Evo Archive

EVO 2013 donation drive: Super Smash Bros. Melee wins coveted eighth spot; over US$220k raised

The donation drive to determine the eighth fighting game at this year’s Evo 2013 World Championships ended on Friday afternoon, Singapore time, with Super Smash Bros. Melee (SB) taking the top spot with US$94,672 of donations, beating out Skullgirls at second place (US$78,760) and Super Street Fighter II: Turbo HD Remix (ST) at third place (US$39,567). Read more »

Evo 2012 game lineup announced, Singapore to host qualifiers in March

This year’s edition of the Evolution Championship Series — the largest fighting games tournament in the world — will feature six games, as revealed by event organiser Joey “MrWizard” Cuellar earlier today on Shoryuken.com‘s official podcast Wakeup SRK Live. As part of the Road to Evo 2012 seeding process, Singapore will host a qualifying event for the Southeast Asia [...] Read more »

Singapore at Evo 2011: What you need to know

Local fighting game enthusiasts and members of the competitive fighting game scene in Singapore will be cheering on their compatriots this weekend as six Singaporeans mark the nation’s debut at the Evolution 2011 World Finals (EVO 2011), held from 29-31 July in Las Vegas. For the local community, this is a historic moment and a [...] Read more »

Evo 2011 Championship Series: Guide to SG participants

This year’s Evolution 2011 Championship Series, one of the biggest fighting game tournaments in the world, will be special because it is the first time six Singaporean participants will be taking part. They are Kun-Xian Ho, Ghim-Kee “Gackt” Eng, Leslie Cheong, Paul “VintageSoul” Ho, Zhenyuan “HZY” Han, and Kenneth “Spore” Lim. Read more »