Spiral Series kicks off second season of ranbats

4 02 2014

Time to break out the fight sticks and shake off that holiday dust as Spiral Series begins their second season of ranking battles this Saturday in Tempe at The Gaming Zone.  Read the rest of this entry »

See some Ghosts for the end of October!

30 10 2013

The end of October nears and, if you’re not too busy tearing down buildings in Battlefield 4 or sailing the high seas in Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, there are a few events to mark the beginning of November and winter season.

Spiral Series ranbats season finale

-The Spiral Series crew is finishing up their competitive ranbats this Saturday at 12 p.m. in Tempe’s own Gaming Zone. 

-Games include SFxT, UMvC3, and SSF4:AE. Competitors must pay a $5 venue fee and $5 per a tournament that they wish to enter.

-This is for all the marbles folks! For more details, check out the Spiral Series Facebook page 
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Spring tournaments coming into full swing

5 02 2013


Now that February is here, things are really kicking off for tournament season. In preparation for the now fully completed tournament roster for EVO (among so many other competitions out there), Euphoria Gaming and Team Hazmat have got you covered for any practice you will need.

To start off the month right, Euphoria Gaming will be hosting a tournament at the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Ranbats, Rumbles, and Absolute LAN-sanity

28 02 2012

Who knew that the break into March would be such a big one? Several local gaming groups this week are hosting tournaments and events of all kinds, and they’re getting a head start on Wednesday.

It seems like many Arizona groups are in on this one including the DEVASTATION crew, Team Hazmat, Arcade-in-a-Box, Digital Dojo, and LAN Speed Games all hosting their own respective events. Read the rest of this entry »

Team Hazmat 2012 Ranbats Kicking Off This Weekend!

5 01 2012

If you couldn’t make the boot camp at Arcade-in-a-Box don’t worry, there is another opportunity with Team Hazmat to build up your skills.

The team is hosting their official “Hazbat tournaments” a.k.a. ranbats (ranking battles), starting off this Saturday the 7th at their hangout in Laveen. Read the rest of this entry »

Fight! Fight! And Answer Questions Too! (Gaming This Week in AZ)

19 07 2011

This week is filled with a nice clash of intellect as well as brawn with several tournaments and a trivia challenge peppering the valley.

[UPDATE] The DEVASTATION team pushed their Fight Night event back to August 5th instead of having it on July 22.

Spiderman has brawn and brains, just not enough combos.

Starting off the action is Cade Gallery and Old School Arcade with their monthly video game trivia on Thursday hosted by PhoenixGamer’s own Mel, the Office Gamer Girl. The trivia is set to kick off at 7 p.m. with promises mind-numbingly difficult questions about obscure video games and characters. Prizes include Bookman’s gift cards and a special Cade (swag) Bag for the winners.

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Kombat of All Kinds This Weekend in AZ

5 07 2011

As the summer heat continues to boil, so does the gaming action this weekend, which provides a multitude of gaming opportunities to get your fight on and prove your skill.

On Friday night the Cade Gallery will be hosting their second Fight Klub event with a Mortal Kombat II tournament on their old school cabinet. The competition will kick off at 7 p.m., single elimination, with no entry fees. Prizes include gift cards and t-shirts, as well as bragging rights for the next month.

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