AZHP Gaming kicks in the new year at Taiyou Con

2 01 2013

For those who aren’t sure how to dig into 2013, AZHP Gaming has got a solution. The entire crew will be running a gaming room with multiple tournaments at this weekends’ Taiyou Con in Mesa.

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Taiyou Con is an anime convention that will be held at the Hilton Phoenix/East Mesa hotel on January 4-6. The convention will feature numerous anime-related guests such as Sonny Strait, Christina Vee, and many more. Alongside all of the anime programming, the good folks with AZHP Gaming will be running another one of their gaming rooms for attendees. 

Over the weekend, the crew will be hosting a slew of tournaments for some awesome sponsored prizes from Boson, Aqua Red, UAT,and Evil Controllers:
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Black Ops II action galore this week

4 12 2012

December is beginning to fill out a bit with events for gaming. Although tournaments seem to be in short supply this month, there are tons of casual opportunities to play with your fellow gamers and be merry.

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Starting off is Mesa bar and grill Monsterland hosting a video game night on Wednesday. The event is 21 and above only, and will include casual play (or possibly a competition) for Black Ops II. The event will kick off at 8 p.m. and go until midnight, check out their Facebook event page for more details.

Continuing the Black Ops II trend will be Fix and Play hosting their tournament for the shooter title on Saturday. The competition will take place at their 83rd Ave. and Camelback location and start at 5 p.m.

Entry fees will likely be the same as their last tournament and cost $5. The grand prize winner will net themselves a $60 gift card to the store for some holiday spending.





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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Jam Packed Tournament May Days

8 05 2012

The month of May is the official marker of new changes, challenges, and turning on the heat in Arizona. Several different events are lined up for this weekend from the likes of DEVASTATION, Team Hazmat, and LAN Speed Games that will undoubtedly leave gamers thirsty for more.

The events start early with a tournament challenge from the DEVASTATION crew at the Bookmans Mesa location on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »





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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Weekend Gaming Craziness in AZ

8 02 2012

As we posted earlier, demos of non-fighting games both surprised and disappointed us, but that doesn’t stop our desire for some healthy fighting game competition!

Closing out this week will be events from NeoMaxico, LAN Speed Games, and Euphoria Gaming for fighting games galore. Read the rest of this entry »





This Weekend in Tournaments: We Can’t Hear You Over the Awesome!

15 11 2011

November releases have already pushed most gamers into quiet seclusion as they decimate their enemies in Modern Warfare 3 or free-roam to their hearts’ content in Skyrim, but there’s plenty of tournaments in store to get out of the house, take in some sunshine, and get some real competition!

This weekend is peppered with events from the likes of LAN Speed Games, Euphoria Gaming, and East Valley Gaming.

[UPDATE: LAN Speed Games have pushed back their Lock-In Event from Nov. 18 to Nov. 25. Same rules and information still apply]

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