Gaming Meets the Internet at RTX 2014 [PRESS RELEASE]

RTX 2014



Austin, TX — Friday, March 28, 2014— Rooster Teeth is excited to announce that RTX 2014, the event where gaming meets the Internet, will be the convention’s biggest year ever!  30,000 attendees are expected to fill the Austin Convention Center this July 4 – 6 where they will check out new products and releases from exhibitors, participate in panels led by industry experts including the Rooster Teeth team, and have the opportunity to play the latest video games with other gaming and Internet enthusiasts.


The RTX 2014 exhibitor, special guest, and programming lineup is growing daily with announcements to come in the weeks leading up to this year’s big event.


“We are amazed at the level of exhibitor interest in our show this year,” says Alan Abdine, Rooster Teeth Director of Business Development.  “We already have over 30 signed companies including The Behemoth, Iron Gaming, Divekick and Breakfall, the developers of fan favorite PC game Starwhal. Just as exciting are the huge announcements we will make later in April regarding some rather massive game company participation.”


To kick off this year’s big event, RTX is excited to announce the first wave of programming and special guests. Rooster Teeth’s wildly popular and award-winning anime series RWBY will premiere the first episode of RWBY: VOLUME 2 at RTX 2014, weeks ahead of its highly anticipated online debut.  Attendees can also expect multiple Rooster Teeth and Achievement Hunter panels, and signings with their favorite Rooster Teeth cast and crew members.   The initial lineup of special guests includes legendary comic book writer Chris Claremont, Greg Miller with a live broadcast of The GameOverGreggy Show, “Slowbeef” and “Dia Betus” from Retsupurae, and The Creatures.  RTX 2014 evening events include a Master Pancake Theater event and an attendee party featuring live music, DJ, and plenty of Rooster Teeth surprises.


Stay tuned for future announcements on programming, exhibitors and special guests at RTX 2014.  For the latest developments and updates, visit the RTX 2014 websiteFacebook, & Twitter.


3-day Passes for RTX are available for purchase online for $86.65 including tax and fees.  Single day passes are $40.96 including taxes and fees.  Children ages 6 and under get free admittance with a paying adult.

About Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth is a creative production studio responsible for award-winning online videos such as Red vs. Blue, the longest running web series in history; the award winning animated series RWBY; the comedy gamer series The Gauntlet; comedy series Rooster Teeth Shorts; and Immersion, a show that tests video game concepts in the real world.  Rooster Teeth founded and operates the gaming website Achievement Hunter and produces the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast, voted Best Gaming Podcast at the 2013 Podcast Awards.  With a dedicated worldwide fan community, Rooster Teeth created RTX (Rooster Teeth Expo), an annual gaming and Internet convention held in Austin, TX which attracts thousands of gamers, online video fans, and Rooster Teeth community members from around the world.  The Rooster Teeth YouTube channel became the 4th most viewed YouTube channel in the world (non-music) in 2013, now with over 7 million YouTube subscribers and over 2.8 billion views, and the Rooster Teeth website has 5 million unique monthly visitors with 1.5 million registered community members.  Rooster Teeth has won multiple awards, including 2012 and 2013 Best Animated Series (Red vs. Blue) and 2014 Best Animated Series (RWBY) from the IAWTV, and has been featured by hundreds of major publications and networks including MTV, G4, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone Magazine, Wired Magazine, and many more.

About Steve

Co-founder of Nerd Fu, mild-mannered artist, gamer, movie aficionado, SDCC disciple.

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