WiFi WARS HITS THE CONVENTION CIRCUIT THIS SUMMER!!!

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WiFi Wars WiFi Wars is a live interactive comedy game show which is hitting the road this summer. By logging into a preconfigured network at the venue with a smartphone or a tablet (making sure you have plenty of battery first!) audiences will be able to take part in a range of games, quizzes, and challenges to win the show, plus prizes, many-many prizes.





The technology used in WiFi Wars was originally created by the boys behind the game show, Go 8-Bit, Steve McNeil and Rob Sedgebeer, and will feature in the new TV adaptation too.

Last year, WiFi Wars made its debut as part of the Royal Institution’s 2015 Summer Programme after Steve and Rob’s appearance on their 2014 BBC Christmas Lectures. Since then, the technology has been re-developed, improved, and updated to create a show full of interactive fun, button bashing, hilarious trash-talking, and competitive frenzy. From a version of one of the earliest arcade games, Pong, right on up to the latest virtual reality technology, this is a show for nerds and norms alike.

London Udderbelly
As some of us know, Steve is no stranger to the gaming world, having presented Challenge TV’s Videogame Nation, Ginx TV’s Console Yourself as well as Minecraft: Digging Deeper,  whilst this autumn he'll be a team captain on Dave TV's Go 8-Bit. Steve and Rob have also hosted their own stage at Eurogamer’s EGX, welcoming over 80,000 people to the event over its four-day run at Earls’ Court.

So whether you’re a joystick veteran, Angry Birds addict, or a complete noob, this retro gaming experience is an inclusive, highly addictive group activity, proving that anyone can be a gamer.

The tour kicks off with a show at London Udderbelly on the 1st of July, 2016, and will have a limited Edinburgh Festival Fringe run of four dates at the Pleasance DomeBut don't worry if you won't be able to catch any of those dates! Steve and Rob will be announcing more across the UK very-very soon! On a side note, you might also like to know that the show will be featured in a new BBC Radio 4 documentary about video gaming, entitled, While My Guitar Gently Bleeps.

Tickets for WIFI WARS are available at venue box offices and through ticketmaster with more dates to be announced soon. For a full list of tour dates please check wifiwars.co.uk.




WIFI WARS: UK TOUR 2016
(More dates to be announced soon)

DATE
VENUE
BOX OFFICE
JULY 2016
Friday 1st July
London Udderbelly
0844 545 8282
www.underbelly.co.uk
Saturday 2nd July
Milton Keynes Comedy Festival
07790864217
Wednesday 6th July
Chipping Norton Theatre
01608 642350
www.chippingnortontheatre.co.uk
Thursday 7th July
Exeter Phoenix
01392 667080
Friday 8th July
Gloucester Guildhall
01452 503050
Saturday 9th July
Coventry Warwick Arts Centre
024 7652 4524
Sunday 10th July
Wolverhampton Civic Slade Room
0870 320 7000
Thursday 14th July
Colchester Arts Centre
01206 500900
Friday 15th July
Oxford Glee
0121 693 2248
Saturday 16th July
York Great Yorkshire Fringe
01904 500600
Sunday 17th July
Nottingham Glee
0121 693 2248
Friday 22nd July
London Royal Institution
020 7409 2992
Sunday 24th July
Cheshire, Blue Dot Festival

Saturday 30th July
Bedford Fringe
01234 362337
AUGUST 2016
Friday 12th, Saturday 13th, Friday 19th & Saturday 20th August
Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh Festival Fringe
0131 226 0000




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