“Let’s Play Live” Hits the Big Apple for New York Comic Con

"“Let’s Play Live” Hits the Big Apple for New York Comic Con"
Today, Let’s Play Live in partnership with ReedPOP announced Let’s Play Live at the Hammerstein Ballroom on October 8 for NYCC Presents. YouTube gaming personalities from Achievement Hunter (3.6MM+ subs), Funhaus (1MM+ subs) and Cow Chop (463K+ subs) will bring their unique rock-concert style comedy and gaming show to the big city during the height of New York Comic Con.
“Selling out historic theatres so thousands of people can watch a handful of idiots play video games on stage is absolutely a dream come true,” said Geoff Ramsey, Let’s Play Creative Director and co-founder of Rooster Teeth. “Our audience is the lifeblood of everything we do, and we can’t wait to see them in person in one of the greatest cities in the world, during one of the nerdiest weeks ever, for our most ridiculous show yet.”
Since launching in 2015, the Let’s Play Live series has sold out thousands of seats in Austin, Los Angeles and Chicago. Let’s Play Live takes the experience of watching people play video games online and makes it live, and the result is an unprecedented entertainment experience that resonates immediately with gamers and fans.
Tickets go on sale August 26 at 10:00 AM CDT at www.roosterteethlive.com and start at $65.00. VIP packages are available starting at $250.00.
In its debut year, the week-long NYCC Presents is set to expand New York Comic Con’s celebrations and activations in New York City by bringing passionate Fans to various venues all over Manhattan and Brooklyn, including the Hammerstein Ballroom, Hudson Mercantile, Rock Bar NYC and Littlefield. NYCC Presents will have dozens of events including live podcasts, gaming challenges, screenings, concerts, dance parties and more. The events, which are each individually ticketed, will take place October 3 – 9, 2016leading up to and through New York Comic Con.
For the latest NYCC Presents news, check out NewYorkComicCon.com/NYCCPresents and NYCC’s social media pages (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).
About Rooster Teeth:
Rooster Teeth is a pioneering studio responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series,
Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series
RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning
Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 25 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 3 million unique monthly visitors to its

RoosterTeeth.com hub and 1.8 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Fullscreen, Inc., a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.

About ReedPOP:
ReedPOP is a boutique group within Reed Exhibitions exclusively devoted to organizing events, launching and acquiring new shows, and partnering with premium brands in the pop culture world. ReedPOP is dedicated to celebrations of popular culture throughout the globe that transcend ordinary events by providing unique access and dynamic personal experiences. The ReedPOP portfolio includes: New York Comic Con (NYCC), Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2), Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) West, East, South and Australia, Emerald City Comicon (ECCC), BookCon, Oz Comic-Con, Comic Con India, Paris Comic Con, Star Wars Celebration, Star Trek: Mission New York, TwitchCon, ComplexCon, UFC Fan Expo and more. The staff at ReedPOP is a fan-based group of professionals uniquely qualified to serve those with whom they share a common passion. ReedPOP is focused on bringing its expertise and knowledge to world communities in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, India and Australia. (www.reedpop.com).