This weekend: AlphaShooters, Joysticks, and Zapcon

9 04 2014

 

As the temperatures heat up outside, there’s plenty of reason to stay in and enjoy the AC with this weekends’ events courtesy of AlphaShooters, FilmBar and Zapcon. Read the rest of this entry »

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FIGCON, AZHP, Hazbats, Black Ops, and a shot at the Danger Room this weekend

8 10 2013

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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 »





Get your post-E3 recovery through multiple tournaments this weekend

18 06 2013

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Now that the insanity of E3 has finally settled down, it’s time to get back to the important gaming that we all know and love. The likes of Fix & Play, Microsoft Gamers, and LAN Speed Games plan to carry us off out E3 euphoria with a couple of events this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »





AZHP Gaming releases schedule for Phoenix Comicon

14 05 2013

536432_10150916656778567_732766104_nWith Phoenix Comicon less than two weeks away, AZHP Gaming is preparing to hold its gaming room  for the 8th year running at the event. The group released their competition schedule late Monday night and are featuring over ten tournaments and plenty more.

The group will be running casual stations for the Thursday preview night from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. The action really kicks off on Friday. Their tournament schedule is as follows:

 

Friday-

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All these tournaments is making Bob sweat!

Gears of War Judgment (360) – 11 a.m.

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (PS3) – 1:30 p.m.

Halo 4 [2v2] (360) – 4 p.m.

Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS3) – 6:30 p.m.

Mortal Kombat (PS3) – 9 p.m.

Saturday-

King of Fighters XIII (PS3) – 11 a.m.

Persona 4: Arena (PS3) – 1:30 p.m.

Street Fighter x Tekken (PS3) – 4 p.m.

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition (PS3) – 6:30 p.m.

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (PS3) – 9 p.m.

Sunday-

Super Smash Bros. Brawl (Wii) – 11 a.m.

Call of Duty Black Ops II [2v2] (360) – 2 p.m.

The group will give away slews of prizes which include NoS energy drink packs, Aqua Red t-shirts, $20 giftcards to The Game Zone, Evil Controller controllers, comic books, prints and much more.

Along with regular tournaments, AZHP will be hosting casual game stations throughout the weekend for attendees to freely play. All the competitive action will be streamed by Team Hazmat and Team Mailorder. Tickets for Phoenix Comicon are currently on sale at their website.





March Gaming Madness

12 03 2013

After a slight lull in action last week, gaming events are ratcheting up in Peoria, Scottsdale, and Laveen in the coming days.

Starting off things will be LAN Speed Games in Peoria hosting their monthly Lock-In/All-Nighter event on Friday. For $20 attendees can reserve a seat at the venue for ten hours of straight gaming starting at 10 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »





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 »





Ring in the New Year at LAN Speed

11 12 2012

As said before, December becomes a bit of a gaming freeze as far as events go, but the good folks at LAN Speed Games are intending to celebrate 2012 in style: with a lock-in!

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LSG is planning to host a New Years’ Lock-in bash starting extra early so gamers can wile away the last vestiges of the year and push on through to the new one with plenty of titles to entertain them. The whole shindig will kick off at 6 p.m. on December 31 and run until 10 a.m. the next day.

The crew at LSG are promising tons of prizes, tournaments, and giveaways throughout the night. Seats can be reserved for the event at $30 a person and potential attendees are encouraged to sign up ahead of time in store. For more information, check out their official Facebook event page.