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NAVA Gamer's Gathering, November 24: "Cornucopia of Gaming"

NAVA = North Atlantic Videogame Aficionados. This is a FREE event bringing gamers together for competition, trading, and chatter.

Previously at NAVA...
- In our last episode, we celebrated Halloween, attendees got into the spirit by doing their October cosplay thing.
- We stacked Sonic & Knuckles cartridges one on top of the other, 28 in total! Why? Because we could. A video of this feat is forthcoming.
- The arcade game challenge was Wizard of Wor. Chris A took home the $20 prize.
- At 6pm we hosted a costume contest. Ben as "Benedict Belmonto" (a Castlevania original character) won best costume, David as "Nintendo Laboette" was most original, and Nicci as "Casual Sata" won scariest!
- Games and systems traded hands between attendees who brought their own trade boxes.

Submitted on Fri, 11/16/2018 - 16:45

Monthly Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Tournament, November 16th

5 PM: Signup starts
7 PM: Main Bracket starts

Bracket is capped at 64 people. However, we will allow you to join if you bring a setup, even if the bracket is full.
Entry Fee: $10 ($5 venue, $5 for the prize pool)

For those who wish to assist, please bring all of the following:

- A Wii U
- A gamepad
- A GameCube controller adapter
- A copy of Smash 4
- All DLC characters downloaded (Cloud, Bayonetta, Corrin, Roy, Mewtwo, Lucas, Ryu)

The more consoles we have, the more stations to play at, and the smoother the entire night goes!

Rules: 

Rounds are best 2/3 games (Semi-Finals and Finals are best 3/5)
Double elimination

Submitted on Mon, 10/29/2018 - 17:56

NAVA Gamer's Gathering, October 27th: "Cosplay October"

NAVA = North Atlantic Videogame Aficionados. This is a FREE event bringing gamers together for competition, trading, and chatter.

Previously at NAVA...
- In our last episode, we celebrated "back to school". Rockstar's "Bully", American Technos "River City Ransom" and a Sega Pico were among the game setups!
- The arcade game challenge was Mikie. Aristotle bounced the most digital classmates and took home the $20 prize.
- At 6pm we hosted a Rival Schools tournament. Aristotle won this one too, smashing all competitors for the championship!
- Games and systems traded hands between attendees who brought their own trade boxes.

See it all in our photo gallery section at the store's website and feel free to comment!

Submitted on Tue, 10/23/2018 - 14:39

Monthly Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Tournament, October 19th

5 PM: Signup starts
7 PM: Main Bracket starts

Bracket is capped at 64 people. However, we will allow you to join if you bring a setup, even if the bracket is full.
Entry Fee: $10 ($5 venue, $5 for the prize pool)

For those who wish to assist, please bring all of the following:

- A Wii U
- A gamepad
- A GameCube controller adapter
- A copy of Smash 4
- All DLC characters downloaded (Cloud, Bayonetta, Corrin, Roy, Mewtwo, Lucas, Ryu)

The more consoles we have, the more stations to play at, and the smoother the entire night goes!

Rules: 

Rounds are best 2/3 games (Semi-Finals and Finals are best 3/5)
Double elimination

Submitted on Mon, 10/01/2018 - 17:06

NAVA Gamer's Gathering, Sept 29th: "We Don't Need No Education"

NAVA = North Atlantic Videogame Aficionados. This is a FREE event bringing gamers together for competition, trading, and chatter.

Previously at NAVA...
- In our last episode, we celebrated the history of Sega Genesis. Three Genesis stations were set up around the store.
- The arcade game challenge was SegaSonic The Hedgehog. Chris A once again took home the $20 prize.
- At 6pm we hosted a Road Rash II tournament. Stephanie M zoomed past all competitors for the championship!
- Games and systems traded hands between attendees who brought their own trade boxes.

See it all in our photo gallery section at the store's website and feel free to comment!
http://dpvideogames.com/galleries/

Submitted on Mon, 09/24/2018 - 15:28

Monthly Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Tournament, September 21st

5 PM: Signup starts
7 PM: Main Bracket starts
8 PM: Side Event
Bracket is capped at 64 people. However, we will allow you to join if you bring a setup, even if the bracket is full.
Entry Fee: $10 ($5 venue, $5 for the prize pool)

For those who wish to assist, please bring all of the following:

- A Wii U
- A gamepad
- A GameCube controller adapter
- A copy of Smash 4
- All DLC characters downloaded (Cloud, Bayonetta, Corrin, Roy, Mewtwo, Lucas, Ryu)

The more consoles we have, the more stations to play at, and the smoother the entire night goes!

Rules: 

Rounds are best 2/3 games (Semi-Finals and Finals are best 3/5)
Double elimination

Submitted on Thu, 08/30/2018 - 14:41

NAVA Gamer's Gathering, August 25th: "Genesis DOES"

NAVA = North Atlantic Videogame Aficionados. This is a FREE event bringing gamers together for competition, trading, and chatter.

Previously at NAVA...
- In our last episode, we celebrated a long-lost gaming art style, vector graphics. Six Vectrex systems were set up around the store.
- The arcade game challenge was Vectrexagon. A dogfight and sudden death playoff at 9pm later, Nick S Jr took the $20 prize.
- At 6pm we hosted an Armor Attack tournament on the Vectrex. Juan shelled all opponents into oblivion!
- Games and systems traded hands between attendees who brought their own trade boxes.

See it all in our photo gallery section at the store's website and feel free to comment!

Submitted on Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:49

Monthly Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Tournament, August 17th

5 PM: Signup starts
7 PM: Main Bracket starts
8 PM: Side Event
Bracket is capped at 64 people. However, we will allow you to join if you bring a setup, even if the bracket is full.
Entry Fee: $10 ($5 venue, $5 for the prize pool)

Side Event TBA

For those who wish to assist, please bring all of the following:

- A Wii U
- A gamepad
- A GameCube controller adapter
- A copy of Smash 4
- All DLC characters downloaded (Cloud, Bayonetta, Corrin, Roy, Mewtwo, Lucas, Ryu)

The more consoles we have, the more stations to play at, and the smoother the entire night goes!

Rules:

Submitted on Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:49

NAVA Gamer's Gathering, July 28th: "Vectors Revisited"

NAVA = North Atlantic Videogame Aficionados. This is a FREE event bringing gamers together for competition, trading, and chatter.

Previously at NAVA...
- In our last episode, we asked "Have You Played Atari Today?" and regardless of your answer, you played at NAVA.
- The arcade game challenge was Missile Command. Walter A defended the world best at 18,540 and took the $20 prize.
- At 6pm we hosted a "Random Retro" challenge on the Atari 2600. Walter A won this one too! Is the "A" for "Atari"?
- Games and systems traded hands between attendees who brought their own trade boxes.

See it all in our photo gallery section at the store's website and feel free to comment!
http://dpvideogames.com/galleries/

Submitted on Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:46

NAVA Gamer Gathering, June 30: "Have You Played Atari Today?"

NAVA = North Atlantic Videogame Aficionados. This is a FREE event bringing gamers together for competition, trading, and chatter.

Previously at NAVA...
- In our last episode, we celebrated "Leo Appreciation Day" to commemorate the many contributions of a Digital Press icon, Leonard Agrusti.
- The arcade game challenge was Dig Dug because it's one of Leo's favorites. Doesn't matter who got the high score, Leo won.
- Leo's favorite systems were set up around the store for non-Leo types to enjoy.
- Games and systems traded hands between attendees who brought their own trade boxes.

See it all in our photo gallery section at the store's website and feel free to comment!

Submitted on Tue, 06/26/2018 - 13:46
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