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It’s Time to Get Your Rush On

It’s Time to Get Your Rush On
Yes. It’s time to get your Rush on. Join the excitement of the arcade game that has lasted. From 1996 to 2005, Rush...

It’s Time to Get Your Rush On

Yes. It’s time to get your Rush on.  Join the excitement of the arcade game that has lasted.  From 1996 to 2005, Rush has been a game of thrilling speed, skill and excitement.  It only gets better now, with the upcoming competition at Pixel Paradise Arcade in Angus.  Starting December 20 and ending January 20 2022, the competition will be friendly, fierce and fun.

Find Pixel Paradise in the Rainbow Mall in Angus, tucked just behind Giant Tiger.

A Safe Haven for Gamers

It’s Time to Get Your Rush On

Pixel Paradise is a safe haven for gamers of all ages.  This wonderful retro arcade is the perfect meeting place for kids of all ages, even the old-timers.  Totally arcade, the only other things to be found are some light snacks and non-alcoholic drinks to help keep you nourished during your play. So meet up with the group, make new friends or just share space.  And above all, have fun.

We’ve come up with a few strategies to help you during the competition.

It’s Time to Get Your Rush On

Nothing brings out your competitive spirit more than entering a gaming tournament. The fact is, it doesn’t really matter what type of tournament you participate in – Pac-Man or Rush – they are all great. While this is true, if you want to come out on top, you have to create a plan to help you achieve this result. 

While competitive gaming is all about having fun, you cannot deny that winning first place would be nice. If you want to put your best foot forward in your next gaming competition, keep reading. Here you can find some tips to help you meet this goal.

Have an Amazing Victory Dance

It’s Time to Get Your Rush On

While this may seem a bit presumptive, when you win, you want to celebrate – the right way. Now is the time to develop a victory dance, regardless of if you are competing alone or with a partner. Take some time to work out your moves and then perfect it. Once you win, you will be glad you did. If you wind up the winner, make sure you take time to celebrate in other ways too, you deserve it. 

Remain Steady

It’s Time to Get Your Rush On

If you want to excel in any type of gaming tournament, from video games to bowling, corn hole, or Rush, you must have a steady hand and at least decent hand-eye coordination. Something else that is important is maintaining a steady demeanor. Having the ability to remain calm, cool, and collected while the other team and audience heckle you or cheers for you is an invaluable ability and skill. The fact is, if you cannot stay calm, you will never make it to the next round of the competition. 

Lost In Time

It’s Time to Get Your Rush On

One note of caution, you will be having so much you could lose track of time. You tell your family/partner, “just nipping into Pixel’s for an hour, next thing you know, you have been there for two hours or more. These retro games really get you wrapped up in your own zone in an excellent way. We cannot take any responsibility for any missed dates or appointments. So be warned when you go to Pixel’s, you enter a time capsule of fun.

Check in to Pixel Paradise Arcade for Competition Rules

It’s Time to Get Your Rush On

It does not matter what you play or who you are competing against; if you want to achieve the best results possible for your gaming competition, keep the tips and information above in mind. This is going to help you enjoy everything about the competition, have fun, and make the most of winning (which is the ultimate goal).

For all the rules and regulations of this competition, call Pixel Paradise or drop in to check them out with the staff.  Most of all – make sure to join.  We’re all excited about this one.  We hear there are some pretty good players.

For more info on this hidden gem, Click Here.


It’s Time to Get Your Rush On

Written By: Jane Laker

Photo Credit: Stephen Elliott

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