Kenny James is best known for the voice of Bowser for Nintendo's Super Mario Bros franchise as well as Dry Bowser, Dark Bowser, and others.
Alex, also known as CND, creates a variety of videos for his YouTube channel "Alex CND". Starting when he was only 13 in 2011 his channel began by making lots of unboxing and collection videos. From then he's made rants, live streams and lots of travel vlogs. His vlogs focus on the experience of going to gaming events/conventions and the social aspect of the gaming community. Alex's most notable vlog series was when he became the symbolic "first person in the world" to purchase the Nintendo Switch when it launched in March 2017. He did so by waiting for an entire month prior to make sure he was the first in line at the Nintendo NY store in New York City. Yes, his Nintendo Switch tattoo is real.
William or DooM is a Nintendo Youtuber known for his comedy videos on various Nintendo games such as Breath of the Wild & Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. - Enjoys to play & collect both retro & modern video games.
Jake Randall has established himself as an expert in helping people purchase the PS5 and Xbox Series Consoles. Since their launch he has helped over 56,000 people buy one through his YouTube videos that provide tips for every retailer, and also his live streams that coach his viewers in real time whenever major retailers have restocks. His Twitter account also posts when these restocks go live and he was featured on
the Today Show for his ability to help people buy these elusive consoles. Jake has cystic fibrosis and is an advocate for CF patients in addition to his streaming career.
John Riggs has a knack for nostalgia with everything from classic breakfast cereal of our Saturday mornings to video games and all points in between. His YouTube channel shows his love for classic games, especially NES, ranking them by publisher or covering the best, worst, most obscure and underrated games for all consoles. He's a frequent guest on the Metal Jesus Rocks channel, has been known to hack NES games and tries to bring non-working games to life with 'open cart surgery'.
Ed Annunziata is an American video game designer and producer.
Originally a 6502 programmer Ed has been making games since the 80s.
Here is his list of titles.
Pyramid Run (Atari 800)
Ant-Farm (Apple II)
Abrams Battle Tank (Sega Genesis)
688 Attack Sub (Genesis)
Warriors of the Eternal Sun (Genesis)
Spider-Man vs. Kingpin (Genesis)
Xmen2: Clone Wars (Genesis)
Ecco the Dolphin (Genesis)
Tides of Time (Genesis)
Ecco Jr. (Genesis)
Chakan the Forever Man (Genesis)
Three Dirty Dwarves (Saturn)
Mr. Bones (Saturn)
Tiny Tank (PS1)
Mort the Chicken (PS1)
SmallBall Baseball (PC)
Mile High Pinball (Nokia Ngage)
Mr. Pencil (Leapfrog Leapster)
Super Smash Ball (iPad)
The Eclectibles (iPad)
Space War Arena (Nintendo Switch)
8-Bit Eric started playing video games at the age of four when his older brother bought a Sega Master System. From there he was instantly hooked on playing with anything he could get his hands on. Shortly after, his life was forever changed when he received his own NES for Christmas and the rest is history. In 2010, he created a video game review show called The 8-bit Eric Show on YouTube. Since then, he decided to start collecting video games again and became friends with many other gamers in the YouTube community.
Retro Rick is always on the hunt for all things 80s & 90s nostalgia! From the movies, toys and games he’s dedicated his channel to the simpler times of the past. His channel primarily focuses on live game/toy hunting at flea markets, thrift store and garage sales taking the viewer along on the journey! Retro Rick has been creating videos on YouTube for 2 years now and releases videos every Monday & Thursday.
Generation Gap Gaming
Generation Gap Gaming is a retro gaming YouTube channel created by Tyler to share his love for gaming with his children Blake and Emma. You may have even watched an episode of G3's "Secrets Revealed" series about some of your favorite retro games too. G3 is so happy to be coming back to SEGE and looks forward to hanging out and meeting you.
