OMG IT'S EVOLUTION 2012
EVOLUTION (EVO for short) is the world's biggest fighting game tournament. It's also the world's biggest tournament. It's also the world's biggest live tournament for anything. Seriously, it made the Guinness book last year.
WHEN: July 6-8
WHER: Ceasar's Palace, Las Vegas
Official site: http://evo.shoryuken.com/
In case you can't make it to Vegas or whatever, you can watch it live. On multiple streams!~ MAIN EVENTS ~
Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
Street Fighter x Tekken
Soul Calibur V
King of Fighters XIII~ SIDE TOURNAMENTS ~Super Street Fighter II Turbo
- Tournament of champions. 32 man tournament featuring legendary old people who have been playing this game for like 20 years, as well as some who qualified in via some other tournaments.
- $3000 fight moneySkullgirls
-Autumn Games will be contributing $1000 to the prize pool
-The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive custom FoeHammer dual-system fight sticksVirtua Fighter 5
-SEGA is throwing down $15,000 for the VF5 side tournament at EVO. Hot damn!
I imagine there may be side tournaments for 3rd Strike, MVC2, BlazBlue, Guilty Gear, etc. There is a bring-your-own-console area so side tournaments may pop up at any time!
Other stuff: Panels, maybe announcements about stuff, yadda yadda yadda.