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Insomnia Dubai: Here's What to Expect at the Middle East's Biggest Gaming Festival

- Insomnia Dubai kicks off on Thursday, October 17 (doors open 2pm) and runs until Saturday, October 19 (doors open 11am) - A World Exclusive with 'FPS1' for every ticket holder to play - A superstar line-up of special guests awaits, including The Sidemen, Seapeekay, Jason Paige, Tommy Tallarico, and Fasoleyya - Insomnia Dubai will host the Middle East's biggest LAN party, with 14 Turn Up & Play Areas featuring gamers' favourite titles Insomnia Dubai, the biggest and most anticipated gaming festival in the Middle East, in partnership with Dubai-based events company, Global Event Management (GEM), is just days away! The all-out gaming spectacular will take place at Meydan Grandstand on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 17 to 19, with a jampacked line-up of gamers'...

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Mark Lloyd Of Dubai92 Catches Up With Organisers Of Insomnia, A Video Gaming Festival Heading to Dubai

Here we have James Magee, CEO of GEM Events (who are running the Insomnia Dubai Gaming Festival), as well as Head of Entertainment, Lucy Magee, speaking about all the amazing things happening at the gaming festival from 17-19 October at Meydan Grandstand on Dubai 92 with Mark Lloyd.  Take a listen to this podcast to learn all about what to expect at Dubai's biggest gaming festival!

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West End Worldwide to bring gaming to life at three-day Dubai festival

Official entertainment partner to light up Insomnia Dubai Gaming Festival! Stunt and stage performers will produce showstopping game re-enactments from Fortnite, Overwatch, Assassins Creed and PUBG at Insomnia Dubai, the Middle East’s biggest gaming festival next month. West End Worldwide has been appointed official entertainment partner for the three-day gaming event at Meydan Grandstand from October 17-19. The multi award-winning team of producers, technical designers and cast, who have produced over 50 West End productions, are set to light up the Insomnia main stage with an explosive array of daily performances. Entertainers will be descending on Dubai from all corners of the globe. The Skate Squad, a talented team of roller-skaters, ice-skaters, skateboarders and extreme stunt-bladers, will be flying in...

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Infinity Ward will turn on the minimap in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta today

Infinity Ward will turn on the minimap in the ongoing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta today as players continue to debate its absence from the game. The lack of a minimap has been perhaps the most contentious design decision Infinity Ward has made with its Modern Warfare soft reboot. Critics say its omission encourages camping, while its supporters say it promotes tactical play. Currently, you can trigger a minimap via the Personal Radar Killstreak (three kills). This summons an escort drone that enables the radar for the owner and pings nearby enemies. The UAV Killstreak (four kills) summons a UAV recon ship that enables a minimap for all allies and reveals enemy locations. But there's no minimap by default. In...

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YouTube superstars The Sidemen are coming to Dubai’s Insomnia Gaming Festival

Already looking forward to Dubai’s ultimate gaming festival this October? Well now there’s even more reason to get excited, as Insomnia Dubai has just revealed some big names coming to town. YouTube superstars The Sidemen have been revealed as the mystery celebrities coming to the Insomnia Gaming Festival, along with world-famous Minecraft player Seapeekaywho. Better yet, there’s even a chance to play games. Confirmed for all three days of the gaming fest (Thursday October 17 to Saturday 19), The Sidemen will be taking part in meet and greets, 1v1 video games, main stage appearances, after-party attendance, giving out prizes, and of course, posing for selfies with fans. The team of gamers and content creators have more than 5.9 million YouTube followers. Known for their funny...

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