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Evo 2014: Mango wins Smash Bros. Melee championship under Reggie’s watchful eye

Nintendo almost made a huge PR blunder at 2013’s Evo by trying to end not just the stream of Super Smash Bros. Melee, but the tournament itself. Somebody explained to them that free promotion for your products is a good thing. This year was a complete reversal, as Nintendo not only encouraged the event but sponsored more »

Evo 2014: Garireo crowned BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma

Every year at Evo,  a game that isn’t considered one of the main eventers steals the show for those lucky enough to be watching. This year, that game was undoubtedly BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma. Garireo’s Litchi won the day in the July 13 grand final. In the first match he won 3-2 out of the losers more »

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Evo 2014: Meltdown Louffy is the Ultra Street Fighter IV champion

Next time Capcom wants to nerf Sagat they should consult Olivier “Meltdown Louffy” Hay. His Rose countered everything the world’s best Sagat player, Bonchan, had to offer en route  to Evo 2014’s Ultra Street Fighter IV championship. He’s the first European player to win it all.Coming from the losers bracket, Louffy achieved the reset with more »

Stink at StarCraft II? It’s because you’re too old

As we all know, human beings age. And as we age, things change. We develop the richness of experience that makes old people so boring. We develop fun new medical problems that terrify doctors. And we start being terrible at video games, according to science. Specifically, .

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Call of Duty pro Matt “Nadeshot” Haag blasts COD Ghosts

Pro gamer Matt Haag, better known as Nadeshot, isn’t pulling any punches where Call of Duty: Ghosts is concerned. In an interview with Redbull, he called Ghosts the “worst Call of Duty in the franchise.” “There is just a lot of things they did wrong,” he said. “They’re stubborn about it.They’ve gradually come out with changes more »

Latest Madden NFL 25 update slightly punishes Denver Broncos

The usually reliable Madden NFL Super Bowl sim was pretty far off the mark. It predicted a game so close it went into overtime. Instead we got a 43-8 blowout, amazing considering the Broncos had the league’s no. 1 offense. The game’s post Super Bowl update lifts the Seattle Seahawks to a 92 overall, while more »

Call of Duty Championship announces 16 U.S. teams

So, how good is your trigger finger? Activision’s $1 million Call of Duty Championship is down to 16 US-based squads, Major League Gaming announced. Here are the American teams still battling for their share of $1 million: Adversity compLexity Curse Las Vegas Curse New York Denial eLevate FaZe Final Boss JusTus Pro Living The Dream more »

EVO 2014 announces its lineup

Get your fighting thumbs ready, as it will be time for EVO 2014 before you know it. This year’s event will be July 11-13 at the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel and Casino. Here are the games to be contested at the famous fighting tournament: Ultra Street Fighter IV Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Killer Instinct more »

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Evo 2013: C-c-ombo Breaker! Killer Instinct Returns

Double Helix and Mad Catz teamed up to demo the Xbox One version of Killer Instinct to the diehard fighting game lovers at Evo 2013.  They’ve got a public perception problem on their hands. At the announcement that the game is an Xbox One exclusive, the boos cascaded down from every rafter in the Paris more »

Evo 2013: MCZ Xian puts Singapore on fighting game map with Street Fighter IV win

As Evo 2013 got underway, there were rumblings about a Super Street Fighter IV player from Singapore who we should be on the lookout for. His name was MCZ Xian, and his character is Gen, considered to be one of the game’s worst. Xian and Gen just won the Evo 2013 Street Fighter championship, your more »

Evo 2013: EMP Flocker wins Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Job “EMP Flocker” Figueroa capped an outstanding run of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 with a victory over Justin Wong, who was riding an unbelievable hot streak. One of the most popular teams in UMC 3 is Zero, Dante and Vergil. Because the Sons of Sparda come from the Capcom same game series, the team more »

Evo 2013: EMP KDZ is Injustice’s First Champion

You don’t tug on Superman’s cape, especially in Injustice: Gods Among Us. The tournament field was full of Supermen, but Empire Arcadia member Philip “KDZ” Atkinson was the best of them all. He defeated Crazy DJT 88’s Green Lantern in an epic battle. For those keeping track, that’s a championship in Mortal Kombat 9 and more »