Tournament organizer Alex Jebailey recently put together a great primer for CEO 2012 this weekend, which contains everything you’ll need to know whether you’re attending or watching online. With the insane amount of domestic and global talent attending the event, almost every pool contains a variety of killers. Daigo and Mago of Team Mad Catz, Evil Geniuses’ Momochi and ChocoBlanka, recent AVerMedia pick-up Gamerbee, B.A.L.A. of Immortal Gamers League, and Kayane will be descending on Orlando, Florida to take on some of the best the United States has to offer, including ECT4 Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 champion Fanatiq, Evil Geniuses’ Justin Wong, Ricky Ortiz, and Floe, Mike Ross, Combofiend, and Filipino Champ of Complexity Cross Counter, Immortal Gamers League’s Honzo Gonzo, DJ Huoshen, MarlinPie of Always Godlike, Fingercramp’s Chris G, and a multitude of others.
As an official pit stop on the Road to EVO, top placers in the official line-up of games will receive seeding points and exclusive monetary bonuses in Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition ver. 2012, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and Soul Calibur V. In addition, Mortal Kombat will receive a pot bonus courtesy of NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros, Skullgirls top eight pot will include a bonus, and Jebailey has even issued a bounty for King of Fighters. The complete list of games and bonuses are as follows:
In addition to the official games, 3 vs. 3 team tournaments for both AE 2012 and UMvC3 will be run by community members, the details of which can be found in the full primer. Keits will also be bringing out indie darling Divekick for a special location test, so be sure to check out the original announcement for what that will entail.
For any and all additional info regarding the tournament, its numerous events, and the streaming situation, do yourself a favor and head over to CEO Gaming and give the primer a bit of your time.
Source: CEO Gaming
Road to EVO 2012 – CEO 2012 Hits Orlando This Weekend, June 15th – 17th