Anime Ascension, the Aksys Games tournament, is taking place at the end of March

The time for Anime Ascension is nearly upon us yet again. The annual anime-centric tournament, organized by US publisher Aksys Games, opens its doors March 31st through April 1st to those wishing to compete in several fighting games for high stakes. The tournament is taking place in Irvine, CA, at the UCI Student Center, just […]

Mikado Arcade’s Street Fighter Carnival X continues with a Fighting Layer tournament

“Street Fighter Carnival X” is Mikado Arcade’s currently-ongoing multi-game tournament series for a wide variety of classic (and sometimes, obscure) arcade titles. To see the beginning of these high level Japanese tournaments, go here! Because ARIKA’s 1998 3D fighter Fighting Layer never found its way outside of arcades, it’s easy to feel like it has been lost to […]

Relive the good old days of fighting games with this Super Just Games tournament footage

While we often discuss the glory days of fighting games, much of the history is remembered only orally. Without the access to broadband internet, YouTube, and streaming services back then, tournament footage has rarely emerged from the early days. That is changing, as David Spence — with the help of David “Atari” Bibona — has begun […]

Catch the excitement between JDCR and JimmyJTran in Tekken 7 at StrongStyle 6

For Tekken 7 fanatics, StrongStyle 6 was the tournament to attend. With its singular focus on Tekken, the tournament housed some of the best in the game — not only from the United States, but the world. Grand Finals was quite a shake-up, as Korean legend JDCR faced off against US player JimmyJTran, who has […]

Tokaigi Game Party 2018 results

Earlier this month, we brought you news of an upcoming tournament in Japan known as Tokaigi Game Party 2018; now we have the results for the top titles. This was a jam-packed event featuring top tier action for Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, Tekken 7, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, as well as our first taste […]

viennality 2k18 game lineup announced; Registration opens today

For the past two years, viennality has been a highlight for the NRS community in Vienna, Austria — with last year’s tournament serving as a Premier event in the Injustice 2 Pro Series, and the initial outing a year prior serving as the largest European Mortal Kombat XL tournament to date. Recently the game lineup for this year’s third […]

Combo Breaker is boasting a $500 pot bonus for Super Street Fighter II Turbo

In 2017, the largest midwestern major of the year — Combo Breaker — played host to one of the largest Super Street Fighter II Turbo events in a long time, with 117 players vying for a chance to take home a tabletop arcade cabinet supplied by Paradise Arcade Shop. While nothing of that nature has […]

NuckleDu to fly out local Florida FGC talent to Evo 2018 this year

Top players have always had a history of supporting the fighting game community by trying to bring up rising talent. From Justin Wong’s tradition of sending players out under his “WongNation” tag, to Infiltration bringing NL, Verloren, and Xyzzy out to overseas events, and now MenaRD’s esports team supporting Dominican players, it is always great to […]

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