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EVO 2014 brings the fight back to Las Vegas July 11 - 13

Premiere fighting game tournament EVO Championship Series will return next year. Shoryuken has announced EVO 2014 will be held July 11 - 13 at the LVH Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The tournament will one again be streamed on Twitch. Last year's EVO tournament was full of heated conte...

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EVO 2013 smashes viewership records with 1.7 million spectators

This year's Evolution Championship Series, colloquially known as EVO 2013, was the most-watched fighting game tournament ever broadcast through Twitch.tv, according to the streaming site's VP of marketing, Matthew DiPietro. "It was nearly fifty percent higher than last year's EVO, which was the ...

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Nintendo wanted to remove Smash Bros. from EVO entirely, organizer says

Super Smash Bros. Melee's triumphant return to the stage during this weekend's EVO 2013 fighting game tournament was in greater jeopardy than originally thought, according to statements made by EVO organizer and co-founder Joey Cuellar during a recent episode of Live On Three. "They were not onl...

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The top SpyParty player is a fighting game guy from EVO 2012

Four months before SpyParty debuted at EVO 2012's Indie Showcase, convention founder Seth Killian threw down a gentlemen's bet with SpyParty creator Chris Hecker: "An EVO attendee will be your No. 1 player in subsequent tests, and take down whoever the existing top players might be." Hecker took...

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BlazBlue producer wants to bring a new fighting series to PS4

Arc System Works has designs on bringing a new fighting game series to the PlayStation 4, according to Shoryuken's translation of Dengeki's interview with BlazBlue series producer Toshimichi Mori. "We can't give you a definite title yet, but we want to make one," Mori said. "We actually made Guilty...

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Capcom launches TwitchTV channel for official Street Fighter tournaments

Fighting game tournaments are exciting and fun and everything, especially when we're talking about big-ticket international stuff like Capcom's 25th anniversary Street Fighter tournament series, but finding the livestreams for each event can be a bit of a crap shoot. While tracking down that obscur...

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Skullgirls 'Move Primer' trailer primes your eventual moves

From everything we've seen before, and from the contents of this latest trailer, it looks as though Skullgirls will attempt to solve universal genre issues that plague fighting game enthusiasts the world over. That's a pretty tall order, considering that Capcom, Namco, SNK (R.I.P) and others ha...

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