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Tickets are now available for Southeast Asia’s Premier Gaming Convention! Get ready for the gaming event of the year, where you’ll get to try out upcoming games, meet special guests and pro players, buy awesome gaming merchandise and watch or sign up for exciting eSports tournaments!

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Official Hotel Partners

If you’re looking for a place to stay in Singapore during the event, our hotel partners are offering special rates just for GameStart 2016 visitors. Check them out here.

Random Loot Goodie Bag for Early Birds

First 300 attendees each day (7 – 9 Oct) get a Random Loot Goodie Bag. Find out more here.

Free Entry For Cosplayers

GameStart is a cosplay-friendly event, where cosplayers get in FREE! So dress your best and come meet our international cosplay guests Miu (Vietnam) and Okageo (USA), and participate in the Game On! Cosplay Compeititon 2016.

For free entry, simply show up at the event in full cosplay attire of recognisable anime or game characters. If you have any queries, please contact

Convention Hours

7 Oct (VIP Ticket Holders & Media enter from 11am) – 2pm to 9pm
8 Oct – 11am to 8pm
9 Oct – 11am to 8pm

Ticket Categories & Official Merchandise

  • Standard Tickets
  • Official Merchandise
  • GameStart 2016 X Xmashed Gear Special Prints
  • VIP Tickets (Limited quantity) [SOLD OUT]
  • Official GameStart 2016 Tees by Xmashed Gear  [PRE-ORDERS CLOSED]
  • Ticket + Official Tee Bundles [PRE-ORDERS CLOSED]

ONE-Day Standard (7 Oct) – S$12
ONE-Day Standard (8 Oct) – S$12
ONE-Day Standard (9 Oct) – S$12
THREE-Day Standard (7 – 9 Oct) – S$30

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Standard tickets will be available for purchase at the GameStart 2016 venue Ticketing Counter outside Suntec Convention Centre Hall 405 from 6 – 9 October 2016:

6 Oct: 2pm – 6pm
7 Oct: 10am – 9pm
8 & 9 Oct: 10am – 8pm

Standard tickets are also available for sale at the following retail stores in Singapore till 4 October 2016:

  • GameXtreme
    • Tampines Mall, #04-10/11
  • TOG (Toy or Game)
    • Tiong Bahru Plaza #03-103
    • WaterWay Point #02-18
    • Nex @ Serangoon Central (MRT)
    • Bedok Mall #B1-17
    • Junction 8 Shopping Centre #04-07
    • Jurong Point Shopping Centre #03-36
    • Lot 1 Shopper’s Mall #04-13
    • Bukit Panjang Plaza #04-10
    • Clementi Mall #04-29
    • Plaza Singapura #06-04
    • Causeway Point Shopping Centre #04-04
    • JEM #04-29
    • Tampines Mall #04-12

A limited quantity of VIP tickets are available (online only) at S$70 so get yours early! All VIP ticket holders will receive:

  • Event entry for all 3 days (worth S$30)
  • Invitation to Opening Ceremony on 7 October (Attendees must be 18 years of age and above to enter the early session)
  • Priority queue for entry to the hall and selected booths on all days*
  • A pair of invites to the GameStart 2016 After Party
  • VIP Goodie Bag* that includes:
    • Special Alyse print (worth S$15)
    • S$10 voucher to spend at GameStart 2016
    • Official GameStart 2016 Logo Tee by Xmashed Gear (worth S$25)
    • GameStart 2016 Official Lanyard (worth S$6)
    • GameStart X Armaggeddon Limited Edition Mouse Mat (worth S$19.90)

*VIP ticket holders will need to join the regular queue to qualify for the first 300 goodie bags each day.


We have two Official GameStart 2016 Tee designs this year, that are available now for orders. We also have special priced bundles with GameStart 2016 tickets!

Official GameStart 2016 Tee – Logo (Black) – S$25
Official GameStart 2016 Tee – Alyse (Navy Blue) – S$25

ONE-Day Ticket + Official Tee Bundle – S$35
THREE-Day Ticket + Official Tee Bundle – S$52

*Orders for T-shirts and bundle sales close on 15 September 2015. All tees are to be collected at the Xmashed Gear booth at GameStart 2016.

