DreamHack Festival Brings More Gaming To Georgia

Jul 21, 2017

The world’s largest video game festival is coming to Atlanta this weekend.

From Friday to Sunday, Dreamhack takes over the Georgia World Congress Center.




The event features gaming exhibitions, a massive LAN party, and cosplay contests.

But the biggest attractions are likely the esports tournaments, where professional gamers will go head to head in games like "H1Z1," "Street Fighter," and "Halo."


We sit down with Asante Bradford, digital entertainment project manager for the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

He tells us about the rise of gaming in the state and what role esports can play in that growth.

A look back at last year's Halo Championship tournament: