Ben Sperry and John Burt

10 pictures from the first Play Expo - held at the Norbreck Castle hotel in Blackpool - since Covid pandemic began, with Minecraft and Fortnite included

Hundreds of arcade game and pinball machine fans flooded Blackpool for the first major gaming event since the pandemic struck.

Monday, 25th October 2021, 3:45 pm

They filled the Norbreck Castle's exhibition halls as resort entrepreneur Andy Brown revived his popular Games Expo.

The event, which ran on Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm, included retro games and consoles, 50 pinball machines, multiplayer classics like Minecraft and Fornite on local networks, tournaments, and a wall of arcade cabinets.

Because of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of the usual favourites, including virtual reality machines, couldn't be included.

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