This Years Winners Are…

By: Zahir Perez

It’s a great time to be a fan of the fighting game scene, with the many recent releases of fighting games these past couple of years, this years EVO was an event that no one should’ve missed.



“The Evolution Championship Series (EVO or Evo) is an annual esports event that focuses exclusively on fighting games. The tournament is a completely open tournament and uses the double elimination format.”


Taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, and with thousands of entrants this year, EVO had an amazing roster of fighting games that combatants parcipated in. These included: Street Fighter V, Guilty Gear X rd Revelator, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, Pokken Tournament, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Killer Instinct, Mortal Kombat XL, and Tekken 7: Fated Retribution. With all the blood, sweat, and tears that were shed this weekend, here are your EVO 2016 champions!


  1. Street Fighter V: INFILTRATION
  2. Mortal Kombat XL: SONICFOX
  3. Super Smash Bros. Melee: HUNGRYBOX
  4. Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3: CHRIS G
  5. Guilty Gear Xrd: MACHABO
  6. Tekken 7: SAINT
  7. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: ALLY
  8. Pokken Tournament: TOMOSAMA
  9. Killer Instinct: SLEEP


It was a fun weekend for viewers and these champions will be known as #1 in the world for an entire year. A mighty congratulations to them and a huge thank you to the staff, volunteers, combatants, and fans who partook in this years EVO! For more information on future fighting game tournaments or anything gaming related, keep searching for Hidden Item!


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