FGC

Esports news about fighting games

Intel World Open

Intel World Open brings esports to 2020 Summer Olympics

Intel has announced the Intel World Open, an esports tournament that will take place on the lead up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. The tournament will feature Japan-based title Street Fighter V...
Pro Play Esports

Pro Play Esports launches online tournament platform

Mexican event organiser Pro Play Esports has launched with the aim of giving casual players a chance to compete for money and practice against other competitors. Pro Play Esports will host short tournament seasons...

US university offers first Smash Ultimate scholarship program

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) plans to institute a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate scholarship team for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year. Thanks to a $50,000 donation from the owners of Street...
ONE Esports Announced

ONE Esports launches with Dota 2 championship series

Asian sports media property ONE Championship has announced its first event series as part of its new esports venture, ONE Esports. The first two confirmed events to be hosted during the 2019-2020...
Street Fighter V: Road to Tokyo Asia Invitational

Ambrasia Multimedia to host international Street Fighter V event

Ambrasia Multimedia, a company that finances content creators on the blockchain exchange, has announced the Street Fighter V: Road to Tokyo Asia Invitational 2019, a Capcom-licensed event that will see six nations compete against...

Smash Summit – Jeffrey “Axe” Williamson – A mouse climbs a mountain

At one of the most stacked Smash events of the year Tempo Storm's Jeffrey "Axe" Williamson, an Arizona Pikachu player, defied the odds and won the Smash Summit. Making history as the...

ASTRO Gaming continues partnership with CEO Gaming for 2019

Peripherals manufacturer ASTRO Gaming recently announced that they have renewed their partnership with fighting game event organiser CEO Gaming. The partnership sees ASTRO serve as the official audio and controller partner for the...

GameStop partners with fighting game pro Justin Wong

GameStop has announced a partnership with Street Fighter pro player Justin Wong to produce a series of 'gaming clinic' videos for GameStop's customers in the US. Through the partnership, Justin and GameStop...

Jas ‘Fizzi’ Laferriere – Project Slippi – Releasing the data

From Sweden to America, Project Slippi has bounced across an ocean and back and has changed how we engage with Super Smash Bros. Melee. The open source project attemps to create...

The growth of the FGC – Watering the grassroots

How does the growth of the FGC compare with other esports and how has it improved?  Esports has come a long way in the past few years. We've seen a boom in...

Events

BLAST Pro Series reveals Lisbon as last stop of 2018

RFRSH Entertainment is looking to hit one more city with its BLAST Pro Series before it sees 2018 out, and it has chosen Lisbon,...