Popping Off: The FGC Review #7 - Marvel is Out of EVO 2018. Now what?

Earlier this week the eight games to appear on this year’s Evolution Fighting Championships (EVO) were announced, and while there were some expected names on that list, there was a surprising amount of love shown for anime fighters this year. Dragon Ball FighterZ, BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, and Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 are all getting some time in the limelight, thanks in part due to the buzz generating around the first two and the stellar performance of the latter in last year’s EVO.

Evolution Championship Series 2017

It's the pinnacle of all fighting games. It's the top.

I was at EVO 2017 to show my Tekken skills. I had one of the more amazing experiences of my life so far. However, let's go back to the beginning.

The Origins