George Newbern is an American actor and voice actor, best known for his roles as Charlie in ABC show Scandal and Bryan MacKenzie in Father of the Bride (1991) and its sequel Father of the Bride Part II as well as Danny (The Yeti) in Friends and his recurring role as Julia's son Payne in Designing Women. He is also known for providing the voices of Superman in many pieces of DC Comics media (most notably the Justice League and Justice League Unlimited animated series and the Injustice video game series), and Sephiroth in the Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts series.
Quinton Flynn is an American voice actor and comedian who has provided voices for a variety of characters in both video games and animation. Quinton is best known for voicing video game characters including Axel/Lea from the Kingdom Hearts franchise, Raiden from the Metal Gear franchise, Reno in Final Fantasy VII Crisis Core & Advent Children, and Silver the Hedgehog from the Sonic series. He has also voiced characters in popular anime and cartoons such as Iruka Sensei from Naruto, Kon from Bleach, Sheldon from My Life As a Teenage Robot, Timon from Timon & Pumbaa the Animated Series, and Jonny Quest from The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest.
It's a Canadian take over! These crazy canucks are a Youtube duo from the east coast. A mix of retro and modern, they love all things gaming. A completely custom built game room is where you can find them most weekend playing couch co-op and sharing a cold drink with friends. If you like fun and games and lots of laughs, you've found the right folks!
Scottsquatch started making gaming content on YouTube over a decade ago, which included the shows Video Game Sellers and Garage Sale Game Finds. He's now back on YouTube with a brand new show called Retro Hunting Showdown! His channel also features videos about his travels while working for the rock band Korn, as well as his love of all things Halloween.
Vux has been making video game related content for the last decade and has amassed over 8 million youtube subscribers along the way. Between his 1 billion viewed youtube channel "VuxVux" or his livestreams as "Vuxxy", it's almost certain someone in your household has watched one of his videos at some point. He's also a passionate retro gamer and has started a new channel VuxRETRO where he covers the topic.
Retro Rick has been creating videos on YouTube for 4 years now! He is always on the hunt for all things 80s & 90s nostalgia! Taking the viewer along on the journey, he finds EVERYTHING from movies, toys, and games. His channel primarily focuses on live game/toy hunting at flea markets, thrift stores, and garage sales. Meet this thrifty gamer at this year’s SEGE! (Appearance Sponsored By: Video Game Cavern)
Jay started his video game journey in the 80's, when his cousin sat him down in front of an old TV and played him in Atari Super Football. Since that day, a love of all forms of interactive entertainment has been his primary obsession. Hours upon hours of playing Mega Man 2 and Earthbound eventually led him to work in the game industry for the better part of a decade on titles like NCAA Football 2004, Mirror's Edge, and Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure. In 2019, Jay used that lifelong love of video games to launch the YouTube channel Square Pegs, dedicated to the best in retro and modern gaming. With a love of the Sega Genesis, Nintendo GameCube, and Nintendo 3DS as his favorite consoles, Jay dives into a wide variety of subjects - from platformers to sports, his sincere desire is that we all Play More Games and Stay Square!
G to the Next Level
“G” Gracin, aka G to the Next Level, is a 20+ year gaming enthusiast. Though a Sega fan first, G has a passion for all retro gaming. In addition to their YouTube Channel, G hosts regular gaming hangout streams live on Twitch, is an official Capcom Creator, works along with Sega for various charity efforts, and assists with historical gaming websites.
8-Bit Eric is dedicated to bringing you the latest and greatest in pop culture news! He's all about movies, TV shows, and video games, and is passionate about sharing his insights and opinions on the latest trends in the nerd scene. From breaking news to in-depth analysis, he covers it all with humor, intelligence, and a critical eye. He is also known to hop into the wrestling ring from time to time! So whether you're a movie buff, a gamer, or just love to stay on top of pop culture trends, 8BE has got you covered! (Appearance Sponsored By: Video Game Cavern)
John is a longtime collector of video games with a comprehensive video game collection spanning all generations. As one of the original organizers of the Portland Retro Gaming Expo, John went on to establish a YouTube channel where he uploads weekly content that covers everything from Atari to Xbox. He also loves to support the indie and homebrew scene including showcasing his own published video games. (Appearance Sponsored By: Upstate Games)
Popping out of the YouTube gates in early 2022, Mort’s Garage is the place for fans of video games...and also people who hate video games too. Mort's channel has a wide variety of content from game hunting videos, antiques roadshow style appraisals, vendor perspective VLOGS, and a high emphasis on inspiring creative expression. Above all, Mort is in love with art, having played in an award-winning band and being a published film critic hosting interviews with well-known directors, filmmakers, and actors. Mort has historically been a part of Pixel Game Squad, with the current channel hosting collaborations with favorites like Retro Rick, Phoenix Resale, Gabbo the Giver, and JRPG Life - among others.
