Official EVO 2012 / 2k12 Livestream Discussion Thread (July 6-8)

#1 Edited by FLStyle (5952 posts) -

Welcome to the livestream discussion thread for EVO 2012! All comments are welcome during this weekend's event.

Please let us know if you're a first-time EVO viewer and what make you decide to check it out.

Don't forget to check out the pre-show on Thursday 10PM PDT.

Live Streams



For more information: EVO 2012 Preview.

Official Games of EVO 2012

Unofficial Side Streams

We now have confirmation of plans for side-streams at EVO 2012.

Super Street Fighter II Turbo - Tournament of Legends Qualifiers (Finals on official Stream 1, see Saturday schedule above)

Mortal Kombat - Casuals, Money Matches and Exhibitions

Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown

Persona 4 Arena - BlazBlue Continuum Shift: Extend -Melty Blood Actress Again: Current Code -Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus - Skullgirls

Tentative Schedule (All times in PDT)

Friday (7/6/12)

  • P4A Casuals: 8AM-12PM
  • BB Singles: 12PM-5PM
  • GG Singles: 5PM-7PM
  • BB Singles Finals: 7PM-10PM

Saturday (7/7/12)

  • P4A Casuals: 8AM-10AM
  • BB Teams: 10AM-2PM
  • MB Singles: 2PM-5PM
  • BB Teams Finals: 5PM-6PM
  • P4A Casuals: 6PM-10PM

Capcom vs. SNK 2

  • Friday - Casuals
  • Saturday - Tournament
#2 Posted by mubress (1582 posts) -

Thanks for all the information, not really kept up with all the EVO goings on this year.

I wish you hadn't mentioned they were rebroadcasting evo11 right now though, I need to get some sleep!

#3 Posted by theinnkeeper (106 posts) -

Bags are packed. Ready to fly out tomorrow.

#4 Posted by FLStyle (5952 posts) -

@theinnkeeper: Good luck!

#5 Posted by MethodMan008 (960 posts) -

Let's go Floe! :D

#6 Posted by bretthancock (798 posts) -

@theinnkeeper: Nice! Have a blast!

#7 Posted by mustachioeugene (559 posts) -

@FLStyle: Thanks for posting this, super helpful.

#8 Posted by Legend (2706 posts) -

I'm looking forward to Floe playing I Want to be the Guy: Gaiden. I could tell from Kayin's tweets while he was making the game that he worked hard to really mess with him. I expect a lot of delicious rage. XD

#9 Posted by NegativeCero (3116 posts) -

@FLStyle: Thanks for posting this, I've been enjoying watching these even though I don't really play fighting games or understand the jargon some of the commentators mention during the streams. The chat sucks though, but I just turn that off anyway.

#10 Posted by SuperWristBands (2281 posts) -

I think it's weird that I don't like to play Marvel 3 at all but damn do I love watching steams. It's so hype all the time.

Gonna try to watch Marvel, AE, SFxT, GG, and CvS2. I've never actually seen Melty Blood before but I know what it is. I've also never seen a GG or CvS2 tournament before. Alotta firsts this EVO. This weekend is gonna be crazy.

#11 Posted by C2C (899 posts) -

@FLStyle: Is there anymore info about the Virtua Fighter stream? I've been playing a bit of that game, and would totally be down for catching a couple of matches on that stream.

#12 Posted by StarvingGamer (9805 posts) -

Thanks. I will be sure to reference this all weekend.

#13 Posted by JJOR64 (19608 posts) -

Hotness! Thank god I got Sunday off at least.

#14 Posted by JJOR64 (19608 posts) -
#15 Posted by churrific (493 posts) -

lol those floe faces..

#16 Posted by JJOR64 (19608 posts) -


#17 Posted by Bestostero (2919 posts) -


Interesting game....


#18 Posted by JJOR64 (19608 posts) -

This is great. A great way to start EVO.

#19 Posted by longish (79 posts) -

Awesome! Thanks!

#20 Posted by JJOR64 (19608 posts) -

10k people watching this. Amazing.

#21 Posted by JJOR64 (19608 posts) -

This is only the first level. Wonder what the final level looks like.

#22 Posted by churrific (493 posts) -

This might be the most fun I've had watching someone play a platformer.

#23 Posted by leejunfan83 (1113 posts) -

yep crazy ass game

#24 Posted by Make_Me_Mad (3221 posts) -

This was the perfect time for me to start watching Evo.

