Nine of the ten players in today’s PGL Major finals had never made it to a Valve major finals before, with one team having never qualified for a major ever. Only Danylo “Zeus” Teslenko had competed in the finals of a major prior, and he’d been snubbed twice.
This past weekend, competitors at Evo 2017 got to put the upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ through its paces in a side tournament. From tons of excellent, flashy super moves to impressive tag techniques, players showcased the surprising depth in this six-fighter demo.
Now this is how you start a Halo 5 round.
Dragoncon's got a reputation for being one of the better cons for cosplay, and this year's batch proves it. There's a few Youtube videos floating around taking some great highlights from last month's convention in Atlanta. If you're at all interested in the scene, these two videos are worth a look.
In two hours, the year 2011 will have run its course. To video games, it was a year of scandal, of disappointment, of surprise and of achievement.