It’s springtime and we have the best way to kick it off! Check out the events that are happening this weekend
The MLG Pro Circuit Winter Championships make their debut in Columbus, Ohio, and with the addition of some new games on the Pro Circuit, one can expect a new level of competition! Joining StarCraft II and Halo: Reach in Columbus will be Mortal Kombat, King of Fighters XIII and Soulcalibur V. Tune in all weekend long to catch the action of some top players such as Justin Wong, a champion on Street Fighter, and Kelly “Mrs Violence” Kelly, who is one of, if not THE, top female gamer for the FPS genre.
Here is the schedule so far:
- WHERE: http://www.twitch.tv/team/mlg/
- WHEN: Friday, March 23, 2PM PST
Saturday, March 24, 9:45Am PSTSunday, March 25, 8:30Am PST
- INFO: http://www.majorleaguegaming.com/competitions/30
Next up we have the NorCal Regionals.
One of the longest running fighting game tournament series in California is back! NorCal Regionals 10 currently holds the honor of being the FIRST major event for Street Fighter x Tekken so gamers prepare to see some heavy hitters this weekend. Players can expect to see Alex Valle there, the president of the Level Up Series, but will he be competing as well? The other games in the line-up include Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition 2012, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown, and more. Could we possibly see some BlazBlue: Extend? One can only hope!
- WHERE: http://twitch.tv/srklive/
- WHEN: Saturday, March 24, 11Am PST
Sunday, March 25, 10AM PST
- INFO: http://norcalregionals.com/
And finally, we have our friends overseas hosting Hypespotting.
Who will be the Scottish Champion? Versus Scotland steps up their game with a national fighting game tournament of their own, taking place in Glasgow. With a cash pot and prizes donated from HORI, Hypespotting will have tournaments for Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition 2012, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, King of Fighters XIII, Virtua Fighter 5 and Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike. What other games will we see? Only one way to find out!
- WHERE: http://twitch.tv/versusscotland/
- WHEN: Saturday, March 24, 5Am PST
Sunday, March 25, 5Am PST
- INFO: http://www.hypespotting.co.uk/
Stock up on your poison because it is going to be an awesome weekend!