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The wait is finally over – MCM Comic Con, the ultimate celebration of pop culture, is making its highly anticipated return to the NEC Birmingham from Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd December! Mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable long weekend filled with thrilling experiences, exclusive panels, and the opportunity to meet your favourite stars.

Whether you are a curious first timer or a seasoned veteran of the convention scene, MCM Comic Con has something extraordinary in store for you.

The Lionesses hit the pitch in their first World Cup game against Haiti this morning, with England fans eager to witness their talent in action. Ever wondered how to develop the same skills as them – and the other women who are competing women? Asmodee has the answer! With these exciting game recommendations, channel the spirit of the Lionesses and hone football prowess right from the living room.

Fun88, the leading online gaming and betting platform, have announce the appointment of cricket legend Dale Steyn as its new Brand Ambassador on its 3rd anniversary. The collaboration marks a significant milestone for Fun88 as it continues to strengthen its presence in the sports and gaming industry.

Dale Steyn, one of the most iconic fast bowlers in the history of cricket, joins Fun88 as the face of the brand, embodying the values of excellence, skill, and sportsmanship that resonate with the platform's mission. Known for his fiery pace, unwavering dedication, and remarkable achievements, Dale Steyn perfectly represents the spirit of Fun88, which strives to deliver an unmatched gaming experience to its users.

Gaming revenues are expected to almost double by 2027 from 2021 in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, reaching USD 6 billion, according to DMCC's latest Future of Trade 2023 report titled 'Gaming in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA): Geared for growth'. A young and digital-savvy population, high levels of digital connectivity, and government support are driving the region's emergence as a consumer and creator hub. 

Gaming and esports are both fast growing consumer segments, benefiting from rapid advancements in technology as well as broader and more inclusive audiences.

Sandbox VR, the world’s #1 most advanced and much-celebrated virtual reality gaming destination has announced the opening date of its second UK site, in Birmingham’s Bullring and Grand Central Shopping Centre. The new Birmingham site, which will be the business largest venue globally will open to the public from 19th July, with bookings available from the 19th of June via the Sandbox site.