Summer gaming kicks off in Arizona!

28 05 2013

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For those of you that missed out on Phoenix Comicon, the AZHP Gaming room competitions really felt like a true kickoff to a summer filled with tournaments to come. The cool crew at LAN Speed Games intend to keep the action going with their traditional Lock-in event at the end of the month. Read the rest of this entry »

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AZHP Gaming releases schedule for Phoenix Comicon

14 05 2013

536432_10150916656778567_732766104_nWith Phoenix Comicon less than two weeks away, AZHP Gaming is preparing to hold its gaming room  for the 8th year running at the event. The group released their competition schedule late Monday night and are featuring over ten tournaments and plenty more.

The group will be running casual stations for the Thursday preview night from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. The action really kicks off on Friday. Their tournament schedule is as follows:

 

Friday-

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All these tournaments is making Bob sweat!

Gears of War Judgment (360) – 11 a.m.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (PS3) – 1:30 p.m.

Halo 4 [2v2] (360) – 4 p.m.

Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS3) – 6:30 p.m.

Mortal Kombat (PS3) – 9 p.m.

Saturday-

King of Fighters XIII (PS3) – 11 a.m.

Persona 4: Arena (PS3) – 1:30 p.m.

Street Fighter x Tekken (PS3) – 4 p.m.

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition (PS3) – 6:30 p.m.

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (PS3) – 9 p.m.

Sunday-

Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii) – 11 a.m.

Call of Duty Black Ops II [2v2] (360) – 2 p.m.

The group will give away slews of prizes which include NoS energy drink packs, Aqua Red t-shirts, $20 giftcards to The Game Zone, Evil Controller controllers, comic books, prints and much more.

Along with regular tournaments, AZHP will be hosting casual game stations throughout the weekend for attendees to freely play. All the competitive action will be streamed by Team Hazmat and Team Mailorder. Tickets for Phoenix Comicon are currently on sale at their website.





Controllers and Canvas is back this weekend

7 05 2013

controllersMay is now upon us and is giving us Arizona gamers a sort of calm before the summer storm of competitions and events, such as a return of last years’ Controllers and Canvas.

For those who don’t know, Controllers and Canvas is a casual celebration of video games in an eclectic number of ways. This Saturday at the Mesa Bookman’s store, and will feature trivia, casual gaming, art showcases, and tons of prizes. All the details can be found on Bookman’s official event page.

And for those who can’t get enough FGC action, Team Hazmat will be at Salt Fest in Utah this weekend, so watch the streams because you may see some of the local players making an appearance!