The countdown for Lucca Comics & Games 2022 marks today minus 8, and just today Riot Games confirmed its participation in the fair. The company will have its operational base in the usual setting of the Ex Comics Museum, which will host various initiatives aimed at the community.
From video games to cosplayers, obviously passing through eSports, let’s take a look at the program announced by Riot Games for the event.
Riot Games a Lucca Comics & Games 2022
Fans of Riot video games will be able to embrace a true replica of the Specter in Shooting Range di VALORANT. It will also be possible to participate in the Jinx’s Carnival Game inspired by Arcane and take a leap into the merch-store with official Riot Games merchandising, unique in Europe (with the exception of official esports events).
Cosplayers will be able to show off between fashion shows, photo-opportunities and contests. All visitors will in fact have the opportunity to participate in the exclusive Laboratory Cosplay: 3 make-up stations created in collaboration with M·A·C Cosmetics and his M·A·C PRO Artist. These will reveal some of the tricks of the trade. In the M · A · C Cosmetics area it will also be possible to meet professional cosplayers such as Antonella Arpa (aka HiMorta,) Ambra Pazzani, Nymphahri, MonaSchon, Hitomi Okamiwho will take on the role of some of VALORANT’s most beloved characters.
The best costumes of the visitors will then be awarded in Riot Games Cosplay Contest, with 6 categories: Best costume, Best make-up, Best team of 5, Best accessory, Best bewitching, Best character of VALORANT. Leading the event, Nymphahri and Icon Stitch, who together with Wisemermayd, MissKuruta and Shinorisu will make up the jury that will award the prizes on Saturday 29 October.
Finally, there will be appointments with eSports with the Baolo Championship Series organized by Qlash, as well as numerous amateur competitions. For the complete export program, we refer you to the official website.