May 20th, Wednesday night at 8:30PM Central Time, we will be talking with various KOF players from the Midwest region (and guests from other regions) about the upcoming KOFXIII tournament at Combo Breaker which is being held May 22nd-24th in Chicago! http://combobreaker.org/
We will also discuss further ideas, details and plans of action concerning the Journey To Dream Cancel Cup tournament circuit!
The midwest KOF community has currently raised through donation over $920 dollars to payout top 8 placing winners for the King of Fighters XIII tournament at Combo Breaker which is premier ranking event for the Journey To Dream Cancel Cup! Combo Breaker will be held near Chicago, May 22nd-24th, and registration ends on the 17th! The pot bonus amount is still growing at the moment, more updates and details will be revealed soon!
Over the history of the King of Fighters series, some titles are more well liked by the players, while others are characterized as more broken and trashy.
While most tournaments focus on titles like KOF XIII, KOF 02UM, and KOF 98FE, the rest of the KOF titles are not forgotten. The Mikado arcade in Tokyo is holding a special “Kusoge KOF” tournament on 4/26 to celebrate those lesser-played titles.
“Kusoge” is a word commonly used to refer to trashy games with many broken system mechanics. So which of the titles made it to the Kusoge tournament?
Three games were selected, and approved by KANA. The titles are:
Make sure to tune in to the Mikado stream or check out their youtube channel if you want to know how broken these games are.
So there you have it. Do you agree with this list, or do you think other titles fit more into the Kusoge genre? Let us know in the comments below.
One of the Dream Cancel Cup qualifying tournaments is live right now from Mexico. The tournament includes games such as KOF 02UM, KOF98UM, KOF2002, and KOF XIII from the SNK side of the house. The tournament has notable players such as Layec, Kula, and TC|Pako. You can check out the stream here:
Team SLR will be hosting a 3 series tournament called SLRxJaponawa qualifier.
The tournaments are intended for the local scene to train and level up for this year’s Japonawa tournament.
Each tournament will hand out points to every participant, the player with the most points at the end of the third tournament will be sponsored to participate in the Japonawa 2015 KOF XIII tournament happening on May 23rd.
The first tournament will be held this evening, at Versus-Progaming lounge in Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico at 7pm PST. Second and third tournament dates have not yet been confirmed.