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Friday, March 13
 

12:00pm

SXSW Esports Tournament Stage produced by GoodGame Agency
Come spectate a premiere esports production of Ultra Street Fighter IV which has brought in the most elite players from around the world to compete live at SXSW Gaming. You can watch the action live and for free on our channel at www.twitch.tv/sxswgamingesports
Competitors include:
RZR Xian
MCZ Tokido
Snake Eyez
TSC Sanford Kelly
EG PR Balrog
PH LPN
EG K-Brad
EG Momochi
TL Nuckledu
Kazunoko
EG Ricky Ortiz
Ryan Hart
EG Justin Wong
DL Hamad
AVM Gamerbee
MCZ Daigo

View official listing on sxsw.com

Friday March 13, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 2 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Free Play Arcade with ScrewAttack and Arcades4Home.com
ScrewAttack and Arcades4Home have teamed up to bring you the games of yesteryear to play for FREE the entire weekend of SXSW Interactive. The ScrewAttack Free Play Arcade is the place to party, from old school fighting games to retro classics, complete with tournaments and prizes. So join us for the most fun you can have all weekend as we fire up the nostalgia, pump up the jams with our buddies from GameChops, and we get our game on at the ScrewAttack Free Play Arcade.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Friday March 13, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Free Play PC Arena presented by Intel and LANFest
SXSW Free Play PC Arena (sponsored by Intel and LANFest) provides a completely free and engaging environment for everyone to try out and experience exciting games, new and old, during SXSW Gaming. Each station on our network grants you access to an extensive library of games, including some of the hottest titles on the market. Want to try out a PC game you've been dying to try? Feel like playing a game of League of Legends with your new SXSW friends? Want to participate in an open tournament to win cool prizes? This is the place.
Watch the action live on our channel at www.twitch.tv/sxswgamingtournaments
Featured Tournaments of the Day
Registration for all tournaments open at 12:00 PM (noon) at the Registration Desk of the SXSW Free Play PC Arena.
1:00 PM: Kerbal Space Program by Squad
Sponsored by Kerbal Space Academy
4:00 PM: Don't Starve by Klei Entertainment
Sponsored by Klei Entertainment
6:00 PM: Unreal Tournament 2004
Sponsored by Corsair, Gunnar Optiks, Devolver Digital, & Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment
Thanks also goes to the following additional sponsors:
Gunnar Optiks, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Gauntlet), Klei Entertainment (Don't Starve), Intel SSD, Devolver Digital (Broforce), Gambitious Digital Entertainment, & TeSPA.
LANFest, sponsored by Intel, is a nationwide, all volunteer charity gaming organization whose mission is to have fun, raise money for charity, and promote sponsors in a series of fun, family-supportive, community-involved events.
TeSPA is the premier college gaming network in North America, dedicated to creating a home for gamers on every campus.  By encouraging collaboration and sponsoring local events, TeSPA empowers its chapters to grow their communities.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Friday March 13, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Room 2 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Game Jam presented by DAQRI, produced by Skillpoint Alliance
SXSW Gaming has become an event to launch up-and-coming game developers as well as highlight new emerging game trends. Join us this year in celebrating an innovative game jam sponsored by DAQRI. This year’s attendees will be encouraged to create cross dimensional games including 2D, 3D, and 4D (Augmented Reality) perspectives across mobile and online platforms. Skillpoint Alliance and Globaloria will co-produce this event to ensure participants learn and enjoy their experiences. Final games will be judged at the end of the competition with prizes and raffles being awarded for specific categories. The winners will be showcased on Sunday, March 15 at 6:45 p.m. on the Geek Stage. https://austineducationgamejam.splashthat.com/

View official listing on sxsw.com

Friday March 13, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Gaming Concept Gallery featuring DigiPen Institute of Technology
The art of gaming is as boundless as the creativity that goes into creating each game. This year we welcome everyone to come join us at the SXSW Gaming Concept Gallery to witness what the next generation of artists from DigiPen has to offer. All selected works are from current students and will showcase a large variety of talent that is sure to inspire everyone.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Friday March 13, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Gaming Expo presented by Activision and Twitch
Drawing developers, manufacturers and fans from all facets of the community, the Gaming Expo is the epicenter for gaming culture at SXSW. This diverse range of events combines well-loved elements of geek culture with the cross-console video game world. And it all happens in Austin, Texas, a true hotbed for the expanding gaming industry.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Friday March 13, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Halls 1 & 2 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Geek Stage presented by comiXology
The SXSW Geek Stage exemplifies the heart and soul of the SXSW Gaming experience. Covering all aspects of the geek culture, the stage features content from the world of video games, comics, board games, animation, toys and more. You can watch Geek Stage programming live and for free at www.twitch.tv/sxswgaming

