Red Bull Conquest 2018 is a esports event sponsor by a company wit the same name. The event is a three-day event with three fighting gamesGuilty Gear Xrd, Tekken 7 and Street Fighter V Arcade Edition. Red Bull is a energy drink filled with Vitamin B, extra sugar and Taurine. If you want more info on Red Bull energy drink visit the website. In Conquest 2018, players can register to complete or spectate in the crowd. If you want to compete, players must enter a pool to be in the top 8. Spectators can watch and check out booths on the floor. This is the first time I been into a real esports event in Washington DC. The venue was at Entertainment and Sports Arena in Congress Heights.
It’s been a honor to go and check it out for myself. Red Bull Conquest has been growing strong in USA. They’ve been in major cities New York. LA, Boston, Seattle and many more. Tickets was very cheap and crowd size was small. I will get to improvement towards the end. Red Bull Conquest 2018 is partnered with Hori, 7-Eleven, Honda and SteelSeries. You can get some Red Bull Conquest gear on the website. There is some notable player such as The Cool Kid, Mr. K, Malinpie, Punk and Tokido. Every player give it their all and matches was fast. Day 1 and 2 was about top 8 with three games. Final day is the Capcom Pro Tour with Street Fighter V.
Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 is a updated version of Revelator and Sign. Rev 2 features DLC characters and fixed online issues. The game have new balanced mechanics and new hub menu from Revelator. Game’s plot is after Revelator when Sol and the gang stop Ramlethal Valentine from destroying humanity. Rev 2 picks up concluding Ramlethal story arc. Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 is one of the first fighting games using anime style graphics. During development, the team at Arc System Works wanted to look closely anime. Using 400 to 600 bones and Unreal Engine handling Cartesian X, Y and Z axes. Artist Junya Christopher Motomura wanted to “more dramatic perspective” far as character and super moves. Daisuke Ishiwatari wanted a smaller roster first. In different factors smaller roster meaning different roles in story mode.
Guilty Gear gameplay is still the same. Six button layout is back punch, kick, slash and more. Executing super moves is more dramatic than ever. Characters brings distinctive personality and weirdness in presentation. Overkill is more cinematic than ever before and brings dynamic to the game. There are game modes to check out in Rev 2. Single player modes have arcade mode. Arcade is self-explanatory, fighting all the way until final boss. M.O.M is fighting a series of battle to earn medals. Tutorials is about expandable with combo challenges and learning the game. In character select, players can select simple and normal controls. Choosing different character colors, stages and soundtrack.