Start The New Year Blazing with the King: The Return of NCI

The New Year has reigned in and best way to start the first weekend get hyped for the return of NorCal Install (NCI). NorCal Install is the premiere fighting game tournament based in Northern California and focuses on games such as Blazblue, Arcana Heart 3, Guilty Gear, Melty Blood, Catherine, as well as other anime themed/property games. It’ll also feature regular NorCal attendees such as Dacidbro, CopperDabbit, Coopa, Wall Jumpman, Tone, Pain, and Dark Talon.

This time around NCI will have the latest console update to the Blazblue Continuum Shift series, Blazeblue Continuum Shift Extend.

To Extend the hype this NCI will having for the 2nd time in a row King of Fighters 13.


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The NorCal tournament will be hosted at Game Center Arcade this weekend on Saturday, January 7th. Players who wish to pre-register and/or help with equipment management can go to the NorCal Install website to sign up. Also, Finest KO will be taking care of streaming duties for us stream monsters.

You can catch Hype @ 3pm EST (12pm PST for you West coast peeps) here or the Finest KO twitch tv page.


Special Shout outs to Carlos Abdu for creating the Manly HYPE ACCEPTED picture. You can follow Carlos Abdu’s works or would like to commision his talents, contact him via his Deviant Art page or Facebook.

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Matthew "GetSelious" Paul "is an fighting game enthusiast and manga & comics aficionado. He enjoys a good read as long he can find one. He loves traveling to tournament venues and meeting and talking to new people. He is currently one of the Cohosts of the A-01 Podcasts and War Of Infinite Panels.