All Tees come in unisex Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large sizes.

GameStart 2016 Official Tee - LOGO
GameStart 2016 Official Tee – LOGO
Official GameStart 2016 Tee - ALYSE
Official GameStart 2016 Tee – ALYSE

Unisex Size chart


A collaboration with our favourite sock designers, these gamer socks were a hit at GameStart 2015, so we’ve brought them back again! Pre-order online now at a special price of S$8, cos they’ll be back at their usual price of S$10 if you get them during GameStart 2016.

Official GameStart 2016 Socks by Freshly Pressed – Kaz (Left picture) – S$8 (U.P S$10)
Official GameStart Socks by Freshly Pressed – Alex (Right picture) – S$8 (U.P S$10)


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We’ve teamed up once again with Xmashed Gear to bring some of their most popular T-shirt designs to print for the very first time! We’ve always wanted to have of their artwork to decorate our walls and have now made them a reality – specially for GameStart 2016!

Prints are available for pre-order only from now till 31 September, for collection from the Xmashed Gear booth during GameStart 2016.

A3 Art Prints – S$16
A2 Art Prints – S$26

Art print - Watch Doge
Watch Doge
Art print - Don't step on the flowers
Don’t step on the flowers
Art print - Get a life
Get A Life
Art print - Video Games
Video Games
Art print - Agents of OW
Agents of OW
Art print - Hadoken

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More merchandise and updates to be announced! Stay tuned!

Terms & Conditions

  • All online purchases include a S$1.00 processing fee.
  • Online ticket purchases will receive an official receipt and QR code via email. Please present and scan your code at the door for entry.
  • If you purchased multiple tickets online, scan your QR code at the door to collect all the tickets in your order.
  • Please note that tickets sold cannot be cancelled, exchanged or refunded. Lost tickets or wristbands will not be replaced.
  • All ticket holders are responsible for any risk, harm or loss of property sustained while attending the event, and waives all rights to lay claim for damages resulting from any cause whatsoever either before, during, or after the event.
  • All tickets purchased qualify to enter the daily GameStart 2016 Lucky Draw which is held on the Main Stage. All winners must present their ticket with matching serial number to collect their prize.
  • Children aged 3 years and below enter for free.
  • Priority access will be given to visitors with disabilities and the elderly.
  • Photography, video recording and audio recording are welcome at GameStart 2016. However, please respect and refrain from video recording and photography of any sensitive content where indicated by exhibitor.
  • By attending GameStart 2016, you hereby grant permission to Eliphant Pte. Ltd, and its exhibitors, affiliates and licensees, an unlimited, irrevocable, worldwide, license and right to photograph, record, distribute and utilize your image, likeness, actions and statements in any live or recorded audio, video, or photographic display or other transmission, exhibition, publication or reproduction made of, or at, GameStart 2016 (regardless of whether before, during or after the event) in any medium or context without further authorization or compensation.”


GameStart 2015 is a place where people with a love for gaming can come to enjoy themselves in a safe and friendly environment, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, or religion. Our Code of Conduct are guidelines which we hope all exhibitors, sponsors, attendees and staff will adhere to and assist to enforce to make GameStart 2016 an enjoyable experience for everyone.


  • Be polite, respectful and considerate of others at all times.
  • Give way to those with disabilities and the elderly.
  • Treat cosplayers and other visitors with respect – ask for permission before taking pictures.
  • Alert security or the organiser if you see anyone suspicious or disruptive toward other attendees.
  • Alert security or the organizer if you see anyone in distress.


  • Behave in a way that is offensive or disruptive to other visitors and exhibitors.
  • Harass or exhibit inappropriate behaviour toward cosplayers, guests and other attendees.
  • Inappropriate behaviour includes: offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability; inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking or following; harassing photography or recording; sustained disruption of talks or other events; inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.

We take a very strong stand against negative behaviour, and failure to comply with the Code of Conduct may result in expulsion from GameStart 2016 with no warning and refund.

If you witness or experience any negative behaviour, please inform our staff immediately. All reports will be confidential.