Insomnia Gaming Festival | A Celebration Of Gaming


The BIGGEST games, the BIGGEST brands! The Insomnia Gaming Expo is back and bigger than ever. Get your hands on the latest game releases, try out the newest PC and console gaming tech and enjoy plenty of attractions to keep you entertained all weekend long!

Please note: this page contains photography from previous Insomnia Gaming Festival events and may not be representative of partner activity at the current upcoming event.

Our friends at Intel® are headed to #i69 and bringing with them the latest in PC gaming tech! Check out rigs with the latest 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, Intel® NUCs and even get a glimpse of their upcoming Intel® Arc™ graphics cards. This incredible tech will power mini-tournaments, fastest lap competitions, the hottest games, and much, much more!

About Intel® Arc™

A New Player Has Entered the Game. Unleash your imagination with new Intel® Arc™ graphics solutions: hardware, software, and services. All built to enable premium gaming, creating, and streaming experiences.

About 12th Gen Intel® Core™

A generation like no other before it. With an unprecedented new performance hybrid architecture, 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors offer a unique combination of Performance and Efficient-cores (P-core and E-core) for real-world performance, intuitively scaled to match whatever you’re doing.

About Intel® NUCs

Meet the mighty, tiny mini PC built by Intel®. Get your Intel® NUC exactly the way that you need it. Choose from ready-to-run Intel® NUC mini PCs, barebones Intel® NUC Kits for building your own, and Intel® NUC Elements and Boards for custom applications.

Focusing on the best performance hardware at competitive prices, Overclockers UK is famous throughout the enthusiast PC community. The Overclockers UK Forums are one the most popular of its type in the UK, featuring a blend of computer and lifestyle discussion topics. Although the UK has been our focus market, we are pleased to have customers and fans in many countries around the world.

Gaming headsets engineered by EPOS for home gamers to professional esport usage. With world-leading noise cancelling microphones, unparalleled comfort and innovations in audio engineering, EPOS offers the best gaming experience there is.

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EPOS is audio engineered for the ultimate gaming experience and made for the gamer that demands excellence.

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Keep a lookout for this banner to let you know the zones that are enhanced by these superb EPOS headsets!


Sneak is a low-calorie, sugar-free energy formula, with caffeine, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and electrolytes. Available in powdered form or ready-to-drink cans, both options offer a powerful, sustained energy boost that keeps you alert, focused and hydrated. 

Returning to Insomnia Gaming Festival; HADO is a 3v3 augmented reality battler, pitting you against your friends in high octane technological showdowns!

Hiroshi Fukuda, founder and CEO of meleap Inc., dreamed of throwing hadoken like in comics and on TV. This passion burned inside until HADO was realized as a sport in 2014. Today, players can strap on head-mounted displays and armband sensors to wield energy balls and shields on a real-world court as if by magic.

Lime Pro Gaming returns for #i69 this summer. Get more out of your games with the UK’s leading supplier of high-performance gaming accessories for serious gamers. Whether you’re looking for Playstation headsets, Xbox controllers or pro gaming chairs, you’ll find what you’re looking for in our Aladdin’s cave of gaming goodness!

Keep cool and on the go with Gfuel slushies! 

Challenge the RAF Esports at the #i69 expo in various esports titles to see if you have what it takes to beat the best! Try out awesome peripherals from Thrustmaster as well as the latest in PC gaming tech from Reign by Novatech


Heading back to Insomnia, Endpoint will be facing off against the community and giving away amazing prizes as part of the Insomnia expo!

Endpoint CeX are a UK based esports organisation striving to strengthen the UK’s position in the global scene. In a short space of time they have established themselves as one of the top esports organisations in the UK while being the most decorated UK Counter Strike: Global Offensive organisation ever.

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Modded Java Section
A selection of custom modpacks on server. These range form magic, tech and other fun modpacks

Minigame Section
This section will have a number of Minigames such as build battle, bridge and murder mystery.

Bedrock section
2 Bedrock server with custom made add-ons that completely re create the bedrock game with magic, weapons, Minigames and more.


Tournament 1
King of the hill – Be the first to the top of the mountain. This mountain is not only hard to climb, but with an enemy player trying to make his way up it will take some serious PVP and tactical skills to get to the top and win!
Prize= £50

Tournament 2
Parkour Madness – The game is simple, first to the other end wins! The course how ever has some tricks up its sleeve so make sure to watch where you jump as it might just be the loosing move!
Prize= £50

Tournament 3
Gold Digger – You have 2 areas to excavate, both players have their own plots and have to use their pickaxes to find the gold. First to find the gold and bring it back to their base wins!
Prize= £50


Tournament 1
The Range – The players take turns shooting the target with bows and arrows. The player with the highest score after 10 rounds is the winner of this contest. 
Prize= £50

Tournament 2
Parkour Pro – The game is simple, first to the other end wins! The course however has some tricks up its sleeve so make sure to watch where you jump as it might just be the losing move!
Prize= £50

Tournament 3
Gladiators – Select your weapons from arsenal and get ready to battle. This is a simple PVP tournament where the last man standing wins.
Prize= £50


Tournament 1
The Races – Pick your horse and get ready to race! This course will test your riding skills and the best rider will take the prize. Beware of the hurdles!
Prize= £50

Tournament 2
Survive the Night – Both players have to survive waves of hostile mobs. This will test out your survival skills with little food and not many weapons to use. Survive longer than your opponent to win!
Prize= £50

Tournament 3
The Fly Through – In this competition you will need some op flying skills. Complete the course first with your Elytra to win! This won’t be easy!
Prize= £50

Check out your favourite streamers live from the Insomnia Gaming Festival show floor! 


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Gotta go fast! The Speedrunning Zone returns to Insomnia Gaming Festival! After a hugely successful i68, speedrunning some awesome classic games, UKSM will be returning to Insomnia to get some games done quick, live-stream their shenanigans and raise money for Special Effect!

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