Yesterday, we posted the magnificent documentary about pro Street Fighter player Mike Ross and his road to EVO 2010. Well EVO 2011 starts in Las Vegas today and it’s going to be absolutely massive.
The tournament will be streamed live on the internet, complete with great commentary, have around 2000 players and also around 3000 live spectators at the event, with the tournaments spanning over Super Street Fighter IV: AE, Mortal Kombat 9 and Marvel vs Capcom 3.
Even if you aren’t a major player of any of these games, EVO is truly a spectacle to behold so make sure you catch a bit of it over the weekend. Schedules, event trailers, stream links and more after the jump.
Ok so here’s what you need to know:
The tournament will have not one, but two live streams in order to try and catch everything. The video is usually archived afterwards, so you will be able to go back and watch stuff you missed.
Any additional tournament info can be found on the EVO 2011 official website.
Both LIVE streams can be accessed from a variety of sources, but Shoryuken.com has a neat setup of both streams on their front page, so that’s a great place to catch the action.
Before checking out the rest of the details though, check out this great video filmed at EVO 2010 as well a short hype trailer for EVO 2011:
This is one of my favorite videos of a gaming event ever, after watching it you will see why:
And this was just put together to get some hype up for EVO and a documentary.
Here’s the official master schedule for EVO 2011. The original can be found here.
Please note that for all local South African viewers, The times below are in PDT time, while our Central African Time (CAT) runs + 9 hours so please keep that in mind if you want to catch specific events.
Friday, July 29th: (All times are PDT)
- 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Pool Play, SSF4:AE, MK9
- 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Quarterfinals, SSF4:AE MK9
- 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM: Semifinals, SSF4:AE, MK9
- 10:00 AM: Feed the Stream Monsters: A Guide to Broadcasting Fighting Games
- 12:00 PM: Skullgirls: A New Age of Heroines
- 2:00 PM: Inside the Mind of the Beast: Daigo Umehara Exposed!
- 4:00 PM: Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Past, Present, and Future!
- 6:00 PM: Screening, Bang the Machine
Saturday, July 30th:
- 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Pool Play, MvC3, Tekken 6, BlazBlue CS2
- 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Quarterfinals, MvC3, Tekken 6, BlazBlue CS2
- 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM: Semifinals, MvC3
- 12:00 AM: MvC3 EC vs. WC 5 on 5 Exhibition
- 10:00 AM: King of Fighters XIII: Panel and Discussion
- 12:00 PM: Street Fighter III: Online Edition, Reinventing a Classic
- 2:00 PM: Namco Bandai – Get Ready for the Next Panel!
- 4:00 PM: New Directions in Street Fighter X Tekken
- 6:00 PM: Screening, King of Chinatown
- 7:15 PM: Screening, Focus
Sunday, July 31st:
All times are approximate! We will also have some surprises in store throughout the day.
- 10:00 AM: Blazblue Finals
- 12:00 AM: Tekken 6 Finals
- 2:00 PM: Mortal Kombat 9 Finals
- 3:30 PM: SF3 Third Strike Exhibition
- 5:00 PM: Marvel Vs Capcom 3 Finals
- 6:30 PM: Screening, Balrog: Behind the Glory.
- 7:00 PM: SSF4:AE Finals
- 9:00 PM: Closing Ceremonies
Last Updated: July 29, 2011