tabletop Animefest: Gaming

2020 Gaming

We have video games for free play from 11:00am to 1:30pm and 6:30pm-8:00pm. In addition, we will be hosting tournaments throughout the day. Gaming will be located in the Sun God Lounge above PC Theater. There will also be Game Shows happening within the convention.
In addition, we have table top games and game shows throughout the day.

Click here for more information about the game shows

Video Game Tournament Schedule

Time Game
1:30pm - 6:30pm Smash Ultimate Tournament

Tournament Descriptions

All tournaments are held in Sun God Lounge above PC Theater. Sign-ups will be held online, but can also be done at the Gaming Table in PC West next to all of the game set-ups if necessary. Sign-ups for each tournament will start at 10am and will close 30 minutes before their respective tournaments.

Smash Ultimate Tournament

1:30pm - 4:30pm, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Max Entrants: 64

Format: Double Elimination

Sign-ups, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Looking to smash with others in the San Diego area? Drop by the gaming setups for a near convention-long Smash Ultimate tournament with some major prizes in store.
Click here for further rules, tournament schedule, live results, prizes, and signups!

Other Games

There will be two Switch consoles dedicated for freeplay. Below is the list of games available for freeplay on each of the two Switches. If you would like to play a game that is not already set up, please ask one of the Animefest staff to set it up for you.

Switch 1 Switch 2
Battle Chef Brigade Astro Bears Party
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle
Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle Crawl
Crawl Enter the Gungeon
Danmaku Unlimited 3 Mario+Rabbids Kingdom Battle
Deemo One Strike
Dragon's Lair Phantom Breaker Battlegrounds
Enter the Gungeon Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Fast RMX Snipperclips
Ikaruga Wizards of Legend
Metal Slug
Namco Museum
NoReload Heroes
One Strike
Overcooked 1/2
Puyo Puyo Tetris
SNK Heroines: Tag Team Fantasy
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
The Binding of Isaac
Touhou Azure Reflections
Xenon Valkyrie

Additional Games and Events

Table Top Game Club + Game Demos

PC West Ballroom

Back agin this year, the Tabletop Game Club will be running game rentals for the duration of the event, as well as host game demos where you can learn to play a series of exciting tabletop games. Find them at the back wall of West Ballroom past the gaming setups.

Game Demo Schedule
Time Game
2:30pm - 3:30pm Betrayal at the House on the Hill
4pm - 5pm Celestia
6pm - 7pm Sentinels of the Multiverse