Registration, Fighting Sticks, and Trash Talk. EVO Las Vegas Day 1

Registration, Fighting Sticks, and Trash Talk. EVO Las Vegas Day 1

It’s finally here. Gamers the world over have congregated at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to throw down the gauntlet and vie for the title of World Champion.

The tournament has just kicked off, the registration line is out the door, and the gaming floor is already packed to the brim with gamers sporting their own personalized fighting sticks, talking trash like there’s no tomorrow.

Today kicks of the tournament’s double elimination event with a variety of fighting games being played on PS3. The full schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 28th

  • 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Early Badge Pickup, Outside of the Pavilion Ballroom
  • 10:00 PM:  Official Evo Pre-Party @ Insert Coin(s)

Friday, July 29th

Tournament Schedule

  • 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Pool Play, SSF4:AE, MK9
  • 5:00 PM – 7:00Pm: Third Strik Tournament Hosted by Gaming Generations and Focus Fire

  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Quarterfinals, SSF4:AE MK9
  • 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM: Semifinals, SSF4:AE, MK9

Panel Schedule

  • 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

Tournament Schedule

  • 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

Panel Schedule

  • 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 31

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

Thursday, July 28th

  • 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Early Badge Pickup, Outside of the Pavilion Ballroom
  • 10:00 PM:  Official Evo Pre-Party @ Insert Coin(s)

Friday, July 29th

Tournament Schedule

  • 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

Panel Schedule

  • 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

Tournament Schedule

  • 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

Panel Schedule

  • 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 31

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

 

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