Spring tournaments coming into full swing

5 02 2013

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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 »





Arcade-in-a-Box’s Ed Farias Talks Retro Rumbles and Web Series

17 02 2012

With a huge community outpouring of live streams of fighting game favorites like Marvel vs. Capcom 3, King of Fighters, Super Street Fighter IV, and the like, it’s hard to think there’s much room for anything else.

Arcade-in-a-Box’s owner Ed Farias has made a recent push for a derision from fighting game streams into something different that celebrates the old school arcade in its best form.

It’s called Retro Rumble and it’s a force to be reckoned with.

Image courtesy of Retro Rumble.

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Give 2012 the Boot at AiAB Tomorrow!

3 01 2012

Make a New Years’ resolution to finally get good at fighting games, but don’t know where to start?

Our friends in Tucson at Arcade-in-a-Box will be hosting their boot camp for the revitalized Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition (2012 ver.) on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »





Countdown to DEVASTATION, get your practice in!

22 09 2011

The huge DEVASTATION event is a mere two weeks away and this Saturday will yield a nice platter of events for Arizona gamers to get in the last smidgens of practice before the big competitions kick off.

Courtesy Team Haz-Mat

First off is Team Haz-Mat with their DEVASTATION Boot Camp event on Saturday. The boot camp is $5 for a venue fee and $5 entry fee for each tournament being held at Team Haz-Mat‘s spot in Laveen. Competitions will start at 7 p.m. with Marvel vs. Capcom 3, then continue with Street Fighter III: Third Strike at 9 p.m., and finish up with Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition at 10 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »





Don’t Cross the Streams (actually, it’s ok if you do)

22 08 2011

The end of August has brought on no shortage of tournament action, but the last week of the month will go out with a digital bang, with most events having accompanying streams for gamers to log into and watch all the fun they’re missing out on!

AiaB's new stream looks snazzy. (courtesy AiaB Twitch.tv channel)

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AZHP Hosts Tournaments for a Good Cause This Weekend

5 04 2011

Arizona Hobbyists Paradise is at it again, and for a good cause too! FrankCastleAZ and AZHP are hosting five video game tournaments on Friday at the Corona Del Sol High School as a fundraiser for its television/film club.

The competitions will be hosted in the Corona Del Sol school’s small gym with an $8 entry fee for all tournaments. According to AZHP creator FrankCastleAZ, more than half of the proceeds will go to the club for new video equipment.  Read the rest of this entry »





Fight For Relief in Japan This Weekend

29 03 2011

The recent earthquake, tsunami and nuclear plant meltdown has created a tragedy beyond belief in Japan that has taken tens of thousands of lives and misplaced hundreds of others.

 

Fight For Relief

Many Japanese citizens are without supplies or shelter and are in dire need of aid. Among the many who have answered the call, gamers have stepped up as well. Now several of gamings’ finest players are teaming up to host a charity event called “Fight For Relief” to raise aid for Japan. Read the rest of this entry »