Games tournament to stream on net and PS3
Wednesday 27 July 2011
Some of the world's very best at
Super Street Fighter IV and more will meet in Las Vegas, July 29-31.
The Evolution Championship Series specializes in fighting games and, in its current form, has been running since 2002.
Featuring alongside MK and SSFIV: Arcade Edition will be Marvel vs Capcom 3, Tekken 6, and BlazBlue: Continuum Shift 2.
EVO 2004 provided one of pro gaming's most memorable moments, as current champion Daigo Umehara pulled off a perfect comeback against Street Fighter III rival Justin Wong.
Both are taking part this year - though Wong will need to get past 2010 grand finalist Ricky Ortiz for a crack at the title.
Streaming runs from 8am PDT (11am EDT, 4pm BST, midnight Japan) to 11pm PDT (2am EDT, 7am BST, 3pm Japan) Friday and Saturday, with Sunday's 12-hour tournament finals starting at 9am instead.
Proceedings can be seen on the EVO website or via the PS3's PlayStation Home Theater.
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