Carolina Games Summit has again booked The Maxwell Center for their 2020 event in Goldsboro, N.C. The event has been expanded to include Friday, January 31st from 6pm - 11pm as well as Saturday, February 1st from 10am - 9pm.
“Friday attendees will be able to try out the games and equipment in a casual environment before a full day of competitive tournaments begins on Saturday.” states Michael Everett, Creative Director for Carolina Games Summit. “Friday allowed us to add large tournaments that need two days to complete, like Overwatch and Fortnite, while also hosting fun to watch tournaments such as VR sensation Beat Saber and all music no video game JS Joust.”
This year, Carolina Games Summit will welcome a special exhibit from Wesley Cannon, owner, and CEO of Hollywood History. Cannon's Goldsboro home has been featured in multiple magazines and shows including SYFY's “Hollywood Treasures” and the recently released Netflix series “Amazing Interiors”; showcasing his impressive collection of props, costumes, and other memorabilia. Cannon has also produced and acted in multiple films including one in the Puppet Master franchise and a newly completed zombie flick “Bridge of the Doomed” that will be released in 2020.
Cannon's exhibit will feature a variety of authentic Hollywood film memorabilia for guests to view, enjoy and some allowing with various photo opportunities. It will be included as part of the Carolina Games Summit and will be housed in a dedicated room at the Maxwell Center.
Complimenting Cannon's exhibit, horror-themed virtual reality games will be featured by XRVR: Esports Lounge and Virtual Reality Arcade XRVR features over thirty different games and travels throughout the Carolina's providing VR games for public and private events. This year, they will highlight popular horror games including “Paranormal Activity” and “Dreadhalls”, as well as a variety of different escape rooms.
XRVR is also proud to bring multiplayer VR to the Carolina Games Summit in 2020, allowing players to go head-to-head in challenging and exciting scenarios. For the more daring players, XRVR will host a “SuperHot” tournament, in which players will punch, shoot, and dodge their way to the highest score of the day.
“In 2019 The Maxwell Center allowed us to produce the event we have been trying to create since 2006,” said Michael Everett, Creative Director for the Carolina Games Summit. “We look forward to expanding that vision and creating something truly special for our attendees.”
The Carolina Games Summit will be held Friday, January 31st from 6pm - 11pm and Saturday, February 1st from 10am - 9pm. This will include video game bands, a cosplay contest, tabletop gaming, and speakers from video game development companies. Representatives from colleges and schools will be on site to discuss career opportunities within video game development, art, and film production curriculums.
Tickets are available to the public and may be purchased online or at the door. Visit the official web site,www.carolinagamessummit.com, for a full listing of all the speakers, exhibitors, and additional details. Contact the event organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on attending, exhibiting or speaking at the Carolina Games Summit.
About Hollywood History
Hollywood History was created by CEO Wesley Cannon to share with other collectors, and allow them the ability to own a piece of film and television history. They offer genuine, authentic memorabilia that has been preserved with care by the dedicated collector himself. They offer services to help make consignment and trading easy for those ready to take on the tedious process. For more information about Hollywood History and their available collection pieces, visit: www.hollywoodhistoryonline.com
XRVR: Esports Lounge & Virtual Reality is an arcade, VR arena and esports-bar and lounge. XRVR, offers immersion-scaleable VR experiences pulled from a library of over 200 games. While they find a location in Rock Hill, SC, their Mobile Reality Units (MRU's) are crisscrossing the Carolina's for both public and private events. Their MRU's allow you to go vanilla with just a VR headset; go full immersion with a haptic feedback suit, haptic gun, wireless headset and omnidirectional treadmill or land somewhere in between. Additional information can be found on the official web site: www.xrvrcade.com
About Carolina Games Summit
Carolina Games Summit® hosts events throughout the year to give amateur esports enthusiasts access to professionally run tournaments as well as industry advice and contacts. Our goal is to provide a clear path for all individuals seeking a career in professional gaming through scholarships, educational opportunities, and professionally run tournaments. Additional information can be found on the official web site: www.CarolinaGamesSummit.com
About The Maxwell Center
The Maxwell Regional Agricultural and Convention Center, referred to as The Maxwell Center is Eastern North Carolina's high-end venue opened in March 2018 and located in Goldsboro, NC. It features state of the art audio-visual equipment. This new showpiece is now hosting many local, regional, and statewide events that add to the economic income of Goldsboro and Wayne County. The Maxwell Center is owned and managed by the County of Wayne. The City of Goldsboro is a partner in the undertaking by supplying land and support to this great project. The Maxwell Center provides many in-house services that include beverages, audiovisual, internet access, electrical and trade show decorating services, creating ease and convenience for any event. Working with regional caterers, The Maxwell Center offers a list of delicious food options. Additional information can be found on the official web site:www.themaxwellcenter.com