View official listing on sxsw.com

Friday March 13, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Indie Corner
The Indie Corner is your chance to not only play but vote on indie games. Challenge yourself to play all of the greatest indie titles of the year and vote on the one you think should win the 2015 SXSW Gamer’s Voice Award!
Titles on display this year include:
Apotheon - Alientrap Games
Armikrog - Pencil Test Studios
Assault Android Cactus - Witch Beam
Cadence - Made With Monster Love
Children of Morta - Dead Mage
Chroma Squad - Behold Studios
Darkest Dungeon - Red Hook Studios
Extreme Exorcism - Golden Ruby Games
Gemini - Echostone Games
Grow - CriKeT Games LLC
Hyper Light Drifter - Heart Machine
Ice-Bound - Down to the Wire
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes - Steel Crate Games Inc.
Lurking - DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore
Narcosis - Honor Code Inc.
Noct - c3sk
Nom Nom Galaxy - Q-Games
Nova-111 - Funktronic Labs
Push Me Pull You - House House
ROCKETSROCKETSROCKETS - Radial Games Corp.
Salt and Sanctuary - Ska Studios
SoundSelf - Robin Arnott
SpeedRunners - tinyBuild Games
Stardust Vanguards - Zanrai Interactive LLC
That Dragon, Cancer - Numinous Games
The Escapists - Team17 Digital Ltd
The Flame in the Flood - The Molasses Flood
White Night - OSome Studio
Yomi's Gate - Spriteborne
Zombie Night Terror - Jérôme Levet

View official listing on sxsw.com

Friday March 13, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 2 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

Table Top Experience presented by Geek & Sundry, produced by Sunmesa Events
Join Geek & Sundry and your fellow geeks in a well-honed environment of tabletop gaming exhibitions and tournaments. In conjunction with Sunmesa Events, this area will enlighten you to the physical side of gaming.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Friday March 13, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus @ SXSW Gaming
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a non-profit state-of-the-art mobile Pro Audio and HD video recording facility that provides hands-on experiences for students of all ages. In its 18th year of touring, the Lennon Bus features the latest audio, video, gaming technology, gear and products. The concept began as an offshoot of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, dedicated to providing opportunities for both professional and amateur songwriters around the world. The Lennon Bus North America travels across the U.S. and Canada year-round, providing free tours and workshops at schools, retailers, festivals, on tours with headlining artists, and at major industry conferences. Lennon Bus Europe began providing these same opportunities to the young people of Europe when it launched in Liverpool, UK in May 2013. For more information visit www.lennonbus.org.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Friday March 13, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

Videogame History Museum Lounge presented by JVC
The Videogame History Museum was established with a mission to document, preserve, and archive the history of the Videogame industry. It is an evolution of the world-famous Classic Gaming Expo archive, which is possibly the largest videogame museum collection in the world. Come experience what the last 25 years has brought for the industry, and what the future may hold ahead.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Friday March 13, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Room 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

5:00pm

 
Saturday, March 14
 

12:00pm

SXSW Esports Tournament Stage produced by GoodGame Agency
Come spectate a premiere esports production of Ultra Street Fighter IV which has brought in the most elite players from around the world to compete live at SXSW Gaming. You can watch the action live and for free on our channel at www.twitch.tv/sxswgamingesports
Competitors include:
RZR Xian
MCZ Tokido
Snake Eyez
TSC Sanford Kelly
EG PR Balrog
PH LPN
EG K-Brad
EG Momochi
TL Nuckledu
Kazunoko
EG Ricky Ortiz
Ryan Hart
EG Justin Wong
DL Hamad
AVM Gamerbee
MCZ Daigo

