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King of Fighters XIII playable at EVO2011 and Otakon

While it won't be one of the tournament's 5 official fighting games, the console version of King of Fighters XIII will so-totally be playable at this year's EVO2011 Championship Series. Attendees will have the opportunity to test-drive Atlus' 2D hold-out, as well as take part in a Q&A panel...

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Evo fighting game tournament announces 2011 season

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...

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EVO 2010 farewell video will pummel your heartstrings

With EVO 2010 concluding this past week, you're likely jonesing for the grody juggles and those tech combos -- it's only natural to go through withdrawal. We are, too, but we have something to tide you over just past the break: an expertly-crafted farewell video, courtesy of 1UP's Richard Li. It's...

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Daigo Umehara wins at EVO 2010; EVO Japan announced

With "over 3,000 player signups," this year's Evolution Championship Series had the largest turnout in the tourney's history -- perhaps unsurprising given the recent resurgence in the popularity of fighting games. What's even less surprising? Daigo "The Beast" Umehara took the number one spot in...

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EVO fighting game tournament to be televised

Want to see insane fighting game skills on display? The annual EVO fighting game tournament promises to be full of amazing comebacks, seemingly endless combos and furious Hadoken duels -- and you'll be able to watch it both online and on TV. Capcom announced that G4 will stream coverage of the event...

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Stream EVO 2K9 from home, maintain a safe distance from stray Shoryukens

If you like to watch crazy high-level play in fighting games this weekend, but are among the few people who won't be in Las Vegas from the 17th through the 19th, you'll be pleased to learn that this year's EVO 2K9 fighting game tournament will be streamed online on Capcom-Unity, Shoryuken.com, and...

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Justin Wong wins national SFIV tourney, Daigo remains world champ

We have to hand it to Justin Wong -- he put up a good fight. Defeating all American contestants in a three-round, GameStop-sponsored Street Fighter IV tournament over the course of the past two months, the NY-based Street Fighter enthusiast can walk tall knowing he took down the best of what...

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San Fran's SFIV championships to host food drive

It appears Capcom is getting used to tapping the veins of semi-altruistic gamers. Its latest idea: "Street Fighter Fights Hunger." In conjunction with GameStop, the publisher will hold a food drive at the EVO Street Fighter IV US National Championship Finals, to be held at the Fort Mason Center in...

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Ignition reveals date, details for King of Fighters XII tournament

Ready to compete in a game you've never played? Ignition Entertainment has officially announced the King of Fighters XII tournament teased last week on the game's website. The tournament, being held in cooperation with the EVO tournament group, will take place at Element in Hollywood on May 30th,...

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Street Fighter art exhibition hits California this April

We love art of all kinds, and we're glad to report that Gallery Nucleus and I am 8-bit are teaming up to present a Street Fighter art exhibition in Alhambra, California from April 25 - May 11. There you'll be able to check out some contributions from Udon, the wonderful folks behind SSFIITHDR, and...

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