February finishers this week!

18 02 2014

February is an uber short month and nothing more than a prelude to awesome spring game releases, so to wrap it up properly we’re seeing a nice collection of gaming related events this weekend. 

LAN Speed Games Lock-in returns!

-LAN Speed Games announced that they would hold another Lock-in this Friday in its location in Peoria. For those that don’t know, lock-ins generally kick off at 10 p.m. and gamers don’t emerge from the venue until 8 a.m. the next morning. Read the rest of this entry »





Spiral Series kicks off second season of ranbats

4 02 2014

Time to break out the fight sticks and shake off that holiday dust as Spiral Series begins their second season of ranking battles this Saturday in Tempe at The Gaming Zone.  Read the rest of this entry »





Looking to lounge? Alienware has you covered.

30 01 2014

As January comes to a wrap (already?!), we’re starting to see a nice uptick in variety for gaming events in the state. This week Arizona will be paid a visit by the Alienware team, as well as another tournament opportunity from AZHP Gaming.  Read the rest of this entry »





Amazing AZHP and Gaming Zone tournies this weekend

21 01 2014

Things are finally rolling with tournaments in Arizona. This weekend will be a shining example of that momentum with tournaments hosted by AZHP Gaming at the Amazing Arizona Comic Con and The Gaming Zone. Read the rest of this entry »





Back in action for 2014

16 01 2014

The holidays are over and the seeming freeze on awesome gaming stuff in Arizona appears to be over. The Pause Button is revved and ready to go again with tons of stuff to do. Make your resolutions complete this year by participating in more tournaments and supporting the local scenes that put them on! Read the rest of this entry »





Kicking off 2014!

7 01 2014

With 2014 well underway, we at the Pause Button will continue to deliver the latest info on gaming events happening in the state. While we will post here, you can get super up-to-date info on newer events via our Facebook page.





Winter is here! Battle your way through the cold!

4 12 2013

After a much needed holiday break, local gamers are ready to tear into a few new titles and stave off the could with a few friendly matches. This week the action will be taking place in Tempe for the most part.

Spiral Series Killer Instinct free play

-The Spiral Series crew are hosting a friendly session of Killer Instinct this Friday at 8 p.m. at the Gaming Zone in Tempe.

-The event is free to all and meant to encourage new and old members of the fighting game community to help each other learn the new game.  

-For more info, check out the Spiral Series Facebook page 
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