MLG Summer Championship (in Raleigh, North Carolina) competitor passes are now on sale for Mortal Kombat and Soul Calibur. You can purchase them by going to the MLG Store. 1 Player pass is $50.00, or you can get both for $70.00
Get your player pass now, online, before Monday, August 20th at 11:59 PM ET. If you wait to buy your pass at the door, it will be $10.00 more, and you risk them selling out.
Information about the event, including Prizing, Schedule, Rules, and Format, can be found HERE.
EVO is officially done and over with, but that doesn't mean that it hasn't given us plenty to talk about. By now you've seen and read some stuff on the top 2 placers, so it's time to show the US some love and chat with Something-Unique, the top US placer and de facto bronze winner.
We not only chat about EVO and his overall Vegas experience, but we also delve into some meta-game conversation. With Jaxel's ruleset announcement, we had plenty of controversial stuff. As a result, this was a pretty lengthy episode. You don't want to miss this one!
EVO has just passed... Usually, we wait till after EVO before we start making sweeping changes to the community ruleset, as EVO usually marks the end of the tournament season. Well its that time again and here we go. These changes have been in discussion for several months and these are the final decisions I have come up with based on advice from various community leaders.
3 out of 5 matches in ALL SETS (even finals)
With the speed of Soulcalibur V and how quickly matches can end, it was determined that 2 of 3 in preliminary sets was a bit too quick. MLG has adopted a 3 of 5 in all sets system and the community has appreciated the lengthier battles. Because of this, the community has decided to adopt the MLG set construction. Naturally, we will not be adopting MLG's "extended-series" system.
Slasher caught up with Shining Decopon and Shen Chan for interviews after the conclusion of the Soulcalibur V finals at Evolution 2012 for Gamespot Esports. Make sure you watch the interviews after the break, along with the rest of their interviews from EVO 2012 on their YouTube channel.
Now that I am back home from Evolution 2012, I have been busy uploading all of the photos and videos that I have taken throughout the weekend. I've completed uploading over 400 photos from EVO 2012 which you can find after the break or on my Flickr page.
If you also have any photos that you would like to share, feel free to do so.
Cross Counter has uploaded two interviews conducted by Zhi with EVO 2012 Soulcalibur V world champion Shining Decopon from Japan and runner up Shen Chan from Singapore. Make sure that you check out both interviews after the break.
With the rest of the mods enjoying the nice, cool Vegas casino weather, I felt it was appropriate to update everyone with how yesterday's matches went if for whatever reason you're having trouble (like I initially was) finding the results/brackets, or maybe you're just new to the scene and not quite sure where to go for information.
With a full day off today (Saturday) before they finish out top 8 (Sunday), you gotta keep yourself occupied somehow, right? If you haven't been paying attention to the biggest and hypest tournament in the world, you'll be in for some surprises