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Most fighting game tournaments announcing their lineups don’t have announcements for said announcements, but, well… EVO is special in a few ways. The most famous fighting game tournament in the world has long turned the announcement of which games will be hosted at the tournament into an event itself, one that is playing out later today:



As a refresher, Nintendo has already confirmed to be pulling Super Smash Bros. from the lineup (in what was probably only the sixth most controversial thing they’ve done over the past month or so), so it’s unlikely that we’ll see any other Nintendo exclusive games make the cut. But we’re definitely curious to see which fgc heavy — and featherweights make it in. Tune in at 5 p.m. PST to watch it all go down.



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Written by Amelia Fruzzetti

A writer and Nintendo fan based in Seattle, Washington. When not working for NinWire, she can be found eating pasta, writing stories, and wondering about when Mother 3 is finally going to get an official localization.