The Xbox One Cometh

19 11 2013

With the Xbox One right on the heels of the PS4 release, there’s plenty to be excited about in the gaming scene this weekend!

Xbox One release party

-The Microsoft Store in Scottsdale plans to host a midnight release event in style on Thursday at 10 p.m.

-Free food, drinks, and prizes throughout the night. Team Hazmat will be there hosting a Killer Instinct tournament and launch livestream, while AZHP Gaming will also be present running a Call of Duty: Ghosts tournament and livestream as part of the festivities respectively. 

-Free to all (but hopefully you preordered an Xbox One beforehand). For more details, check out the Scottsdale Microsoft Store Facebook page 
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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 »





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 »





Dojosports brings the So Cal rivalry this weekend

13 08 2013

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This weekend will be better than the last with the grand kickoff of the Dojosports National 5v5 Fighting Game League.

Haz of Team Hazmat will be behind this latest bout between Southern California and Arizona Injustice players, along with a singles tournament for other players repping their favorite hero or villain in Laveen on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »





AZ Bar Battles this weekend

30 07 2013

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Arizona’s own rendition of bar fights is going to pit some of the state’s finest players against each other, with a few drinks and grudge matches to spare.  Read the rest of this entry »





AZHP Gaming tourney and EVO congrats!

17 07 2013
Image courtesy of Shoryuken.com

Image courtesy of Shoryuken.com

 

Now that the world’s biggest fighting game tournament of all time is finished up, gamers across the country are finding themselves aflame with new passion for competition and preparing for next year.

First off, we’d like to congratulate Wobbles, an Arizona local, who placed second overall in Super Smash Bros. Melee at EVO 2013. Another round of congrats goes to Angelic, another AZ player, who placed third in the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tournament at EVO. Both players displayed exceptional skills and sportsmanship at the event and made Arizona proud. Read the rest of this entry »





Hazbat finale and prepare for INJUSTICE!

9 04 2013

If you managed to miss out on all the fun had at last weekends’ Zapcon, there’s plenty more tournament fun to be had in the upcoming days. These events will include the season final of the Team Hazmat hazbats and the launch of the highly-anticipated fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us. Read the rest of this entry »