This Weekend in Tournaments: We Can’t Hear You Over the Awesome!

15 11 2011

November releases have already pushed most gamers into quiet seclusion as they decimate their enemies in Modern Warfare 3 or free-roam to their hearts’ content in Skyrim, but there’s plenty of tournaments in store to get out of the house, take in some sunshine, and get some real competition!

This weekend is peppered with events from the likes of LAN Speed Games, Euphoria Gaming, and East Valley Gaming.

[UPDATE: LAN Speed Games have pushed back their Lock-In Event from Nov. 18 to Nov. 25. Same rules and information still apply]

Courtesy of East Valley Gaming.

East Valley Gaming is starting off all the action with their 3rd Friday Videogame Super Happy Funtime Extravaganza of Doom at Gotham City Comics & Coffee in Mesa. If you think the event name is a mouthful, then the tournament action will blow you away as the group plans to host gaming on Modern Warfare 3, Battlefield 3, Gears of War 3, an Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tournament and a Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike competition.

The entire event is free to play and free to enter. All of the gaming will go live at 2 p.m., with sign ups for the UMvC3 tournament starting at 4 p.m. (single elimination). For more details, check out their official Facebook event page.

Friday (This event has been postponed till November 25th) is still packed with one of LAN Speed Games’ epic All-nighter/Lock-in events kicking off at 10 p.m. in Peoria. The event will include plenty of tournaments, giveaways, pizza, and games for participants to play throughout the night until 8 a.m. the next morning. Entry is $17.50 for early birds, $20 for the day of sign-ups. For more information, check out the event page on their website.

Moving on to Saturday, Euphoria Gaming will be hosting their Super Marvel Madness 3: Ultimate Edition tournament in at the University of Advancing Technology (room 206) in Tempe.

The competitions will consist of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition. There is a $5 entry fee for a 70/20/10 pot split between the winners. The first tournament will be SSFIV:AE starting at 3 p.m. followed by UMvC3 at 5 p.m. Casuals will continue after that until 7 p.m., followed by an absolute maximum hype 5v5 exhibition match between Tucson and Phoenix teams in Street Fighter.

Also in attendance will be Team Hazmat, who will be streaming all of the days’ action on their channel. Copies of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will also be raffled off during the event. For more information, check out Euphoria Gaming’s official Facebook event page.

Get out their and start playing folks!



2 responses

17 11 2011
18 11 2011
Clint Rowley

Haven’t played Marvel vs. Capcon in a long time but we do have an arcade at my work, and we have NBA Jam tournaments every day at lunch.

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