[Mar 1st, 2013] March 1st-3rd - WorldGameCup 2013 (Cannes, France) - Road to EVO 2013 International


6th Edition – Palais des Festivals de Cannes

March 1st to 3rd 2013

Concept :
Set in the heart of the Festival International des Jeux, in the prestigious Palais des Festivals de Cannes, a world-renown, exceptional place, the World Game Cup is an arena where the best fighters from all 5 continents will fight to the finish during three fun-filled days.

The World Game Cup History in figures:

  • 170.000 visitors in the Festival International des Jeux.
  • 1.000 competitors in the World Game Cup area.
  • 24 nationalities represented (Japan, USA, Singapore, Korea, Russia, most European Union countries…).
  • Multiple media coverage (TV reports, radio, Internet…)

>>> With the success of the 2012’s edition, the World Game Cup is now the biggest fighting game event in Europe and one of the most important in the world…

The Official Games of the 2013 Edition:

*Super Street Fighter IV AE V.2012
Ultimate Marvel VS. Capcom 3
The King Of Fighters XIII
Soulcalibur V
Street Fighter X Tekken V.2013
Tekken Tag Tournament 2
Dead Or Alive 5
Persona 4 – The ultimate In Mayanoka Arena
Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown
Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition
Guilty Gear XX Accent Core *

*Super Street Fighter IV AE V.2012 3vs3
Ultimate Marvel VS. Capcom 3 3vs3
The King Of Fighters XIII 2vs2
Soulcalibur V 3vs3 *

Road to EVO & World Team Cup 2013:
The WGC13 joins the Road to EVO International 2013 program, offering seeding points for this prestigious event. It’s a unique opportunity to prove once for all the talent of Europe’s best players.


The World Team Cup 2013:
More than a competition open to everyone, the World Game Cup is an opportunity to witness an amazing performance: the first international fighting game competition featuring national teams!
World Team Cup of Super Street Fighter IV AE
Word Team Cup of The King Of Fighters XIII
World Team Cup of Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
World Team Cup of Soulcalibur V

Retro-gaming Area:
Thanks to our partner Game Spirit, you’ll discover the games that made the history of arcade games. 100% free to play!

Windjammers, The King Of Fighter’s 98, Garou: Mark of The Wolves, Capcom vs SNK 2, Puzzle Fighters, Dodonpachi Dai Fukkatsu … and a booth with Saturn Bomberman for 10 players!

The World Game Cup 2013 V.I.P.'s:
The V.I.P.'s (Very Important Players) will be numerous at this 2013 edition of the World Game Cup. They’re all currently among the best players in the world in their category.
The full list of the Top Players is available on our official website.

The MAD CATZ Team:
Topanga.MCZ|Tokido (Japan) – He’s our World Game Cup 2012 Super Street Fighter IV AE champion and one of the best all-around fighting game player in the world! Topanga.MCZ|Mago (Japan) – The Legendary 2D God, Our SSF4AE World Game Cup 2012 second place finisher & WW.MCZ|Ryan Hart (United Kingdom) – One of the best players in Europe…

The CafeId Team:
CafeId|MadKOF (South Korea) – The reigning champion (EVO 2012) of The King Of Fighters XIII, CafeId|Poongko (South Korea) – 3rd place finisher at the Super Street Fighter IV AE tourney at EVO 2011 & CafeId|Kensouzzang (South Korea)!

Special Guest:
AverMedia|GamerBee (Taiwan) – Second place finisher (EVO 2012) at the Super Street Fighter IV AE 2012 event!
And for France:

Alioune – The French champion of Super Street Fighter IV AE, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 and Street Fighter X Tekken, CDV|WhiteBlack – Reigning World Game Cup 2012 champion of Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3.
But also WDM.MCZ|Luffy, WDM.MCZ|Cuongster, FOX, Frionel and many more…

Watch the World Game Cup LIVE:
If you’re unable to attend the competition at the venue, our streaming teams will allow you to follow it live with either French (Ken Bogard) or English commentary !
Thanks to Dailymotion, this stream will be available absolutely free of charge and in high definition during the whole duration of the competition.
The two stream channels (full schedule available on our official website) will be available with an optimized chat feature on our parter website:

World Game Cup – Mad Catz Official Partner – Special Discounts:
Our partner Mad Catz is offering some awesome discounts on both arcade sticks and fightpads:


Only for World Game Cup, check the website :

Info, registration, schedule, rules & regulations:
Please remember that registration is only available Online and that you must do so before February the 22th 2013.

The official website is available in both English & French:

Direct link to the registration page:

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Official World Game Cup 2013 Trailer: