Retro Spillmessen is an annual European gaming event featuring YouTube personalities, a free-play arcade, console games, contests & competitions, along with guest panels. Retro Spillmessen is the European edition of Retropalooza.

Retrospillmessen, or Retro gaming convention in English, is described as Norway’s premiere retro gaming convention. Retrospillmessen takes place in Sandefjord, one of the most historic and culturally unique cities in the country of Norway. The 2015 edition of the event hosted more than 4000 visitors.

Retropalooza is a retro gaming convention that began in Texas. There are currently two editions per year, one in Pasadena, Texas, just outside of Houston, and the other a European edition that takes place in Sandefjord, Norway. The event features collectibles vendors, retro-style games, guests, panel discussions and tournaments.