With spring right around the corner, video game events, conferences and festivals will soon be kicking into gear. On the island of St. Maarten, the Video X Games festival will bring eAthletes from all over the world to compete in a number of games from Super Street Fighter 4, Mortal Kombat, and Halo 4 to Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Madden 13, FIFA 13 and more. 

In addition to bragging rights, the VXG will be giving away over $85,000 in cash and prizes.

The Video X Games festival will run from July 25 until July 28 with registration starting February 15.

For more info, hit the VXG site and be sure to stack your chips for a plane ticket and beer.