As if your butt wasn’t sore from the spectacle that was Dreamhack Winter 2011, TwitchTV has got plenty more action to keep you glued to your seat this Saturday night. Our advice to you is after reading through this post, make a dash for your local market, stock up some energy drinks, order a pizza, call some friends and settle in for a Saturday night filled with fights!
WHAT IS IT: GODSGARDEN x TwitchTV Classic Tournament
WHY IT’S AWESOME: TwitchTV is teaming up with GODSGARDEN, the most revered fighting game community in Japan to bring to you a special farewell tournament for Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition just prior to the much-anticipated Ver.2012 balance update. The rules for this tournament are unique in that only characters who appeared in the original Street Fighter II will be available for play, leaving many of the dominating characters out in the cold. With top players such as Mago, Kindevu, Itsabashi Zangief, Kazunoko, Mike Ross and more in attendance, expect truly world-class fighting. Click here for more information..
WHAT IS IT: Shoryuken.com GBPHP Showmatches presented by iPlayWinner
WHY IT’S AWESOME: Come watch some of the very best Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 players in the world do battle in this special invitational showmatch event! The cast includes multiple EVO 2011 top 8 Marvel vs Capcom 3 players such as coL. CC. F. Champ and Mine, as well as local heroes Dacidbro and Honzo Gonzo and more. This is THE event to watch if you’re interested in seeing just what top Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 play looks like now that the game has been in these players hands for a sufficient enough time. Click here for more information..
WHAT IS IT: Level|Up Series King of Fighters XIII Launch Party at Super Arcade
WHY IT’S AWESOME: It all began in ’94 and now KOF is here again! Celebrate the launch of SNK Playmore’s The King of Fighters XIII with Southern California-based Level|Up Series, live from Super Arcade in Walnut, California. Southern California is known for having a fiercely loyal King of Fighters community, which will be very well represented thanks to Dream Cancel, who will be on hand to offer tutorials from the pros, high level gameplay and more. If you want to see just what makes this game so special, tune in tonight! Click here for more information..