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Japan's first ever EVO tournament will be free to enter

The first Japan EVO tournament, noteworthy for also not featuring Melee as a main stage title, will be free to enter. As long as you can make it to Japan in January you won't need to pay the ~$50-$70 required for other EVO tournaments,...

 
 
 
 
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Street Fighter V's character usage in EVO 2017 finals

Below is an interesting image comparing the character usage within EVO 2016's Street Fighter V finals against the finals of EVO 2017, which took place last weekend.It shows a distinct turnaround in character choice, almost assuredly the bac...

 
 
 
 
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Smash Melee is missing from EVO Japan's lineup

EVO Japan's lineup was revealed this week, and it has a lot of the usual suspects. Tekken 7, Guilty Gear Xrd, King of Fighters XIV, BlazeBlue: Central Fiction, Street Fighter V, Smash Wii U, and Arms all made it in. Wait, no Melee? Yep...

 
 
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We are the (EVO 2017) champions, my friend

Another Evolution Fighting Championship has come to an end. Thousands of fight-fans descended on Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas this weekend to test their mettle against the world's top players in major and minor tournaments. When the dust settl...

 
 
 
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Future Trunks looks like a beast in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Although confirmed to join the Dragon Ball FighterZ roster a few weeks back, we haven't seen Future Trunks in action until now. How does he look? Like a friggin' beast. Remember when Future Trunks first debuted in the anime, chopped Frieza...

 
 
 
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Darkstalkers' Jedah confirmed for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

Sending off Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3's final year at the Evolution Championship Series was a Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite exhibition match featuring two new characters. On the Marvel side is Gamora, who we've only seen in trailers, and f...

 
 
 
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Abigail teased for Street Fighter V as DLC train continues

Capcom, who cancelled their EVO panel in favour of shotgunning out announcements across the weekend, have revealed more DLC items coming to Street Fighter V.Guile will receive a new costume in the "Champion's Choice" category, selected by l...

 
 
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Disney XD to broadcast the Smash Bros. for Wii U EVO finals

This year's Evolution Champion Series is well underway, and I'm sure you've settled on which tournaments you want to keep tabs on. One of the ones I'll be watching closely is Super Smash Bros. for Wii U because it's got much more of a ...

 
 
 
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Samurai Shodown V Special trailer is a bloodbath

I have fond memories of the Samurai Shodown series, but I never got around to playing Samurai Shodown V. Turns out, I'm gonna have to. Since being revealed as SNK's mystery EVO title, more details about the somewhat forgotten entry in the s...

 
 
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Samurai Shodown V Special announced, playable at EVO

In no uncertain terms, SNK has said that it's back. No longer chained by just being a pachinko licensing lease factory, it's crafted new games, one of which already made an impact in the fighting game arena. But there's plenty of room ...

 
 
 
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Daigo 'The Beast' Umehara manga localized for Western release

Many gamers, fight-fans or not, are aware of Daigo Umehara. Typified by his unshakeable mental status, never-say-die attitude, and uncanny predictive skills, the affectionately titled 'Beast' has been a prominent face within the FGC for nea...

 
 
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Arika's new fighter will be playable at EVO

The Evolution Championship Series is sort of like fighting game Christmas. Skilled players from around the world gather to virtually punch each other in the face, and it's the hypest thing of the year. Making it even more enticing for those...

 
 
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First EVO Japan Championship announces dates and location

First announced during EVO 2016, and later confirmed for a January 2018 date at Tokyo Game Show that September, we finally have a hard confirmation date for the inaugural EVO Japan Championship Coming January 26-28th, 2018, Evolution Champi...

 
 
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Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 takes the EVO 2017 fan vote

EVO 2017 has filled the vacant spot on its lineup. Fighting game fans voted with their wallets, and the game that brought in the most money for Make-A-Wish International was none other than our dear old friend Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, ...

 
 
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EVO 2017 Championship lineup revealed

The EVO Championship is always the hypest weekend for fighting games and this year's iteration of the tournament is going to be no different. Announced on a live stream, this year's lineup has some pretty cool inclusions. Along with the eig...

 
 
 




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