Halloween gaming hijinks this weekend

23 10 2013

As Halloween approaches, there’s plenty of events for all you ghouls and ghosts to enjoy. Some of them include tons of competitions and an annual event presented by the cool folks at LAN Speed Games

Black Ops II at The Gaming Zone

-A 4v4 UMG Black Ops II tournament on Saturday at 12 p.m. run by AZHP Gaming at The Gaming Zone in Tempe.

-Kicks off at 2 p.m. $3 venue fee and $20 entry fee per every team; buy-ins go toward the winners’ pot split at 60/30/10.

-For all the details, check out the AZHP Gaming Facebook event pageRead the rest of this entry »

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DEVASTATION 2011 Re-Cap

13 10 2011

Did you happen to miss DEVASTATION last weekend? Well The Pause Button‘s got you covered with our video recap complete with several awesome interviews and funny asides we caught at the event. Check it out below!





The Pause Button Phoenix Comicon Re-cap and AZHP Interview

1 06 2011

Did you happen to catch our quick video re-cap and interview with FrankCastleAZ of AZHP? No? Well check it out below and let us know what YOUR favorite part of Phoenix Comicon was!





IncreaseBlue’s Phoenix Comicon Guide for Gamers

24 05 2011

The upcoming Phoenix Comicon set for Memorial Day weekend is undoubtedly packed with hundreds of hours of programming for every geek interest, but there’s also a good handful of events for gamers as well. The Pause Button’s own IncreaseBlue has put together a small list of video game panels and events that caught her eye and are worth checking out over the weekend.

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Phoenix Comicon is seriously stepping up their game (pun intended) this year, so this list is divided into video game events AND tournaments to check out this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »





Tournament List for Connichiwa Released: Game on!

15 03 2011

The upcoming Connichiwa anime convention in Tucson will once again have Arizona Hobbyists Paradise there to entertain all manner of gamers. AZHP officially released the tournament list for the convention on Monday with the details on all of their competitions.

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AZHP gives a double dose of gaming in a single weekend

30 12 2010

In addition to running tournaments and gaming at the 2011 Taiyou Con, Arizona Hobbyists Paradise will be present at the upcoming Amazing Arizona Comic Convention during the same weekend in Mesa.

The Amazing Arizona Comic Convention is a convention run by Jay Company Comics and will take place at the Mesa Convention Center on January 8 and 9 in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »





AZHP to host gaming at Taiyou Con

7 12 2010

The Arizona Hobbyists Paradise crew will kick off 2011 with a slew of tournaments and casual games during January’s Taiyou Con anime convention in Mesa.

AZHP is a community-oriented group that regularly hosts gaming rooms and events throughout the year in Arizona and neighboring states (for more info, see this previous Pause Button post about them). The Taiyou Con convention will take place on January 7-9 at the Hilton Phoenix/East Mesa resort located at 1011 West Holmes Avenue.

The founder of AZHP, commonly known as FrankCastleAZ, released an official list of a variety of tournaments slated to be held over the entire weekend the convention takes place. Read the rest of this entry »