Evo 2012 headlines

Inaugural EVO scholarship now accepting applications

EVO fans have helped fund a $10,000 scholarship to help a competitive gamer study their way into the industry.

  • Video: the crying crowds of Evo 2012

    Evo 2012 has been and gone, and all we’re left with now is the memories of people playing fighting games against each other in a Las Vegas hotel. The crowds take the entire tournament mentally seriously, as you’ll see in the video down below. The men and women cry. They gasp. They touch each other […]

  • EVO 2012: grand finals video round-up

    With the final knock-out blow landed, Evo 2012 has concluded. Check out a plethora of grand finals videos, from new addition King of Fighters XIII through to established brawler Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition and everything in between.

  • EVO 2012: SSFIVAE goes to Infiltration, UMvC3 to Filipino Champ

    With the conclusion of the Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition finals awarding a win to repeat champion XXX, EVO 2012 has come to a close.

  • EVO 2012 partners to broadcast sidestreams

    Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown, Persona 4 Arena, BlazBlue Continuum Shift: Extend, Melty Blood Actress Again Current Code, and Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus will all be present at EVO 2012, but won’t be part of the event’s official streams. Happily, Shoryuken reports those interested in the fringe events will still be able to […]

  • EVO 2012 livestreaming schedule announced

    The full programming schedule for all of EVO 2012’s livestreams has been announced. Find the entire thing below. The Las Vegas fight event starts tomorrow. Thanks, G4.

  • EVO co-founder predicts fighter community will love Spy Party

    Former Capcom community manager, champion competitive gamer, and EVO co-founder Seth Killian was intrinsic in getting Chris Hecker’s Spy Party to the annual fighter tournament.

  • Record attendence expected at EVO 2012

    Registrations for this year’s EVO World Finals have shattered previous records, with competitors from over 40 countries signing up for a slice of the annual event’s largest prize pool to date.

  • Spy Party to head Indie Showcase at EVO 2012

    Chris Hecker’s spy vs. sniper title will feature in playable form at fight game tournament, EVO 2012. To celebrate, there are 50 early-access beta invites available to EVO attendees.

  • Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown heading to EVO 2012

    Although it’ll be too new to be part of official proceedings, the latest Virtua Fighter 5 revision is headed to EVO 2012 with plenty of cash prizes on the line.

  • EVO games line-up locked down - SFxT, UMvC3, SCV, more

    Organisers of the EVO fighting championships have confirmed this year’s event’s full line-up of games. Shock: there are no shocks. Street Fighter x Tekken headlines the list, with Soul Calibur V and Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 also involved. The full lot can be found below.