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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Video Game Weekend: Pokemon Dining, SPLA 29, World 8 Arena

Three video game events today in LA. First up is a Pokemon lunch that continues throughout the day, it sounds cooler than what's really happening.


12:30pm - 8:00pm
Thank You For Coming
3416 Glendale Blvd, 
Los Angeles, California 90039
"Come on out for a day of Pokemon battling, trading, and eating from a menu not unlike a Trainer's diet. Featuring Thank You For Coming's trainer oriented menu as well as onigiri and pokepuffs! See a Pokemon art installation by Johnnie JungleGuts and battle in an OU doubles tournament, Smogon University rules! Entrance is free if you eat a meal and five dollars if not!

This event is brought you by KChung Radio's year long residency at Thank You For Coming!"
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Grand Park
200 N Grand Ave, 
Los Angeles, California 90012
Street Pass LA 29. Bring your DSes and wait until we start trading Amiibos, those stupid new figures from Nintendo. I'm sure they'll be trading the Mario Kart 8 Happy Meals toys at this one.

World 8
1057 S Vermont Ave, 
Los Angeles, California 90006
"The wait is over, World 8 will be hosting another Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 tournament on Saturday July 19th at 5pm. Venue $3 game $5, this is a bring your own controller event. If you must borrow a controller, converter, or stick from us venue fee will be $5.

Console - Xbox 360
Double elimination
3 out of 5 rounds."