Thursday, April 20, 2017

GX/KBR 2017 Starts Today (Kuwait Battle Royale/Cosplay/Gaming Expo)

Photo courtesy to FikraKW
Right Here, Right now, GX/KBR 2017 kicks off in Kuwait International Fairgrounds, Hall 5. The 3 day event covers a variety of entertainment from Kuwait Battle Royale to Cosplay contest. Kudos for FIKRA kuwait to pull off yet again another Game and Media Entertainment Expo. Click on the links below to be directed to the schedule lists or the social media accounts which will update you on the current happenings.

3 day schedule of the event: CLICK HERE.
Layout of the Hall 5 at KIF: CLICK HERE.
Kuwait Battle Royale Bracket List: CLICK HERE. (9 Brackets including 2 for Wii U)

USE the Hashtag #GX2017 #KBR2017

Fikra and event Information.
Instagram: CLICK HERE
Facebook: CLICK HERE
Snapchat: FikraKW
Location: CLICK HERE (29.270933, 48.046258) Also refer map down.

Kuwait Battle Royale consist of games (All the below are Double Elimination matches)
  • Super Smash Bros for Wii U (2 brackets with a total of 43 players)
  • Street Fighter V (2 brackets with a total of 41 players)
  • The King of Fighters XIV ( 1 bracket of 29 players)
  • Mortal Kombat X ( 1 bracket of 26 players)
  • Guilty Gear Xrd ( 1 bracket of 26 players)
  • Dead or Alive 5 ( 1 bracket of 15 players)
  • Blazblue Central Fiction (1 bracket of 16 players)
Videogame Music Show with the US Military Band is a high light feature for Day 1 night.

Previous Posts
CLICK HERE to check out last year's GX/KBR 2016 post.
CLICK HERE to check out this year's COMIC CON 2017 KUWAIT post.
CLICK HERE to check out one of the first Cosplay contest conducted in Kuwait post.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Kuwait HAS: Surfing Simulator FlowRider at FlowHouse

Photo Courtesy to FLOWHOUSE Kuwait
Surfing Simulator or Surfing Wave Machine is now available in Kuwait. After their Initial trial during September - October 2016, they are now opening to the public from 16/03/2017. The Surfing Simulator called the FlowRider is part of the full experience one will get at the FlowHouse with its Clear Lounge Oxygen Bar, Restaurant (Ruby Tuesdays) and entertainment area.

CLICK HERE to read the earlier post of Kuwait Needs: Indoor Surf Simulator.

The video below is of the FlowRider at Flowhouse Kuwait.
CLICK HERE if the above video does not work
Courtesy to FlowHouse Kuwait
Information of FlowHouse Kuwait
Instagram: flowhousekw (CLICK HERE)
Facebook: flowhousekw (CLICK HERE)
Twitter: flowhouse_kw (CLICK HERE)
Timings: 10am till 10pm (7 days a week)
For making Reservations
Phone: +965 22392238, 90013322, 65134134

Photo Courtesy to FLOWHOUSE Kuwait
Road 209, 
Salem Sabah Salem Al Sabah St
Abu Halifa (next to Kuwait Magic Mall)

The Location on the google maps is as below

Clear Lounge Oxygen Bar

Flow House Kuwait is excited to introduce the Clear Lounge Oxygen Bar, a one-of-a-kind diving experience. Feel the weightlessness of the water as you submerge underwater with the flow of cool aromatic oxygen and fun activities in this unique surroundings. True to its name, the Clear Lounge is literally a lounge in the water. From colored LED lamps lighting up the water to an underwater photo booth, this is one experience that is not to be missed! (Info from FlowHouse Kuwait)
 Features of clear lounge oxygen bar
  • Photo Booth
  • Write and Draw underwater
  • Play Jenga
  • Scented oxygen
  • LED Lights & Changing Backgrounds
  • Bubble Guns

Clear Lounge Oxygen Bar. Photo courtesy to FlowHouse Kuwait

Surf & Food
A place to dine and have food for the whole family while enjoying each attraction in FlowHouse. 
Photo Courtesy to FlowHouse Kuwait

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Comic Con Kuwait 2017

Photo Courtesy to Comic Con Kuwait
Comic Con Kuwait kicks off on 9th March 2017 at Kuwait Fairgrounds Mishref Hall 8. This 3 day event being held from Thursday to Saturday with amazing guests, cosplay contests and many more will be site to see.

Guest list include amazing artists & voice actors:

The 3 day event has been set up with convenient timings so that all can enjoy their weekend.
  • March 9th Thursday 4-11 pm
  • March 10th Friday 2-11 pm
  • March 11th Saturday 2-10 pm
Tickets can be purchased from Comic Con Kuwait website (CLICK HERE). Tickets can be purchased for a single day, or for all three days. If one wishes to interact with the comic con guests then they can purchase the PLATINUM tickets. For ticket purchases, CLICK HERE.
The setup of the venue at Kuwait International Fairgrounds in Mishref for HALL NO 8 is as above. There is plenty of things available for a lot of people and the COSPLAY CONTEST will definitely be entertaining with the local talents and others putting their efforts into different characters. CLICK HERE if one wants to register. For Inquiries : +965-50501602 (cosplays)

References and informations