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 »

Evo 2013: Arcade Shock Reynald completes legendary comeback to win King of Fighters XIII

AS Reynald is a player that constantly draws comparisons to Rocky. When there is seemingly no way to win, he actually has the opponent right where he wants them. In a comeback equaling anything ever seen at Evo, Reynald went down 2-0 in the King of Fighters XII Grand Finals. Fighting out of the losers’ more »


Evo 2013: Infiltration is the best in Street Fighter X Tekken

Styles make fights, as they say. Sun-Woo Lee, better known as “Infiltration,” and Justin Wong are two of the top fighting game players in the world. The gap between their skills shouldn’t logically be a large one. But Infiltration brushed Wong aside handily in the Street Fighter X Tekken Grand Finals. It took only four more »

Evo 2013: Capcom panel announces new tournament, more content for Super Street Fighter IV

Evo 2013 isn’t just a bonanza of fighting game tournaments. The makers of our favorite fighters are on hand to tease us with the goodness to come. Capcom held a panel and delivered a plethora of news for the fighting faithful to chew on. Up first, Super Street Fighter IV will receive an update. It more »

Evo 2013: Crazy DJT 88 Finishes Them in Mortal Kombat 9 Championship

Crazy DJT 88 was the fan favorite in the Mortal Kombat 9 Grand Finals for one reason: he wasn’t using Kabal. Several top players opted for Kabal and DJT defeated three of the best en route to the title. He took out Detroit Ballin, Reo and two-time Evo MK champion Perfect Legend. His Cyrax proved more »

EVO 2013: CafeId’s Knee Wins Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Championship

The world’s biggest fighting game tournament kicked off July 12, with more than 3,000 players battling for thousands in cash prizes. Tekken Tag Tournament 2 was the first game to crown its champion this weekend, and familiar names ruled the day. The crowd in Las Vegas was solidly behind California’s own Bronson Tran, but Bae more »

Nintendo discussed shutting down Smash Bros. EVO 2013 tourney, not just the stream

GamerTell previously told you Nintendo didn’t want a live stream of the Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament at EVO 2013. Thankfully, somebody realized free promotion for your company’s products is good, and Nintendo changed its stance. In an interview with One More Game TV, Evo co-founder Joey “Mr. Wizard” Cuellar said not just the stream, more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of July 3, 2013

Telltale Games The Walking Dead was one of 2012’s critical and commercial darlings. At long last, Telltale returns to that universe in Episode 1 DLC 400 Days. Starting out in a Georgia truck stop, you will follow the stories of five survivors, all of which are intertwined. The Walking Dead game was all about tough more »

Xbox community contributor David “Knuckles Dawson” Dreger found dead

David Dreger’s passion for gaming turned him into a beloved member of the Xbox 360 community. Known also by his Gamertag “Knuckles Dawson,” Dreger wrote for sites including Joystiq’s Xbox 360 Fanboy offshoot and Rooster Teeth. At the latter, he gained notoriety through his Achievement Hunter video series. He set a personal goal of unlocking more »


Future Capcom fighters may have better developed stories

Storytelling has never been the strong point of most technical fighting games and, for the most part, players don’t seem to mind. However, the cries of a Capcom fan requesting better story modes has been responded to by a Capcom employee who revealed, funnily enough, that Capcom are thinking along the same lines.

Clayster Selects European Team Prophecy to Join Him at Call of Duty Championship

Unite Gaming put in an impressive run at the MLG Dallas Pro Circuit for Call of Duty: Black Ops II March 15-17. They finished second, but the rules for the Activision-run Call of Duty Championship are slightly different. To participate in that tourney, a player has to be at least old enough to purchase the more »