FIGCON, AZHP, Hazbats, Black Ops, and a shot at the Danger Room this weekend

8 10 2013

FIGCON

This week and weekend are absolutely jam packed with gaming stuff to do for all sorts. No sense in dilly-dally, let’s get started!

Future Is Games convention in Phoenix

-Starts Wednesday and goes till Friday at the Phoenix Convention Center.

-FREE to attend and will host a slew of guest speakers presenting indie games, developer stories and more (including Arizona’s own MegaRan!).

-For more info and tickets, check out their website. Read the rest of this entry »





Rain or shine, tourneys happening this weekend!

10 09 2013

Even though the weather has been rainy, none of the gaming action in the Valley has been dampened down. There’s a good lot of events this week, starting off with the fine folks at the Phoenix Art Museum. Read the rest of this entry »





Are you ready to carry out Operation: INJUSTICE?

16 04 2013

Well if you haven’t heard by now, the DC comic fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us finally released on Tuesday. As every gamer out there devours the title’s roster of characters vying for a main, this weekend will give you all an opportunity to test your new fighters against each other. Read the rest of this entry »





Fall tournaments in full swing with Euphoria Gaming and others

23 10 2012

As Halloween approaches, so do some opportunities for fun gaming experiences for all. This weekend will play host to several events hosted by the likes of Euphoria Gaming and DEVASTATION right up till the end of the month.

Trick or treat, I got an axe for you to eat!

Starting off the weekend proper will be the Euphoria Gaming crew hosting their Persona 4: Arena/King of Fighters XIII This is It! Bootcamp event on Saturday. This tournament will take place at the University of Advancing Technology (room 201) and there are no entry fees.  Read the rest of this entry »





Tekken Tag 2 Releases, Euphoria Gaming Celebrates with Tournament

12 09 2012

For those of you who didn’t know, Namco’s latest endeavor in 3D fighters Tekken Tag Tournament 2 released yesterday. A successor to the PS2’s Tekken Tag Tournament, TTT2 is bringing revamped visuals paired with the tagging action that made the first Tag Tournament title such a popular powerhouse.

The good folks at Euphoria Gaming will be hosting a tournament this Saturday at the University of Advancing Technology in room 201 for all players to try their skills in the latest Tag edition. Read the rest of this entry »





Summer Video Game Awesome-ness Happening This Weekend

19 06 2012

Since the Team Hazmat Hazbats have officially come to a close and EVO is just over the horizon, Arizona players are kicking into practice mode to sharpen their skills for summer competition. A couple tournaments are taking place this weekend, as well as some fun breaks from the training schedule.

Our friends at Euphoria Gaming will be representing the King of Fighters crowd with their NeoBlaze tournament at the University of Advancing Technology on Saturday.

[UPDATE: We got whiff of a couple more events from the likes of the DEVASTATION crew and Team Hazmat this weekend. Check out the fully updated post for more details!]

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Gaming events galore this weekend in AZ

16 05 2012

If you’re not too busy ‘error 37’-ing it up with your buddies on Diablo III, there are tons of gaming events this weekend to hit up before the craziness that is the Phoenix Comicon is finally upon us.

Grab your controllers because this weekend is chock full of gaming opportunities.

In the interest of fitting all of these insanely cool events in one post, we’re going to put them out quick hit style (a la our friends at Lightning Octopus).

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