socal regionals happens this weekend w/ plenty of big players competing. all of team EG including jwong will be there, season’s beating champ gamerbee, daigo, tokido, and godsgarden online standout sakonoko. starts around noon cst saturday.
in what may be a looked back upon as a watershed event, level|up and G4 will be teaming w/ capcom to stream this year’s EVO events, and will broadcast a special edition of X-Play on July 20th devoted to EVO 2010. the production will be by the guys at level|up, which is run by fighting great alex valle.
All three days of tournament action will be streamed live on the Internet. To produce the live stream, EVO has partnered with Level|Up, universally renowned for their pro-gaming broadcast expertise and ability to make all the amazing on-screen action accessible to a global audience.
from g4 (actually the same stream run by level|up):
Beginning at 9:00am PT July 9th, G4TV.com, powered by Stickam, the first live streaming video network, will offer unprecedented access to the EVO 2010 world championships with 45 hours of non-stop live streaming coverage. The exclusive stream will feature tournament matches between top players, with live crowd audio accompanied by expert commentary to explain all the onscreen action. This streaming event will run from the start of the tournament on July 9th through the finals on July 11th.
On Tuesday, July 20 at 6:30 pm, a special episode of “X-Play”, TV’s most watched videogame show, will be completely devoted to EVO 2010. X-Play vs. Capcom: EVO 2010 World Fighting Finals 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’s developed from a fledgling format to a mega-successful fighting institution.
This year’s coverage is unlike anything ever presented before, and marks an ongoing commitment from G4 to employ both on-air and online strategies to provide fans with the most complete and explosive gaming coverage anywhere. (more…)