The Zone presents Armageddon Expo #AwesomeNessNess
Tuesday 26 Aug 3:36 PM
The incredible Auckland event is rapidly approaching, and the largest expo in the city will be even bigger this year!
Featuring a significantly updated floor plan, wider aisle ways and three all-new entry marquees for easier access to the event.
Tickets are NOW on sale through www.iticket.co.nz (and will also be available at the door). These include:
General admission tickets – 1, 3 and 4-day options
VIP Emerald and Sapphire passes (nearly sold out, so get in quick)
Supernatural Brunch and Spookers event passes
Richard Dean Anderson autograph and photo tokens (save time, buy now!)
Doors open for our special preview night Friday 24 October from 6pm until 9pm, then 3 full days of non-stop action and adventure over Labour Weekend (10am to 6pm Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October and 10am to 5pm Monday 27 October).
If you are travelling from outside of Auckland, check out these special ACCOMODATION deals!
The event will feature our largest gaming displays yet! Including for starters the following games:
LEAGUE OF LEGENDS – a huge tournament and gaming arena from RIOT GAMES
Microsoft – Sunset Overdrive, Halo: The Master Chief collection, Forza Horizon 2
PlayStation – The Order 1886, Little Big Planet 3
Total Interactive – Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, Skylanders Trap Team
Fiveight – Assassin’s Creed Rogue and Unity, Farcry 4, The Crew, Lego Batman 3 Beyond Gotham, Dying light, Disney Infinity 2.0
Wizards of the Coast – huge gaming zone
Kiwi-made games – NZ Game Developers Association displays
MyRepublic – fibre internet supplier
And much more to come!
Other special #AwesomeNessNess events include:
Four stages – four ongoing event stages filled with panels, cosplay, contests, screenings and more!
Nerf shooting gallery – try the latest Nerf weaponry
Zombie Alley – do you dare to enter?
The Forbidden Jungle – what lurks in its hidden depths?
Live wrestling – Impact Pro Wrestling, three shows a day
The Burning Man – Friday night fireworks spectacular
The Moe Show – have your photo with the puppets from the show
V 360 – get a 360 degree video taken on the V stand
Back to the Future – check out the 1982 DMC-12 DeLorean
The Panic Room – How long can you endure?
Eating challenges – sweets, fear factor and ice cream contests!
Amusement rides – fun for the kids
Sword Art Online – exhibition on the Madman stand
Cosplay contests – the best in costuming thanks to Trinity Treasures
Trading card tournaments – Cardfight Vanguard, Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokémon and more!
NZ comics – displays and special releases including The Dharma Punks
Collectibles – a huge range of sci-fi and fantasy collectibles on sale
Anime – special screenings and events plus huge DVD sale
Mighty Ape and EB Games – two HUGE sale zones for the coolest toys and products
Literary area – featuring international and local authors
For fans of TV and film, we are pleased to present one of our biggest line-ups yet!
Richard Dean Anderson – MacGyver, Stargate SG1
Jenna Coleman - Doctor Who (Saturday Only)
Giancarlo Esposito – Breaking Bad, Revolution, Once Upon A Time
David Hewlett – Stargate Atlantis
Helen Slater – Supergirl, Smallville
Matt Frewer – Eureka, Max Headroom, Supernatural
Michael Hogan – Battlestar Galactica, Teen Wolf
Judson Scott – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, V
Mira Furlan – Lost, Babylon 5
Sarah Madison – Weeping Angel in Doctor Who
William Kircher – The Hobbit
Barry Duffield – Spartacus: War of the Damned
STARGATE SG1 SYSTEM LORDS – Cliff Simon (Ba’al), Peter Williams (Apophis), Jacqueline Samada (Nirrti), Suanne Braun (Hathor)
MEET THE STARS OF SUPERNATURAL – DJ Qualls – Legit
THE GHOSTFACERS – Travis Webster and AJ Buckley
Fee applies for autographs and photos purchased. Richard Dean Anderson’s autograph and photo tokens are already on sale at www.iticket.co.nz.
Due to work commitments, Graham McTavish will no longer be attending.
For fans of animation, we will be hosting a diverse range of voice actors, all signing FREE, including:
Greg Cipes – Ben 10 series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Jason Spisak – Young Justice, Green Lantern
Roger Jackson – Powerpuff Girls
Sean Schemmel – Dragonball Z
William Salyers – The Regular Show
Comic fans will have a great line-up of guests, including:
Darick Robertson – Transmetropolitan, The Boys, Happy
Richard Fairgray – Blastosaurus, Ghost, Anoraks & Acolytes
Special guest KEVIN EASTMAN – co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Sunday only)
Plus BATMAN ETERNAL writers – James Tynion IV (Talon), John Layman (Chew, Detective Comics), Kyle Higgins (Nightwing, Deathstroke)
For the first time in Auckland, we will be hosting international authors, including:
Terry Brooks – USA author of the epic fantasy Shannara series
Robert Rankin – UK author of far-fetched fiction with his special New Zealand exclusive release of his new graphic novel The Kiwi Chronicles
YouTube stars Hilly and Hannah Hindi aka HILLYWOOD will also be present.
All this and so much more all together for the greatest event Auckland has ever seen.
Do you dare to miss out on this much #AwesomeNessNess?