View official listing on sxsw.com

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 2 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Free Play Arcade with ScrewAttack and Arcades4Home.com
ScrewAttack and Arcades4Home have teamed up to bring you the games of yesteryear to play for FREE the entire weekend of SXSW Interactive. The ScrewAttack Free Play Arcade is the place to party, from old school fighting games to retro classics, complete with tournaments and prizes. So join us for the most fun you can have all weekend as we fire up the nostalgia, pump up the jams with our buddies from GameChops, and we get our game on at the ScrewAttack Free Play Arcade.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Free Play PC Arena presented by Intel and LANFest
SXSW Free Play PC Arena (sponsored by Intel and LANFest) provides a completely free and engaging environment for everyone to try out and experience exciting games, new and old, during SXSW Gaming. Each station on our network grants you access to an extensive library of games, including some of the hottest titles on the market. Want to try out a PC game you've been dying to try? Feel like playing a game of League of Legends with your new SXSW friends? Want to participate in an open tournament to win cool prizes? This is the place.
Watch the action live on our channel at www.twitch.tv/sxswgamingtournaments
Featured Tournament of the Day
League of Legends
Sponsored by Razer
12:00 PM (noon): Registration opens (Registration Desk of the SXSW Free Play PC Arena). Please come as teams of 5.
2:00 PM: Single Elimination Rounds
5:00 PM: Finals (Bo3)
Don't forget to check out Razer’s panel (6:30PM - 7:15PM) on their award-winning Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR) platform and Nabu X wearables. Cool SWAG to be given out to the first 250 attendees.
Thanks also goes to the following additional sponsors:
Gunnar Optiks, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Gauntlet), Klei Entertainment (Don't Starve), Intel SSD, Devolver Digital (Broforce), Gambitious Digital Entertainment, & TeSPA.
LANFest, sponsored by Intel, is a nationwide, all volunteer charity gaming organization whose mission is to have fun, raise money for charity, and promote sponsors in a series of fun, family-supportive, community-involved events.
TeSPA is the premier college gaming network in North America, dedicated to creating a home for gamers on every campus.  By encouraging collaboration and sponsoring local events, TeSPA empowers its chapters to grow their communities.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Room 2 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Game Jam presented by DAQRI, produced by Skillpoint Alliance
SXSW Gaming has become an event to launch up-and-coming game developers as well as highlight new emerging game trends. Join us this year in celebrating an innovative game jam sponsored by DAQRI. This year’s attendees will be encouraged to create cross dimensional games including 2D, 3D, and 4D (Augmented Reality) perspectives across mobile and online platforms. Skillpoint Alliance and Globaloria will co-produce this event to ensure participants learn and enjoy their experiences. Final games will be judged at the end of the competition with prizes and raffles being awarded for specific categories. The winners will be showcased on Sunday, March 15 at 6:45 p.m. on the Geek Stage. https://austineducationgamejam.splashthat.com/

View official listing on sxsw.com

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Gaming Concept Gallery featuring DigiPen Institute of Technology
The art of gaming is as boundless as the creativity that goes into creating each game. This year we welcome everyone to come join us at the SXSW Gaming Concept Gallery to witness what the next generation of artists from DigiPen has to offer. All selected works are from current students and will showcase a large variety of talent that is sure to inspire everyone.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Gaming Expo presented by Activision and Twitch
Drawing developers, manufacturers and fans from all facets of the community, the Gaming Expo is the epicenter for gaming culture at SXSW. This diverse range of events combines well-loved elements of geek culture with the cross-console video game world. And it all happens in Austin, Texas, a true hotbed for the expanding gaming industry.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Halls 1 & 2 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Geek Stage presented by comiXology
The SXSW Geek Stage exemplifies the heart and soul of the SXSW Gaming experience. Covering all aspects of the geek culture, the stage features content from the world of video games, comics, board games, animation, toys and more. You can watch Geek Stage programming live and for free at www.twitch.tv/sxswgaming

