In January's "Government Shutdown Edition" NAVA attendees played Tax Avoiders and E.T. on Atari 2600, Missile Command on PlayStation, and Mortal Kombat on SNES. Mathew D. won the arcade challenge in 1990′s Rampart by Atari. Steve L. won the tournament in Tetris Attack's VS mode!
In this month's tournament we reached the 64 people bracket cap. Marcus 'The Great Gonzalez' won 1st place, Jack came in 2nd, and Jorge 'Tokyo' came in 3rd.
Our December NAVA’s theme was “The Re-Gifting Season.” Traditionally, attendees exchanged gifts during our annual gift grab. For the arcade challenge we played Burgertime by Data East. Chris A. won the arcade challenge with 55,550 points, earning a $20 gift certificate!
Our first Monthly Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament was awesome. Tokyo won first place, Mr. Zercon won second, and Riz won third! Who else wants to compete in the next one?
Our November NAVA was themed "Cornucopia of Gaming." Attendees played an abundance of games! The arcade challenge was Moon Patrol by Irem and the tournament was Mario Kart 64 in 4-player mode.
In last month's NAVA the theme was "Cosplay October" and attendees arrived in costumes. We successfully stacked 28 Sonic & Knuckles cartridges one on top of the other and actually got the game to work during the special event "Sonic & Knuckles & Knuckles & Knuckles & Knuckles & Knuckles..."! Ben's Castlevania Original Character was the Best Costume, Krypto the Super Dog was the Funnies Costume, and David's Nintendo Laboette was Most Creative.
September is BACK TO SCHOOL month and NAVA’s theme was “We Don’t Need No Education.” Attendees played Rockstar's "Bully", American Technos' "River City Ransom" and even the Sega Pico system. The arcade challenge was Konami's 1984 game "Mikie" and the tournament was 1998 PlayStation game “Rival Schools.” Aristotle won both the arcade challenge and tournament.
Last month's tournament was Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Froot (Jinny) won 1st place, Gunblade (Brendan) came in 2nd, and Clune (Nathan) 3rd.
On this NAVA we celebrated the Sega Genesis anniversary. Attendees played Streets of Rage 2, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Gunstar Heroes, Comix Zone, Contra Hard Corps, Ghouls 'n Ghosts and many more. Stephanie M won the Road Rash II Tournament in glorious split screen "mano a mano" mode! Chris A won the "SegaSonic The Hedgehog" Arcade Challenge.
In this month's NAVA the theme was Vectors Revisited. Attendees played the six Vectrex systems that were set up at the store. The Tournament was 1980’s Armor Attack and the Arcade Challenge was 1980’s Star Castle. Nick S. Jr won the Arcade Challenge, taking home a $20 gift certificate.