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9:35 PM on 02.06.2014

Check out the EVO 2014 lineup, with Smash in limbo

Last year's EVO was one of my favorite events of 2013, and now we have the lineup for EVO 2014, courtesy of Mr. Wizard on the iPlayWinner's podcast stream. The lineup consists of Ultra Street Fighter IV, Ultimate Marvel ...

Chris Carter

4:00 PM on 09.17.2013

Fighting game tournament Evo 2014 announced for July 11

Whether you're a competitor, an attendee, or a casual observer, it's never too early to start planning for next year's Evo. The legendary fighting game tournament returns to Las Vegas on July 11-13, 2014 at the LVH. Xbox 360...

Jordan Devore

5:00 PM on 07.26.2013

The EVO tournament staff wants your feedback for EVO 2013

EVO 2013 may have concluded a few weeks ago, but the post-EVO fever isn't over yet, as tons of fighting game announcements have been pouring out since. But as for the event itself, tournament organizers are looking to you, th...

Chris Carter

9:45 AM on 07.22.2013

Here's the official 'Best EVO 2013' moments video

Our EVO 2013 highlights post did a great job of showing you pretty much everything this year had to offer, but it also had a ton of information that could be seen as overwhelming to some. Thankfully, Richard Li has put toget...

Chris Carter

4:00 PM on 07.19.2013

Here's footage of the top eight Guilty Gear EVO tourney

While most of you were getting pretty crazy about the main tournaments featured at EVO, tons of side tournaments were going on in the background. One of them in particular that I think deserves a special mention is the Guilt...

Chris Carter

1:45 PM on 07.19.2013

Friday Night Fights: The fighting continues!

Welcome to another exciting edition of Dtoid's Friday Night Fights! It looks as though the EVO hype train is still charging ahead at full steam within the Destructoid community, as all three major consoles have at least one f...

Mr Andy Dixon

7:30 AM on 07.17.2013

Street Fighter IV champion Xian reflects on EVO 2013

If you were watching EVO 2013, one of the standout performances was DM MCZ (Desperation Move and Mad Catz) | Xian's Gen versus MCZ (Mad Catz)|Tokido's Akuma. To get a bit more background information on what led to his big wi...

Chris Carter

8:00 PM on 07.15.2013

EVO breaks records, viewership 50% higher than last year

EVO 2013 has come and gone, and with it records have been smashed. Twitch.TV has informed us there were record breaking viewership numbers for multiple games. The max concurrent viewership for the day was 144,848 people for U...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



EVO 2013: Results, highlights, and all the hype photo
EVO 2013: Results, highlights, and all the hype
by Wesley Ruscher

Another year, another Evolution Championship Series under wraps. This year's premiere fighting game tournament was by far the biggest to date boasting over 3,000 participants from over 30 countries, stretching across nine of the most elite games in the genre. 

Three days of non-stop action, that began with some of the most intense semi-final matches to grace the first day of the tournament ever. There were multiple bouts, especially in Super Street Fighter IV Arcade and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 that could have easily been grand final championship fights. It was definitely a rollercoaster ride of emotion from start to finish. 

Day three culminated in another justifiably crazy day full of upsets and memorable moments. The amount of heart on display was inspiring. Reigning champs were dethroned and new kings of the stick were crowned. 

Here are the winners and most hype moments of EVO 2013.

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7:45 PM on 07.14.2013

Chief Thunder teased as next Killer Instinct character

[Update: Added a video of the KI trailer below. Skip to 0.54 to get to the teaser portion.] Microsoft and Double Helix have been doing their best to keep the hype train rolling for the recently revived Xbox One fighter&n...

Wesley Ruscher

7:29 PM on 07.14.2013

EVO 2013: Day-three streams, and final results

[Update: All EVO 2013 winners are listed below.] EVO 2013 is nearly at an end, and after a slew of qualifying matches, the finals are ready to drop today. To conclude this year's EVO are the finals for King of Fighters XIII,...

Chris Carter





1:30 PM on 07.14.2013

Come join us for Evo 2013 festivities in San Francisco

I think I've made it pretty clear that I think San Francisco is the best city in America. No, that's not up for debate. To help solidify these claims we've teamed up with Dear Mom in San Francisco to craft the finest Evo 2013...

Spencer Hayes

12:30 AM on 07.14.2013

EVO 2013: Day-two streams, schedules, and more

[Update: Today's winners are listed below.] Yesterday was a pretty action packed day at EVO 2013, as we had winners for Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Persona 4 Arena and Mortal Kombat 9, as well as some progress in the Super...

Chris Carter



Super Street Fighter gets 5 new fighters, 6 new stages photo
Super Street Fighter gets 5 new fighters, 6 new stages
by Jonathan Holmes

[Update: Added a video of the panel. There will be new costumes and stages added with this update as well, plus an arcade version will be coming out in Japan.]

[Update #2: Capcom-Unity has announced a disc-based version of the update, which will include all previously released Street Fighter 4 series DLC costumes and "future content to be discussed in the future" for $40. Tentative release date is early 2014. They've also detailed some of the changes to rest of the roster. Still no word on who the 5th character is or what this Hyper Street Fighter 4 business is about]

Hot off the Super Street Fighter IV panel at EVO 2013 comes news that both Super Street Fighter IV and Super Street Fighter 4 AE will be graced with five new characters and six new stages in the form a $15 download, date TBD.

Elena, Poison, Rolento, and Hugo (all based on their showings from Street Fighter X Tekken) are the only four confirmed characters at the moment, with the fifth reportedly being all new to the Street Fighter series. That runs contrary to the rumored screencap seen below (thanks @justpeepin!) featuring Alex from Street Fighter 3.

Also in rumor territory is a screenshot of a logo for Hyper Street Fighter IV spotted on Street Fighter 4 producer Yoshinori Ono's twitter yesterday, but has since been deleted. Could a disc based version of the DLC be coming as well?

More on this breaking story as it comes in.

Capcom announces five new characters and six new stages as DLC for Super Street Fighter 4: AE 2012 [Eventhubs]

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10:28 PM on 07.12.2013

EVO 2013: Day-one streams, schedules, and more

[Update: Today's winners are listed below.] This year, EVO is going to be insane. I know people say that annually, but really, EVO 2013 has smashed previous attendance records with a whopping 3,538 competitors and 6,097 tour...

Chris Carter

3:30 PM on 07.12.2013

Friday Night Fights: EVO 2013 GET HYPE FIGHTANS

Welcome to another exciting edition of Dtoid's Friday Night Fights! EVO 2013 is this weekend, and the Dtoid crew will be watching it live at Dear Mom in San Francisco tomorrow. Come on down and join the fun! If you're not in ...

Mr Andy Dixon