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

Sounds like peripheral company Performance Designed Products (PDP) is in trouble, and that in turn is affecting its sponsorship of fighting game outfit Team AfterGlowElite (Team AGE). » 7/17/13 12:30am 7/17/13 12:30am

An American Idol Winner Played In A Fighting Game Tournament...

Just when you thought the stories coming out of fighting game tournament Evo were as interesting as they were going to get, along comes a tale for the reality TV/Street Fighter fans out there. Of which there must be at least one. » 7/16/13 3:00am 7/16/13 3:00am

Street Fighter Player Wins Great Match at EVO With Unpopular Character

In a sea of Akumas and fireballs during this year's EVO, any change-up in character selection was welcome. Even so, you don't expect one of the "worst" characters on the Street Fighter roster to suddenly make an appearance in a top 8 match. Thank god it did, because Infiltration pulling out Hakan to go up against PR… » 7/15/13 6:00pm 7/15/13 6:00pm

EVO Wasn't The Only Impressive Tournament This Weekend

It was a massive weekend for eSports. Gfinity—a Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Tournament that granted the winner $55,000—dominated the UK and EVO broke new ground for the fighting game community in Las Vegas. Not only were the events themselves a big deal but there were shake-ups with some of the top Call of Duty teams… » 7/15/13 4:00pm 7/15/13 4:00pm

Missed This Year's EVO? Watch All The Grand Finals Here.

People competed in nine different fighting games in last weekend's EVO 2013 tournament in Las Vegas. To see everything, you had to continuously switch between two streams back and forth from Friday to Sunday evening, so even hardcore fighting game fans might have missed one or two. » 7/15/13 10:40am 7/15/13 10:40am

The Best Storyline of EVO 2013 Was Justin Wong's Amazing Comeback

Justin Wong, one of the all-time top fighting game players, lost to Job "EMP Flocker" Figuerora early in the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 tournament at EVO 2013. But that was only the start of an incredible comeback that you've got to see. » 7/15/13 9:23am 7/15/13 9:23am

The Xbox One Got A Lot Of Boos At EVO 2013

The awkward moment happened during a Killer Instinct demonstration at last weekend's EVO, when console accessory manufacturers Mad Catz and Double Helix showed off their upcoming gadgets for the game. The Xbox One got mentioned—and got booed. » 7/15/13 8:15am 7/15/13 8:15am

Ultra Street Fighter IV Will Be Out In 2014

The update to Street Fighter IV that spilled out yesterday now has a name: it's going to be sold in a complete pack as Ultra Street Fighter IV, which adds five new fighters to the game, along with a range of tweaks. » 7/14/13 11:26pm 7/14/13 11:26pm

A Guide To Fighting Game Words You Might Not Understand

As the business end of Evo 2013 approaches, and spectator numbers swell, there might be those among you who want to watch the action go down but have no idea what people are actually talking about. » 7/14/13 8:52pm 7/14/13 8:52pm

Martian Manhunter and John Stewart Are Coming to Injustice

Long anticipated—practically since the game's release—Martian Manhunter was at last confirmed for Injustice: Gods Among Us as a downloadable addition to the fighting game's roster, along with a John Stewart Green Lantern skin. NetherRealm Studios announced the new fighters at EVO 2013 today. » 7/14/13 7:30pm 7/14/13 7:30pm

Smash Bros. Survives Ban, Becomes Biggest Fighting Stream In History

It's a good thing Nintendo didn't follow through with its reported attempts to ban streams of Smash Bros. Melee from this year's Evo fighting game tournament. Because it just became, for the time being at least, the biggest fighting game stream of all time. » 7/14/13 7:10pm 7/14/13 7:10pm

Watch EVO 2013 Streamed Live, Right Here

The Road to EVO—a series of tournaments leading up to the biggest fighting game tournament of the year—is coming to a decisive close. It's time for the Evolution 2013 tournament, which starts today in Las Vegas, and we're here to serve you all of the livestreams available to make you feel like you're sitting right… » 7/14/13 10:55am 7/14/13 10:55am

Street Fighter IV Getting Five More Characters, One Never Seen Before

From EVO 2013 comes news that Street Fighter IV's next update will deliver four new characters—and a fifth never before seen in the series. » 7/13/13 4:30pm 7/13/13 4:30pm

EVO Co-Founder: Nintendo Wanted Smash Bros. Pulled From Tournament

Evo co-founder Joey Cuellar says Nintendo didn't just want to stop Smash Bros. Melee being streamed from this year's fighting game competition, they wanted to stop that part of the tournament taking place altogether. » 7/11/13 2:53am 7/11/13 2:53am

Fighting Game Scene Rallies To Get Stranded Gamers to Huge Tournament

The road to EVO, this weekend's massive fighting game tournament, appears to be paved with the good intentions of others. Three different cases have popped up of strangers and/or surprise sponsors swooping in to ensure that some desperate gamers can attend the Las Vegas event. » 7/10/13 10:40am 7/10/13 10:40am

Nintendo Changes Mind, Allows Smash Bros. Streaming

Only hours after Nintendo blocked fighting game tournament Evo from streaming Smash Bros. Melee matches, the publisher has swiftly reversed its decision. » 7/09/13 9:51pm 7/09/13 9:51pm

Vote For Your Favourite Fighting Game, Donate Money To Cancer Research.…

Seven of the eight games that'll make up this year's EVO fighting game tournament in Las Vegas have been announced by the show's organisers. » 1/08/13 11:45pm 1/08/13 11:45pm