Welcome to Game Over, Cancer!
It's time to tell cancer that it's Game Over!Game Over, Cancer! is Atlantic Canada's largest console gaming fundraiser! We raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society through many video game related events every year. This year we have teamed up with even more incredible sponsors, to bring the event to a completely new level and raise even more money for cancer research. Come out, play some awesome games, and raise money for a great cause. Hope to see you all there!
- Date: Sunday May 5th, 2019
- Time: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Smash Tournament Registration ends: 9:30 am Smash Tournament starts: 10:00 am Mystery Tournament registration ends: 12:30 pm Mystery Tournament starts: 1:00 pm
Enter the Mystery Tournament and go head to head with gamers alike! You will enter not knowing what games will be played, or what consoles they will be played on! Battle it out until only one entrant remains in this single elimination bracket style tournament! For example: Round 1 - Go head to head in a puzzle game on the Sega Genesis Round 2 - Battle it out in a shooting game on the PS3 Round 3 - Finish a level in an NES game faster than the other entrants to move on!
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament
Purchase ticket for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament at the door, or pre-order HERE
Massive Free-Play Area
Relax with friends and make new ones in our expansive free-play area. Pick from our library of over 1,000 games, and play on a large variety of consoles ranging from retro to recent! Enjoy old favorites and maybe even discover a few new ones!
Speedrun Marathon: April 26th - April 28th
Witness video games being pushed to their absolute limit! Three days of speedruns completed by runners across the world. There will be stream specific donation incentives as well! View the full schedule HERE.
Vendors and Exhibitors
Come check out our awesome vendors! Buy video games, plushies, art and much much more!
LATEST NEWS from Game Over, Cancer!
A huge thank you to each and every one of you who came out and supported us for yet another year of gaming goodness! We are working on getting our invoice for use of the Dalhousie Student Union Building, and once we have that, we'll crunch numbers and make our donation to the Canadian Cancer Society! (And you better believe we will be posting a breakdown of all funds raised and expenses!) Thank you to all of the sponsors, vendors, volunteers and people behind the scenes who put in their time and hard work to make this event a success. Enjoy this picture of our volunteers who were still going at the end of the night!
Posted: May 7th, 2019 View on Facebook
COME DOWN TO GAME OVER, CANCER! Happening TODAY! When else will you have a chance to meet SONIC?!
Posted: May 5th, 2019 View on Facebook
Is everyone ready for Game Over, Cancer! 5 We are! This hand painted commerative GameCube controller by CasSea Creations & Cosplay could be yours! Join us tomorrow from 8am-8pm for tons of awesome games, prizes, tournaments, VR provided by Nearby Planet VR, Tasty energy drinks provided by Monster Energy, Ubisoft Halifax 's silent auction, and Xbox Ones provided by Hal-Con Gaming ! Special thanks to The Last Game Store for providing some great prizing for this year's event! Make sure to check out the variety of awesome vendors and so much more!
Posted: May 4th, 2019 View on Facebook
*** THIS SUNDAY, MAY 5TH *** For everyone who has been asking! Here is our schedule! With Monster Energy, Nearby Planet VR, Ubisoft Halifax, Hal-Con Sci-Fi Fantasy Association, awesome vendors, and much more being present all day!
Posted: May 3rd, 2019 View on Facebook
We're happy to announce that Ubisoft Halifax is going to once again be a sponsor of Game Over, Cancer! They will be supporting the event this year with some prizes and a silent auction on some awesome games to help us raise money! It's always a pleasure to work with them. :)
Posted: May 2nd, 2019 View on Facebook
It's time for another awesome announcement! We are extremely excited to announce that we have partenered with Monster Energy for Game Over, Cancer! 5 ! They will be on site keeping you full of energy all day so that you can keep on gaming! We look forward to seeing you all on May 5th! Tickets can be pre-ordered at http://gameovercancer.ca/store.php or at the door on the day of the event!
Posted: April 24th, 2019 View on Facebook
We are very excited to announce that we are partnering with Nearby Planet VR for Game Over, Cancer! 5 on May 5th! Nearby Planet will be providing HTC Vives for your VR enjoyment! If you have been wanting to try out VR now is your chance!
Posted: April 23rd, 2019 View on Facebook