The Gamers’ Lounge is open for people who have some time between showings, panels and everyone who just want to have fun and play games! We have a variety of modern and classic consoles with a large selection of games. We are also pleased to announce that for the 3rd year running we will be hosting our partners in game loving crime; Chip Damage and Game-iToba!
This winter we will be running a Mario Kart 8 Deluxe tournament this year. For the 3rd year, we will be hosting our partners in crime Chip Damage and Game-iToba. Chip Damage will be here to play fighting games with everyone as well as host their own tournaments and Game-iToba will have a huge variety of board games for us to all enjoy!
Ai-kon would like to announce our first ever VR tournament! We’ll be playing Beat Saber, a high octane lightsaber swinging rhythm game where you’ll compete to see who can get the best high score.
Rules: Medium difficulty, the best combined score of 3 songs
Dates and Times: Friday, July 26th, 2019, 7:00 pm till 11:00 pm
Beat Saber Tournament Winners: 1st place, Ari Bird “Dr. Bird” 2nd place, Elle Morris 3rd place, Scott Barrett “Banana”
Get ready to throw down with your favorite Shonen Jump characters in Jump Force! An intense 3D action fighting game based on the works of Japan’s best-selling shonen manga publication. Choose a team of 3 fighters from over 40 characters; including, but not limited to, characters from Dragon Ball Z, Naruto, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, and Hero Academia.
Rules: Single elimination, best of 3 matches. No custom Characters.
Dates and Times: Saturday, July 27, 2019, 4:00 pm till 8:00 pm
Registration Deadline: Saturday, July 27, 2019, at 3:00 pm
Our annual Smash tournament is back and this year we’ll be playing Super Smash Bros Ultimate for Nintendo Switch! Everyone from all previous Smash Bros games has returned as well as several new characters.
Please note, we will have limited controllers so we recommend bringing your own to ensure you can play with what you want.
Rules: 8 Player matches, medium items with top 4 moving on until semi-finals. Top 2 moves on to finals for a 4 player match. No Mii Characters. No DLC Characters. Dates and times: Sunday, July 28, 10:30 am till 4:00 pm.
Registration Deadline: Sunday, July 28 at 6 am
Looking for volunteers to help our during Ai-Kon, Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28, 2019. Check out our requirements and Sign up here!
Did you miss the action at Winterfest, or want to re-watch that epic final showdown? Watch the full vods here and on youtube.
Ai-Kon would like to recognize the following organizations for their support of our 2019 Ai-Kon Gamers’ Lounge and gaming tournaments!
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