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EVO 2015

EVO 2015 lineup: Smash, Persona, Tekken, and more


Is it too early to start getting hype?
Jan 21
The roster for this year's Evolution Championship Series has been announced. EVO 2015, the largest fighting game tournament in the world, will feature: Ultra Street Fighter IV, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Super Smash B... read
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EVO

EVO's best moments are often found off-screen


Another heartfelt video from Richard Li
Jul 25
As someone who watches EVO but hasn't yet and will likely never attend the fighting game tournament in person, I adore Richard Li's videos -- they truly bring out the human element of the competition. It occasionally comes t... read
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The grand finals and other notable moments
And just like that, another EVO has come and gone. What a weekend. Despite not playing fighting games much myself, I'll never miss watching the year's big tournament. The audience's energy, the drama that unfolds on stage -- ... read feature

EVO 2014 LIVE photo
EVO 2014 LIVE

EVO 2014 finals: The year's biggest fighting game tournament ends here


This is where things get really exciting
Jul 13
The third and final day of EVO 2014, the largest fighting game tournament of the year, is about to begin and you can catch all the action live from Las Vegas right here. Today we get to see how it all unfolds for Ul... read
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Also, some Melee bouts from EVO 2014
[Art by Fallen Party] [Update: Some of you are pretty upset about the article! Sorry about that. Also, a few people pointed out a couple of mistakes I made. First, I wrote that you can block in the air in Smash Bros. Looks li... read feature

EVO 2014 LIVE photo
EVO 2014 LIVE

EVO 2014 keeps the hype train rolling, watch it here


The year's biggest fighting game competition continues into the weekend
Jul 12
EVO 2014 is still going strong! The largest fighting game tournament of the year is now in its second day of competition and you can catch all the action live from Las Vegas, Nevada right here. Today's bouts include Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, the Injustice final, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Killer Instinct, and BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma. Check out all the streams and schedules below. read
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Killer Instinct

Maya will rejoin Killer Instinct for season two


Sporting a new look, thankfully
Jul 11
Iron Galaxy is picking up Killer Instinct where Double Helix left off with a second season of content and as announced today at EVO 2014, one of the upcoming characters will be Maya. She's returning to the series with her tru... read
EVO 2014 LIVE photo
EVO 2014 LIVE

EVO 2014 is underway, see all the fighting games here


GET HYPE!
Jul 11
EVO 2014 is a go! The largest fighting game tournament of the year is underway and you can catch all the action live from Las Vegas, Nevada right here. Today's competitions include Super Smash Bros. Melee, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Ultra Street Fighter IV, and Injustice: Gods Among Us. Check out all the streams and schedules below. read
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EVO schedule

When's Marvel? Just consult the EVO 2014 schedule


I'm out of fighting game memes
Jul 08
EVO 2014 is this weekend. We had a lovely time covering it last year, though it doesn't look like we'll have a get together watch party this time around. That's okay. There are three different streams to watch home and a... read
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EVO money

Arc System Works, Aksys add $30k to BlazBlue EVO 2014 pot


Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- playable, if I was BlazGreen I would die
Jun 24
I had a pretty nice EVO 2013 at the live streaming get together we here are Destructoid threw in a San Francisco bar. Meanwhile, contestants (as opposed to us novice drunks) are in store for an even nicer EVO 2014 as Arc... read
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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 added to EVO 2014 lineup


3D fighter back in the tournament
Apr 04
EVO co-founder Joey Cuellar made a special presentation on iPlayWinner revealing that Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will be part of this year's EVO lineup. Bandai Namco Games is also joining the event has a primary sponsor for the ... read
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EVO

Super Smash Bros. Melee returns for EVO 2014


Good on you, Nintendo
Mar 12
Super Smash Bros. Melee's inclusion in EVO 2014 was far from a sure thing given Nintendo's questionable history with the fighting game tournament, but the organizers' discussions with the company have been fruitful: the fan-f... read
EVO 2014 photo
EVO 2014

Check out the EVO 2014 lineup, with Smash in limbo


Killer Instinct is in
Feb 06
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 ... read
Fighting games photo
Fighting games

Fighting game tournament Evo 2014 announced for July 11


Start practicing if you haven't already
Sep 17
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... read
EVO 2013 photo
EVO 2013

The EVO tournament staff wants your feedback for EVO 2013


What were your favorite and least favorite parts?
Jul 26
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... read
Best of EVO 2013 photo
Best of EVO 2013

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


Justin Wong's bracket reset is the highlight, of course
Jul 22
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... read
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Guilty Gear EVO

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


'dat Slayer
Jul 19
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... read
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Friday Night Fights

Friday Night Fights: The fighting continues!


Game with the Dtoid community!
Jul 19
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... read
EVO 2013 photo
EVO 2013

Street Fighter IV champion Xian reflects on EVO 2013


Hold Back to Block interviews the SFIV: AE champ
Jul 17
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... read
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EVO breaks records, viewership 50% higher than last year


1.7 million uniques during the course of the weekend
Jul 15
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... read
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Villains defeated and new heroes crowned
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 ... read feature

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Killer Instinct

Chief Thunder teased as next Killer Instinct character


Missing in action since the original KI
Jul 14
[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... read
EVO 2013 photo
EVO 2013

EVO 2013: Day-three streams, and final results


KOF XIII, SSB Melee, Injustice, Marvel, SF IV finals
Jul 14
[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,... read
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Come join us for Evo 2013 festivities in San Francisco


Only the hype-est need apply
Jul 14
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... read
EVO 2013 photo
EVO 2013

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


King of Fighters XIII, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Injustice, and Smash Bros. Melee Semi Finals
Jul 14
[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... read
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$15 DLC coming to PS3, 360, and PC
[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 t... read feature

EVO 2013 photo
EVO 2013

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


This is gonna be crazy!
Jul 12
[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... read
Friday Night Fights photo
Friday Night Fights

Friday Night Fights: EVO 2013 GET HYPE FIGHTANS


Play games with the Dtoid community!
Jul 12
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 ... read
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Nintendo and Evo

Nintendo wanted to shut down Smash Bros at Evo entirely


You can't watch what doesn't happen!
Jul 12
A couple days ago, Nintendo ruffled some tail feathers when it tried to ban Evo 2013, the world's largest fighting game tournament, from streaming its Super Smash Bros. Melee finals. This IP controlling move echoed Nintendo's... read
Evo 2013 numbers photo
Evo 2013 numbers

Getting hype: Evo 2013 boasts record attendance


Plus, come watch the finals with Destructoid this Sunday in San Francisco!
Jul 12
Evo 2013 has recently been in the news after Nintendo banned the world's biggest fighting game tournament from streaming Super Smash Bros. Melee after fans raised almost $100,000 for breast cancer research to get the game inc... read






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