Retro Gaming Convention brings nostalgic games, comic books together

The sixth annual retro convention, Retropalooza, happened on Saturday and Sunday at the Arlington Convention Center. Attendees could buy and sell video games, vinyl records, comic books, and more at the convention that celebrates all things retro.

-Compiled by Andrew Walter

Comic-books are showcased for sale in the Retropalooza event in the Arlington Convention Center on Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Giovanni Di Roma/ The Et Cetera
Two men cosplay characters from the game Luigi’s Mansion in the Retropalooza event in the Arlington Convention Center on Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Giovanni Di Roma/ The Et Cetera
The participants of the cosplay competition come up on stage for a group photo in the Retropalooza event in the Arlington Convention Center on Sept. 29, 2018. Photo by Giovanni Di Roma/ The Et Cetera
A man plays Duck Hunt on one of the available gaming stations to play from in the Retropalooza event in the Arlington Convention Center on Sept. 30, 2018. Photo by Jesus Ayala/ The Et Cetera
Two participants play a game of Tetris against each other while spectators view in the Retropalooza event in the Arlington Convention Center on Sept. 30, 2018. Photo by Jesus Ayala/ The Et Cetera
Kat Dell, left, and Brian Whiting, right, volunteer for 1UP ON CANCER, a non-profit gaming organization that helps adults with cancer during the Retropalooza event in the Arlington Convention Center on Sept. 30, 2018. Photo by Jesus Ayala/ The Et Cetera

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