About Next Level E-Sports


Next Level is Houston’s premier E-Sports venue where gamers can play the newest games on the best equipment with the fastest connection speeds for a high-impact gaming experience.

That’s not all that Next Level has to offer.

We will host a regular tournament schedule across all major platforms – PC and PlayStation – and theme-based tournaments during the week. On weekends, you can participate in team-based or head-to-head competitions on titles such as League of Legends, Overwatch, CSGO, Hearthstone, and MORE.

Tabletop gaming fanatics will have access to specialized tables designed to provide you with the best gaming experience.

In addition to these epic amenities, we will have VR stations, a full bar, and a variety of gamer food and snacks.

What makes Next Level special isn’t just the gaming; it’s the community. Whether you’re a hardcore,  tournament-based gamer or a social gamer, we will have something for you.

So, get ready Houston...it’s time to take your gaming experience to the NEXT LEVEL!

Meet The Founders of Next Level
Njsane Courtney

Njsane Courtney

Gamertag: DarkPaladin

Principle Owner

Final Level Boss

  • PC Gaming: 6/10
  • Console Gaming: 7/10
  • Tabletop Gaming: 4/10
First Game Played

Pitfall (Atari 2600)

All-Time Favorite Games
  • Final Fantasy VII

  • World of Warcraft

  • Mass Effect

  • Gears of War

  • Hearthstone  

Special Skills
  • +5 Morning Coffee Stamina Bonus
  • -10 Procrastination
  • +15 80’s Playlist Skill Bonus
  • +100 Starting, then quitting, going to the gym
Overall Nerd Ranking


Jeff Webb

Jeff Webb

Gamertag: OldManandCow


Evil Overlord of Marketing

Media Relations

  • PC Gaming:  3/10
  • Console Gaming: 5/10
  • Tabletop Gaming:  3/10
First Game Played

Tapper (Commodore 64)

All-Time Favorite Games
  • Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest (NES)
  • NBA Live 95 (Sega Genesis)
  • Metal Gear Solid (Playstation)
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Playstation 2)
Special Skills
  • +9 Pop Culture Trivia
  • +10 Karaoke
  • +7 Scuba Diving
  • +5 Semi-Pro Wiffle Ball
  • +8 I beat Battletoads! (Note: That is a lie; I did not actually beat Battletoads.)
Overall Nerd Ranking


Oscar Diaz

Oscar Diaz

Gamertag: Platano

Technical Director
Tournament Czar

  • PC Gaming:  8/10
  • Console Gaming: 5/10
  • Tabletop Gaming:  1/10
First Game Played

Tetris on Gameboy

All-Time Favorite Games
  • God of War
  • Gears of War
  • Duck Hunt
  • Street Fighter
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Fortnite
  • Clash Royale 😀
Special Skills
  • +10 Rollerblading
  • + 7 Baseball
  • + 10 YouTube do-it-yourselfer
  • + 10 Babying my daughter
  • - 5 Growing up into adulthood
Overall Nerd Ranking