View official listing on sxsw.com

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Indie Corner
The Indie Corner is your chance to not only play but vote on indie games. Challenge yourself to play all of the greatest indie titles of the year and vote on the one you think should win the 2015 SXSW Gamer’s Voice Award!
Titles on display this year include:
Apotheon - Alientrap Games
Armikrog - Pencil Test Studios
Assault Android Cactus - Witch Beam
Cadence - Made With Monster Love
Children of Morta - Dead Mage
Chroma Squad - Behold Studios
Darkest Dungeon - Red Hook Studios
Extreme Exorcism - Golden Ruby Games
Gemini - Echostone Games
Grow - CriKeT Games LLC
Hyper Light Drifter - Heart Machine
Ice-Bound - Down to the Wire
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes - Steel Crate Games Inc.
Lurking - DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore
Narcosis - Honor Code Inc.
Noct - c3sk
Nom Nom Galaxy - Q-Games
Nova-111 - Funktronic Labs
Push Me Pull You - House House
ROCKETSROCKETSROCKETS - Radial Games Corp.
Salt and Sanctuary - Ska Studios
SoundSelf - Robin Arnott
SpeedRunners - tinyBuild Games
Stardust Vanguards - Zanrai Interactive LLC
That Dragon, Cancer - Numinous Games
The Escapists - Team17 Digital Ltd
The Flame in the Flood - The Molasses Flood
White Night - OSome Studio
Yomi's Gate - Spriteborne
Zombie Night Terror - Jérôme Levet

View official listing on sxsw.com

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 2 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

Table Top Experience presented by Geek & Sundry, produced by Sunmesa Events
Join Geek & Sundry and your fellow geeks in a well-honed environment of tabletop gaming exhibitions and tournaments. In conjunction with Sunmesa Events, this area will enlighten you to the physical side of gaming.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus @ SXSW Gaming
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a non-profit state-of-the-art mobile Pro Audio and HD video recording facility that provides hands-on experiences for students of all ages. In its 18th year of touring, the Lennon Bus features the latest audio, video, gaming technology, gear and products. The concept began as an offshoot of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, dedicated to providing opportunities for both professional and amateur songwriters around the world. The Lennon Bus North America travels across the U.S. and Canada year-round, providing free tours and workshops at schools, retailers, festivals, on tours with headlining artists, and at major industry conferences. Lennon Bus Europe began providing these same opportunities to the young people of Europe when it launched in Liverpool, UK in May 2013. For more information visit www.lennonbus.org.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

Videogame History Museum Lounge presented by JVC
The Videogame History Museum was established with a mission to document, preserve, and archive the history of the Videogame industry. It is an evolution of the world-famous Classic Gaming Expo archive, which is possibly the largest videogame museum collection in the world. Come experience what the last 25 years has brought for the industry, and what the future may hold ahead.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Room 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

5:00pm

SXSW Gaming Happy Hour presented by Curse
Curse is a media company dedicated to providing the best gaming information and tools to help gamers Enjoy the Game. We're passionate about creating the best resources and communities for the 30 million gamers that use our sites every day.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Saturday March 14, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

7:00pm

SXSW Gaming Awards presented by Twitch, Wikia, Logitech, iam8bit, Porter Novelli
Join us for our second annual ceremony presented by Wikia, Logitech, and iam8bit with hosts Janet Varney and Markiplier. Enjoy our halftime entertainment courtesy of Critical Hit as you listen to your favorite gaming music fill the theater. Honoring the best major game releases of the year as well as the most innovative indie titles, this show has something for everyone. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for an interactive pre-game show. Also, stay after the show for an encore performance courtesy of the Critical Hit orchestra! Enjoy the show for free online and at home at www.twitch.tv/sxswgamingawards

View official listing on sxsw.com

Saturday March 14, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
ACL Live at the Moody Theater 310 W 2nd St
 
Sunday, March 15
 

12:00pm

SXSW Esports Tournament Stage produced by GoodGame Agency
Come spectate a premiere esports production of Ultra Street Fighter IV which has brought in the most elite players from around the world to compete live at SXSW Gaming. You can watch the action live and for free on our channel at www.twitch.tv/sxswgamingesports
Competitors include:
RZR Xian
MCZ Tokido
Snake Eyez
TSC Sanford Kelly
EG PR Balrog
PH LPN
EG K-Brad
EG Momochi
TL Nuckledu
Kazunoko
EG Ricky Ortiz
Ryan Hart
EG Justin Wong
DL Hamad
AVM Gamerbee
MCZ Daigo

