EVO 2016

For those of you who aren't followers of the competitive gaming scene, the Evolution Championship Series (EVO) is one of the biggest annual fighting game tournaments in the world. Famous fighting games like Street Fighter and Tekken are featured and it gives viewers the opportunity to watch some of the very best competitive gamers in the world duke it out to see who's the best. The lineup for 2016's competition has just been announced, and Nintendo will have a few games making an appearance.

Super Smash Bros. Melee will of course be showing up, along with Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. The new arrival this year is Pokkén Tournament, which will have been released in the west by the time that the competition will be taking place. It'll be interesting to see how the Pokkén Tournament fights go over, as the game will still be a relatively new release. For the full lineup, check out the announcement here.

What do you think? Will you be tuning in to any of the fights? What do you think of the lineup? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

[source shoryuken.com]