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Evo 2014 tournament stream schedule details three days of fighting game action

The Twitch stream schedule for this year's Evo fighting game championship series is now available, along with the tournament's brackets for the three days of fighting game battles. You watch the tournament from the two streams: SrkEvo1 and SrkEvo2. Capcom Pro Tour will broadcast all of the Ultra Street Fighter 4 pools through its official channel. Super Smash Bros. Melee will join a roster of six other fighting games this year. On Friday, the pools, quarter finals and semifinals for Ultra Street Fighter 4 will take place. Friday will also see pools for Super Smash Bros. Melee and pools and semifinals for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and Injustice: Gods Among Us. Saturday will feature pools, semifinals and quarter finals for Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3. Quarter finals and semifinals for K...

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Thousands sign up for Street Fighter, Marvel vs. Capcom, Super Smash Bros. at Evo 2014

The Evo 2014 fighting game tournament will host thousands of competitive fighters, nearly 2,000 of whom will be playing developer Capcom's Ultra Street Fighter 4, Evo's Joey Cuellar revealed on Twitter. Tournament registration just ended, and these are the players and games, according to Cuellar: Ultra Street Fighter 4 – 1,979 players Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 – 1,014 Super Smash Bros. Melee – 970 BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma – 508 Killer Instinct – 338 King of Fighters 13 – 319 Injustice: Gods Among Us – 311 Tekken Tag Tournament 2 – 257 Evo 2014 will take place at the LVH Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from July 11-13. Last month, organizers announced that its Indie Showcase will include games like Messhof's pixelated fencing game Nidhogg and Matt Thorson's...

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Stunfest 2014 is streaming the Capcom Pro Tour ranking tournament today

Video game festival Stunfest 2014 will stream the official Capcom Pro Tour ranking tournament online, featuring top players from around the world as they compete for top spot. This year's Stunfest will feature 16 players in Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition Ver.2012, who are looking to get ranking points toward this year's Capcom Cup. Additionally, the Super Street Fighter 2 X singles tournament will serve as a Tournament of Legends 2 qualifier. Stunfest 2014 takes place this year in Rennes, France. The event, which includes conferences, indie and retro gaming, alongside massive fighting game competitions, takes place for just a few days at the beginning of May. The tournament line-up can be viewed below: BlazBlue ChronophantasmaBreakers RevengeCapcom vs. SNK 2JoJo's Bizarre...

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Evo 2014 adding Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Bandai Namco sponsorship

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 has been added to the roster for the 2014 Evo fighting games tournament, event organizers announced last night. During the last episode of iPlayWinner's The Fray, Evo co-founder Joey "Mr. Wizard" Cuellar announced the game's addition. This brings the current Evo roster up to eight games, including BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Killer Instinct, The King of Fighters 13, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Ultra Street Fighter 4. Evo welcomes back Tekken Tag Tournament 2 into the lineup! — Evo (@evo2k) April 4, 2014 Registration for Evo 2014 has already been updated to include the Tekken Tag Tournament 2 division. Cuellar also revealed that publisher Bandai Namco Games, owner of the Tekken Tag Tournament IP,...

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Shadowloo Showdown 2013 to unleash top international fighters upon Australia

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 (Xbox...

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Evo 2013 Grand Final winners, DM MCZ Xian crowned Super Street Fighter 4 world champion

The winners of annual fighting game tournament Evo were decided over the weekend, with DM MCZ Xian winning the Super Street Fighter 4 world championship during tonight's Evo 2013 grand finals. DM MCZ Xian defeated MCZ Tokido in the Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition Version 2012 grand final tonight. Last year's champion, Seon-woo Lee "Infiltration," was knocked out in an earlier round. Injustice: Gods Among Us, making its Evo debut, was taken by KDZ who beat out DJT 88, using Superman to crush Green Lantern and Doomsday. Mango defeated Wobblez in the Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament, which almost didn't happen after Nintendo's attempted intervention to take the Melee stream and event down. Reynald beat Hee San Woo in the King of Fighters 13 grand final. Last year's champion...

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Nintendo wanted to shut down Super Smash Bros. Melee Evo event, not just stream

Following news yesterday that Nintendo of America wanted stop the livestream of Super Smash Bros. Melee from this weekend's Evo 2013 fighting game championships, according to Evo co-founder Joey "Mr Wizard" Cuellar in an interview with OneMoreGameTV, the company had also tried to shut down Evo's Smash event. "They were not only trying to shut down the stream, they were trying to shut down the event; the Smash portion of the event," Cuellar said, who explained that he had originally spoken with people from Nintendo who "didn't see a problem" with the event. "It's their IP, they can do whatever they want, and they didn't present us with any options to keep it open, they were just 'Hey, we want to shut you down.'" Cuellar said when asked about Nintendo's basis for wanting to shut down...

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Namco Bandai year-end revenue increases despite missing Tekken target

Publisher Namco Bandai has announced the financial results for the end of its fiscal year, stating that the company saw an increase in earnings throughout numerous sectors despite missing sales targets for both Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and Tales of Xillia 2. According to the publisher, worldwide net sales increased by 7.3 percent to 487 billion yen (roughly $4.9 billion) — a comparative boost from last year's earnings of 434 billion yen. The company's net income for the year ending March 31, 2013 saw a 67.8 percent rise over last year, increasing from 19.3 billion yen to 32.4 billion yen (roughly $327 million). However, Namco Bandai notes it failed to meet shipping targets for a number of its titles. The company planned to ship 1.7 million units of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 but hit just...

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Microsoft discounting over 60 Xbox 360 games in the Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale

Microsoft will kick off its Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale next Tuesday, Feb. 26, offering discounts of up to 80 percent on over 60 Xbox 360 Games on Demand, according to a post on Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb's blog. The sale will last through Monday, March 4. Major Nelson will reveal each day's deals, which are available to both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members, through his Twitter account. Games set to be discounted include: Assassin's Creed Assassin's Creed 2 Batman: Arkham Asylum Batman: Arkham City BioShock Borderlands Borderlands 2 Call of Juarez Call of Duty 2 Call of Duty 3 Call of Duty: Black Ops Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 C...

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 sold 1.3M copies worldwide in 9 months

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 was Namco Bandai's top selling game for the first nine months of its 2013 fiscal year, selling 1,350,000 units from April 1 to Dec. 31, 2012, according to recently released financial highlights. The company's second highest selling game, Soul Calibur 5, counted in at almost half with 870,000, followed by Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations with 660,000. Bringing up the rear were the company's Japan-exclusive games, including Tales of Xillia 2 (500K), Run for Money (450K) and Taiko: Drum Master 3DS (410K). Namco Bandai is reporting a gross profit of just over $138 million for its third quarter, a 112.4 percent increase from last year's $123 million. The company has increased its end-of-the-year net profit forecast by 6.5 percent, resulting in about $264...

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