Tekken 7 Is an Ending of Sorts

If you've played Tekken at all, you probably know that the core of the drama in the fighting game series' fiction is the intergenerational conflict of the Mishima clan. Jinpachi Heihachi, Kazuya and Jin all want to punch each other to oblivion. That beef will be coming to an end, according to Tekken series producer… » 7/25/14 7:00pm 7/25/14 7:00pm

Highlight Reel: This Weekend's Must-See Gaming Moments

Today's gaming highlights: Some of the best moments from the biggest fighting game tournament of the year, plus incredible world records in both Spelunky and World of Warcraft! » 7/14/14 3:30pm 7/14/14 3:30pm

One Of The Highlights Of EVO 2014 Was An Incredible Win With Pikachu

Hyping the crowd with a Pikachu plushie, Smash Bros. player Axe pulled an incredible win against Silent Wolf with his Pikachu, beating the hell out of his opponent in record time. It wasn't the grand finals, but without a doubt one of the best moments of all the games played at EVO 2014. » 7/14/14 7:40am 7/14/14 7:40am

Epic Comeback Leads To EVO Glory In Marvel vs Capcom

Get to 12:30 on this Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 EVO semifinal clip and you'll see/hear what looks like an impending defeat for Justin Wong in his matchup against Filipino Champ. Until he pulls it out of the fire and everyone goes nuts. » 7/13/14 10:08pm 7/13/14 10:08pm

Evo's Smash Bros. Final Came Down To An Elite Fox Vs. Jigglypuff Battle

The Super Smash Bros. Melee grand finals at this weekends huge Evo fighting game tournament culminated with a match between reputedly the world's best Fox McCloud player against the world's best Jigglypuff player. The guy playing Fox won the tournament last year. Could he repeat? » 7/13/14 8:15pm 7/13/14 8:15pm

The Most Intense Battle Of EVO 2014 So Far

With a $35,000 on the line — the largest pot of EVO 2014 — Keiji "Garireo" Okamoto and Ryo "Dogura" Nozaki put up the fight of their lives in the BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma grand finals. » 7/13/14 5:00pm 7/13/14 5:00pm

Tekken 7 Announced Today, Eventually

According to an AOL posting of an IGN video that's not currently available on IGN proper, Namco Bandai just announced Tekken 7, powered by Unreal Engine 4 — only they haven't. At least, not yet. » 7/13/14 1:05pm 7/13/14 1:05pm

Watch The Final Day Of The Year's Biggest Fighting Game Tournament

It's the third and final day of EVO 2014, which means today is nothing but finals. Who's going to come out on top in BlazBlue, Killer Instinct, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 and Ultra Street Fighter IV? Watch here and find out. » 7/13/14 11:45am 7/13/14 11:45am

I Really Wanted The Other Guy To Win EVO's King Of Fighters Tournament

How's that for not spoiling the outcome? The EVO King of Fighters XIII finals came down to a riveting battle between Japan's Hajime "Tokido" Taniguchi and China's Zhuojun "Xiaohai" Zeng. The one I was rooting for did not win. » 7/12/14 10:47pm 7/12/14 10:47pm

Batgirl Sweeps The Evo Injustice Grand Finals

Sonic Fox Vs. Pig of the Hut, General Zod Vs. Batgirl — who won? The viewing public. Also, Batgirl. Update: Now with smooth video of the entire finals. » 7/12/14 7:02pm 7/12/14 7:02pm

The Thunder God Raiden Returns In Mortal Kombat X

Following today's Injustice: Gods Among Us finals at EVO, Netherrealm Studios' Ed Boon took the stage to reveal the return of Raiden in next year's Mortal Kombat X. As if they'd do anything without him. » 7/12/14 5:01pm 7/12/14 5:01pm

Watch Day Two Of The Year's Biggest Fighting Game Tournament Right Now

Evo 2014 is in full swing, continuing today with more fierce fighting competition in Super Smash Bros. Melee, Injustice and Ultra Street Fighter IV while adding Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, Killer Instinct, King of Fighters XIII and BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma. » 7/12/14 10:50am 7/12/14 10:50am

A Decent Showing By a Supposedly Bad Smash Bros. Character.

Just about nobody is playing as Ness today in today's Super Smash Bros. Melee competition at Evo 2014. Good reason. The Earthbound hero is considered a bottom-tier character for competitive play. But a guy named Vrud played him. He even dressed the part. » 7/11/14 6:00pm 7/11/14 6:00pm

Watch The Year's Biggest Fighting Game Tournament Right Now

Evo 2014 has begun, so stop wasting your time working or checking Facebook and watch some people tee off on each other in some of the best fighting games around. Today starts with pool competition in Super Smash Bros. Melee, Injustice, Tekken Tag Tournament and Ultra Street Fighter IV. » 7/11/14 11:15am 7/11/14 11:15am

Your Guide To Evo 2014, The Year's Biggest Fighting Game Tournament

We're coming up on Evo, the biggest fighting game tournament in America. It will run Friday to Sunday from Las Vegas and be streamed online for the world to see. It'll be the biggest Evo yet. But maybe you aren't prepared—there are eight completely different games at this one event, after all, and what makes them… » 7/10/14 5:00pm 7/10/14 5:00pm

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Gets Added to EVO 2014 Line-Up

Whether you love or hate Namco's long-running Tekken series, you have to admit that it sure was weird not seeing its latest installment as part of the EVO 2014 line-up. But, Heihachi Mishima fans can rest easy now: Tekken Tag Tournament 2 has just been announced as one of the titles that the world's best fighting game… » 4/04/14 2:12pm 4/04/14 2:12pm

Smash Bros Comes Back to the World's Biggest Fighting Game Tournament

A while back, Nintendo's homegrown fighting franchise wasn't showing up on the list of games that would be featured at Evo 2014, this year's edition of the world-renown fighting game tournament. Wasn't on the rolls for Major League Gaming's Anaheim championship event, either. But, now, months after fans protested the… » 3/12/14 3:00pm 3/12/14 3:00pm

Here's Your EVO 2014 Lineup (Smash Bros. TBC)

The lineup of games for this year's EVO fighting game tournament were unveiled last week. There'll be six games, and sadly, Smash Bros. is not one of them. Yet. » 2/09/14 11:00pm 2/09/14 11:00pm

All the Memories of an Unforgettable EVO 2013 Are in This Superb Video

It's been a week since EVO 2013 , and while you can revisit any of the Grand Finals, or an anthology of the best combos, sometimes it takes a video like this to unify the themes of a chaotic, energetic eSports spectacle that crowns nine champions. » 7/21/13 11:00am 7/21/13 11:00am

You've Gotta See The Best Moves From This Year's EVO

Even if you're not a fighting game fan, it's difficult to watch this video and not be struck by how complex, if not beautiful, these combos by COMBONAUTS are. It's not just about racking up the hits and landing a ton of damage, either: some of these are choreographed to have no damage. It's amazing. » 7/17/13 10:00pm 7/17/13 10:00pm