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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...

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Uncharted 3's v1.13 update adds tournaments, micro-transactions, more Drake dress-up

You know that new content Naughty Dog teased? Well, aside from the usual balance fixes that come with a game patch, the 1.13 update for Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception installs a pipeline for weekly DLC updates to the multiplayer side. Each week will bring a new flood of items and other goodies,...

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Dota 2 enhances support for competitive play

Valve is adding new tournament-focused features to the DOTA 2 beta, intended to make the game more attractive and user-friendly for competitive players (and open up a new source of revenue from spectators). In addition to improved support for teams, including additional stats, team matchmaking, and...

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Nintendo releases first Mario Kart Wii tournament

Nintendo has announced the launch of worldwide Mario Kart Wii Tournaments, which will be coming every few weeks. The first one, available now, is a competition for fastest time on Mario Circuit. "Look closely though," said the press release, "something may be different." (For whatever reason, we...

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Nintendo announces North American Smash Bros. Brawl tournaments

Impatient to get your Brawl on? Some of you North American gamers could get a chance to play Nintendo's all-star fighter as early as this Saturday, when Nintendo kicks off the first of four regional Smash Bros. Brawl tournaments across the United States. The regional tournaments will take place in...

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US Army hosts first ever Halo 3 Xbox Live tournament

The United States Army is working with Microsoft to sponsor the first Halo 3 tournament to be held over Xbox Live. The tournament -- which is sadly limited to U.S. gamers only -- begins in April, and will feature prizes for top players. Leading up to the tournament, the US Army will sponsor a...

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Win the PG Dev Kit tournie, make your own video game at PAX

We told you it'd be fabulous. Pink Godzilla has exclusively revealed to Joystiq the grand prize for their Pink Godzilla Dev Kit tournament at PAX 2007, and boy is it a doozy. Not only will the winner receive $200 spending money for the Pink Godzilla booth, but the winner also gets to design his or...

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Pay-for-play tournament site exclusively for PSP owners

We were more than a little iffy about presenting this information to you. Our tip line received word from a new pay-for-play tournament website. It's not uncommon that we're spammed by some entrepeneurs--and it's a rare occasion when we believe a commercial enterprise might be of note to PSP owners....

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Major Nelson 2.0

Xbox Live Programming Director Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb has ordered a redesign of his must read blog in preparation for E3. Right now it's in sort of a transitional mode, but the Major promises a host of new features once things get rolling (no need to change your RSS feed by the way)....

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360 will sponsor World Cyber Games thru '08

The WCG and Microsoft have announced that the Xbox 360 and Games for Windows will be the "premier sponsor" of the World Cyber games through 2008. Microsoft's sponsorship will include hardware, software and marketing support for all WCG events, including three pan-regional championships,...

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