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EVO 2012 lineup revealed

by: Jeremy -
More On: Mortal Kombat King of Fighters XIII Street Fighter X Tekken Soul Calibur 5 Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 EVO 2012
The EVO Championships are scheduled to kick off this coming July and the tournament organizers have unveiled the official line-up of titles being included this year. Fans and competitors alike can look forward to some heated action in:
  • Street Fighter X Tekken
  • Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition, Version 2012
  • Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3
  • Soul Calibur 5
  • King of Fighters 13
  • Mortal Kombat 9
I find it a little interesting that they have included 2 titles that haven’t even been released, which should make the competition even fiercer since everyone will have the same amount of time to train on those games.

The “Road to EVO” has also been unveiled and will blaze a path all across the United States and Canada over the next 6 months. Look for competitions in your area(s) with the following events:
  • Apex Tournament Series, New Brunswick, New Jersey Jan 6-8
  • Winter Brawl, Philadelphia, PA Feb 18-19
  • OzHadou Nationals X, Sydney, Australia Feb 17-19
  • Final Round, Atlanta, GA March 2-4
  • South East Asia Major, Bugis Arcade, Singapore Mar 17-18
  • NorCal Regionals 10, March 24-25
  • Texas Showdown, Houston, Texas April 6-8
  • PowerUp 2012, Cincinnati, Ohio April 13-15
  • Team Mad Catz Championships, San Diego, CA April 13-15
  • Toryuken, Toronto Ontario, Canada May 4th-6th
  • Season’s Beatings: Summer Slam, Columbus, OH May 5th
  • Northwest Majors, Seattle, WA May 26th
  • Ultimate Fighting Game Tournament 8, Chicago, IL May 25-27
  • Montreal Annual Tournament, Montreal, Canada June 3-4
  • East Coast Throwdown, Morristown, NJ June 9-10
  • CEO 2012, Orlando, FL June 15-17
  • Midwest Championships 2012, Nashville, TN June 22-24
It is our hope to get some in depth coverage at the Season’s Beatings event here in Columbus this May, so stay tuned!