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Block House (High-level Esports Arena, Restaurant and Bar)

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Block House (High-level Esports Arena, Restaurant and Bar)

Block House will soon be the UOlivet Esports team’s new home turf. Watch for video updates this winter as we approach the grand opening!

Located adjacent to the Cutler Athletic Complex, the former Lamplighter restaurant is being renovated from top to bottom, inside and out, to create a welcoming and contemporary community gathering space with a restaurant, bar, entertainment and high-level esports space.

Having a dedicated space for the fast-growing esports phenomenon puts the Olivet community and the University in the spotlight. Block House will attract visitors throughout the region, making Olivet a destination for entertainment and bringing vibrancy to the local community.

Gamers and nongamers will enjoy the spirited atmosphere. Sections of the space are dedicated to the dining-only crowd, different gameplay types and spectators. The menu is globally inspired cuisine from three continents, the Americas, Asia and Europe, referencing the continental servers that often group gamers together.

The competitive gaming space is arena-style to showcase a gamer’s talent, just like any other sport. The high-level gaming systems support competitive and recreational esports, including racing simulators, console gaming, high-end gaming PCs, streaming stations, VR, a professional competition stage, and production equipment thinking switcher.

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