Category Archives: Tournaments & Casuals

Info about Tournaments and Casuals we have a hand in, or we want to support.

Gitting Gud & Being Better: Getting Over Tournament Nerves

Every single person who has ever competed in eSports has suffered from some sort of bracket anxiety at one point or another. Some push through it, letting it exist but ignoring the feelings. While this is successful for a handful of players, most at a local level will have a bracket experience suffer due to these feelings.…
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RetroStation Joins the Fray!

Header credit: @Dynavolta Hey, everyone! For those who don't know me, my name is RetroStation, a NYC native with a passion for gaming. Gaming has been a major part of my life for over 20 years now (although I still haven't beaten the Super Hang-On Expert Course). I dabble in a lot of genres, but…
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The Prince That Was Promised – 2GG Championship Recap

On January 14th, 2017, 2GGaming started what would become the first major circuit for the SM4SH community. Points were rewarded to those placing high enough in the qualifying events that would then be tallied after the final qualifier, MKLeo Saga, on November 4th. Once it was announced who the Final 19 were, players got to work…
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A World of World’s Firsts at GT-X for Smash 4

If you had asked anyone familiar with the Smash 4 competitive scene if they'd imagine a Top 8 that would include characters such as Ryu, Peach, and Luigi, they would call you crazy. Well, that is exactly what happened at GameTyrant Expo this past weekend in Salt Lake City. While the thought of what happened…
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Runback/Retort with… Zidiane

Just recently, one of my team members posted an article railing SFV for some of its missteps. I implore you to read his article at length, but the underlying tone was a reluctant acceptance of SFV. Not specifically by him, but by the FGC. (more…)
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IT’S BANHAMMER TIME!

It's about that time. Banhammer will be going down in a little while and we got some notable talent expected to be in attendance including L.I.'s own Marvisto, Central NY's Damus & original UMVC3 troll, Jago. (more…)
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Observe and Report – Nintendo Direct

38 minutes and some change. That's how much info they crammed into one Nintendo Direct this week, just about Smash Bros on the 3DS and WiiU this year. To that end, here is what you might of missed, and my thoughts on what can be done on release.