The lights are on
Update: The EVO Championship Series is in its last day of competition and will feature streams of the new Killer Instinct, a special Injustice: Gods Among Us presentation, and the controversial Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament. You can head here to check out the streaming action.
The annual fighting game tournament has kicked off in Las Vegas, and you can watch all the action live online.
The EVO Championship Series 2013 has begun, with over 3,000 gamers gathering in Las Vegas to compete in nine games, including Super Smash Bros. Melee, Persona 4 Arena, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, and Street Fighter X Tekken.
You can watch all the virtual combat live at the EVO official Twitch.tv site.
It’s been pretty amazing to watch the growth of competitive gaming in recent years. From shooters to fighting games to MOBAs, there’s a huge and growing audience that loves to watch the best of the best compete. While countries like South Korea led the charge in the field, it’s nice to see it becoming so successful in the United States. With Twitch.tv partnerships being part of both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, we expect the rate of growth will only increase.
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Can't believe how good this guy is with Peach!
I'm so ready for UMvC3!
Ah dangit, I didn't know this had already started. Y'know, I just love how in the last fighting game tournament I saw, they had Street Fighter X Tekken, rather then Tekken...which just pissed me off...It's just Street Fighter with Tekken characters.
I just want to watch the Injustice final. Also cant wait for the DLC reveal! hope its an unexpected character!
Give me some sweet Killer Instinct and the new character reveal.
These are the entrance numbers for the games there.
1. SSF4 AE v2012 - 1,601 players
2. UMvC3 - 1,297 players
3. Smash - 696 players
4. Injustice - 582 players
5. SFxT - 545 players
6. KoF13 - 433 players
7. P4A - 400 players
8. TTT2 - 355 players
9. MK9 - 233 players
Justin Wong's run at MvC 3 was the greatest thing I've seen during this entire tournament. Talk about having you back against the wall and coming through in the end. Down 2-0 so many times to come back and win 3-2 and SO many times he was down to his last fighter with less than half health left while his opponent had all 3 or 2 fighters still in .
A run for the ages, just a shame he lost in the finals. One match away but he couldn't quite get it. Anything can happen in MvC.
That was really cool watching some of the best players in the world kick some ass at Street Fighter IV:)
Watched it all and it was great!