Lame Genie is the premier video game music cover band (heavy rock/metal) in Providence, RI. Formed in 2013, Lame Genie has made a name for themselves through their polished, heavy video game covers and memorable live shows with sync'd visuals and projections. Having recorded over 14 albums in their 10 year span, this is a band that doesn't plan on stopping anytime soon.
My Retro Life
Tyler Esposito is the creator of "My Retro Life", an episodic documentary series and YouTube channel about life as a '90s gamer. Using home movie footage straight from VHS, Tyler tells the blast-processed story of what life was like growing up in a family obsessed with video games. "My Retro Life" was also recently featured in the Paramount Plus documentary "Console Wars".
Pixel Game Squad
Aaron, Gabbo, & Ricky are members of Pixel Game Squad. The Pixel Game Squad has been hunting all things retro long before it was cool to do. The squad finds the rare and odd items most are unwilling to dig and get dirty for, as cool as these items are, the squad takes pride in their journeys. The fun is all in the hunt according to the crew.
MonadoMax is a dedicated Nintendo fan. His YouTube channel offers a variety of Nintendo-related content including vlogs, game hunting, reviews, unboxing videos, and more! If you love all things Nintendo be sure to check out MonadoMax!
Retro Gaming Pandemic
Retro Gaming Pandemic features twin brothers, Eric and Jared. Their YouTube journey started after Southeast Game Exchange 2021 where they were nicknamed the Super Mario Bros by Riff and Gabbo from the Pixel Game Squad! Join them on the hunt for retro games and toys as they build a collection nostalgic for their childhood days.
RetroWolf88 is a game collector and YouTuber who had a COMPLETE U.S. GameCube game set and sold it! Now, he is rebuilding the complete GameCube set a 2nd time and sharing his entire journey through EPIC retro game hunting videos! He also hosts the RetroWolf Podcast where he hangs out and talks gaming with his co-hosts Jared & Eric from Retro Gaming Pandemic, Marcello from GameCube Galaxy, and Andy from PacManCase.
Casey Renee is an award-winning cosplayer focused on craftsmanship and sewing. Casey is incredibly passionate about cosplay craftsmanship, Disney, historical costuming, and creating educational content. In 2022, Casey’s first book, “Cosplay Foundations: Your Guide to Constructing Bodysuits, Corsets, Hoop Skirts, Petticoats, and More” was published. Casey loves sharing her experience with others and helping the cosplay community as a whole learn new things and celebrate craftsmanship.
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.
"I’m a video game reseller and collector. I’ve been making YouTube videos about learning the resale business for a few years. 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." - Caleb (Phoenix Resale)
Blips n Pips
Wolfe Cronin is a video game and movie enthusiast with a large collection of hidden gems and collectible gaming oddities. His Youtube channel highlights unboxing and reviewing rare collectors editions of games to how to upgrade your retro gaming setup for upscaled streaming and recording on your actual hardware. His series Something Old Something New is a fun retro vs modern take on games that could be considered spiritual successors of each other.
LackAttack is a livestreamer of all things Nintendo, but is most known for speedrunning The Legend of Zelda on the NES. He has achieved speedrun world records in dozens of games and has also beaten The Legend of Zelda completely blindfolded! His current project is setting out to speedrun the entire NES library. He loves playing video games and spending time with his wife and two daughters. He currently is on staff for the Best of NES, an organization dedicated to preserving NES speedrunning. Come join Lack and friends for a speedrunning discussion, a demo, and participate in a speedrunning competition!
For over 10 years, Braden Foster has entertained audiences from all over the world with his unique brand of magic. His quick wit and nerdy humor combined with his mind-blowing illusions make for an experience unlike any other! Braden also has a huge passion for retro game collecting. For SEGE he will be performing a unique show that combines magic and gaming! You won't want to miss this one-of-a-kind show on Sunday, July 16th!
Chase After The Right Price
Chase has been going to yard sales and flea markets in search of video games and collectibles for as long as he can remember. He buys and sells games and loves to make youtube content about the journey of running an online business. This will be his FIRST game convention and he is excited for all the GAMES GAMES GAMES!
Game On Network
Kevin is a YouTuber with two channels, Uncommon Valley and Game On Network. Uncommon Valley is a channel that focuses on gaming history. Game On Nwteork is home to Select Screen, a one-on-one interview-style podcast with many guest content creators from the gaming community!