Every year RetroWorld Expo brings out a variety of special guests from video game industry vets to some of your favorite YouTube personalities, and more.  Stay Tuned for more guest announcements.

The Gaming Historian

 Norman Caruso is the creator of "The Gaming Historian", a YouTube documentary series that explores the history of video games.  The show has more than 100 million views, over 915,000 subscribers, and has been featured on Destructoid, Polygon, Nintendo Life, and even Playboy.com. Norman earned his history degree from Elizabeth City State University and is currently working on his master's degree.

Jeremy Parish

Jeremy Parish co-hosts the Retronauts podcast, produces the NES Works video series, and works as media curator at Limited Run Games and Press Run. He has previously worked at IGN, served as editor-in-chief for 1UP and USgamer, and contributed to numerous gaming magazines.  He currently lives in Raleigh, NC, with his talented wife Cat and an ever-growing brood of analog RGB video game capture devices.  You can find him on Twitter (@gamespite) posting video game musings, photos of cocktails, and dad jokes.


Dan Larson "Toy Galaxy"

Dan Larson is the writer and host of Toy Galaxy on YouTube. A weekly show about the history of action figures, television shows, movies, videogames and all the associated pop culture bits of the last 5 decades.

Artemio Urbina

Artemio Urbina has been contributing to video game preservation efforts of the community for more than a decade. This has been a natural extension of his interests, keeping his own collection in working order and learning about video games and hardware in general.  He was part of the Policenauts translation project, the CPS2 de-suicide project and he is currently working on tools for audio and video evaluation of classic gaming hardware, floppy disk flux dumping and arcade PCB documentation.

Daniel Pesina

Daniel is the original actor that portrayed "Johnny Cage" in the original arcade smash hits Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat 2 as well as all the ninja characters in the game i.e. Scorpion, Sub-Zero...  Daniel has appeared in the film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 lending his talents as a foot ninja and is also a master at the Chicago Wushu school in Chicago, IL. He has won numerous awards in forms, weapons and fighting on the A.A.U., N.A.S.K.A., and U.S.A. KungFu/Wushu circuits.

Carlos Pesina

Carlos portrayed Raiden in the original arcade smash hits Mortal Kombat and Mortal Kombat 2.  He continued to work on the Mortal Kombat games with Midway\NetherRealm Studios as a motion capture actor where he would perform many of the martial arts techniques used in the games, was a lead action designer, and an lead animation artist.
More guest announcements coming soon.