If you’re managing to snag a Nintendo Switch today, you’ve probably already got weekend plans with Link, Mario, Chun-Li, Inklings and more. But the cool thing about the Switch is you can take your gaming on the go, so check out these events while showing off your new gadget! We promise you’ll be the most popular person when you show up.
March Madness LAN Party
6 p.m. Friday, March 3 – 2 a.m. Saturday, March 4
Network Gaming Executives, 1801 E. 4th St. Okmulgee
This monthly LAN party has something for everyone. Tournaments include Ms. Pac Man, pinball, console games, Fluxx, mini golf and Magic. $5 entry gets you in and bring a canned good for prize entries. Learn more.
Hearthstone Fireside Friday
6 – 9 p.m. Friday, March 3
Microsoft Store at Penn Square Mall, 1901 N.W. Expressway Ste. 1037a, Oklahoma City
This free BYOD (bring your own device) event brings new and seasoned Hearthstone digital card game players together for glory to the Sin’dorei (or Elune)! Space is limited. Learn more and RSVP.
Choctaw Festival of Gaming
10 p.m. Friday, March 3 – 1 a.m. Sunday, March 5
Choctaw Casino, 3735 Choctaw Rd., Durant
This event is huge, folks! Three days and two nights of eSports competition with $20,000 in prizes. $35 entry and $5 per game for Street Fighter 5, Smash Bros., Battleborn and For Honor tournaments. Learn more
Smash Addiction Anniversary Tournament
12 – 10 p.m. Saturday, March 4
Dice Addiction, 4622 E 11th St. Tulsa
Smash Addiction is holding an anniversary event to celebrate a year of Smash Addiction weeklies. It’s also a celebration of the OGs of the Tulsa community and the Tulsa Smash scene. Learn more.
Warhammer 40k Tournament – 1500 Points
12 – 5 p.m. Saturday, March 4
Knight Arms Inc – Game and Hobby Store 221 S. Perkins Rd. Stillwater
A 7th Edition Warhammer 40k tournament with $5 entry that goes toward the prize pool. This tournament follows normal army construction and Games Workshop rules. Learn more.
Have fun this weekend, gamers! As always, this is just a sampling of the events going on around our great state. Check out our calendar to find all the fun and games happening near you.