Chris is the writer and editor of the “Declassified” series as well as numerous dry-witted, nostalgia-packed retrospectives about the golden age of gaming. With a bachelors in History and an MA signed by then governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chris combines his passion for games and history to craft documentaries about the most popular games of the past! If you see him at the show (and he’s 6’4” so you will) be sure to say “Hello”. He’d love to meet you!
I’m a video game reseller from Lexington KY, and I’ve been making YouTube videos about learning the resale business for over a year. My favorite pastimes are playing ultimate frisbee, watching Winnie the Pooh, and investing for retirement, and my favorite games are Breath of the Wild and Mario Odyssey because I’m a normie and a fake gamer.
Adam Cornelius is a filmmaker whose credits include the feature documentaries "Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters" and "The Palindromists". He also is also an organizer and founder of the Classic Tetris World Championship, which will be holding it's 12th annual tournament this year starting in September. His dream is to make the transition into fiction filmmaking as well as see Tetris become an Olympic sport. Adam is also an avid retro gamer with his all-time favorites being Robotron, NES Tetris, Metroid, Doom 2, Ultima Underworld, Half-life 2, Katamari Damacy, and most recently Hollow Knight.
Pixel Game Squad
Aaron has been in the video game collecting scene for years. He started back on youtube in 2014 and has been apart of 3 channels all revolving around the world of retro gaming and it’s importance. Aaron saw great success in a show called TheNESPursuit and has recently brought the show back to great reception from the retro gaming community. He runs a channel called Pixel Game Squad where he can now upload quality content every few days while keeping the passion for retro alive.
aGameScout has been covering the Professional NES Tetris scene on his YouTube channel since 2018. His videos talk about his experience at the annual Classic Tetris World Championships and the latest strategies that players are using to stay at the top of their game, along with guides on all the necessary gear to play NES Tetris and how to participate in competitive tetris events.
Shady Jay Show
Jay Hunter is one half of The Game Chasers, a Goonie, and a terrible cook. On YouTube, "The Game Chasers" Billy and Jay travel the country looking for pieces of their childhood in retro video games and vintage toys. On Jay's personal channel, "The Shady Jay Show" you can see a middle aged man talk about toys, video games, movies, and lots of other nerd stuff.
The Gaming Shelf
Taylor has been playing games his entire life and his passion for Japanese Role-Playing Games began with Final Fantasy VII in 1997. Since then he's had roles on both sides of the industry from journalist to developer. Now his focus is on sharing his passion for JRPGs with the world through his YouTube channel, The Gaming Shelf.
Jeff is the co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Premium Edition Games bringing all the amazing items you see to life! He is also the CEO and author at Hagen’s Alley Books where he has written and published over a dozen books himself and for other passionate authors all over the world. He has been featured in multiple video game documentaries including The Bits of Yesterday and Video Game Box Art and was partially responsible for the “Boom Tetris for Jeff” craze doing commentary for the Tetris World Championships in 2016.
As child of the 80's, Gary Katzer from RoXolid Productions has always had a love of video games and producing content. Haven been both a contributing author for two different magazines and a talk radio co-host in the early 2000s, Gary launched his first forray into YouTube in November 2007 for his then-employeer, Horizon Hobby. Feeling at home in this new platform, his RC-related videos were seen by millions. In 2017, Gary launched RoXolid Productions, focusing on Consumer Electronics, along with Modern and Retro Video Games. His philosophy is to help demystify technology for the masses in a fun and educational way. With several hundred videos posted to the channel there's something for everyone, from reviews to tutorials, console mods and livestreams.
Gaming Off The Grid
"This channel was founded on Robert and Wes’s love for co-op gaming. Literally, the idea for this channel was born with a cold beer in one hand and a light gun in the other. Gaming Off the Grid focuses on gaming together with friends, offline. This new channel offers high quality weekly content that covers a wide array of gaming topics and reviews a new beer in every upload. From the retro gaming to the modern gaming scene, this channel has you covered. This tag team brings their high energy and passion to every episode. So, sit back, relax, pour yourself a beer if you care to and welcome to Gaming Off the Grid."