#25 Posted by Ares42 (3165 posts) -

Why are they doing day by day on stream 1 and splitting the games over 2 days on stream 2 ? =( Would've made more sense to go SF and MK first day and MvC and KoF the second. Still, gonna be a great weekend =D

#26 Posted by leejunfan83 (1113 posts) -

I wonder how far the Giantbomb crew would get in this game lol

#27 Posted by TeflonBilly (4742 posts) -

@leejunfan83 said:

I wonder how far the Giantbomb crew would get in this game lol

Breaking Brad incoming!

Plopped down my 12 bucks to enjoy this in HD on my big ass TV.

#28 Posted by JJOR64 (19608 posts) -

Bald Bull. This is going to take a bit.

#29 Posted by Make_Me_Mad (3221 posts) -

That was a hell of a (literal) last minute victory.

#30 Posted by TruthTellah (9728 posts) -

Haha. I -just- tuned in as they said "Free us now, Spooky!"

Amazing. I got to see 0% of today's stream, but I'm still hyped!

#31 Posted by Legend (2706 posts) -

That didn't disappoint. Kayin did an awesome job with the game. Great commentary from James and Justin. And Floe of course brought the salt. xD

#32 Posted by VicRattlehead (1417 posts) -

i gotta work all weekend sighhhhhhhhhhhhh!

#33 Edited by FLStyle (5952 posts) -

Thanks for tuning in and commenting so far, if you're like me and weren't able to watch the pre-show you can watch the archive here

EDIT: I just tried it myself without being logged in, it's blocking me from it so it looks like you do have to be subscribed.

The main action starts today, check the schedule section in the OP to find out what's on. I'll be back to join in with you when I get back from work later in the day. Shout-out to for helping out. posted info and the grand finals of all the Road to EVO events from January to June -

@mustachioeugene: @NegativeCero: No problem, hope you enjoy!

@C2C: Sega literally had no-one to stream until a VF community member got in touch with a Sega rep, he then posted a thread in a VF forum to try and get a last minute stream together. So everything is up in the air at the moment for how it's going to go down, I suggest just keeping 8WayRun open in a tab and keep checking back, also his Twitter is @8wayrun

#34 Posted by salavaster (28 posts) -


#35 Posted by JTB123 (1168 posts) -

Really looking forward to the 5v5 for MK9, gotta wait until 4am so I hope either side doesn't get dominated too much.

Thanks for posting all the layouts and links, makes it really easy to stay up to date.

#36 Posted by Carryboy (981 posts) -

@FLStyle: Do you need to subscribe to watch the archives do you know?

#37 Edited by FLStyle (5952 posts) -

@Carryboy: It's just a regular auto-archive as far as I'm aware, 720p archive may be subscription only.

EDIT: I just tried it myself without being logged in, it's blocking me from it so it looks like you do have to be subscribed.

#38 Posted by Carryboy (981 posts) -

@FLStyle: Ok just cant seem to watch the archive from last night.

#39 Posted by FLStyle (5952 posts) -

@Carryboy: I've left a tweet with Tony Cannon and on Twitter to see if they can remove the 480p, 360p and 240p archives from the subscription model. That's the best I can do I'm afraid, sorry about that.

#40 Posted by Zaxex (618 posts) -

Very helpful list, thanks.

I sort of grew apart from the FGC after Cross Assault and Gootecks' leaving, I've taken a break from the games too. But, Evo is Evo, can't miss that shit.

#41 Posted by mrcraggle (2386 posts) -

Thanks a lot for making this thread. I hope it's just as crazy this year as last year. I'm really looking forward to some KoF XIII personally. I hope Maximillian dood competes.

#42 Posted by Carryboy (981 posts) -

@FLStyle: Hey man not your fault in the slightest lol, thanks for doing that if it comes to it ill pay my 12 bucks.

#43 Posted by mrcraggle (2386 posts) -

No 3rd Strike this year is disappointing though

#44 Posted by churrific (493 posts) -

It looks so packed in that main room.

#45 Posted by TurboMan (8458 posts) -

Giant Bomb can't open up the chat room like they did last year?

Bummer, that was a lot of fun.

#46 Edited by mrcraggle (2386 posts) -

@TurboMan: That was awesome last year after the crazy shit that happened in MvC3

Stream 2 is finally up with KoF XIII. First up is Poongko vs Kazunoko

EDIT: Oh shit, that was quick. Poongko made short work of that.

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#48 Posted by JJOR64 (19608 posts) -


#49 Posted by Petiew (1411 posts) -

Skisonic? Well, it was a good hour and a half.

#50 Posted by JJOR64 (19608 posts) -


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