Gamers Rise Up: Compete In Video Games Tournament

Axis Replay to Host AT&T ‘Rise Up and Game’ Tournaments For Fans To Compete For Prizes

    ATLANTA, October 8 – AT&T will host ‘Rise Up and Game’, a two-game tournament for football fans and the local gamers.  The free-to-play tournament, presented by AT&T, will allow participants to play in video game titles Madden NFL 20, and Injustice 2. The Madden NFL 20 tournament will take place on October 15, while the ‘Fight or Flight’ Injustice 2 tournament will be held on October 22. The finalists from the two dates will be invited to compete in the grand finale at the Mercedes Benz Stadium on November 6. 

Esports, or competitive gaming, is a rapidly growing industry in Atlanta, with game development companies, professional teams, and event venues, like Axis Replay, present in the area. AT&T aims to connect with the gaming sports fans by engaging in the growing scene. The preliminary tournaments, happening on October 15 and 22 at Axis Replay, will compete to place in the top 4. The 4 finalists will win two upcoming pro football game tickets, customized jerseys and an invitation to compete for the Finale on November 6. The finalists will play on the Halo Board at the Mercedes Benz Stadium, and compete for their shot at passes to the gaming and esports convention, Dreamhack Atlanta, and the grand prize of $500. 

Pro football safety player, Kemal Ishamael is to make a special appearance at the tournament, along with the Cheerleaders, and the team’s mascot. 

“It’s exciting to be working with another athletic powerhouse in Atlanta,” said Allie Young, CEO of Axis Replay. “More and more traditional sports and non-endemic brands are starting to engage with gamers, and with the rapidly growing esports industry and the traditionally strong fighting game community present in the area, Atlanta is a great market for sports teams to engage with gaming.” 

Participants can register online through Eventbrite at https://bit.ly/2MpUjcL, or register on site before the event.  

About Axis Replay 

Axis Replay is the premier entertainment and event facility for video games and esports. Axis Replay strives to provide a fun and social environment for gamers to build stronger personal connections. The 12,000 square foot facility provides high-speed 10G internet, top-of-the-line gaming consoles, and computers, making it the perfect place for working and gaming. For more information about Axis Replay, visit www.axisreplay.com

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