NXNE’s hugely popular Game Land, one of Canada’s leading eSports events, kicks off the Festival each year, with online tournaments and then a weekend of live gaming and eSports. NXNE Game Land 2018 took place in the legendary Concert Hall at 888 Yonge Street, June 8 -10 followed by a rap party that featured live music and DJs..
Professional gamers as well as talented amateurs competed for cash prizes in person and on-line on NXNE’s Twitch channel throughout NXNE. Tournament qualifying games were also featured on the weeks leading up to Game Land on NXNE Twitch.
Featured games for Game Land 2018 included: Super Smash Bros, Street Fighter and Dragon Ball FighterZ.
Game Land drew competitors from across Canada as well as internationally. Game Land 2018 winners include: Super Smash Bros (First place) SDX- Laith Hamden; (Second place) iModerz - Zander Cardona; (Third place) Riddles - Michael Kim.
Street Fighter winners: (First place) Sabour - Sabour Baray; (Second place) VastEnd - Ahmed Zaidi; (Third place) Chi-Rithy - Henri Oung.
Dragon Ball FighterZ winners: (First place) Teemo - Luis Gomez; (Second place) VastEnd - Ahmed Zaidi; (Third place) joep - Joe P".
Congratulations to all NXNE 2018 winners -- and to everyone else who played. See you in June 2019. Watch for online qualifying games in the Spring.