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MGC Belt Challenge

Stop by the Garcade to challenge for the MGC Title Belt! Made by the same people who have made belts for the WWE and NFL, the Midwest Gaming Classic Belt is an impressive piece of metal and leather that you can strap on and take your photo with for defeating your opponent in a game! […]

LAI Games

Arcade LegendYou may know LAI Games from iconic titles such as Stacker or Speed of Light, but for their debut at Midwest Gaming Classic they’re bringing something different… they will be doing live demos of their first consumer VR game, Arcade Legend! Stop by their booth to play the demo, snag an Arcade Legend T-shirt, […]

Mortal Kombat 30th Anniversary

Get Over Here! and celebrate 30 years of Mortal Kombat with many of the actors who portrayed the iconic characters in the series. Protect Earthrealm. Fight like Johnny Cage and hear the thunderous applause! No telling who might teleport into the festivities.

Divizio, Richard

Richard Divizio is best known for portraying Kano in Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat 3, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 and Mortal Kombat Trilogy. He also portrayed Quan Chi and Shang Tsung in Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero, Baraka in Mortal Kombat II, Kabal and Noob Saibot in Mortal Kombat 3 and provided some of the motion capture for Mortal Kombat 4.

Lewin, Kelsey

Kelsey Lewin is the co-director of The Video Game History Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to preserving, celebrating, and teaching video game history. She also co-owns the Seattle-based retro game store chain, Pink Gorilla Games.

Oxford, Nadia

A lifelong game-lover, Nadia Eisner Oxford learned how to warp in Super Mario Bros. long before she learned how to do long division. She’s worked in the games media since 2003, and she currently co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God RPG podcast. Incidentally, she still doesn’t know how to do long division.

Schmitt, Aaron

Aaron is the new Owner of Victory Glass Restoration parts. He has been a long time jukebox and arcade collector. Oversees all new products and operation of victory glass. Grew up around jukeboxes in the living room as his family has a history with operating and collecting Coinop machines.

Owens, Ed

Ed is general manager for Victory Glass restoration jukebox parts, oversees parts reproduction and overall operation.  Ed has been active in the coin op hobby for over 20 years restoring jukebox’s pinball and arcades. Active YouTube co-host of Pinball Mayhem.

Caruso, Norman

Norman Caruso is the creator of “The Gaming Historian”, a YouTube documentary series that explores the history of video games. Want to learn about the landmark lawsuits that changed the industry? Or why the Power Glove wasn’t “so bad” after all? The Gaming Historian has you covered. The show has more than 100 million views […]

Davis, Warren

Warren Davis, is an International Video Game Hall of Fame inductee. As a freshman at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, he discovered Pong, and later created his first game, a simulated gin rummy that was done via punch cards. After graduating, Davis landed his first programming job in 1982 at the arcade game company Gottlieb, where he helped […]