Avera and her family have been cosplaying for about 5 years, they focus on foam armor crafting and prop making. Avera loves horribly uncomfortable foam builds, and believes sitting down is for the weak. Most of their work is related to video games, Disney or nostalgic cartoons. They love taking characters and mashing them up with other characters or fandoms. Avera has been competing in cosplay for 3 years and competes at the master level. She has been a finalist in armor at Blizzcon Online as well as Ultimate Online Cosplay Competition, and GamesCom. Her work was also recognized with best in category Dragon Con, SuperCon, and Megacon. Her goal is to continue to grow in the craft and her skills. Everyone starts somewhere and no one is where they want to be yet. The journey is the fun part!
Growing Up 8Bit
Hey guys my name is Ian. I created Growing Up 8Bit two year ago to share my love and passion of video games with the world. Streaming and collecting video games is what I love to do. Being on Facebook has allowed me share that love with the world. So join me as we play...and sometimes struggle with all the games that made Growing Up 8Bit great!
Mr. Wright Way
Mr. Wright Way is a Retired United State Navy Veteran who has always had a passion for video games, toys and photography. Mr. Wright Way has also photographed for Pro wresting companies like WWE, AEW ,NJPW and more. You can catch his weekly videos as he shows you collection videos , game hunting and how to get deals, The Wright Way.
Russ Lyman, you may ask him, "What he’s doing?" from his catchy intro songs to his videos, but one thing is for certain, Russ is always having fun with whatever it is he is doing. Russ provides a variety of content on his channel with his Goodwill hunting series, product reviews and He loves to dive into some DIY projects which include custom video game controllers, consoles, figure makeovers, or even working on his fully custom Mario Kart car. Thats right his everyday car is a 2005 Scion xA with a Mario Kart theme, including a Blue Winged Spike shell that sits as a cargo carrier on top of his car, scaring a few drivers who happen to catch Russ in their rearview mirror
NES ADDICT was born the day Jay Crouch realized he never beat Batman on the Nintendo when he had it as kid. After hunting down a copy of the game and an NES, he finally put those demons to rest and in doing so fell in love with retro gaming. Searching out youtube as a source for information on other Nintendo games, he realized there was a whole scene revolving around his new found passion. On October 10, 2015 Jay uploaded his first video to the NES ADDICT channel wanting to share his love for the retro video games after being influenced by his favorite channels such channels and Retro Liberty, Michael B The Game Genie, Iretrogamer, and NESComplex. Jay's new found passion is showcasing old Nintendo merchandise licensed in the 8 bit era on his Nintendo Oddities series.
Jluv is a retro and modern gamer, collector, content creator and casual streamer. A huge fan of Nintendo since 1985 but also enjoys Sega, Playstation and Xbox consoles. She has been in numerous collaborations with other youtubers, shows pickup and unboxing videos, discussions, reviews, conventions, Nintendo NY and loves bubble wrap. She has a slapstastic personality and always promotes positivity!
Gamer Ahmer has a passion for retro and modern gaming which is shown throughout her YouTube Channel. Having a massive collection of Videogames, Gaming Kiosks, Authentic Store Displays, Standees, Action Figures, and Vintage Toys, she shares her “Tips and Tricks” on her channel and takes everyone along on her “Collecting Journey” while finding deals and preserving the history of these items. She has always had a love for these items growing up in the 90’s and strives to relive her childhood memories and give everyone that nostalgic feeling.
Save The Machine
Save The Machine is a registered nonprofit organization that makes past and present technology available to all. Our primary goal is to provide a space and opportunity for anyone interested in experiencing vintage technology hands-on. Additionally, we process out-of-warranty computers and parts that will be donated to local beneficiaries that don’t have access to technology while recycling anything that can’t be re-used or re-purposed in the process. Brandon (left) hosts our YouTube channel where he, Derek (center), and Ben (right) showcase items from our collection, provide educational videos on vintage technology, and demonstrate repair and restoration methods used to maintain our displays. For more information on Save the Machine please check out the website (http://www.savethemachine.org), like the Save the Machine Facebook page, or find us on YouTube!
