Monday, April 8, 2013

Texas Showdown 2013 details, schedule, lineup and broadcasting information

A major tournament event is hitting Houston this weekend. Get the lowdown on Texas Showdown 2013 including game lineups, schedule, broadcasting details and more inside.

Houston, we have a major.

This Friday (April 12) will mark the beginning of Texas Showdown 2013. will post the live stream when it airs. The event will take place at Crowne Plaza, Galleria Area in Houston. Co-founder of the tournament series, Javi posted a slew of details on the SRK forums.

Level Up will be the main stream provider. James Chen and Ultra David will be in attendance for commentary. The event promises to have a bevy of titles, though it's not guaranteed that they will all make the live stream.

These are the games in the lineup and the systems they will be played on.

Games Lineup

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition 2012 (Xbox 360)
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (Xbox 360)

Street Fighter x Tekken 2013 (Xbox 360)
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (PS3)
Persona 4 Arena (PS3)
King of Fighters XIII (PS3)
Mortal Kombat 9 (PS3)
Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo (Arcade)
Dead or Alive 5 (Xbox 360)
Guilty Gear Accent Core Plus (PS3)
SoulCalibur V (PS3)
Skullgirls (PS3)

Here is the tentative schedule. NOTE: All times are central.

Tentative Schedule

i. Check In(12-5pm)
ii. Side Tournaments(5pm-12am)
7pm - DOA5(PS3)
9pm - GG(PS3)
iii. Main Tournament Pool play(KOF/P4U/???)(6pm-12am)
6pm-9pm - P4U(PS3)
9pm-12am - KOF(PS3)

i. Main Tournament Pool play (Capcom/Tekken/MK)(8am-8:30pm)
8am-10am – Warm ups
10am-12:30pm – SFxT(360)
12:30pm-3pm – TTT2(PS3)
3pm-5:30pm – AE2012(Xbox)
4pm-7pm – MK9(PS3)
5:30pm-8:30pm – UMvC3(Xbox)
ii. Side Games
1pm - SC5(PS3)
4pm - ST(Arcade)
7pm - SG(PS3)
10pm - GG top 8
iii. Friday Main Tournament Finals(8pm-12am)
Top 8 from Friday
P4U - 8pm-10pm
KOF - 10pm-12am

i. Saturday Main Tournament Top 8(10am-12am)[Main]
Top 8 from Saturday
10am-12:30pm – MK9
12:30pm-3pm – TTT2
3pm-5:30pm – SFxT 2013
5:30pm-8pm – AE 2012
8pm-10:30pm – UMvC3

Level Up did a 20-minute segment hyping up the event last week. Here it is in its entirety.