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EB Games Expo 2014 to take place in Sydney, Oct. 3-5, ticket sales begin April 24

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EB Games Expo 2014 will kick off in Sydney, Australia on Oct. 3-5 at the Sydney Olympic Park, the company announced today, confirming the attendance major publishers Activision, Electronic Arts, Nintendo, Sony, Ubisoft, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Microsoft.

This year's expo will see the addition of a new pavilion, expanding event's space to 35,000 sqm, which will hold demonstration sessions from U.K. television series Robot Wars. Sessions will feature Q&As, photo opportunities and allow visitors to "get up close" with the robots.

As well as giving attendees the opportunity to get hands-on with the latest releases from the publishers, the event will offer Tumbletown playground area, Family Zone Café, the Lovesac Handheld Lounge & Stage, Free Play City, Retro Central Park, The Arcade and the Console Business District (CBD). Players can play with the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in The NXT Gen Lab.

"Whether you're a gaming enthusiast or someone who just likes to play with your family, you'll be spoilt for choice over the weekend," EB Games National Brand, events and engagement manager Debra McGrath said in a prepared statement. "We've kept everyone's favourite events and live shows from last year and planning heaps of new exciting content that will make this year's EB Expo the biggest and best ever."

Expo tickets go on sale April 24 at 10 a.m. AEST. There are a number of ticket options on offer beginning at $39.95 for daylight or twilight general admission, to the $69 Gamer Day pass for multiple sessions in day, up to $199 for a single day Express Gamer Pass. The full pricing list and a detailed schedule of sessions are available on the official EB Games Expo website.