Champion League of Legends tournament and Mash Up! start August with a bang

31 07 2012

August is generally known as one of the more painfully hot months in Arizona, but this year it will be known for some intense competition courtesy of LAN Speed Games and Button Masherz.

Coming this Sunday will be the LSG Champion League of Legends tournament at LAN Speed Games in Peoria. The competition is a follow up to their past one, except this time around the group has been backed by Riot Games with prizes along with a $500 prize pot for the winning team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Guard Impact and Animeland Tucon incoming this weekend

24 07 2012

With the end of July imminent, there are a few events to celebrate the end of this grueling and exciting month from the likes of Euphoria Gaming and AZHP Gaming.

Image courtesy of Skullgirls.

As our previous post, AZHP Gaming will be entertaining the anime masses at Animeland Tucon this weekend in Tucson. Starting on Friday, they will host a score of tournaments for multiple games including Skullgirls, Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition (2012 ver.), Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and much more. Read the rest of this entry »





LAN Speed Games Lock-in and AZHP news

17 07 2012

After the doubly tiring weeks of EVO followed up with San Diego Comicon action, players are returning to their stomping grounds and getting ready for more action.

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EVO 2012 Recap

10 07 2012

One of the biggest tournaments in fighting game history went down over the weekend and gave way to numerous matches that had the crowds screaming for more. Evolution 2012 took place at the Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas and crowned several new champions in the process.

Image courtesy of EVO.

Of course, Arizona players represented well with Alex Rayis (a.k.a. DetroitBallin) making it to Mortal Kombat’s semi-finals, but the finals of each game were something to be admired with the amount of skill put on display. Read the rest of this entry »





Happy Fourth for gamers!

3 07 2012

If you plan on staying in this Fourth of July, we’d recommend playing Super Stardust to get in the holiday spirit.

The Fourth of July is upon us and the crew at LAN Speed Games plans to celebrate in style with a barbecue for their regulars.

The BBQ will take place at the venue on the 4th and there is no entry fee. Instead attendees are asked to bring items to grill up such as hamburgers, hotdogs, and other meat items. What better way to celebrate the fourth than a good old fashioned grill-up?

LAN Speed Games is located at 6750 West Peoria Avenue in Peoria.

And from The Pause Button, a very happy Fourth to our readers. Thanks for your continued support!