Tag: Evo 2018
News Dragon Ball FighterZ Breaks Record for Highest Ever Views in EVO History
Rock the dragon
Despite not being the main event at EVO 2018, Dragon Ball FighterZ still managed to break viewership records on Twitch. The top 8 on the Dragon Ball FighterZ tournament on Sunday night peaked at a whopping 258,000 concurrent viewers, more than any other game has ever managed in EVO history. The finals for Dragon...
News A New Guilty Gear Game Is in the Works
We suppose that it doesn't come as an especially huge surprise, but there's a new Guilty Gear game in development over at Arc System Works. Following on from the top 8 of Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2 at EVO 2018, CEO Minoru Kidooka confirmed that the next title in the series is in production. "Unfortunately, Guilty Gear general...
News Surprise! Sagat and G Join Street Fighter V Tomorrow
That was fast
Capcom wheeled out not one but two trailers for Street Fighter V at EVO 2018. Both were pretty much expected, but it's still nice to see Sagat back in the fight, and newcomer G doesn't look half bad either. Sagat brings with him a brand news stage, too, which has a lovely aesthetic to it. The real surprise here, though, is that...
News Cooler's Brutal Fighting Style Revealed in Dragon Ball FighterZ Trailer
Goku and Vegeta release date, too
Dragon Ball FighterZ got a couple of new trailers at EVO 2018, and you can find both slapped together in the video we've embedded above. The first recreates the Saiyan saga of Dragon Ball Z, with upcoming DLC characters base form Goku and base form Vegeta going head-to-head, complete with...
News Tekken 7 Season Pass 2 Announced, Lei Wulong, Anna, and... The Walking Dead?
Plus new game mechanics
Well, we never saw that coming. After hinting that nothing too huge would be shown at EVO 2018 for Tekken 7, director Katsuhiro Harada took to the main stage following the game's tournament and revealed... A lot of stuff. First off, Tekken 7 is getting a second season pass. This will include six new characters,...
News Astaroth and Seong Mi-na Redesigned and Revealed for SoulCalibur VI
SoulCalibur VI producer Motohiro Okubo took to the main stage at EVO 2018 in order to reveal two returning characters. The first, Astaroth, was somewhat expected -- he's always been a fan favourite and and he's a veteran of the series -- and we're loving the look of his new design. His fighting style appears to be as brutal as always,...
News Hitomi, Leifang Join Dead or Alive 6 Lineup
Full reveal at Gamescom 2018
Hairband loving German teen starlet Hitomi will join the roster of Dead or Alive 6 alongside fellow fan favourite Leifang, developer Team Ninja teased at EVO 2018 this weekend. The two new additions will be officially revealed at Gamescom 2018 later this month, on 20th August. A newcomer named Diego
News Terry Bogard Ditches His Daisy Dukes for Fighting EX Layer DLC
From cutie to booty
Is this the first article we’ve written on Fighting EX Layer? We’re not going to lie: this PlayStation 4 fighter released right outside of our radar. This news is interesting, though, particularly in the wake of the recent SNK Heroines news: Fatal Fury’s Terry Bogard is to join the brawler’s roster as a DLC character –...
News Tekken 7 Director Katsuhiro Harada Competes in His Own Game at EVO 2018
The man himself
Always up for some fun, Tekken director Katsuhiro Harada has entered EVO this year, competing in the Tekken 7 tournament. This isn't the first time that Harada has played competitively in his own game, but his attendance is always a crowd-pleaser. In the video that we've embedded above, Harada fights in an early pools...
Guide EVO 2018 Stream Schedule - Where and When to Watch EVO 2018
Dragon Ball, Street Fighter, Tekken, and more
EVO 2018 takes place this weekend, and the world's biggest fighting game event promises some spectacular showings this year. Games relevant to PlayStation include Dragon Ball FighterZ (its first ever appearance at EVO), Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (its first ever...
News Big Fighting Game Announcements Teased for EVO 2018 This Weekend
Believe it or not, it's almost time for EVO 2018. The world's largest fighting game event is back this weekend, featuring the likes of Dragon Ball FighterZ, Street Fighter V, and Tekken 7. If you're a big fan of the genre, chances are you'll be tuning in for all the tournament livestreams. But EVO isn't just about the competition...
News Dragon Ball FighterZ Beats Street Fighter V to Be Evo 2018's Biggest Game
The final entrant numbers for Evo 2018 are in, and Dragon Ball FighterZ is at the top of the pile. For years, Street Fighter has been the king of the world's largest fighting game tournament, but Bandai Namco's anime-based brawler has managed to knock Street Fighter V off its throne. According to the numbers provided by head Evo...
News Dragon Ball FighterZ Goes Big at EVO 2018, Marvel: Infinite Doesn't Make the Cut
Full lineup revealed
The official EVO 2018 lineup has been confirmed, with eight fighting games making the cut for the main selection. For those out of the loop, EVO is the world's biggest annual fighting game event -- if a title has its own tournament there, it's usually a good indicator of how healthy its competitive community is. Without further...