Nintendo is at San Diego Comic-Con, where they’ve gathered 64 young children to battle for your amusement in the most kid-friendly competitive game possible. It’s basically My First Smash Bros. Tournament, and it’s darling. (Autoplay warning.)
EVO 2016 is almost over, fighting game fans, but a lot can happen in the final moments, like a pixel-sliver win or tournament finals for Mortal Kombat X, Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, Guild Gear Xrd: Revelator, Super Smash Bros. Melee and Street Fighter V.
After losing the first round during a best-of-three semi-finals match against one of the best Guilty Gear Xrd Sign players in the world, Woshige pulled off a massive comeback to take the second. Then he turned to the crowd to celebrate.
The grand finals of the 2015 Call of Duty Championships are happening today. Which of the 32 competing teams is going to walk away with $400,000? Head over to the Major League Gaming event site to watch live and see which 29 teams are definitely not winning.
In which a team of five video game players wind up with a giant check for $1.3 million dollars and some lovely trophies.
One of the most hilariously clumsy things you can do in Super Smash Bros. is walk off the stage by accident. Or jump off. Or "Flare Blitz" off if you're Charizard. We've all been there. But it's particularly embarrassing when you trip and fall in the most Smash Bros. way possible during a tournament match.
Live from New York City's lovely Nintendo World store, it's the first Super Smash Bros. 3DS National Open Tournament. The tourney runs from 6 to 9 PM Eastern time, so we're only 40 minutes late telling you about it. Watch extra hard to catch up!
As a four-man team of pro gamers was crowned world champion of Call of Duty in Los Angeles Sunday night, confetti swarmed and fans cheered and it was easy for me to forget, as I stood to the side, that this championship bout was not a public event.
Aw, Hel — Hi-Rez Studios' Smite is officially releasing on March. Having accrued some 2.5 million worshippers during open beta, the god-on-god MOBA will undergo a baptism-by-fire following its March 25 release, with a $100,000 launch tournament held in scenic Atlanta, Georgia. Still waiting for them to add Jesus.
The biggest event in the fighting game genre has come and gone but that doesn't mean that first-class competition in Street Fighter, Tekken or King of Fighters is done for the year. This weekend marks the start of the Video X Games, a tournament that takes place on the island of St. Maartens. There's $30,000 for…
This weekend, we are finally seeing a strong return of eSports in the competitive Halo scene. Since Major League Gaming ceased operations of Halo events on their pro circuit, we haven't seen a major tournament for the series in quite some time. Thanks to 343 Industries and the Arena Gaming League, all that changes in…
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…
Avenger's Alliance is a single-player turn-based role-playing game, but it's also a competition, with players vying for top positions in seasonal PVP tournaments. Season five is around the corner, and players that fight harder than most have a chance to secure the punishment they so richly deserve, courtesy of artist…
Today 343 Industries announced a partnership with Virgin Gaming to host their Halo 4 Infinity Challenge, a free-to-enter tournament in lieue of Spartan Ops updates during the almost month-long mid-season break.
Only a relatively small fraction of fighting game fans have the courage to put their skills to the test in tournament play. In today's Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter d0m shares his first frustrating experience.
That Team Prime's MarineKing won the Global StarCraft II League finals held during the Starcraft II IPL 4 tournament in Las Vegas earlier this month comes as no surprise to fans of competitive gaming. The fact that he might have lost if not for a last-minute dropped connection, on the other hand...
Good at Tekken Tag Tournament 2? Want to be on TV? South Korea is getting a new gaming program dubbed Tekken Busters in which features players facing off in The King of Iron Fist Tournament.
It was the summer of 1992 and Street Fighter II was the king of the still thriving U.S. arcades scene.
Street Fighter series producer Yoshinoro Ono and Tekken series director Katsuhiro Harada are due for a rematch, and they'll get their chance during a TEKKEN X Street Fighter tournament at GamesCom. The trash talk is already flying.
EVO, the annual fighting game world championships, draws thousands of players competing in six games. It has helped create gaming stars like 2010 Super Street Fighter IV champion Daigo Umehara, and a reputation for unbelievable game-play seen nowhere else.