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Gamers throw down at Bullpen

ALPENA, Mich. — Local comic shop Bob’s Bullpen hosted its first ever “Thunder Bull” video game tournament on Saturday.

Eight teams and 32 single players showed up to go head–to–head in the popular fighting game “Super Smash Brothers.”

In “Smash,” players try to score points by knocking their opponents off the screen. Whoever has the most points at the end of the match wins.

The crowd cheered and laughed together as the tournament went through all the thrilling highlights and devastating upsets you’d see during a normal sports match.

If you missed out on the action, don’t worry. There are plans for more tournaments in the future.

“We’re hoping for street fighter, we’re hoping for mortal combat, we’re hoping for a few other team based battle games.”

One of the biggest upsets came when the crowd favorite “Team Chunky Munky” lost their match in the third–place bracket.

In the end, a young man named Tyler won first place in the singles bracket, while “Team Bozos” took first place in the team bracket.