Runnemede, NJ, November 16, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Retro gamers will walk down memory lane during an upcoming video game convention heading to South Jersey.
New Jersey Gamer Con will provide an opportunity for video game lovers to play in a "free play" arcade. The games will be brought in from vendors, arcade owners and private collectors around the country.
The two-day event takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 5-6. at the LaQuinta in Runnemede.
Event organizer and Burlington County native Jerry Colonna says guests will get a sneak peek of the anticipated arcade game "Dark Presence," a fighting game similar to "Street Fighter," or "Mortal Kombat."
New Jersey Gamer Con will also have a console gaming room sponsored by "Too Many Games," an annual video game convention that visits Philadelphia every summer.
Several video game consoles, including original NES, Super NES, Atari, Sega Genesis, and more will be on hand for video gamers old and young to play.
Don't forget to check out the Super Smash bros. tournament that will take place when the Game Truck of Cherry Hill rolls in on Sunday the 6th. The fighting begins at 10 and prizes will be awarded.
The convention will also feature a vendor marketplace during the two-day event. On display will be video game consoles, books, magazines, strategy guides, accessories, controllers and anything else game-related to add to your collection.
New Jersey Gamer Con will also be partnering with Toys for Tots to bring toys to needy children in the area.
Tickets can be purchased at the door for $12 for one day and $20 for the weekend. Discount weekend tickets are available for $17 along with a food or toy donation. Weekend tickets grant access to Saturday and Sunday.
Children under 12 years of age are admitted free. For event information, visit www.NJgamerCon.com or www.facebook.com/njgamercon.
Call (856) 905-6169