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Localhost | philadelphia, pa – The Block

Gaming and Esports Center at "The Block"

Localhost provides a homebase for gamers of all skill levels to compete, build community, and improve their skills. Localhost is owned and operated by Nerd Street Gamers.

Looking for our other Philadelphia location in East Falls? Click here.

What is at Localhost?

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Professional-Grade Gaming Computers

Practice for you next esports event on the latest and greatest gear. We forgot what 60fps looks like.

  • Motherboard - MSI B460M PRO-VDH
  • CPU - Intel i9-10900F
  • GPU - RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra
  • RAM - 32 GB
  • Storage - 2TB NVMe M.2
  • PSU - 850 watt
  • OS - Windows 10 Pro

Consoles

Hang out and play some Madden with a friend, or bring your stick for some FGC sessions. Localhost features the latest consoles available for gamers. Bring your own controller, or rent one of ours!

  • Playstation 5
  • Xbox One X
  • Nintendo Switch
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Nerd Street’s “The Block”

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nation's first esports campus

"The Block" esports campus was built by Nerd Street to be the hub of gaming and esports for Philadelphia and the entire east coast. Featuring Nerd Street's national headquarters, state-of-the-art broadcast equipment, a stage, PCs, consoles, and more, The Block is the best place to play & compete.

Come visit Localhost at The Block today! Click here to learn more about Nerd Street. 

pricing

FREE-PLAY FOR STUDENTS! Simply bring your valid Student ID to any Localhost Monday through Friday between 4pm and 5pm and receive one free hour of gameplay.

EVERYDAY PRICES

$5

for 1 hour

$39 - 12 hours on pc

35% SAVINGS

$30 - 8 hours on pc

25% SAVINGS

$17 - 4 hours on pc

15% SAVINGS

$5 - 1 hour on pc

$5 - 1 hr on console

$2.50 controller rental

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CONTACT US

ONLINE AND IN-PERSON

EVENTS

FREE TOURNAMENTS FEATURED!

Tournaments

Bootcamps

hourly gameplay

Meetups

community events

Esports Viewing Parties
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tournaments

Whether you like to play with or against your friends, Localhost tournaments are here for gamers of all skill levels! Check out our full list of live events below and check back soon... we've got more tournaments coming to your Localhost!

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Locations

Games

localhost info:


the block (NORTH BROAD STREET)

Monday - Thursday: 12pm - 10pm
Friday - Saturday: 12pm - 12am
Sunday: 12pm - 10pm 

    HOST A PRIVATE EVENT

    Looking for our other Philadelphia location in East Falls? Click here. 

    health & safety

    Localhost and Five Below care about your health and safety. All customers are required to wear a mask. 

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    Accessibility

    We care about accessibility. Please contact us for assistance. 

    age requirements

    Must be 13 years or older to enter Localhost without a parent or guardian. Children 12 years old and under are prohibited from being in Localhost without a parent or guardian accompanying them.

    Must be 13 years or older to compete in a T-Rated game. Under 18 must have signed parental consent to play in an M-Rated game competition. Children 12. years old and under can compete in an E-Rated event with a parent or guardian supervision.

    Host Your Event at Localhost

    Our space has full live stream broadcast capabilities, high-end PCs, and the latest gaming consoles. Plus enough quality trained staff to make sure your esports tournament or casual gaming event runs smoothly. Click here to learn more!

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