Get Ready For EVO With This Great FGC Documentary

To help fans (or curious onlookers) get psyched for EVO 2016, which goes down in Las Vegas this weekend, the creators of the excellent documentary FGC: Rise of the Fighting Game Community have made it free to watch on YouTube.


If you like it, you can still help them out by buying the deluxe edition of the film, which comes with stuff like extra interviews and DRM-free versions of the documentary.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs

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Dinky Earnshaw

The amazing thing about fighting game tournaments is that you can be a nobody with no sponsors, and still enter to compete against the best players in the world. I don’t like the seriousness and bureaucracy of other e-sports trying to micro manage everything. The spirit of the arcade culture of putting your quarter on the arcade machine still lives on in the FGC.