Top Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Teams Head to Japan for Global Tournament

Some of the best Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate players are packing up their Splattershots and Smash Balls and are headed to Japan to represent North America in a global tournament. The tournament featuring competitive Nintendo Switch games kicks off on Oct. 12 at Nintendo Live, an event in Kyoto, Japan. This is the first year that Nintendo Live has invited players from any countries outside Japan to compete in Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The North American Splatoon 2 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate teams will be decided by upcoming online qualifying tournaments – the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North American Online Open August 2019 and the Splatoon 2 North American Online Open Summer 2019. The rule set for the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North American Online Open August 2019 will be 3-stocks, no items and best of three. A full rule set can be found here. Registration for the Splatoon 2 North American Online Open Summer 2019 will take place on Aug. 15. A full […]

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Nintendo Sends Four Players to Compete at EVO Gaming Event

Nintendo Sends Four Players to Compete at EVO Gaming Event

Nintendo fans will find plenty to enjoy at the Evolution Championship Series (EVO) 2019 fighting game tournament held Aug. 2-4 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. This is the first year the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system will be featured at EVO, and it will be the final game on the main stage to close out the event on Aug. 4, Sunday night. Nintendo is also sending the four winners of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Online Open June 2019 tournament to compete in EVO. Players RamonM64, Wisdom, Seth and Heeew bested all online competitors and will now match their skills against other top players at EVO. Additionally, on the first two days of EVO (Aug. 2-3), Nintendo will have a booth on the show floor called the Nintendo Zone, where visitors can take a break from the action and play the Super Mario Maker 2, Tetris® 99 and Super Smash Bros. […]

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DRAGON BALL FighterZ - World Tour 2019/2020 

DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ – WORLD TOUR RETURNS FOR A SECOND ROUND IN 2019/2020

The round-the-globe fighting tournament kicks-off at the CEO Fighting Game Championships from the 28th to 30th June, 2019 in Daytona Beach, Florida 18th June, 2019 – Richmond, UK: BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe is delighted to announce the return of the DRAGON BALL FighterZ – World Tour in 2019/2020, following the breakout success of the inaugural championship in 2018/19. The DRAGON BALL FighterZ – World Tour 2019/2020 is a global tournament series that runs for 8-9 months from June 2019 to the beginning of 2020. Players from around the world will compete throughout the year to decide a Grand Champion at the DRAGON BALL FighterZ – World TourRed Bull Finals in France. The top 16 players will be decided based on winner-takes-all Saga events, points accumulated across the tour at Saga and ‘Tenkaichi’ Events, or through the Last Chance Qualifier. There will be three Saga events across the tour: at EVO, DRAGON BALL FighterZ – World Tour Red Bull Saga Spain and DRAGON […]

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Nintendo Crowns Multiple New Champions in High-Energy Video Game Tournaments

Nintendo Crowns Multiple New Champions in High-Energy Video Game Tournaments

Video game competitors from all around the world came to Los Angeles to battle in Nintendo tournaments and prove they were among the best Nintendo Switch players. Multiple champions were crowned in the Super Mario Maker 2 Invitational 2019, Splatoon 2 World Championship 2019 and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate World Championship 2019 3v3 tournaments. The competitions set the stage for a week of fun activity at the E3 2019 video game trade show. Super Mario Maker 2 Invitational 2019 AbdallahSmash026 defeated The Completionist by navigating imaginative courses created by the Nintendo Treehouse staff. The final match came down to the wire, as both players had to figure out how to drop 14 icicles on Bowser’s head to defeat him. Game Producer Takashi Tezuka presented AbdallahSmash026 with his trophy. The courses played during the Super Mario Maker 2 Invitational 2019 will also be made available sometime after the game launches nationwide exclusively for […]

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Nintendo Continues Its Countdown to E3 2019 with More Details on What Fans Can Expect

Nintendo Continues Its Countdown to E3 2019 with More Details on What Fans Can Expect

Tournaments, Hands-On with Multiple 2019 Games, Nintendo Treehouse: Live (with an Indie Day!) and Best Buy Sampling add up to a Week of Fun REDMOND, Wash., June 6, 2019 – As the E3 2019 video game trade show rapidly approaches, Nintendo provided more details about some of its activities around the June 11-13 event in Los Angeles. Nintendo confirmed that the Nintendo Switchgames available for people to play on the show floor include Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, which were the focus of a recently released Pokémon Direct. Other games on the show floor include Luigi’s Mansion 3, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order, in addition to various other games playable in Nintendo’s booth. Fans will hear details about additional upcoming titles for Nintendo Switch during the Tuesday-morning Nintendo Direct presentation, with continued information during the week on Nintendo Treehouse: Live, with a focus on indie games on Thursday, June 13. […]

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finals of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 taking place at Amsterdam’s Beurs van Berlage on 4th and 5th May.

