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It only makes sense there'd be another EVO, right? Last year's tournament was watched by over two million people online, and 2012's main event tournament is looking to blow it up even bigger. EVO 2012 has been scheduled for July 6 through 8, and will once again take place at Caesar's Palace Hote...

October 17th 2011 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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EVO Championship Series, the largest fighting-game tournament in America and one of the largest world-wide, is like most other professional sporting events: watching it live is a big part of what makes it so entertaining. Unlike other pro-sports however, fighting-game tournaments take a heck of a...

August 6th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

Speaking with Street Fighter head honcho Yoshinori Ono, PlayStation Blog inquired about the highly sought after, and totally theoretical, fighting game crossover between Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter. As hopeful as fans may be, it's not likely to happen until some significant issues are solve...

August 5th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Judging by readers' warm reception of the EVO 2011 Championship Series livestream we published during the event last weekend, the number of pro fighting game spectators is rapidly expanding. According to a press release distributed by the event's organizers, a record-breaking two million-plus vie...

August 4th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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"Obviously, the Street Fighter characters will have to have their fireballs. Ryu without a fireball just wouldn't be ... right," Tekken game director Katsuhiro Harada told PlayStation Blog at EVO 2011 last weekend. "Obviously we'll need it." While Tekken X Street Fighter development is still in...

August 2nd 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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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...

August 1st 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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When we were 8, we spent our time playing Street Fighter with friends, for fun, or for Pogs if we were feeling feisty. Eight-year-old Noah spends his time viciously defeating grown men in professional Marvel vs Capcom 3 tournaments, as shown in the above EVO 2011 video. This year, Noah made i...

July 31st 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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PlayStation Home is quickly becoming the destination for pretending you're in a room watching an event. After the popular E3 viewing, Home is now hosting live streaming footage from the EVO fighting tournament in Los Angeles. Through Sunday, you'll be able to watch the world's best players compet...

July 30th 2011 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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The Evo fighting game championship will be a little different this year. You'll still lose at Super Street Fighter IV a bunch of times if you compete -- so it won't be that different. But the organizers have partnered with fighting game tournaments in the US and elsewhere to create a series of Evo r...

January 6th 2011 at 12:00am 0 Comments