Insomnia66 | The UK's Biggest Gaming Festival


Head over to our interactive zones at Insomnia to play some amazing games, take part in tournaments, competitions, experience the latest VR has to offer and even relive some nostalgic memories (or laugh at how the old people used to live). In our Indie, Retro, VR & Tabletop zones you can do all of this and more with enough great content to keep you entertained all weekend long!


If you’re looking to play the latest games and support amazing Indie developers while you’re there then head over to the Indie Zone at Insomnia! We can guarantee you will be greeted by a wide selection of games; action adventures, sidescrollers, fighting games, racers, whatever takes your fancy, there’s something for everyone! While your having fun, have a chat to the people who make the games. Give your feedback and it could make it’s way into the final game!


The latest virtual reality experiences are waiting for you to give them a try at Insomnia! Play the best games that everyone is talking about like Beat Saber, Superhot VR and many more, all played on the latest virtual reality tech to make sure you get the more immersive experience possible. We’re always adding new games and hardware so keep an eye out on the lead up to Insomnia to see what you can be playing!


Do you have fond memories of Billy Mitchell’s Donkey Kong high score? Did your thumbs fall off as a child playing Contra? Was NBA your Jam? Or maybe you haven’t got a clue what we’re talking about and would love to know more.

Insomnia66’s Retro Zone is the place to relive your childhood memories (or find out what your dad means by ‘Space Invader Champion’). If you can vaguely remember it, it’s almost guaranteed to be part of our Retro Zone, and all free to play. Past games on display have included F-Zero, Donkey Kong, Taiko: Drum Master, PaRappa the Rapper, Excitebike, Frogger, Bubble Bobble, Double Dragon, Out Run, CastleVania, and much more. So many more, that if we listed them all here we’d double our web hosting bill!

Want to take part of gaming history home with you? We’ve got you covered there, with a fantastic range of retail available. If you’re itching to start a collection, or pick up the gold Ocarina of Time that completes it, be sure to stop by the Insomnia66 Retro Zone and see what’s on offer.

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Sometimes you just want to sit down and chill out, at the Tabletop Zone you can do exactly that and play some board/card games with your friends! Whether you’re a Yu-Gi-Oh master duelist or a Magic: The Gathering noob, looking to hoodwink your friends in One Night Ultimate Werewolf or just relax with some Catan, the Tabletop Zone has all the space and games to get a great session going.

All the games on display for you to play are also available to buy and take home with you. So if you’re not ready for the fun to end then speak to the amazing people on the stand to find out how you can take a slice of the Tabletop Zone home with you.

If you’re looking to get a little more competitive then stay tuned for some board game tournaments and competitions that will be available to participate in only at Insomnia Gaming Festival!

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