World (Africa, Asia, Central America, South America)

 

Below is a full game convention list of every game con outside of Europe, Australia and North America. This calendar so far includes Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Columbia, Israel, and Brazil. We will add more when we find them, but if you know of any we are missing, please use our Game Convention Submission Form and we’ll add them during our next update.

Many of the conventions linked here have native language websites. Where possible we have provided instructions for how to change them to English. We do not know if any part of these conventions are conducted in English and it is your responsibility to confirm that for yourself (if necessary).

2014

August 2014

7 August

Draconicon

Tel-Aviv, Israel

(Site entirely in Hebrew) From the organizers: Summer gaming convention in Israel, including RPG’s, Boardgames, card games, miniatures and LARP’s.

? August – ? August

Dragonfire

Cape Town, South Africa

Gaming convention usually around the 9th of August.

September 2014

6 September – 7 September

STGCC: Singapore Toy, Game & Comic Convention

Singapore

Comic, anime, manga, collectibles, toys, and games convention.

(18 September – 19 September) 20 September – 21 September

Tokyo Game Show

Tokyo, Japan

Video game trade show open to the public for the final two days.

October 2014

(8) 9 October – 12 October

Brasil Game Show

Sao Paulo, Brazil

(Use the pull down in the top right to change to English, note that each page renders in Brazilian first and then changes to English.) Over 70,000 attendees at this video game convention that alternates annually between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Open to the public October 9-12.

? October – ? October

GCON

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Women only video game convention in Saudi Arabia.

November 2014

? – ?

Malaysian Games and Comics Convention

KDU University College, Damansara Jaya, Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur area)

Comic, Cosplay and Video Game Convention.

? November – ? November

MaGaCon

Kuala Lumpur, Malasia

Gaming convention featuring video games, LARPing, Cosplay and tabletop gaming (or as they list it, analog gaming).

December 2014

? December – ? December

Licence2Play

Singapore

Video game convention with over 150,000 attendees.

? December – ? December

HobbyCon

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

From their website: Hobbycon is an ACG (Art, Costume & Games) exhibition. It is a youth, culture & lifestyle event held every year at Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

? December – ? December

Comic Fiesta

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Comic Convention with some gaming. From their website: From stage games and computer games to our very own CF Side Quest (that debuted in CF 2010 to much acclaim), we have activities to keep you occupied and be delighted the entire day. Test your abilities and skills on a wide variety of interests (both electronic and on pen and paper), and have great fun at the same time!

2015

January 2015

February 2015

March 2015

? March

Nutacon

Bogata, Colombia

(Site in Spanish.) Game convention with board games, role playing games, collectable card games and miniatures games.

April 2015

? April – ? April

Upcon

University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

From their website: Upcon is an annual gaming convention organised by the GGC. We have animé screening and cosplay competitions, tradable card games, roleplaying modules, and wargaming. Upcon is also known for its variety of stalls.

May 2015

? May – ? May

C2Age

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Cosplay, Comics, Anime and Games Exhibition.

June 2015

July 2015