Evolution 2010

“The Evolution Championship Series is an annual video game tournament that focuses exclusively on fighting games. In fighting game communities it is commonly referred to as ‘Evo’, and is currently the premier video game tournament for fighting games in the United States. As with Super Battle Opera, the Evolution tournaments are so well known that typically contestants will travel from all over the world to participate, most notably Japan.” from Wikipedia :)

in Evolution 2010:

  • Super street fighter 4 (approx 1800 players)
  • Super street fighter 2 turbo HD Remix
  • Marvel VS Capcom 2
  • Tatsunoko VS Capcom
  • Melty blood

This year they hit the 3000  mark of fighting games players! across the world! check the image :

Take a good look, Kuwait is on the list :)!

even if we didnt end up on the top 32 players list this year we will do better next year inshallah :D

here are the results:

Super Street Fighter IV
1. Daigo Umehara (Ryu)
2. EG.Ricky Ortiz (Rufus, Chun-Li)
3. Infiltration (Akuma)
4. Mike Ross (E. Honda)
5. Bruce “GamerBee” Hsiang (Adon)
5. Vance “Vangief” Wu (Zangief)
7. Henry Cen (E. Honda, Dhalsim)
7. Shizza (Chun-Li)

Tekken 6 — Top 8
1. Nin
2. Rip
3. Mr. Naps
4. Devil Jim
5. jfj
5. Tokido
7. Crow
7. GMMA Kor

Super Street FIghter II HD Remix — Top 8
1. Snake Eyes
2. DGV
3. Afrolegends
4. Daigo
5. Afro Cole
5. Tokido
7. Alex Valle
7. Ryry

Super SF4 Women’s Invitational — Top 4
1. AAA Kayane
2. Burnyourbra
3. Yellow Gal
4. Lina

Tatsunoko vs. Capcom — Top 8
1. EG Marn
2. KBeast
3. EG Justin Wong
4. Kurasa
5. Psychochronic
5. Royal Flush
7. skisonic
7. Keits

Marvel vs. Capcom 2 — Top 8
1. EG Justin Wong
2. EMP Santhrax
3. Clockw0rk
4. EMP Yipes
5. Neo
5. Crizzle
7. Chaos Nightwolf
7. Regency Rob

Melty Blood — Top 8
1. Yoichiro “Garu” Aruga
2. Stephen “Lord Knight” Barthelemy
3. Antonio “Kusanagi” Medrano
4. Byron “HF Blade” Barzabal
5. Brandon “Brandino” Lee
5. Yuji “Yat” Tanaka
7. James Xie
7. Eric “Numakie” Gutierrez

here is an interview with the Capcom’s Community Manager Seth Killian :)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swqG5pop9Us

to see the Evolution 2010 matches go here

http://www.youtube.com/user/evo2kvids

what was your favorite match?

on a side note Super Battle Opera (Tougeki) Japan big tournament will have a Kuwaiti team too! wish them luck! The tournament will be a part of the Tokyo game show event! more info in the coming days!

Quest for Glory 5 Dragon fire

As you know the music from Episode 9 challenge (also at the beginning of episode 12) was  “Silmarian Meanderings” from Quest for Glory 5! quite an amazing music, good catch 7sain!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Pg3Gs3NQHs

The composer is Chance Thomas he also worked on:

  • Quest For Glory V: Dragon Fire (1998)  (Emmy-winning composer)
  • Police Quest: SWAT 2 (1998)
  • The ChubbChubbs! (2002)
  • Unreal II: The Awakening (2003)
  • The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring (2003)
  • The Hobbit (2003)
  • Peter Jackson’s King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie (2005)
  • X-Men: The Official Game (2006)
  • Marvel Ultimate Alliance (2006)
  • Left Behind: Eternal Forces (2006)
  • The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (2007)
  • The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria (2008)
  • James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game (2009)

Enjoy the music :)