G4tv.com and Capcom will be bringing fighting game fans some serious love this weekend when they stream EVO 2010, the premiere fighting game competition in the world, offering over 45 hours of coverage of the event. Fighting games are experiencing a renaissance with the recent success of Street Fighter IV/Super SF4 and some other notable titles like Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom, and the Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 re-release for XBLA/PSN. The exclusive stream from Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas will feature tournament matches between top players from around the world with live crowd audio and expert commentary to explain all the onscreen action. The stream will run from the start of the tournament on July 9th through the finals on July 11th.
EVO featured tournaments include:
Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix
Tatsunoko vs. Capcom
Marvel vs. Capcom 2
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To follow up, On Tuesday, July 20 X-Play will air ‘X-Play vs. Capcom: EVO 2010 World Fighting Finals’, which will delve into the legacy of Capcom’s legendary fighting games, and give viewers an all-access look at the history of EVO as it has developed from a fledgling format to a mega-successful fighting institution.