View official listing on sxsw.com

Sunday March 15, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 2 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Free Play Arcade with ScrewAttack and Arcades4Home.com
ScrewAttack and Arcades4Home have teamed up to bring you the games of yesteryear to play for FREE the entire weekend of SXSW Interactive. The ScrewAttack Free Play Arcade is the place to party, from old school fighting games to retro classics, complete with tournaments and prizes. So join us for the most fun you can have all weekend as we fire up the nostalgia, pump up the jams with our buddies from GameChops, and we get our game on at the ScrewAttack Free Play Arcade.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Sunday March 15, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Free Play PC Arena presented by Intel and LANFest
SXSW Free Play PC Arena (sponsored by Intel and LANFest) provides a completely free and engaging environment for everyone to try out and experience exciting games, new and old, during SXSW Gaming. Each station on our network grants you access to an extensive library of games, including some of the hottest titles on the market. Want to try out a PC game you've been dying to try? Feel like playing a game of League of Legends with your new SXSW friends? Want to participate in an open tournament to win cool prizes? This is the place.
Watch the action live on our channel at www.twitch.tv/sxswgamingtournaments
Featured Tournament of the Day
Registrations for all tournaments open at 12:00 PM (noon) at the Registration Desk of the SXSW Free Play PC Arena.
1:00 PM Hearthstone
Sponsored by Corsair, Devolver Digital, & Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment
5:00 PM Evolve by 2k Games
Sponsored by 2k Games, Corsair, & Gunnar Optiks
Evolve is a 4v1 multiplayer shooter where a player-controlled monster must evade and outsmart a team of four uniquely skilled playable hunters. Evolve and overpower as the monster or team up and out number as the hunters. CHOOSE YOUR SIDE.
Thanks also goes to the following additional sponsors:
Gunnar Optiks, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (Gauntlet), Klei Entertainment (Don't Starve), Intel SSD, Devolver Digital (Broforce), Gambitious Digital Entertainment, & TeSPA.
LANFest, sponsored by Intel, is a nationwide, all volunteer charity gaming organization whose mission is to have fun, raise money for charity, and promote sponsors in a series of fun, family-supportive, community-involved events.
TeSPA is the premier college gaming network in North America, dedicated to creating a home for gamers on every campus.  By encouraging collaboration and sponsoring local events, TeSPA empowers its chapters to grow their communities.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Sunday March 15, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Room 2 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Game Jam presented by DAQRI, produced by Skillpoint Alliance
SXSW Gaming has become an event to launch up-and-coming game developers as well as highlight new emerging game trends. Join us this year in celebrating an innovative game jam sponsored by DAQRI. This year’s attendees will be encouraged to create cross dimensional games including 2D, 3D, and 4D (Augmented Reality) perspectives across mobile and online platforms. Skillpoint Alliance and Globaloria will co-produce this event to ensure participants learn and enjoy their experiences. Final games will be judged at the end of the competition with prizes and raffles being awarded for specific categories. The winners will be showcased on Sunday, March 15 at 6:45 p.m. on the Geek Stage. https://austineducationgamejam.splashthat.com/

View official listing on sxsw.com

Sunday March 15, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Gaming Concept Gallery featuring DigiPen Institute of Technology
The art of gaming is as boundless as the creativity that goes into creating each game. This year we welcome everyone to come join us at the SXSW Gaming Concept Gallery to witness what the next generation of artists from DigiPen has to offer. All selected works are from current students and will showcase a large variety of talent that is sure to inspire everyone.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Sunday March 15, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Gaming Expo presented by Activision and Twitch
Drawing developers, manufacturers and fans from all facets of the community, the Gaming Expo is the epicenter for gaming culture at SXSW. This diverse range of events combines well-loved elements of geek culture with the cross-console video game world. And it all happens in Austin, Texas, a true hotbed for the expanding gaming industry.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Sunday March 15, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Halls 1 & 2 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Geek Stage presented by comiXology
The SXSW Geek Stage exemplifies the heart and soul of the SXSW Gaming experience. Covering all aspects of the geek culture, the stage features content from the world of video games, comics, board games, animation, toys and more. You can watch Geek Stage programming live and for free at www.twitch.tv/sxswgaming

