Ai-Kon 2022

The 20th Anniversary Edition

July 22-24, 2022

RBC Convention Centre

Programming > Gamer's Lounge

Gamers’ Lounge

The Gamers’ Lounge is open for people who have some time between showings, panels and everyone who just wants 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 our longtime partners in game loving crime; Chip Damage, Game-itoba, Extra Life and Twitch Winnipeg, will be joining us this year!

Summer 2022 Tournaments

House Of The Dead 4

Ai-kon is hosting a walk up House of the Dead tournament this year. Blast some zombies and try to get the highest score on the board.

Time: Friday July 22, 2022 from 8PM-12AM 

Location: At the House of the Dead cabinet in the Gamers’ Lounge

Rules: Walk up tournament; show up between the tournament times and get 2 attempts. If there are others waiting to participate, you need to re-queue for your second attempt. Attempts are set for 1 credit. Please leave the results screen open to show Gamers’ Lounge staff to verify your score.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Our Smash Bros tournament is Back for our 20th anniversary! We will be playing Ultimate with all DLC characters and stages available.

Time: Saturday July 23, 2022 6PM-10PM.

Registration closes 1 hour before the tournament starts.

Please show up 15 min early.

Location: Tournament Area in the Gamers’ Lounge.

Rules: Round 1: 4 player free-for all, medium items, top 2 move on. Round 2-Semis: 1v1, low items. Finals: 1v1 no items. No Mii Fighters. Unsportsmanlike conduct can be brought before tournament organizers for consideration.

Please note, we only have Gamecube controllers for the tournament; if there is another type you would like to use, feel free to bring it along. 

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

As we unfortunately missed Winterfest this year, Ai-kon is proud to be hosting our annual Mario Kart 8 tournament at our summer convention. We have all courses released for the booster course pack.

Time: Sunday 10 AM-2PM 

Registration closes at 2AM Sunday. 

Please show up 15 min early.

Location: Tournament Area in the Gamers’ Lounge

Rules: 4 player races, best of 2, top 2 advance, 150cc

Please note, we only have Gamecube controllers for the tournament; if there is another type you would like to use, feel free to bring it along