February 8, 2020

EVO Lineup is Released Without Mortal Kombat

EVO is the most anticipated FGC event every year and the games that are chosen receive a ton of viewers, mainstream attention and usually an uptick in popularity. Each year nine titles grace the stages inside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year those nine titles are: DRAGON BALL FighterZ […]

January 11, 2020

Let’s Make Big Moves sets the Ultimate tone In 2020

This past weekend, the first major Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament took place. Let’s Make Big Moves (LMBM) took place in New York City as the first S-tier tournament for 2020. What’s more, LMBM sets the tone for what Smash Ultimate tournaments will look like for the rest of the year. Many of the top-ranked […]

November 8, 2019

EVO 2020 to be held at Mandalay Bay

The Evolution Championship Series, known as EVO, will be returning to the Mandalay Bay Casino and Resort in Las Vegas in 2020. The tournament will run from July 31 to Aug 2. This will be the third time that the Mandalay Bay will host EVO. The venue has had some of the most memorable moments […]

October 25, 2019

Interview with Rob TV

Street Fighter 5 claims more spotlight with esports starting to intersect with the Fighting Game Community. As the community finally starts rallying together to claim the title of esport, we wanted to speak with a champion of the FGC. Esportz Network had the opportunity to interview Rob TV, a professional player in Street Fighter 5. […]

October 18, 2019

Riot’s Project L and the FGC’s evolution

Riot Games revealed their intentions announcing their creation of a fighting game at EVO 2019. Alongside League of Legends, the biggest competitive scene in esports, the currently named “Project L” is set to be the new baton carrier in a genre predominantly represented by Capcom’s Street Fighter. Once Project L drops, the fighting game genre […]

September 18, 2019

Momochi tweet highlights Japan’s unfriendly esports laws

Recent controversy is stirring following a tweet from Yusuke “momochi” Momochi divulging his recent winnings from the Super Premier TGS. The details of this tweet have highlighted Japan’s “Pro Licensing” laws for professional gamers that appear to have the potential to hamstring esports athletes from growing an esports career in Japan. Momochi just announced on […]

August 14, 2019

Multiple sexual misconduct allegations end in ban for Street Fighter pro

The fighting game community has been pressed to keep its members safe in the current social climate. The community is rocked by several allegations against Street Fighter Pro, Leah ‘Gllty’ Hayes, for “unwanted, inappropriate physical contact” with past attendees.  The initial allegations began with Super Smash Ultimate player Davon “Promaelia” Crawley tweeted out their experience […]

August 5, 2019

Smash Ultimate Main Event Breaks EVO Viewership Record

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate reigned supreme at EVO setting a new record for the highest peak viewership in fighting game history. Nintendo’s latest release of Super Smash Bros. franchise, Ultimate, was released December 2018, making its debut EVO 2019. It also made its EVO debut as the main game of the entire event, closing out […]

August 2, 2019

Nightwolf returns to wreak havoc in Mortal Kombat 11

After being absent since his last appearance in Mortal Kombat 2011, Nightwolf makes his way back to the bloodbath with new powers at his disposal. Nightwolf originally made his debut in Mortal Kombat 3. He is one of the most recognizable Native American characters, sharing the spotlight with Chief Thunder from Killer Instinct and Thunder […]

July 25, 2019

Fighting Games are Easier to Watch than You Think

With EVO just around the corner, we at the Esportz Network want to let everyone know you don’t have to play the game to enjoy the spectacle. There are a couple of common denominators in each game that every spectator should be able to understand. For each game, there is a roster of characters with […]

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