Fan-made My Little Pony fighting game is a finalist for EVO 2013

MLP: Fighting is Magic, an unlicensed, fan-made fighting game from developer Mane6, is a finalist for inclusion in the EVO 2013 fighting game tournament, according to a post on Shoryuken.

EVO 2013 includes eight games this year. The event's organizers have selected the first seven, while donations to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in the name of the eighth game will determine which completes the roster. Other games up for the final slot, each of which earned its spot from a previous Facebook poll, include Virtua Fighter 5, Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Darkstalkers 3. You'll find the full list and donation links here.

In an FAQ on the Mane6 website, the developers write that, "due to the legalities involved," they have no plans for a Steam or console release for MLP: Fighting is Magic, which they expect to release as freeware "soon." Development for the game, which Mane6 is creating with 2D Fighter Maker 2002, ground to a halt last August when a tester broke the non-disclosure agreement and released the code online.

You can check out some MLP: Fighting is Magic action in the trailer above and head over to Mane6's YouTube channel for plenty more.

EVO 2013 will fight July 13 and 14, 2013 at the Paris Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

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