Your Guide to the Fighting Game Community

Posted by | July 6, 2012

Fighting games have been popular ever since Mortal Kombat pulled the genre out of the arcade and into the consciousness of the world. This popularity has spawned whole movements in the gaming community, and with them, a secret society of competitive video game warriors. Now, fighting games have a real tourney scene, complete with championships and world-wide coverage. If you’ve ever wanted a glimpse inside the fighting game scene, this guide will get you up to speed on what you need to know. Destructoid has the story.

1 Comment so far
  1. Nelson Williams
    July 6, 2012 8:22 pm

    The fighting game tourney scene is big enough that game studios are making their games for the scene. Top players are giving their feedback and helping to shape the games that are released. It’s a feedback loop, and an interesting one to see in action. Video games, eventually, will be regarded like any other professional sport, but their rise starts here in the fighting game scene.

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