EVO proves fighting games are still alive
The 2013 Evolution Championship Series (EVO) was the most-watched fighting game tournament ever broadcast. Thanks to the mass appeal of streaming services like Twitch.tv fans can get their stick and button mashing fix. Over 1.7 million viewers tuned in during the weekend event with hundreds of thousands watching the live finales. On top of that this year's level of competition was incredibly high. Showing that even older games are subject to shake-ups in the sport. EVO 2013 was the best show yet in the series 11-year history.