Rockford’s first ever video game convention coming this fall

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MACHESNEY PARK, ILL. (WTVO) — The Gaming Outsider is bringing the Rock River Valley Video Game Convention to the Rockford area for the first time.

“R2V2” will have 17 vendor tables selling video games from every console. There will also be several rare consoles and games guests can play as well as virtual reality headsets and arcade cabinets.

R2V2 is intended to be a celebration of video games for avid games to come together with like-minded individuals to share in their love for the hobby.

R2V2 will be at Cataclysm Games and Collectibles at 8289 Burden Road in Machesney Park on Saturday September 21.

Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for children under 12. You can get more information here.

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