Filmmaker turned YouTube Retro Gamer, Andy “Pacman” Case focuses on collecting advice and making retro gaming sexy again! Taking his brand of comedy and off-the-wall antics to create fun and entertaining videos around our love of gaming. When he is not “YouTubing or podcasting on his “Reel Awkward” nostalgia podcast, you can find him digging through the bins at your local thrift store. When you see him at the convention, say “What is good My PacRat!”
Cristal known as Zap is a host of a Web Video Series in Gaming & 90s Nostalgia at ZapCristal/YouTube. Was raised in a family of gamers and has always had a passion for gaming in general. Her first introduction into retro was Ms. Pac-Man for the NES and has carried on ever since.
Matt AKA RetroWolf88 is a game collector and has a small but high quality YouTube channel centered around his interests in gaming and collecting. He has a complete North American Black Label GameCube game collection and many of his videos center around GameCube games. Matt is also heavily into film making and videography and spent 4 days on the set of the Game Chasers movie assisting the cast and crew.
Do You Nerd
Do You Nerd is a YouTube channel from a husband and wife duo that shares their passion for all the things they love. This can be anything from retro to modern video games, comic books, tabletop gaming, movies, and television, to toys including action figures, Hot Wheels, Funko Pops, plushies, and more. Tom & Laci also do event coverage from conventions to Renaissance Festivals, taking the time to show off the floor or grounds and speak with vendors and entertainers when possible. This family-friendly positive couple embraces their content-creating community through collabs and encourages their “Nerdlings” to collect whatever they enjoy. If we like it, we nerd it!
8-bit Steve is Speedrunner and High Score enthusiast with over 50 video game world records. Steve also has a new type of strategy guide series called "The Easy Way". The books tackle the hardest NES games and teach you how to beat them in the easiest way possible. Steve currently has books on Friday the 13th, Festers Quest, and Mike Tysons Punch-out!!, with many more on the way!
Cheap Finds Gold Mines
We are a young couple who actually met through playing video games. We have been full time video game resellers for about 2 years now. We took a dive into YouTube about 9 months ago and haven't looked back! We love anything from NES to Call or Duty. We enjoy hunting for video games at yard sales and Pawn shops. We have recently started a factory sealed video game collection and can't wait to expand it. Korbin has also been an Infantryman in the ARMY for 6 years now.
Born in the 80s and raised in the 90s, Bobby Canipe not only LOVES nostalgia, he lives it. From video games to retro films to classic toys and clothing, Bobby digs deep into not just the collecting of nostalgia but the history of it as well. Living by his personal motto of “Live Life”, he believes in doing everything you’ve ever dreamed of doing. From running a YouTube channel, live streaming, working with various podcasts, buying/selling retro items, and even doing weekly color commentary for X-Calibur Championship Wrestling. Bobby lives in his own universe, Universe Retro!
Your Friendly Neighborhood Superheroes
Your Friendly Neighborhood Superheroes is a group of costumed superheroes with the mission of spreading hope and happiness in their local communities. Their goal is to save the world one smile at a time! They are available for fundraisers, corporate events, community events, hospital visits and birthdays.
Shawn AKA Retro Reminiscence is a retro video game and toy collecting channel on YouTube. Its all based on personal memories that he had growing up with video games, movies, toys, WWF wrestling, and anything else from the 80s, and 90s that is pop culture related. His YouTube channel is only a little over a year old, but he is growing his audience organically by releasing nostalgia filled videos every Sunday. He has been a video game, and toy collector for over 15 years. His channel centers on pick ups, reviews, and anything else that he has a nostalgic memory for he will make a video about it. This is his first time attending SEGE so make sure to come up and say hi and share some of your personal game or toy memories with him. If you are reading this don't forget to "Keep on Reminiscing Baby" 🤘
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