This weekend in AZ gaming: Ranbat finales, EVO practice and Lock-ins

14 05 2014

As summer begins to take its hold on the state, the tournament action is only getting warmer. This weekend has plenty of gaming events to partake in courtesy of AZHP Gaming, LAN Speed Games, and Spiral Series Entertainment

LAN Speed Games Lock-in (Friday)

-10 straight hours of gaming for $20 a person ($10 if you bring your own laptop or $15/person if you are a part of a group of 3) kicking off at 10 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

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Titans fall and ranbats away!

4 03 2014

 

March is now well underway with tons of spring releases incoming for the competing. This weekend Spiral Series will follow up the fantastic finish to SCR with their third set of ranbats and Titanfall finally lands on consoles and PCs next week.

Spiral Series ranbats 3

-Spiral Series are hosting their third ranbat event at the Gaming Zone in Tempe on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

-Games include Killer Instinct, Street Fighter x Tekken, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition. 

-Entrants need to pay a $5 venue fee and $5 for competing in each tournament of their choosing. There will be individual competition payouts and a full season pay out once all the ranbats have concluded. More info here.

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Winter is here! Battle your way through the cold!

4 12 2013

After a much needed holiday break, local gamers are ready to tear into a few new titles and stave off the could with a few friendly matches. This week the action will be taking place in Tempe for the most part.

Spiral Series Killer Instinct free play

-The Spiral Series crew are hosting a friendly session of Killer Instinct this Friday at 8 p.m. at the Gaming Zone in Tempe.

-The event is free to all and meant to encourage new and old members of the fighting game community to help each other learn the new game.  

-For more info, check out the Spiral Series Facebook page 
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Barfights and Bizarre adventures this weekend!

13 11 2013

 

The drop of the newest consoles are almost upon us, but let’s not abandon our current gen so quickly! This weekend there are two events courtesy of Spiral Series and AZHP Gaming.

Spiral Series barfights 3

-The Spiral Series group will be hosting another Barfight event at the Armadillo Grill in Phoenix. 

-Games will kick off at 7 p.m. on Saturday with Street Fighter x Tekken money matches and more throughout the night.

-Free to all and observers are encouraged! For more details, check out the Spiral Series Facebook page 
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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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16 10 2013

There is a nice mix of FPS and fighting game tournaments happening to fulfill your brisk fall weekend. Read more below to see the competitive throwdowns being hosted by Spiral Series Entertainment and AZHP Gaming.

Spiral Series ranbats at the Gaming Zone

-Three tournaments kicking off on Saturday at 12 p.m. at The Gaming Zone in Tempe.

-$5 entry fee per tournament (including Super Street Fighter 4: AE, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and Street Fighter x Tekken), as well as a $5 organizational fee. 

-Winners will get a split of the game pot, as well as points to overall ranking in the season.

-For all the details, check out the Spiral Series 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 »