Controllers and Canvas 2.0 occurred over the weekend and played host to many a cosplayer, gamer, and artist at the Mesa Bookmans location. Attendees played games, answered trivia, participated in raffles and learned about various video game related projects happening in the Valley.
Booths were set up showcasing video game art pieces, the University of Advancing Technology’s latest Borderlands fan film endeavor, and Pepped Up!, a charitable organization helping the battle against childhood cancer. Check out our photos from the event below.
Mario peruses the blu-ray section for a re-release of Super Mario Bros. the movie.
A small casual gaming station was set up for attendees.
Princess Peach made an appearance as well.
An art booth was set up to showcase video game prints and cosplay armor.
The University of Advancing Technology booth promoted its latest Borderlands fan film.
The top winners in the adult and youth cosplay contest pose for victory!
Submissions for the youth art contest decorated the Pepped Up! booth.
Awesome prizes were raffled off to the crowd.
Pixel art at MeltheOfficeGamerGirl’s booth.
Participants in the Beat the Geek video game edition trivia hosted by FirebaseGaming.