View official listing on sxsw.com

Sunday March 15, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

SXSW Indie Corner
The Indie Corner is your chance to not only play but vote on indie games. Challenge yourself to play all of the greatest indie titles of the year and vote on the one you think should win the 2015 SXSW Gamer’s Voice Award!
Titles on display this year include:
Apotheon - Alientrap Games
Armikrog - Pencil Test Studios
Assault Android Cactus - Witch Beam
Cadence - Made With Monster Love
Children of Morta - Dead Mage
Chroma Squad - Behold Studios
Darkest Dungeon - Red Hook Studios
Extreme Exorcism - Golden Ruby Games
Gemini - Echostone Games
Grow - CriKeT Games LLC
Hyper Light Drifter - Heart Machine
Ice-Bound - Down to the Wire
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes - Steel Crate Games Inc.
Lurking - DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore
Narcosis - Honor Code Inc.
Noct - c3sk
Nom Nom Galaxy - Q-Games
Nova-111 - Funktronic Labs
Push Me Pull You - House House
ROCKETSROCKETSROCKETS - Radial Games Corp.
Salt and Sanctuary - Ska Studios
SoundSelf - Robin Arnott
SpeedRunners - tinyBuild Games
Stardust Vanguards - Zanrai Interactive LLC
That Dragon, Cancer - Numinous Games
The Escapists - Team17 Digital Ltd
The Flame in the Flood - The Molasses Flood
White Night - OSome Studio
Yomi's Gate - Spriteborne
Zombie Night Terror - Jérôme Levet

View official listing on sxsw.com

Sunday March 15, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 2 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

Table Top Experience presented by Geek & Sundry, produced by Sunmesa Events
Join Geek & Sundry and your fellow geeks in a well-honed environment of tabletop gaming exhibitions and tournaments. In conjunction with Sunmesa Events, this area will enlighten you to the physical side of gaming.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Sunday March 15, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus @ SXSW Gaming
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a non-profit state-of-the-art mobile Pro Audio and HD video recording facility that provides hands-on experiences for students of all ages. In its 18th year of touring, the Lennon Bus features the latest audio, video, gaming technology, gear and products. The concept began as an offshoot of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, dedicated to providing opportunities for both professional and amateur songwriters around the world. The Lennon Bus North America travels across the U.S. and Canada year-round, providing free tours and workshops at schools, retailers, festivals, on tours with headlining artists, and at major industry conferences. Lennon Bus Europe began providing these same opportunities to the young people of Europe when it launched in Liverpool, UK in May 2013. For more information visit www.lennonbus.org.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Sunday March 15, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd

12:00pm

Videogame History Museum Lounge presented by JVC
The Videogame History Museum was established with a mission to document, preserve, and archive the history of the Videogame industry. It is an evolution of the world-famous Classic Gaming Expo archive, which is possibly the largest videogame museum collection in the world. Come experience what the last 25 years has brought for the industry, and what the future may hold ahead.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Sunday March 15, 2015 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Palmer Events Center Room 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

4:00pm

Mazda and Forza Horizon 2 Mazda Design Challenge Celebration
Mazda, in partnership with Forza Horizon 2, will host a SXSW Gaming event to announce and showcase the winner of their Forza Mazda Miata design contest! This contest revolved around the limitless creativity of the XBOX community, and will reward the winner with a trip to SXSW and by distributing their design to all Forza Horizon 2 users. Special guests Derek Jenkins, Director of Design at Mazda North American Operations (MNAO), Forest Byrd AKA TC9700, and Major Nelson, Director of Programming at Microsoft Gaming Network XBOX Live, will be there to announce the winner.

View official listing on sxsw.com

Sunday March 15, 2015 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

5:00pm

SXSW Gaming Happy Hour presented by Bulltiger Productions
There’s no hour like happy hour! Come join Bulltiger Productions for a well-deserved drink at the end of the day.

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Sunday March 15, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd

5:15pm

SXSW Cosplay Competition produced by DugFinn Cosplay
Cosplay, short for costume play, is like a geek fashion show. But instead of clothes coming from high-end designers, the costumes are based on video games, anime, manga, TV Shows, movies and books. Each contestant will take the Geek Stage in beautiful handcrafted designs of their favorite characters for a chance to win the Best in Show award. This award is reserved for only the most amazing of designs, so don’t miss out on this one of a kind fashion show!

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Sunday March 15, 2015 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Palmer Events Center Exhibit Hall 1 900 Barton Springs Rd