Tag: Evo

  • News EVO, Sony, and Epic Working to Reduce Fighting Game Input Latency

    A response

    If you’re a pro player, milliseconds matter. The reality is that the vast majority of us wouldn’t notice input latency unless it’s especially aggressive, but when you’re playing fighting games at a professional level, it’s a problem. Here’s the rub, then: Sony is one of the co-owners of the popular EVO fighting game...

  • News The Main Games at Evo 2022 Have Been Announced

    Ready? Fight!

    The Evolution Championship Series, or Evo as it's more commonly known, is the world's biggest fighting game event, and this year's lineup has just been announced. There are no real surprises here (outside of Nintendo denying Super Smash Bros. entry, if that even counts as a surprise), but the roster is still rather stacked. Here are...

  • Reaction Why Did PlayStation Buy Evo?

    Kings of competition

    In single player focused communities like Push Square, esports get overlooked. But make no mistake, this sector of the market is enormous: BBC regularly hosts Rocket League and League of Legends tournaments live on its website now, while UKIE pegs the sector’s overall global revenue at $1.1 billion as of 2020 – and that...

  • News Sony Buys Fighting Game Tournament Evo, Evo Online Confirmed for August

    A big esports move

    The Evolution Championship Series, more commonly known as Evo, was the biggest fighting game tournament in the world. However, a combination of coronavirus complications and allegations of sexual misconduct put a stop to Evo 2020 and subsequent online event, Evo 2020 Online. Following an overhaul in management, it was unclear...

  • News EVO 2020 Online Officially Cancelled Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    All publishers pull support

    Evo 2020 was cancelled earlier this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but a series of online events were set to replace it. Now, those events are officially cancelled as well. Joey Cuellar, commonly known as Mr. Wizard, has been accused of sexual misconduct. Cuellar was the CEO of Evo, but he's now been...

  • News Evo 2020 Cancelled Due to Coronavirus, Online Event Planned Instead

    Down but not out

    The inevitable has happened: Evo 2020 won't be going ahead this summer due to the ongoing coronavirus situation. The official Evo Twitter account broke the news, adding that all purchased tickets will be refunded. Evo is the biggest annual fighting game event in the world, and this'll be the first time that the gathering has been...

  • News EVO 2K Videos Show Off Incredible Fighting Skills

    We'll never be this good

    If the 15 minutes of Netherrealm's Injustice fired up your appetite for fighting game footage, these videos from last weekend's EVO 2K tournament should hit the spot. Players from all over the world headed to Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, with some truly dazzling skills on display. Here are some videos of the final...