HV Gamer Con Captures Albany Capital Center This Weekend
Yes. This a very big weekend in college basketball. In fact, the UAlbany Great Danes women's hoops team will be playing Louisville on Friday. However, that's not the only Great Danes team that will be competing in a tournament this weekend. Plenty of teams will be competing in downtown Albany Saturday and Sunday and you can too!
HV Gamer Con 2022 returns to the Albany Capital Center for an in-person gaming competition on March 19th and 20th. The event will be the largest esports event in the entire Northeast and includes tournaments open to the public with thousands of dollars in cash prizes up for grabs!
Monday on The Drive with Charlie & Dan, CBS sports host and voice of EA Madden for 4 years, Larry Ridley joined us and talked about this weekends awesome events at the Albany Capital Center. According to Ridley, he and former New York Giants defensive lineman Jay Alford will be on hand all weekend doing play-by-play and color commentary of the Madden and NBA 2k competitions. Ridley said that there are tournaments open to the public with cash prizes up to $3,000.
This is a very cool event for the gamer in your household, so grab your tickets soon. HV Gamer Con will feature the best collegiate esports teams from across the country to compete in the ECAC invitational tournament. This year's event features 3 stages. The ECAC tournament will be on the Main-stage and will feature ECAC Collegiate Play in Overwatch, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Rocket League.
Claim to Fame Entertainment will host a public Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament both days including singles, doubles and Strike Squad. Compete4Ever will be hosting a public Madden 22 and NBA 2k22 tournament. Panel discussions will be held throughout the weekend featuring topics such as “How to be Recruited to Play Esports in College,” “How to Start an Esports Team” and “How to Make a Career in Game Development.” Click here to purchase tickets. Enjoy. This should be an awesome weekend at the Albany Capital Center.