Thursday, February 5, 2009

Street Fighter IV The National Tournament, coming to a Gamestop near you

Capcom, Gamestop, and EVO are organinzing the largest Street Fighter Tournament in modern US History.

The tournament will start in February 21st at a local gamestopn store near you. The 16 finalists will the then go to San Francisco to compete for the amazing prize of an official Street Fighter IV arcade machine.

More Details from Seth Killian himself: " The action starts on February 21st at thousands of GameStop locations EVERYWHERE.  Winners move on to the second round at regional stores (Feb 28th), and second-round winners advance to the March 14th semi-finals.

The best-of-the-best 16 finalists will then be flown in for the April 18th finals in San Francisco, where they'll compete to win an official Street Fighter IV arcade game. In addition to the trip to SF (SF in SF... see what I did there?), all finalists will score Mad Catz SFIV sticks and pads, the limited edition tournament belts, and will also earn a spot in the semi-final bracket at the EVO World Finals in Las Vegas, where they will take on the very best from around the planet.

Head over to for all the details, then run screaming to your local store to sign up.  There are thousands of locations participating across the country, so figure out where you need to be come February 21st! 

Get hype!!"

Source: Capcom Unity