What’s Up This Weekend in AZ Gaming

31 01 2012

As January comes to a close, February gives way to a fun start for fighting games. If you’re not pent up in your house practicing every facet of Soul Calibur V, then there’s a couple events for your radar this weekend.

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Keith Abbott Talks Future Plans For Euphoria Gaming

24 01 2012

Keith Abbott of Euphoria Gaming

The past year has seen many local groups rise to the occasion and provide a vast array of tournaments for the Arizona gaming community. Keith Abbott, founder of Euphoria Gaming, is no different in this respect and spoke with The Pause Button on the groups’ hopes and plans for 2012.

As Euphoria Gaming plows into 2012 with their Super Marvel Madness finale on Saturday, as well as several planned free tournaments, the group has alot of potential to grow and change within the coming months.

Abbott first founded his own gaming group, Euphoria Gaming, in 2010 in an effort to support and flourish a West Valley gaming scene. He started off by hosting small tournament gatherings at a local shop called GameTag in Litchfield Park. The competitions began to receive good receptions and Abbott decided to pursue more.
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Gaming Madness This Week in AZ

17 01 2012

If January has done nothing except bore you thus far, then you’re in luck, as there are two gaming events happening to get your attention.

Both LAN Speed Games and Team Hazmat are hosting events this week in Peoria and Laveen respectively. Read the rest of this entry »





Wii U Impressions from CES 2012

11 01 2012

On Tuesday, Nintendo gave Associated Press a sneak peak at their next system iteration, the Wii U at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The video below includes Nintendo of America Executive Vice President Scott Moffitt explaining a little about the device, while showing off the device in action with multiplayer games.

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Team Hazmat 2012 Ranbats Kicking Off This Weekend!

5 01 2012

If you couldn’t make the boot camp at Arcade-in-a-Box don’t worry, there is another opportunity with Team Hazmat to build up your skills.

The team is hosting their official “Hazbat tournaments” a.k.a. ranbats (ranking battles), starting off this Saturday the 7th at their hangout in Laveen. Read the rest of this entry »





Give 2012 the Boot at AiAB Tomorrow!

3 01 2012

Make a New Years’ resolution to finally get good at fighting games, but don’t know where to start?

Our friends in Tucson at Arcade-in-a-Box will be hosting their boot camp for the revitalized Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition (2012 ver.) on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »