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Welcome to Local Battles Entertainment! This section includes recent news in the gaming world and game reviews. Whatever we find that is interesting and relevant to your gaming enjoyment is what you’ll read on our blog. Feel free to comment on our posts and help us to keep the blog fresh and up-to-date.

19
Aug

FIFA 11 Tournament Winner!

FIFA 11 Tournament Winner!

Congratulations to Dancheo0731 for winning our FIFA 11 Tournament on 8/18/11! Dancheo0731 fought his way through his opponents one by one undefeated all the way to the Grand finals. Great performance Dancheo07301. Local Battles would also like to give shout outs ...

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19
Aug

Time to Buy (used games, that is)!

Time to Buy (used games, that is)!

Hey everyone! We are now selling a selection of used games. We give you much better prices than Game Stop and we also give you bonus store time with every purchase. For purchases over $50, get a free $20 pass (7 hours ...

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6
Aug

Revised summer hours and new fall hours

Revised summer hours and new fall hours

Hello everyone! We just wanted to let you know of some changes we are making to our hours of operation. Revised August hours Starting on Monday, August 8th through Sunday, September 4th, this will be our operating hours. Sunday: 3pm-12am Monday-Saturday: 3pm-2am (Note: We will be ...

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31
Jul

Sponsor Local Battles bets it all with NYChrisG in Vegas

Sponsor Local Battles bets it all with NYChrisG in Vegas

If you have been following any East Coast stream monster this year, then you must have come across the unique game play and style of Christopher Gonzalez (NYChrisG), formally of Empire Arcadia. Chris has been garnering a reputation in the ...

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23
Jul

SB3 Results

SB3 Results

Thanks to the dozens of players who came out tonight for Salty Battles III!!! Yes, it was over 100 degrees. Yes, the traffic was ridiculous. Yes, even our very large and in charge industrial AC had a difficult time keeping ...

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27
Jun

NYChrisG and EVO2011 dreams…

NYChrisG and EVO2011 dreams…

Chris G is a rising star in the fighting community. He has been steadily winning tournaments in the NYC area for awhile. This month, Chris attended 2 majors, CEO in Orlando, Florida and ECT in Morristown, NJ and blew the competition out ...

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24
Jun

Congratulations, Graduates!

Congratulations, Graduates!

Happy Graduation! All high school graduates will be awarded a free $10 pass which entitles the gamer 3 hours of  play time at Local Battles. Just bring in your diploma and ID as proof  and you'll be gaming away. This offer ...

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2
May

Call of Duty: Black Ops Escalation Map Pack

Call of Duty: Black Ops Escalation Map Pack

Hello Everyone we will have the new Escalation Map Pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops on the release  date 5/3/11. Come out to experience the new maps with your friends and pwnnn some noobs :).

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30
Apr

Call of Duty: Black Ops 1 v 1 Tournament

Call of Duty: Black Ops 1 v 1 Tournament

Local Battles Presents a Call of Duty: Black Ops 1 v 1 Tournament Tournament Information: 1 player per team Double Elimination Best 2/3 matches $5 registration fee 1st place-Takes the pot TEAM DEATH MATCH Time/ Location: Registration begins @ 6:30-7:00pm Tournament starts @ 7:30pm Location is @ Local Battles Gaming Center ...

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21
Apr

Strike a pose…

Strike a pose…

Hey everybody! We would like to invite you to Local Battles Gaming Center for our photo shoot event! On Saturday April 23, 2011, we will be providing  FREE pizza and FREE game play for you to enjoy between 11am-2pm! We're having a professional ...

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17
Apr

Hey Spring Breakers!

Hey Spring Breakers!

Listen up, spring breakers!  So you're not going anywhere warm and tropical next week.... sadly, neither are we! So let's commiserate together as spring has finally come, but winter still doesn't want to let go. Next week, Monday, April 18th through Friday, ...

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14
Apr

$5 MIDNIGHT CLUB = Best deal!

$5 MIDNIGHT CLUB = Best deal!

So school's out... no more early mornings... endless nights ahead... What is a person to do?? Get in on the best deal we have at Local Battles. Our Midnight Club special gets 2 hours of gaming for only $5!! You can get this ...

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13
Apr

Three Dollar April

Three Dollar April

Happy April everyone and our best promo yet is not a joke. For the whole month of April, every member at Local Battles has the VIP rate of $3.00 an hour. Think it can't get any better than that? Well ...

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16
Mar

Wednesday Girl Gamer Takeover!

Wednesday Girl Gamer Takeover!

Local Battles hosts Girl Gamer Takeover every Wednesday! Starting from 3pm until close all girl members will be eligible for a FREE complimentary day pass (4 hours of game play) in our store. Girls are awesome. Girl Gamers are SUPER ...

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9
Mar

WWE All Stars Showcase!

WWE All Stars Showcase!

FREE PLAY April 2nd - April 15th. Limited to one hour per guest, member, VIP per day. WWE All Stars is an over-the-top, arcade-style beat-down featuring the WWE's past and present superstars of the ring. WWE All Stars delivers one of the ...

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2
Mar

Our Store Sign!

Our Store Sign!

Hello Everyone! We would like to announce that our Store Sign is finally here and we're pretty excited about it! It has been 3 months since Local Battles has been open and the crowd has been great! We would like ...

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26
Feb

Halo REACH 2 v 2 Tournament

Halo REACH 2 v 2 Tournament

Local Battles Presents a Halo Reach 2 v 2 Tournament on 4/9/2011 Tournament Information: 2 Players per team Double Elimination 2/3 matches $20 registration fee per team(PRE-REGISTER IN-STORE ONLY) Cash prize up to$200! All equipment will be provided(If you wish to bring your own controller please bring ...

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17
Feb

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 v 4 Tournament!

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 v 4 Tournament!

Local Battles Presents a Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 v 4 Tournament! Tournament Informaton: 4 players per team Double Elimination 2/3 matches $80 registration fee ( walk-in registrations are welcome as well, however your team must show early for registration.) In-store Registration! Cash prize upto $600! All ...

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16
Feb

MvC3 Sweepstakes Winner!

MvC3 Sweepstakes Winner!

Local Battles is proud to announce our first Sweepstakes giveaway EVER! First off we would like to congratulate Daniel Im for winning his copy of a brand new Marvel vs Capcom 3 for xbox360, we hope you enjoy the game! ...

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6
Feb

Gamer of the Day

Gamer of the Day

Hey LB Gamers! So you didn't make the VIP list for this month, but you've definitely clocked your time at Local Battles. Shall all of your hard work go to waste??  Of course not! We decided to start the Gamer of ...

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2
Feb

First Strike Map Pack~!

First Strike Map Pack~!

Hey everyone, the wait is finally over! The First Strike Map Pack expansion has finally been released! Come join us to experience the four new regular maps and the one new zombie map here @ Local Battles available for game ...

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24
Jan

Call of Duty: Black Ops WINNERS!

Call of Duty: Black Ops WINNERS!

Congrats to TEAM BEZO for winning the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 v 4 Tournament! Team BEZO cruised their way through the tournament with confidence and strategy. Versing Team XTPS in the finals in a best out of 5 ...

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22
Jan

NBA2k11 Mini Tournament Winner!

NBA2k11 Mini Tournament Winner!

Congrats to MREY18  winner of the NBA2K11 mini tournament! He was fearless in facing his opponents till the very end and did not show any signs of doubt. As MREY18 fought to the top he versed AnthonyandTom in the finals, ...

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21
Jan

Two Worlds II!

Two Worlds II!

Two Worlds II @ Local Battles before its release date! We have it in-store ready for free game play. No other place has the game until 1/25/11 so come on in and check it out today! Video: Two Worlds II on ...

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21
Jan

Super Street Fighter IV Winner!

Super Street Fighter IV Winner!

Congrats to JAKKS47 winner of the Super Street Fighter IV mini tournament! JAKKS was undefeated all the way till the very end showing some awesome combos using ABEL. Facing Playmakermonkey in the finals (Zangief), JAKKS47 took out PLAYMAKERMONKEY with confidence ...

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