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11/5-7 2021; Fri 6p-12a, Sat 10a-8p, Sun 10a-5p

November 5 - 7, 2021 • Friday: 6p-12a, Saturday: 10a-8p, Sunday: 10a-5p


4/29-5/1/22; Fri 6p-12a, Sat 10a-8p, Sun 10a-5p

April 29 - May 1, 2022 • Fri: 6p-12a, Saturday: 10a-8p, Sunday: 10a-5p

Arcade Auction

Old School Gamer Auctions will hold a “Select” Arcade Auction at the Midwest Gaming Classic starting at 1 PM Sunday, Nov 7. Items in the Auction will be on display including for test and play during regular show hours Friday, Saturday and Sunday before the auction begins. This “Select Arcade Auction” will feature fully working […]

Bumblebash Finals

It’s time to find out who is the best at Killer Queen! The final Bumblebash showdown takes place on stage where the remaining teams duke it out to see who will win. Be there!

Bumblebash Stage

BumbleBear – The makers of the incredible arcade game Killer Queen – bring their wildly popular BumbleBash to the Midwest Gaming Classic! Competitors (who signed up in advance) take part in fierce competition to determine who can keep their queen alive! A more detailed schedule will be coming in the future!

Niemeyer, Paul E.

Paul’s artwork appears on dozens of games including TRON, Tapper, Satan’s Hollow, Spy Hunter, Wacko, Super PacMan, PacMan Plus, Professor PacMan, Demolition Man Pinball, and perhaps most notably, the Mortal Kombat logo! Paul then worked on movie licenses like Jurassic Park 2, Men in Black, Star Trek 5, Star Wars Phantom Menace, Pirates of the […]

Anthony, Rob

Rob started working at a local arcade at age 13 and immediately took to the service aspect of the games. After running an amusement route, and taking technical trainings from Williams, Bally, NSM, Atari, and Rowe he developed extensive board repair experience and can troubleshoot and repair most any issue. He travels all over the […]

Marquez, Anthony

Anthony Marquez is an American actor and martial artist. He is best known as Kung Lao in the Mortal Kombat video game series


It’s the ULTIMATE martial arts exhibition! The REAL martial arts skills of Mortal Kombat actors Daniel Pesina and Dr Phillip Ahn are being combined with local taekwondo studio Wings Academy for an unforgettable exhibition! Immediately following, you can break a board to TEST YOUR MIGHT with these martial arts legends!

Collector Arcade Machines

Whether you’re looking for ultra rare games (like this Sega version of Asteroids in a Sundance cabinet from collector Josh Neels!) or common ones, the MGC arcade will host more than 100 arcade and pinball machines from collectors! Got a game to bring? Click below to find out how, and find out about the great […]

Industry Professional Meet & Greet

The gaming trade has a lot of fascinating professionals to meet! Please note – ALL Meet and Greets are included in your admission price, however capacity is limited. For sessions with high demand, we will issue line tickets on a first-come, first-serve basis at the beginning of the signing. Those who step out of line […]