The 2012 Evolution Championship Series is an annual video game tournament that focuses exclusively on fighting games. In fighting game communities it is commonly referred to as "Evo", and is currently the premier video game tournament for fighting games in the United States. Evo 2012 will have three different streams running simultaneously to cover everything Evo related.
In addition to celebrating the official debut of King of Fighters XIII, ATLUS will feature multiple playables of Persona 4 Arena. It will be streamed over a three day period with quality resolution provided by the likes of IPLAYWINNER and Team Spooky. Evo 2012 has filled up Caeser’s palace in Las Vegas Nevada with literally thousands of players from all across the world.
Evolution 2012 Fighting Game Tornament is the biggest fighting game event to be held in North America, spanning three days and boasting a lineup this year of 6 games including Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, Street Fighter x Tekken, Soul Calibur 5, King of Fighters 13 and Mortal Kombat 9.
The EVO 2012 Game Roster:
Street Fighter X Tekken
Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition, Version 2012
Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3
Soul Calibur 5King of Fighters 13
Mortal Kombat 9
The world's best fighting game players will of course be on display, competing for over $100,000 in prize money across 6 official games, and several other side tournaments. Team Spooky and iPlayWinner will be handling streaming duties once again, across three different live video feeds. An HD pay-per-view option will also be available, with all of the proceeds going to a $10,000 EVO college scholarship for gamers.
All of the proceedings from the HD PPV stream will go toward an annual $10,000 Evo college scholarship for gamers that is being formed by Inkblot over at Shoryuken. The $10,000 will be awarded to a student studying toward a degree in game design, game development, or computer science.
EVO 2012 tournamnet is taking place from July 6-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada, a lot's of excitement and amazing stuff to check out this weekend and choose again your favorite player now. This weekend the tournament will be broadcast live from July 6-8 2012. The 2012 Evolution Championship Series Live Coverage Online.