SUPER SMASH BROS. ULTIMATE EUROPEAN SMASH BALL TEAM CUP 2019 FINAL WILL TAKE PLACE IN AMSTERDAM ON 4TH AND 5TH MAY

Winners will join the World Championships in Los Angeles on 8th June, where Alliance Rogue will also represent Europe in the Splatoon 2 World Championship Teams from across Europe have been splatting and smashing their way through two thrilling championship circuits in the past months. With French team Alliance Rogue recently taking the crown in the Splatoon 2 European Championship, it’s now up to Europe’s best Super Smash Bros. Ultimate squads to decide their kings of the ring at the finals of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 taking place at Amsterdam’s Beurs van Berlage on 4th and 5th May. And the most exciting part of this road to glory: both the European champions in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 will go on to compete in the World Championships which will be held on 8th June in Los Angeles. Fans who want to […]

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Nintendo Switch Tournament Series

Nintendo Switch Tournament Series Continues During Nintendo’s Activities at E3 2019

The Winners of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 and Splatoon 2 North America Inkling Open 2019 Finals to Compete in Global Championships REDMOND, Wash., March 30, 2019 – After weeks of qualifiers and regional finals, the winners of the Splatoon 2 North America Inkling Open 2019 and the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 tournaments were just crowned at the PAX East video game convention in Boston. The four-player team FTWIN splatted its way to victory in the Splatoon 2 final event, while the three-person team from the Southeast region of the U.S., composed of Wrath, Devonte and Poltergust, smashed their opponents to emerge as the victors in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate finals. Poltergust won the final match using Yoshi. But the finals at PAX East are not the end for this exciting series of Nintendo Switch tournaments. The winners of these tournaments will now head […]

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Nintendo Heads to PAX East with New Games and to Crown the Nintendo Switch Tournament Champions

Nintendo Heads to PAX East with New Games and to Crown the Nintendo Switch Tournament Champions

Attend the Tournaments Live at the Show or Catch the Livestream Online REDMOND, Wash., March 12, 2019 – Nintendo is headed to PAX East in Boston this year from March 28 to March 31 with a large assortment of games, events and activities for fans, headlined by the finals of the Splatoon 2 North America Inkling Open 2019 and the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019. The final events for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019 and Splatoon 2 North America Inkling Open 2019 both take place on March 30 at the PAX Arena. Fans with a PAX East Saturday badge are free to attend on a first-come, first-served basis. Both tournaments have hosted online qualifiers throughout the past couple of months, all leading to these epic showdowns that promise to offer a showcase of smashes and splats. The tournaments will also be livestreamed at https://events.nintendo.com/, so […]

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2019 Pokémon World Championships

Pokémon World and North American 2019 Tournament Locations & Dates Announced

2019 POKÉMON NORTH AMERICA INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND 2019 POKÉMON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS DATES AND LOCATIONS ANNOUNCED The Greater Columbus Convention Center will host the North America International Championships in June. Open to players worldwide with no residency restrictions, this tournament provides Pokémon TCG and video game competitors with a final opportunity to score valuable Championship Points in order to secure an invitation to the 2019 World Championships. In August, the top Pokémon TCG and video game players will meet and compete at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, for the Pokémon World Championships. The Pokémon World Championships celebrate the hardworking players and supportive community around them. To qualify, Pokémon TCG and video game Trainers must have battled at Championship Series events throughout the season and earned enough Championship Points to contend for a spot in the final competition. Winners will receive the title of World Champion and a […]

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Collegiate StarLeague Announces the Addition of NBA 2K19 in North America

Collegiate StarLeague Announces the Addition of NBA 2K19 in North America

Competition open to more than 1,600 participating schools will commence February 2019 SANTA MONICA, CA |January 28, 2019– Collegiate StarLeague, a division of WorldGaming Network, announced today that NBA 2K19 is coming to US and Canadian college and university campuses. The competition – which will commence in January 2019 – will provide players at more than 1,600 participating Collegiate StarLeague colleges and universities the chance to represent their school in the world’s largest collegiate esports program. The very best teams to emerge from the fray will meet at the CSL Collegiate Grand Finals in April 2019, to compete for a scholarship prize pool of $10,000. Furthermore, with more than $175,000 in prizes and scholarships available across different games for CSL’s 2018-2019 season, it’s going to be the biggest year yet. With the addition of NBA 2K19, the bar is being raised even higher. “Collegiate sports are among the world’s most […]

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