Author Archives: Jason Barbosa

Hypefestation is acquired by Rekt Nation Inc.

Hey HypeFam, I know I have been very quiet since Hypefestation 4. The event had stressed me out immensely and had also put me in a financial hole with unforeseen expenses mostly

Hypefestation is 4 Real

On the weekend of October 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, Hypefestation will be taking over Latitude 360 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for our 4th stand-alone event. We will be featuring a Gears of War:

[Video]E3 Rod Fergusson Interview about Gears Multiplayer

Rod Fergusson, during the last few minutes of E3, talked to me about Gears multiplayer. We talked about Gears of War: Ultimate Edition being the first Xbox One game to support LAN,

Sponsored by Twitch TV

Twitch TV began supporting Hypefestation at the beginning. The very first Hypefestation back in 2011 had direct support from Twitch. When Twitch TV was budding, there was already rapport with Jason Barbosa

Sponsored by The Coalition

Once Microsoft purchased the intellectual property of Gears of War, it didn’t take long for The Coalition (formerly Black Tusk Studios and developing for the Gears franchise) to find Hypefestation and the

Sponsored by Astro Gaming

Astro Gaming has sponsored and supported Hypefestation events since Hypefestation 2 back in January 2012. Their equipment, promotion, and prize money contributions have been a huge help in supporting the Hypefestation competitive