativity has spawned many famous titles for major game publishing companies such as SEGA, Capcom, Bandai Namco and Sony, included their own self-published franchise Azure Striker Gunvolt.
Learn more about Inti Creates: http://www.inticreates.com
The Music And Gaming Festival (MAGFest) is run by MAGFest, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization dedicated to furthering the appreciation of games and videogame music. With humble beginnings in 2002, a group of friends interested in videogames and game music organized a small get-together that has since grown into a massive festival that is put on by fans for fans, with well over 20,000 expected guests for the upcoming MAGFest 2016 taking place in National Harbor, Maryland from February 18, 2016 to February 21, 2016.
In addition to featuring dozens of game music cover bands, chiptune artists, and DJs, the event hosts special community and industry guests, a dedicated jam space for musicians, and several impromptu stages where music can be heard at all hours of the day and night. A 24-hour arcade also features videogame classics across arcade and console, a vast marketplace offers game and game music merchandise and wares, and a slew of panels explore everything from Dungeons and Dragons and wrestling to videogames and philosophy. There’s literally something for everyone at MAGFest.
Learn more about MAGFest: http://www.magfest.org/
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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