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Mid-Tier Summit: Another Step Forward in the World of eSports

Mid-Tier Summit: Another Step Forward in the World of eSports

Long Island, NY's Mid-Tier Summit is an event organizer which hosts eSports tournaments for a wide variety of games including but not limited to, Super Smash Bros., Dragon Ball FighterZ, Street Fighter V, and Call of Duty WWII. At the beginning of June, the company announced their next step forward into the world of eSports. The company has founded their very own eSports team. President and Lead Tournament Organizer, Alex handpicked each individual that would be taking a spot on the new Mid-Tier Summit eSports team.

Team Members include:

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CEO of Mid-Tier Summit, Joe had this to say about the company's new eSports team, “Since the inception of this company, it has been our vision at Mid-Tier Summit not only provide world-class tournaments, but also world class players to challenge the competition. This has been something my business partner Alex has always been exceptionally passionate about, and Alex took the time to hand-select every player that has joined our team. He has really put together a special group of players, and I am really excited to watch them show the world what Mid-Tier Summit is all about.”

Gigamax Games has been following and attending Mid-Tier Summit events since August of 2017. Since then, they have continued to impress the Long Island, NY competitive gaming community. Their events, their prizes, and the company has continued to grow. The future looks bright for the video game tournament organizers and now, eSport team owners.

MTS - Smash at the Cradle (August 2017)

Based in Long Island, NY, Mid-Tier Summit is an event organizer and now eSports team owner. Hosting a variety of tournaments, the company has an exciting year lined up. For more information on Mid-Tier Summit and news about the incredible team, be sure to follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and keep up with all the action on the Mid-Tier Summit community page on Gigamax Games.

Waypoint Gaming: A New Kind Of Gaming Community

Waypoint Gaming: A New Kind Of Gaming Community

There's a new kind of gaming community in a special part of Long Island, New York that has the potential to take the world by storm. Waypoint Gaming, located at 1100 Stewart Avenue Garden City, New York, is an unassuming concept with the spectacular mission of bringing gamers together and offering them a place to test their skills with friends and competitors alike. Begining with an idea in the Fall of 2015, Cris, Co-Owner and Founder of Waypoint Gaming had a dream to build a community centered around competitive gaming.

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The Story 

Cris began putting together tournaments at his college and those small events began to pick up steam and continued to take off. Gamers from all around campus were ecstatic to finally have a place, other than a dorm room, to practice their skills and compete. Even other colleges in the area started getting involved and students from all around the area were showing up to take part in these small-scale tournaments.

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With so much excitement surrounding these safe, responsible events one would expect the educational institution to be behind it 100%.  However, this was not the case. Instead, it was the opposite. They came down hard on Cris and his friends. The school banned the events and put an end to the eSports community that was beginning to be cultivated. But this was not the end of Cris' dream.

A Venue Like No Other

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Fast forward two years and Waypoint Gaming is in the process of opening their doors to the public. Instead of giving up hope, Waypoint Gaming was born. Cris assembled a team of incredibly capable and hardworking individuals to bring the dream of creating a venue for local gamers where they can compete and test their skills to fruition. Waypoint Gaming wants to be a place that holds weekly tournaments, creating an eSports community for the Long Island area.

For a $10 fee, gamers can enter for a chance to win a cash prize or gift card. Even better, gamers have an option to pay $10 a month for free entry to all tournaments they host. Their incredible space has 27 PC's, Monitors, PS4's, Xbox One's, WiiU's, Wii's, and eight 4k T.V.s. They even have a space dedicated to Virtual Reality gaming.

The Waypoint Gaming team has big plans for the future. Their ultimate goal is to open up a chain of locations all up and down the east coast. Local gamers are in constant search for an eSports community, to surround themselves with like-minded individuals that share a similar dream. This organization wants to create a space for these gamers and it all began with a dream in the Fall of 2015.

The Next Step

Waypoint Gaming is in the final stages of opening their doors. They expect to open to the world late December or early January depending on the towns permission. It's amazing to see the similarity between the college in which Cris started this concept and with the town they're struggling with to gain permission to open their doors. This eSports concept is not going away. It's only going to grow and organizations like Waypoint Gaming are leading the way.

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Small Gamers Make a Big Impression

Small Gamers Make a Big Impression

Video games have come a long way since pong took over the world. Gamers are evolving as well, continuing to push boundaries and exceed expectations. gaming, super smash brothers, tournament, small gamers, independent developer, independent gamers, youtube, streaming, media, news, local gaming, NJ Gaming, New Jersey video game, video game eventsFrom independent game developers taking it upon themselves to create their vision to the small media outlets like Gigamax Games offering unadulterated gaming news to the community, they all share one thing in common; they now have a voice in this gigantic industry. Let's take a look at one of these small organizations having a huge impact on their local gaming community, Mid-Tier Summit Gaming (MT Summit Gaming) and see how their story parallels so many others.

Let's take a look at one of these small organizations having a huge impact on their local gaming community, Mid-Tier Summit Gaming (MT Summit Gaming) and see how their story parallels so many others.

Simple Idea, Big Vision

MLG began with a simple idea, putting on video game tournaments for like-minded gamers. Now a multi-million dollar franchise, gamers see this as hope for the future. With the internet and all the capabilities people have at their fingertips, gamers can do incredible things. MT Summit Gaming is one of those organizations with big dreams and a practical mindset. They will be hosting one of their first events on August 20th, 'SM4SH at the Cradle', and those that live close to Long Island, New York have a chance to put their Super Smash Bros. skills to the test.

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MT Summit Gaming is a small, up and coming organization focused on putting together peaceful, enjoyable and of course competitive gaming events around the Tri-State metropolitan area. Starting small and building a solid foundation, MT Summit Gaming has high hopes for the future. With their first event a glowing success, this upcoming Super Smash Bros. tournament is taking it to an entirely different level.

What You Stand To Win

1st place prize is a brand new Nintendo Switch console & Switch Pro Controler

2nd place prize is a $50.00 GameStop gift card

3rd place prize is a $25.00 GameStop gift card

4th place prize is a custom GameCube controller

If you’re interested in testing your Super Smash Brothers skills on the Wii U, find out more about the event and how to sign up here!

The Gaming Community 

The transforming video game industry is not only bringing the community more micro-transactions than it can stand, but also offering new ways to get involved. From gaming YouTube stars to the hobbyist content creator or indie developer, the everyday gamer can make huge waves and reach thousands of people. Whether it's putting on events such as the ones hosted by MT Summit Gaming or an unassuming blog post exploring an idea or subject, small gamers can now make a big difference. 

Special thanks to MT Summit Gaming for the invitation to the Super Smash Bros. tournament. We're excited to stop by and see who takes the top prize! Everyone here at Gigamax Games is happy to be a part of this exciting day.

Door giveaways and Nintendo Switch Pro controller courtesy of Gigamax Games!

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