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Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V DLC can be unlocked for free

During a Street Fighter V panel at EVO today, Capcom announced a shift in strategy for the series. The publisher is moving away from its long-standing pattern of releasing a major disc-based update to the latest version of the game. Going f...   read

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Watch day two of EVO 2015 right here

EVO 2015, the largest fighting game tournament in the world, is back for round two today. The day's competitions begin with the Super Smash Bros. for Wii U semifinals along with Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom, Mortal Kombat X, Tekken 7, Ki...   read

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Everything that happened day one of EVO 2015

Evolution 2015, the largest fighting game tournament of the year, did not disappoint on day one. But with two more whole days of high octane action, things are only going to get more intense as they go along.    read

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EVO cashs in

EVO charging $12 for 60fps live streams

As you are probably aware, the largest fighting game tournament in the world, EVO 2015, has started and fans are watching the activities on their various Twitch streams. EVO is now only allowing 30 frames per second and high quality on Twit...   read

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EVO 2015 is underway, catch all the action here

EVO 2015, the largest fighting game tournament of the year, has begun. Get hype! Kicking off today's competitions are pools for Ultra Street Fighter IV, Super Smash Bros. (both Melee and Wii U), Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, and Tekken 7. Later ...   read

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EVO attendee steals PS Vita dev kit from Atlus

Word on the ground at EVO is a PlayStation Vita has gone missing from Atlus USA's booth. Thing is, the hijacked machine happens to be a traceable dev kit, which can be deactivated remotely. The exhibitors say "all will be forgiven" if the V...   read

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EVO guide

EVO 2015 schedule

Evolution, the world's largest fighting game tournament, kicks off July 17 in Las Vegas, Nevada. But fear not if you couldn't make it out to sin city, as the entire weekend of the highest-level fighting game footage will be available to str...   read

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Nintendo @ EVO

Nintendo's Bill Trinen set to compete at EVO 2015

Coming off of E3, we'll be seeing even more of Nintendo's Bill Trinen. The senior product marketing manager is signed up to participate in the Super Smash Bros. tournament at EVO later this month. "Appreciate all the EVO support, but it's m...   read

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Ultra Street Fighter IV
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EVO 2015 will use the Xbox 360 version of USFIV

Ultra Street Fighter IV’s PlayStation 4 launch was, to put it politely, a total fucking mess: netcode problems, massive input delay, lag in single player modes and more. It seems like everyone but Destructoid’s own Chris Carter ...   read

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EVO 2015

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

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 Bros. for Wii U,...   read

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EVO's best moments are often found off-screen

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 through in onlin...   read

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EVO 2014 recap: Here's who won

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 -- it never ceases...   read

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

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 Ultimate Marvel v...   read

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Smash Bros.
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I'm going to miss tripping in Super Smash Bros. 4

[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 like I "tripped" ...   read

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EVO 2014 keeps the hype train rolling, watch it here

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. Capc...   read

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Killer Instinct

Maya will rejoin Killer Instinct for season two

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 trusty blades whic...   read

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EVO 2014 is underway, see all the fighting games here

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,...   read

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EVO schedule

When's Marvel? Just consult the EVO 2014 schedule

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 alone. There's a...   read

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EVO money

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

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 System Works a...   read


Tekken Tag Tournament 2 added to EVO 2014 lineup

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 show. It was od...   read

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Super Smash Bros. Melee returns for EVO 2014

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-favorite game is...   read

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EVO 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 vs. Capcom 3, K...   read

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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 has also been ...   read

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EVO 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, the fans, to make...   read

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Best of EVO 2013
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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 together a well prod...   read

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