EVO 2011 Results Roundup


This year's EVO Championship Series was bonkers, you guys. Not only did MVC legend Justin Wong get perfected into third place during the Marvel vs Capcom 3 grand finals, but The Beast took a bewildering fourth place in Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition, ending two consecutive years of first-place victories.

This was also the first EVO ever to feature a Mortal Kombat game, which is a major victory for both NetherRealm Studios and the MK kommunity. Historically, Mortal Kombat titles have never been considered balanced or polished enough to participate in high-level tournaments, and EVO's seal of approval goes a long way in legitimizing Mortal Kombat in the eyes of the fighting community.

Check out the highlights reel above for some incredible displays of skill, dedication, and heart, and be sure to peep the full list of winners and finalists after the break.

Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition
  1. Fuudo (Fei Long)
  2. Latif (C.Viper)
  3. Poongko (Seth)
  4. Daigo Umheara (Yun)
  5. Kindevu (Yun)
  6. Tokido (Akuma)
  7. Wolfkrone (C.Viper)
  8. Flash Metroid (Zangief, C.Viper)

Marvel VS. Capcom 3
  1. Viscant (Wesker/Haggar/Phoenix)
  2. PR Balrog (Wolverine/Dante/Tron/Amaterasu)
  3. Justin Wong (She Hulk/Wolverine/Akuma/Storm/Wesker)
  4. Combofiend (She Hulk/Taskmaster/Spencer)
  5. Noel Brown (Wolverine/Wesker/Akuma/Phoenix)
  6. Filipino Champ (Magneto/Sentinel/Phoenix/Dormammu)
  7. X-Ray (Dante/Amaterasu/Magneto)
  8. Mine (Wesker/Taskmaster/Phoenix)

Tekken 6
  1. Kor (Bob)
  2. NYC Fab (Bob/Miguel)
  3. Rip (Law)
  4. JustFrameJames (Law)
  5. Crow (Bob)
  6. Mr. Naps (Bryan)
  7. Tokido (Bob)
  8. Ryan Hart (Kazuya)

Mortal Kombat (2011)
  1. Perfect Legend (Kung Lao)
  2. REO (Mileena)
  3. JOP (Raiden/Johnny Cage)
  4. Chris G (Reptile)
  5. Denzell Terry (Liu Kang)
  6. 16-bit (Kitana)
  7. OnlineTony213 (Kabal)
  8. ATL Redd (Liu Kang)

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift 2
  1. Spark (Haku-Men)
  2. Lord Knight (Litchi)
  3. Tokido (Noel)
  4. Zong One (Carl)
  5. Heart Nana (Makoto)
  6. Severin (A-11)
  7. DSmoove12 (Noel)
  8. Wuku (Hazana)

This article was originally published on Joystiq.