By Jenna Pitcher on Oct 01, 2013 10.01.13
With talent hailing from New Zealand, Japan, Kuwait, France, England, America, Singapore and more, Australia's leading fighting game tournament Shadowloo Showdown is set to unleash the top international fighters upon the country when it commences later this month. As outlined in the video above, numerous special guests confirmed include Mad Catz' Tokido and Mago, AVerMedia's GamerBee, Shungoku Neurosis, Abegen, Uryo, DJ Huoshen and DM MCZ Xian, who won the Super Street Fighter 4 world championship at Evo 2013. Shadowloo Showdown 2013 will host tournaments for the games listed below. Event attendees will be able play fighting games not officially included in the tournament list, such as Dead or Alive 5, Skullgirls and Guilty Gear. Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition 2012 (...
By Tracey Lien on Feb 01, 2013 02.01.13
The Australian fighting game tournament Ozhadou Nations will take place in Sydney from Feb. 22-24, with participants eligible for qualifying points for the Evo World Championships in Las Vegas. Now in its 11th consecutive year, the Ozhadou Nationals is one of the biggest fighting game tournaments in Australia and serves as one of the qualifying events in the lead-up to Evo. This year the event will hold competitions for Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown and King of Fighters 13. More games will be announced as side tournaments closer to the date. Sponsors for the event include Razer, Avermedia, Gamecom, Madman Entertainment, Sega, Namco Bandai and Mindscape. The Ozhadou Nationals will be held...
By Tracey Lien on Jan 08, 2013 01.08.13
The world's largest international fighting game tournament, Evolution (better known as Evo) will feature eight games in its competition lineup, Evo's Joey "Mr Wizard" Cuellar announced on a Twitch TV stream today. Seven of the eight games have already been decided with the eighth game open for voting via charitable donations. The game's that will be played in the competition include: 1. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 32. Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition Ver. 20123. Tekken Tag Tournament 24. Mortal Kombat 95. Street Fighter X Tekken 2013 Edition6. The King of Fighters 137. Persona 4 Arena8. Player's Choice Any game that received more than 500 votes in the Facebook poll from 2012 will be up for a new round of voting for inclusion in the 2013 Evo lineup. In order to prevent cheat...
By Michael McWhertor on Nov 15, 2012 11.15.12
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition adds a long list of new additions that make the game uniquely suited for Nintendo's new console, notably a fighting stage filled with Mushroom Kingdom power-ups and character costumes based on Metroid, The Legend of Zelda and F-Zero. The Wii U release of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 also adds new modes like Tekken Ball and day one access to extra characters including Unknown, Dr. Boskonovitch, Ancient Ogre and Violet. All that updated content — including the newly added Snoop Lion tracksuits — can be seen in the game's launch trailer. Tekken Tag Tournament 2 comes to Wii U on Nov. 18 in North America.
By Michael McWhertor on Oct 31, 2012 10.31.12