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Updated: EVO 2014 game line up revealed; Kokonoe will be allowed after patch, would be banned if she remains as is

Posted by Steven 'Dreamking23' Chavez • February 6, 2014 at 8:02 p.m. PST • Comments: 180

Updated: The full EVO 2014 line up has been revealed. Hit the jump to check it out.

The official EVO 2014 line up is set to be announced tonight on IPlayWinner's The Fray! stream. Joey “Mr. Wizard” Cuellar, co-founder of the EVO tournament series, will be on the joining in in order to reveal which games are going to be featured at this year's event in July.

As it stands right now, the only game confirmed to be on the EVO line up is Ultra Street Fighter 4, provided it gets the early June release it is currently scheduled for.

You can tune into the live stream to catch the news as it's revealed, or check back later tonight, as we'll have this story updated with the official list of games.

Hit the jump to check out the stream.

Official EVO 2014 game line up

• Ultra Street Fighter 4
• Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
• Injustice: Gods Among Us
• King of Fighters 13
• Killer Instinct
• Blazblue Chrono Phantasma
• Super Smash Bros. Melee (a spot is reserved for Melee but Nintendo must approve first. Discussions currently taking place)

Additional notes:

• Mr. Wizard stated that after EVO 2013, Tekken has dropped off a bit. With this year being the game's 20th anniversary, the EVO team didn't want to risk having a new version of Tekken be released, while an outdated version is on the game line up, so the franchise was omitted this year.

• Instead of having designated Road to EVO events, major tournaments with a certain amount of entrants will qualify for seeding points. Tournament organizers of majors events will have to submit results to the EVO team. Mr. Wizard mentioned that the system is still being worked out. These results will only apply for games on the EVO line up.

• This year is the 20th anniversary of Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo. Tournament of Legends will be back this year, and EVO will also be holding the 3v3, single elimination tournament, X-Mania US, the national Super Turbo event from Japan.

• Exhibition matches aren't currently scheduled, but will be fit into the line up if they can get set up. Combo videos will return if the community makes them.

• If Kokonoe were to stay the way she is now in Blazblue Chrono Phantasma, she would be banned at EVO. She will be allowed however, as a patch to balance her is incoming.

• Developer panels will be returning this year.

• Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 will be 3 out of 5, as long as EVO doesn't have double the entrants as last year. Other games getting 3 out of 5 in top 8 will be dependent on how each game plays out.

• Bring Your Own Console will be back this year, and there will be designated areas for players who want to run side tournaments.

Stream via IPlayWinner.
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