The Pause Button’s 100th Post! (And yeah some gaming stuff too)

14 09 2011

Do you guys know what today is? Well yes it is Wednesday, but it’s also the day that The Pause Button makes its 100th post! We’d like to thank all of our followers, readers, and all the awesome Arizona people who have made this blog interesting, fun, and insanely cool to write! –IncreaseBlue

Now true to course, here’s the breakdown for this weekend:

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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 »





Tournament List for Connichiwa Released: Game on!

15 03 2011

The upcoming Connichiwa anime convention in Tucson will once again have Arizona Hobbyists Paradise there to entertain all manner of gamers. AZHP officially released the tournament list for the convention on Monday with the details on all of their competitions.

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Saboten-con to feature game tournaments in October

14 09 2010

The upcoming anime convention in Phoenix, Ariz., known as Saboten-con, will host more than voice actor panels and cosplayer gatherings, it will also feature gaming tournaments!

Once again, Saboten-con will include a hefty gaming room that will be run by the Arizona Hobbyists Paradise when it begins on its new dates of October 1-3. Read the rest of this entry »





G4 to livestream EVO gaming action

8 07 2010

The EVO 2010 Championship Series tournament will officially kick off on Friday in Las Vegas, Nevada, however, getting to see the action no longer requires that gamers travel to the tournament itself.

The G4 advertisement for the EVO livestream.

Starting tomorrow, the G4TV website, in cooperation with Stickam and Level Up, will be live streaming the matches between players in all six of the featured tournaments over the 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 »