2021 Game Nights!

A New Gaming & Music Festival

July 2 & 3, 2021 • Brookfield Sheraton

Game Nights is a new gaming and music party from the creators of the Midwest Gaming Classic. With two nights of wild entertainment and a game room that never closes, Game Nights is a party designed for adults that love gaming and want to celebrate it with friends.

 

Movies & Trivia during the day
 
Tabletop gaming
 
Concerts & Dance Parties at night
 
Original tournament games
 
A massive game room that never closes including Arcade Video, Console, and Pinball
 
Hotel rooms available
 
Food available on-site
 

 

 

MUSIC PERFORMANCES

 
Freedom Williams of C+C Music Factory

Freedom Williams of C+C Music Factory

Freedom Williams of C+C Music Factory

Freedom Williams of C+C Music Factory

Wait, like the music group? The one that made us move and groove and everybody dance now?!

Yes. Nuff’ Said. No? OK, they’re known for songs like “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)“, “Here We Go (Let’s Rock & Roll)“, “Things That Make You Go Hmmm…“, “Just a Touch of Love“, and “Keep It Comin'”.

Kung Lao and the Scorpions

Kung Lao and the Scorpions

Kung Lao and the Scorpions

Kung Lao and the Scorpions

Watch what the actor behind Kung Lao, Anthony Marquez, does when he isn’t ripping out spines and defending the Earthrealm, it turns out he’s the frontman of his own band – Kung Lao and the Scorpions! Mixing Bruce Lee with Jon Bon Jovi, this is going to be an TOASTY show you don’t want to miss!

Lords of the Trident

Lords of the Trident

Lords of the Trident

Lords of the Trident

With METAL so pure that only diamonds can scratch it (and even the diamonds get hurt and run away!), Lords of the Trident is here to melt your face with the most incredible metal mix of battle and bloodshed! Seriously, these guys are awesome, and you should check them out at the most metal website on Earth and join them as they make Friday night at Game Nights the most metal night EVAR!

Mechanical Life Vein

Mechanical Life Vein

Mechanical Life Vein

Mechanical Life Vein

This experimental video game rock group performs classic NES-era soundtracks alongside LIVE video game playing! At the mercy of their player will be playing the 1986 NES game Metroid, the band provides the soundtrack and effects like a malfunctioning NTSC 60hz sound chip! This is a performance you don’t want to miss!

GAMES TO PLAY

 

$5* MTG Drafts

$5* MTG Drafts

$5* MTG Drafts

Draft the some of the recent, awesome Magic: The Gathering sets for JUST $5 if you’re a whole session ticket holder, or just $10 if you’re a single session holder! For your money, you’ll get three packs (generally, $12!) to create a 40 card deck with, and then face off against friends and foes alike to prove you’re the best mage around! Both Kaldheim and Zendikar Rising will be available for purchase and play!

Arcade Alley

Arcade Alley

Get together and challenge each other on some of the most fun arcade multiplayer games ever devised! With any luck, this will be the first chance for you to check out our brand new MGC Arcade Game Library!

Board Game Library

Board Game Library

Board Game Library

We’re breaking out over 100 great tabletop games that you can borrow and play, including some classics, and some that are a bit NSFMGC, if you catch what we mean! Bring your sense of humor and bust out a game!

Multiplayer Console Bash

Multiplayer Console Bash

We’re busting out some of the best 4 (or more!) player games ever created on systems like the N64, GameCube, Dreamcast, 2600, SNES and Playstation! Come and challenge or cooperate with friends new and old to see how you do!

Pinball Power Pack

Pinball Power Pack

Pinball Power Pack

The MGC has been collecting an epic set of pinball machines to share! We’re planning to bring the games you don’t see often, as many of these had production runs of under 1000 games! Our line up is anticipated to include Full Throttle (2015), 3 Coins (1962), Viper Night Drivin’ (1998), Big Buck Hunter (2009), Speedway (1948), Rob Zombie (2016), Orbitor 1 (1982), Alvin G Soccer Ball (1991), WWF Royal Rumble (1994), Rollergames (1990), Spanish Eyes (1971), Solar City (1977), Caribbean Cruise (1989), the Mandalorian (2021) and of course, the game that features C+C Music Factory, Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)!

Pop-A-Shot

Pop-A-Shot

Pop-A-Shot

Pops shoots and scores… it’s like a grammar book but in game form! You pop, lock, and drop it in the hoop. It’s like a dance but it’s really just sportsball!

Skee Ball

Skee Ball

Skee Ball

Instructions 1. Firmly cup the ball in your hand. 2. Thrust the ball toward the hole. 3. Score!

The Mandalorian Pinball

The Mandalorian Pinball

The Mandalorian Pinball

You’ve seen the show, now play the pin! This is the way! >Seriously, who doesn’t want to be a galactic bounty hunter in any way, shape or form. Well, here’s a brand new way to do just that. Stern hit hyperspace and is planning to have a Premium preview to the show via Kingpin Games. Be ahead of the pack and claim your bounty hunting accolades by being one of the first to play this brand new pinball based on the wildly successful Mandalorian show on Disney+.

 

TOURNAMENTS

 

Game Nights guests will face off with some of the most fun and silly tournaments ever devised. CLICK HERE for the full schedule.