Ai-Kon

July 27–29, 2018

RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Ave., Winnipeg

Programming > Gamer's Lounge

Video Games Lounge

Have some time to kill until your next panel or showing? Then come spend some time with us in the games lounge! Take a brief glimpse into the history of gaming, as we’ll have a station ready for you to relive some nostalgia, or experience something new and exciting! The titles we carry range from retro classics to the newest and hottest titles on a variety of consoles. Looking to one-up your best friend? We’ll be running tournaments all weekend long for those seeking such thrills in which you’ll go against other con-goers for pride and prizes!

 

Game Lounge Volunteers

 

Summer 2018 Tournaments

Below are the exciting tournaments that are being run this year by the Games Lounge. All tournaments will be held in the Games Lounge room in our Tournament Area. Please see the Games Lounge Volunteer Desk to sign up for any that pique your interest!

Blazblue Cross Tag Battle

Four worlds collide in Arc Systems latest 2D fighting game.  Choose characters from BlazBlue, Persona 4, Under Night In-Birth and Roosterteeth’s RWBY.  Mix and match characters from across each series to build your team and best your opponent in a high intensity 2v2 tag team battle.

Rules: Double Elimination 1v1 Best-of-3 Tournament but will transition to a Best-of-5 for the Semifinals, Winner’s Bracket Finals, Loser’s Bracket Finals, and Grand Finals.

Dates and Times: Friday July 27th, 6pm – 10pm

Dragon Ball FighterZ

We’re bringing it back! Dragon Ball FighterZ!  With a style mash up of Marvel vs. Capcom and anime fighters like Guilty Gear, this game perfectly captures the hot blooded intensity of what it’s like to be a Z Fighter.  Choose from classic Dragon Ball heroes and villains or play as the new Android 21. Go head to head with your friends to find out who is the real Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan (wow that’s quite a mouthful).

Rules: Double Elimination 1v1 Best-of-3 Tournament but will transition to a Best-of-5 for the Semifinals, Winner’s Bracket Finals, Loser’s Bracket Finals, and Grand Finals.

Dates and Times: Saturday July 28th, 6pm – 10 pm

Super Smash Bros Wii U

Back by popular demand we bring you Super Mash Bros. Wii U. Mario! Link! Samus! Pikachu! All of your favorite Nintendo characters are back, along with plenty of new faces, in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Up to four players can battle each other locally or online across beautifully designed stages inspired by classic Nintendo home console games. With a variety of control options and amiibo compatibility, the timeless Super Smash Bros. battles come alive.

You may bring your own controller as we allow people to use whatever controller they want. There will be a limited number of GameCube controllers available for contestants. Please indicate which controller you will be using during registration.

Rules: 8 Players take part in a 3-Stock match each round, with only the last 2 standing advancing to the next round until there are only 4 players left, and only one will reign supreme!

Items will be on!

Dates and Times: Sunday July 29th, 12pm – 4pmPop-Up Tournaments

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Tournament Hall of Fame

 

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