Hampton Roads Largest Video Game Event
The Beast in the East returns for its annual 3 day weekend gaming festival.
+30 Featured Games
From Arcade to Classic to Retro, we got you covered for your gaming fix.
Compete for Glory
Enter one of our over a dozen  paid or free tournaments over the weekend.
Free Play and Stay
Get access to games you can't find at your average arcade for the weekend.
Become BITE Family
Meet our great community, discover new gaming niche, and build bonds for life.
It's Something You Just HAVE to Experience.
Whether this will be your first gaming event or you are a seasoned veteran, The Beast in the East is a truly unique experience. It is a chance to meet more of your gaming community and perhaps discover some new ones.

We work closely with the community leaders of each game we host to provide the best event possible. A true event where it is run by gamers for gamers.

Our first 3 years were amazing and we begin a new saga this year at BITE. This will be our inaugural year into the Hampton Roads Convention Center! You don't want to miss this BITE history. Years from now this will be the year people ask, "Where YOU there?".

I can't wait to meet you at this years event.

Event Organizer and Co-Founder of The Beast in the East
Christopher Beachum

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