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Video Gaming Events

Video Game Hall

The Video Game Hall is bringing back all of the old favourites: multiple stations with today's modern consoles running the latest games from both North America and Japan, video game events including tournaments and DDR, as well as several LAN PC stations which will be available for casual and competitive play!

So whether you're new to video gaming or have been playing games for years, there's something for everyone at Otakuthon's Video Game Hall!


Attendees are encouraged to Bring-Your-Own-Accessories. PC Peripherals, Controllers, Headphones & Handheld chargers. This will make things easier for everyone.

* Personal Mice & Keyboards are only allowed during LAN Tournaments.


Are you one of the best of the best at your favourite game?  Looking for tough opponents to sharpen and hone your skills?  Or maybe you just like being competitive?

Whatever the reason, come and register for any of our tournaments and put your skills to the test!  Players will be showing off their skills in genres ranging from RTS, FPS, fighting, rhythm, doujins, and so much more!  And don't forget to have fun!  May the best player win!

Rhythm Games

Let's groove to the music! Dance like nobody's watching! Pop in the tunes and send that beat back! Manipulate the sound to your liking! Scratch away like a pro! Are you ready?

Otakuthon will once again have a variety of rhythm games for those of you who enjoy playing with music or are curious and want to try something new. Our team will be present to help you understand the core mechanics of the games. No need to sweat! Well, maybe a little!

Touhou Project

Come celebrate the Hakurei Shrine Festival at the Touhou Project Station in the Video Game Hall! This popular series of curtain fire shoot 'em ups will be available for play and will include all of the official Touhou Project games (both PC98 & PC), Seihou Project games, and  a variety of Touhou Project inspired doujin games covering a wide range of genres.

Whether you're already a fan or wanting to try out this series of very unique shooters for the first time, be sure to stop by and dodge some danmaku with us~!

Japanese Roleplaying Games

From Final Fantasy to your favourite Tales of... games, JRPGs have introduced gamers worldwide to fantastic worlds, deep storylines and unique characters that are both endearing and unforgettable.

Whether you are new to JRPGs or a veteran of the genre, all are welcome at the JRPG Station where you can play a great variety of fantastic JRPGs!

LAN Station

For those warriors whose way of the Samurai can only be expressed through a keyboard and a mouse, drop by the LAN Station!

Come by for some free-play fun or to enter our RTS and FPS Tournaments where your skills will be put to the test to see who will be the best of the best.

Handheld Lounge

Whether it's for the high-fives from teammates or handshakes after a good battle, there's plenty of fun for all. Celebrating your favourite portable games, all platforms are welcome at the Handheld Lounge! So grab a seat and stay for a while!

Montreal Pokémon League

The Montreal Pokémon League will once again be at Otakuthon this year with another challenge! Take on our Gym Leaders and try to earn the exclusive set of 18 badges only available at this event! Leaders will be taking shifts during the convention, so visit us regularly to collect the whole set. They won't be available again, so don't miss this chance!

Bring your Nintendo 2DS or 3DS and your copy of Pokémon X, Y, Alpha Sapphire, or Omega Ruby, and come join the heat of battle with your Pokémon team! Don't have a 3DS or a copy of Pokémon? No worries, the League has you covered. Several rental 3DS systems complete with battle-ready teams will be prepared for anyone interested in participating.

Challenge format will be 3v3 singles, following the system-built Flat Rules and using the Battle Maison ban list.

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