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Punchageddon: EVO 2012 comes back to Vegas July 6-8, 2012

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 Hot...

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8-year-old MvC3 prodigy Noah Solis lands fighting sponsorship and clothing line

You may remember the story of Noah Solis, the 8-year-old Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 prodigy that captured the minds and hearts of the gaming community by placing in the top 48 at EVO 2011, destroying dozens of grown men in the process. Noah is more than a media darling, however, and his natural aptitu...

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Relive all the punches with these EVO 2011 finals videos

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...

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Ono: Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter 'easier said than done'

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 solv...

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Over 2 million watched EVO 2011 tourney online

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...

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Ryu will have his hadouken in Tekken X Street Fighter

"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 i...

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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 firs...

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Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition 'Ver. 2012' patch fixes balance this fall/winter

Capcom fighting game ambassador Seth Killian brought news out of the EVO tournament that Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition will be rebalanced. A patch for the notoriously uneven game will be released in fall or winter, for free. That means that all the people who just competed in EVO are goi...

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Eight-year-old Noah brings the pain to pro players at EVO 2011

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 ...

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Watch EVO 2011 Championship Series live on Joystiq, see dudes get punched hundreds of times

Tonight truly is the final fight, as warriors from around the globe prepare to punch-or-be-punched in the EVO 2011 Championship Series finals! Mortal Kombat, Marvel VS. Capcom 3, and Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition finals comprise tonight's action, with special exhibition matches adding fl...

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