Evo 2013 will run from July 13-14 in Las Vegas

Evolution (better known as Evo) — the unofficial Olympics for competitive fighting game players — will take place at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from July 12-14 in 2013, Shoryuken announced today.

Evo is the largest and most prestigious tournament in the world for fighting game players, with competitors competing in dozens of tournaments around the world in the lead up to the main event. The tournament attracts thousands of attendees and millions of viewers via online streams.

Tickets and discounted hotel booking are yet to be announced. You can read Polygon's feature on competitive fighting game tournaments here.

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