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!

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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 Re-cap

31 05 2011

The 2011 Phoenix Comicon took place over the weekend at the Phoenix Convention Center. The event included many geek and pop culture stars such as George Takei, Leonard Nimoy, Vic Mignogna, and many others.

Among the many different anime, geek, comic, sci-fi and steam punk-themed festivities, there were also numerous video game tournaments and panels to be had at the convention. The Pause Button’s own IncreaseBlue attended and covered the event, she offers her thoughts on the event below.

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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 »





The Pause Button’s video recap of DEVASTATION 2010

23 06 2010

The large gaming event known as DEVASTATION recently concluded over the past weekend at the Phoenix Convention Center in downtown Phoenix, Arizona.

The Pause Button’s own IncreaseBlue was there to cover the gaming, the players, and all of the rest of the action that went on at the event. The above posted video is a quick insight into how the event was set up, what went on, and the overall atmosphere of DEVASTATION as a whole.

For more information about DEVASTATION, visit their website or read some previous Pause Button posts about the 2010 event.

To view the full tournament bracket results, visit the DEVASTATION bracket result page.





DEVASTATION: Day 2

19 06 2010

The second day of the DEVASTATION gaming event started off Saturday with packed rooms and stiff competition in the downtown Phoenix Convention Center.

Both gamers known as King Salmon and Kraziecd brought some intense matches early into the Soul Caliber 4 tournament.

Tournaments for Soul Caliber 4 and Marvel vs. Capcom 2 began the day on the large projection screens and treated the thousands of attendees to terrific and intense matches between players. Read the rest of this entry »





Gaming at a convention. A Pause Button’s inside look into competition at Phoenix Comicon.

30 05 2010

This year’s Phoenix Comicon established itself in its new home of the Phoenix Convention Center. Whereas the convention used to be held in the much smaller Mesa Convention Center, the new building provided areas much larger and roomier for programming at the event.

 
 

This translated to large dual gaming rooms set up for more tournaments and casual play hosted by the Arizona Hobbyists Paradise and Howie’s Game Shack, than ever had before. Read the rest of this entry »