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Season’s Beatings: The Mecca of Marvel and Origin of Brokentier IFC Yipes' “IT’S MAHVEL BABY!” Now in our sixth year of All-Star players and Dream-Team Special Events, for 2012, Godlike Entertainment - Chris Hatala (Ghaleon) and Harmon Tam (nomrah) – brings you Season’s Beatings: Ascension, featuring:
*U.S. vs. The World (Marvel vs. Capcom 3, 5-on-5 Special Exhibition)
*FGC “All-Star” roster of tournament talent and star power, across all games
*Free Season’s Beatings shirt and SBa dogtag for paid competitors
*Special events and guests as we confirm them
*Giant tournament and casuals areas
*Cleveland hotspots to eat and drink
We traveled to SCR and witnessed the hype of NorCal vs. SoCal, and soon after were hooked on KOF13. EVO 2012 -- with IGL Bala and Cafeid MadKOF -- gave us one of the most exciting EVO Grand Finals of all time, and interest in KOF is at a universal all-time high.
As huge fans of the game, we at Goldike Entertainment are focusing our efforts on the KOF community big-time for Season's Beatings: Ascension. We look forward to bringing you details on our crazy plans soon that all KOF fans will love. We are working closely with TheAnswer and are being sponsored by Atlus, and are able to bring the world champ of KOF13, Cafeid MadKOF, to Ohio for SBa!
IT HAS BEGUN: A new chapter opens in FGC history as we rise from the ashes of our beginnings and ascend to stratospheric heights, with a new venue and more epic events.
Stream Graphics/SB Imagery by Seth Mussey -- since 2010!
“Kumite is for the fighters, not the people who read newspapers.” – Frank W. Dux, Bloodsport
Despite the upgrades, we remain rooted in what we’ve always valued: a tournament. It's a kumite starring everyone, from traveled world warriors to local living room champions, all traveling to Ohio to witness and be a part of history and to show their competitor’s heart.
SB will never be about carnival gimmicks, pats on the back or photo opportunities for ourselves. Since 2006, we’ve simply strived to bring you the one of the world’s best arenas to square off against friends and rivals alike, alongside godlike special events and an unmatched atmosphere. And as long as you enjoy it, we’ll keep doing it. Now, prepare to FIGHT!
Pre-Registeration is LIVE at godlike-entertainment.com ! Registering on-site on tournament weekend means NO free shirt and HIGHER venue fee, so please pre-reg! We're saving you $$ and rewarding you for it!
Twitter: @gdlkEnt(event hashtag: #SBa)
YouTube:SeasonsBeatingsGDLK (relive SB’s greatest hits from FGC All-Stars like MCZ Daigo, WW.MCZ Infiltration, WW.MCZ Laugh, Poongko, Uryo, EG Momochi, EG Choco, MCZ Tokido, MCZ Mago, CoL.CC Filipino Champ, PR Balrog, EG Justin Wong. BT IFC Yipes, Flocker, and so many more)
Wish to have your organization featured on-site or in front of a millions-strong viewership?
Contact us at [email protected]
When and Where:
Friday, Sept. 28, through Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012
Holiday Inn – Cleveland (S. Independence)
Directions/Hotel Details: http://www.holidayinn.com/hotels/us/en/independence/clein/hoteldetail/directions
6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio 44131
$89/night -- Book online (room block secured)or call: 1.800.315.2621 - http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/redirect?path=hd&brandCode=6c&localeCode=en®ionCode=1&hotelCode=CLEIN&_PMID=99801505&GPC=SEA
With Season’s Beatings through the years, we watched uncountable legendary moments transpire at our famous venue, Momo2. From our Undisputed Heavyweight Marvel vs. Capcom 2 showdowns, to the Daigo-in-Ohio invasions of 2009 and 2010, to last year’s creative and unprecedented Good vs. Evil Phoenix 5v5 at SB:Velocity, we (so many SB participants) have built a lifetime’s worth of memories at that beloved, unique venue.
Unfortunately, as of 2012, Godlike Entertainment must look to the future as Momo2 announced its closing as of August. Momo2 gave us an amazing six years; it was synonymous with our event.
But the heart of SB is YOU, the players who travel from around the world to experience the riotous, erhype SB atmosphere, and the way we run our event will not change. We’ll miss our old home, but we look forward to bringing you the SB experience with upgraded surroundings:
*8,500 sq. feet of space
*In-venue food and adult beverage lounge, open until 2 a.m.
*Across the street from some of a major U.S. city’s most famous and hottest hangouts, offering award-winning sandwiches and hundreds of beers, even with on-request shuttle service to drive you back to your hotel.
*Indoor pool, sauna
For competitors: $35 +additional cost per game, pre-registration/pre-payment only
FREE SEASON’S BEATINGS T-SHIRT AND SBa DOGTAG for pre-registering as a competitor! Why? Because SB is and will always be a tournament, featuring the world’s best and hungriest talent, and we want to and reward everyone for supporting us and the FGC, from Justin Wong to Johnny Donuts.
For spectators: $20 enables to watch tournament matches and play casuals. The shirt will not be available for purchase; man up, play your favorite game(s), be a part of SB history!
We would love to host media!
Please contact us at askgodlike@g[email protected] for details.
Schedule and Official Games List:
Friday afternoon pools:
--Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (Xbox 360) -- $20
--Soul Calibur V (PS3) -- $10
--Persona 4 Arena (PS3) -- $10
**--King of Fighters XIII (360) -- $10**
--Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Ed. ver. 2012 (Xbox 360) -- $20
--Mortal Kombat 9 (PS3) -- $20
--Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (PS3) -- $10
--Super Street Fighter II Turbo (Arcade Head-to-Head or Supergun) -- $20
Confirmed side tournaments:
Marvel vs. Capcom 2 (Dreamcast)
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike (Arcade board w/Supergun, Sanwa sticks)
Capcom vs. SNK 2 (Playstation 2)
Guilty Gear XX Accent Core 2 (Playstation 2, unless the new port is out)
All official HD tournament games will run on Asus monitors.
Evo standard rules across all games (including no wireless pads w/o a USB dongle). Also:
-MvC3: 3/5 matches throughout, 4/7 for Grand Finals.
-SCV, TTT2: 3/5 rounds per match, 2 match wins to advance
-Super Turbo: 3/5 matches throughout, 4/7 for Grand Finals.
ALL side games or Unofficial Team Tournaments are NOT GUARANTEED to finish in the kumite area. As a Tournament Organizer you will be responsible for the players MONEY and relocation (hotel rooms being an option) of these tournaments -- MAIN games take priority due to time or resources. We have very little leeway in scheduling.
Many, many more details to come, regarding media, production, online content, and top guests in all games. We look forward to directly engaging YOU, the players spending hard-earned money to come to our event!
For now, post up or contact Chris or Harmon through email ([email protected]), PM, Facebook page, or Twitter (@gdlkEnt) with questions/feedback/advice. SRK PM is NOT the most efficient way to get ahold of us because of how quickly our inboxes fill!
Thank you for supporting Season's Beatings year after year and keeping it one of the world's largest -- and still grassroots -- Fighting-Game Community events.