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PLAYCRAFTING PRESENTS

PLAY NYC

August 11th & 12th | Manhattan Center

Tickets are in limited supply - get yours today.

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Join us august 11th & 12th

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Expo floor will be open to the public from 10am-8pm on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets give access for the time period noted below. For full access, purchase tickets for multiple time slots. Individual tickets and discounted packs of 4 are available.

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Are you a Developer or Industry Professional? Apply for our Devs & Pros Pass here for access to the entire weekend and more.
A Convention Like no other

100% PLAYABLE

Play NYC is New York’s premier dedicated game convention for creators and players alike. Featuring the latest releases from studios large and small, and from developers old and new, Play NYC celebrates every facet of gaming in a way that only the Big Apple can.

In 2017, the first-ever Play NYC convention brought two packed days and nights of games, panels and networking events to Manhattan’s landmark concert venue, Terminal 5 - uniting developers, players and industry pros at a games event like no other.

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Relive the magic.

All streamed Play NYC content is now available online, including developer interviews, live demos, talks and panels.

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2017 BY THE NUMBERS

• 5,000 attendees
• 77,000 online views in 48 hours
• 1,800 hours of play
• 112 games
• 20 talks and panels from industry pros
• 6 exclusive Game Graffiti installations

Who's Who at Play NYC

WHO WILL BE THERE

Developers, Industry Professionals, Media and More!

GRAFFITTI GAMES

These commissioned installations from top creators transform Play NYC into a playground like no other. These games are created exclusively for the show and surprise guests with experiences like no other around every corner.

Ways to Play

Get Involved

Exhibitors
Be part of NYC's most playable building. We welcome games of all kinds from developers around the world.
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Media
We welcome press and influencers from around the world (editors, reporters, videographers, streamers, etc)
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Volunteers
Want to be a Play NYC volunteer? Be a part of what helps the show run - from set up, to operations, let's make people smile.
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Sponsors

Play NYC made history in its first year. Consider going co-op with us as a sponsor to be part of the magic.

WHO WE ARE

ABOUT THE ORGANIZER

Playcrafting provides developers with the tools required to get their games off the ground. This is done through tailored educational events, dynamic networking opportunities, and classes to help crack the code to gaming success!

From design and programming to business and beyond, developers come to us in order to sharpen their skillsets and partner with companies that can help them succeed. Playcrafting grows game developer communities through over 100 industry events, 200 classes, and 50 courses across 5 major cities in the United States each year.
Play NYC would not be possible without our incredible founding committee that helped launch it in 2017.

Clockwise from bottom left: Alexis Gepty, Kurt Bieg, James Sisti, Dan Butchko, Dave Monteagudo, Ashley Zelinskie, Laura Stringer, Andre Augustin