VxG 2013 preview: $30,000 on the line - ft. Xian, Justin Wong, ChrisG, GamerBee, IFC Yipes, PR Balrog, Dieminion, Ryan Hart & Mike Ross

Posted by Jonathan 'Catalyst' Grey • July 23, 2013 at 9:21 p.m. PDT
VxG 2013 preview: $30,000 on the line - ft. Xian, Justin Wong, ChrisG, GamerBee, IFC Yipes, PR Balrog, Dieminion, Ryan Hart & Mike Ross If you thought tournament season was over just because EVO has come and gone, think again. This weekend, you'll be treated to VxG 2013, taking place on the Caribbean island of St. Maarten, and featuring lots of big names, big games and big prizes, as over $30,000 USD will be on the line.


Among the games featured are Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition v2012, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Street Fighter X Tekken v2013, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Super Smash Bros. Melee, King of Fighters 13, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Persona 4: Arena and more.

Hit the jump for the full rundown.

VxG 2013


The Run Down: VxG 2013 will be taking place this weekend, July 26th-28th, on the Caribbean island St. Maarten. Below, you'll find all of the fighting games that will be played and the reported prize pool for each respective title.

• Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition v2012 — $14,000
• Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 — $14,000
• Mortal Kombat 9 — $8,000
• Super Smash Bros. Melee — $3,000
• Street Fighter X Tekken v2013 — $3,000
• Injustice: Gods Among Us — $3,000
• King of Fighters 13 — $3,000
• Tekken Tag Tournament 2 — $3,000
• Persona 4: Arena — $3,000
• Super Smash Bros. Brawl — $3,000

Who's expected to show: DM|Xian, EG|Justin Wong, AGE|NYChrisG, AvM|GamerBee, EMP|IFC Yipes, EG|PR Balrog, EMP|Dieminion, WW|Ryan Hart, Mike Ross, MCZ|Kayane, FNEX|K-Brad, EMP|CD Jr. and CDV|WhiteBl4ck.

Special guests: Among others, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, the actor who played Shang Tsung in the original two Mortal Kombat movies, and will also be reprising his role in the upcoming second season of Mortal Kombat: Legacy, will be at the event. As a bonus, the first 200 to pre-register for the event, get to recreate the dinner fight scene from the original movie with him.

Streaming duties: Streaming will be handled by CapcomFighters and Bifuteki.

Contributions to this story by Eddoherty.

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