EVO 2022

Evolution 2022 Was Not Guaranteed to Succeed After Years on the Sidelines

In the bright lights and air-conditioned casinos of Las Vegas, it’s easy to forget that all that separates you from a desert of concrete and eventually sand is a wall or a ceiling. By design, you are not supposed to think about much beyond your immediate surroundings, all of which…

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Overwatch is Trash: Some Wisdom from Guilty Gear EVO Champ UMISHO

This year, EVO — the world’s largest fighting game tournament — did not end with Street Fighter as it traditionally does. Instead, seemingly due to the incredibly high number of contestants participating, the Sunday night finals finished with Guilty Gear Strive, the latest and greatest from developer Arc System Works. The finals…

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UMISHO winning the EVO 2022 Finals

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EVO 2022’s Most Compelling Narrative Was iDom’s Street Fighter Insurgency

One of the most attractive things about competitive sports, both organized and otherwise, is the idea of compelling narratives that build up and play out over time. There’s a larger context to an event than just the actions taking place in front of you, a storyline of momentum and relative…

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iDom beating Daigo at Evo 2022

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Man Downloads Fighting Game After EVO, Once Again Convinced ‘I Can Do That’

A man has spent several hundred dollars on fighting games after spending his weekend watching EVO 2022 and determining he can probably pull off all the sick plays he watched trained professionals do during the fighting game tournament if he tried. The player, who asked to remain anonymous after looking…

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Man Downloads Fighting Game After EVO, Once Again Convinced 'I Can Do That'

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SNK Hits Up EVO 2022 With Fatal Fury Reveal, KOF XV DLC Plans

It’s the last day of Evo 2022, and SNK is sending the show off with a few surprises. During its main stage spotlight, the publisher revealed a new Fatal Fury is in the works after a 22-year absence. Plus, King of Fighters XV will see a trio of DLC characters…

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SNK announces new Fatal Fury and King Of Fighters XV DLC characters at EVO 2022.

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Rollback Netcode For PS5, Xbox Revealed at EVO

Dragon Ball FighterZ is a little over four years old now, but it’s got a new update on the way. At EVO 2022, Bandai Namco revealed it’s bringing rollback netcode to DBZF. The fighter will see next-gen versions on PS5 and Xbox Series with the update and upgrade paths for…

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Dragon Ball FighterZ rollback netcode announced at EVO 2022, plus new gen upgrades for PS5, Xbox Series.

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Guilty Gear Strive Season 2 Roadmap Outlines Crossplay Beta, PS5 Fixes

This weekend, Arc System Works is hitting up EVO 2022 with its headlining fighters and a few announcements for Guilty Gear Strive Season 2. On day one of the Las Vegas show, developers on Guilty Gear took to the stage to outline Strive’s PlayStation 5 improvements,  upcoming character releases, and…

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Guilty Gear Strive Season 2 Updates and new characters announced at EVO 2022.

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Sony Asks If EVO Guests Want PlayStation NFTs, Doesn’t Let Them Say ‘No’

You know how Sony wanted folks to know that the PlayStation Stars digital collectibles weren’t NFTs last month? Well, it doesn’t sound like Sony is completely opposed to dealing with NFT bullshit with the PlayStation brand, as EVO attendees in Las Vegas this weekend are apparently being asked what kinds…

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Sony Asks If EVO Guests Want PlayStation NFTs, Doesn't Let Them Say No

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