Barrier Break With Euphoria Gaming This Weekend

21 02 2012

If you thought the only hype to be had this week was with the PS Vita launch, then you’d be dead wrong. Keith Abbott and Euphoria Gaming are hosting an ultimate 2D fighter tournament this weekend in Mesa that promises to be one heck of a hype machine.

UPDATE: Early Saturday Keith Abbott of Euphoria Gaming announced that the tournament would be delayed until April 7 and moved to the University of Advancing Technology “due to lack of communication.” More information on the updated event can be found here

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Keith Abbott Talks Future Plans For Euphoria Gaming

24 01 2012

Keith Abbott of Euphoria Gaming

The past year has seen many local groups rise to the occasion and provide a vast array of tournaments for the Arizona gaming community. Keith Abbott, founder of Euphoria Gaming, is no different in this respect and spoke with The Pause Button on the groups’ hopes and plans for 2012.

As Euphoria Gaming plows into 2012 with their Super Marvel Madness finale on Saturday, as well as several planned free tournaments, the group has alot of potential to grow and change within the coming months.

Abbott first founded his own gaming group, Euphoria Gaming, in 2010 in an effort to support and flourish a West Valley gaming scene. He started off by hosting small tournament gatherings at a local shop called GameTag in Litchfield Park. The competitions began to receive good receptions and Abbott decided to pursue more.
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Trick or Treat: Three Competitions to Beat!

25 10 2011

It’s that time again! Where Ezio pickpockets Snickers bars and Master Chief TPs your neighbors’ house! Halloween is upon us and that means there are tons of awesome events to prepare you for the holiday.

Both LAN Speed Games, East Valley Gaming and Euphoria Gaming are hosting dual events this weekend for all your competitive needs on both sides of town. Read the rest of this entry »

As Summer Closes, Competition Heats Up!

16 08 2011

Summer may be officially over, but the local gaming scene hasn’t lost one bit of steam going into the fall and winter months.

Courtesy of CADE Gallery.

CADE Gallery will continue with a few more events following their successful Super Street Fighter II competition last week, as well as Euphoria Gaming holding it down in Mesa, and an event announcement from Arizona Hobbyists Paradise.

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Tournament Triple Threat This Weekend

21 06 2011

The DEVASTATION crew are planning not one, not two, but three tournaments to take place over the weekend and bleeding into Monday all over the valley.

Kicking off the weekend proper will be their Mortal Kombat tournament held at Gotham City Comics in Mesa. The competition will be free to enter with registration opening at 2 p.m. and the action starts at 3 p.m. The tournament will be double-elimination and capped at 64 players; the game will be played on PS3. Read the rest of this entry »

DEVASTATION Brings MvC3 Tournament to Gotham City

22 03 2011

The DEVASTATION team announced via their Facebook page on Monday that they would be hosting a Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tournament at of Gotham City Comics in Mesa.

Image courtesy of Gotham City Comics.

The event is set to take place on April 9. Lost Bot Productions and the DEVASTATION crew will be operating a 64-player bracket tournament with no entry fees and Gotham City Comics giftcards as prizes for the top players. Read the rest of this entry »