Tempo Storm’s Axe and S2J discuss the unique format of Red Bull’s “Gods and Gatekeepers” tournament


Red Bull’s “Gods and Gatekeepers” Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament was one of the most unusually-structured events the Smash scene has seen. Put as simply as possible, the event was comprised of three tournaments: A “qualifying” tournament, a crew battle comprised of selected top players from the qualifying tournament, and a “Forsaken” bracket made up of those not picked for the Crew Battle.

Tempo Storm pros Jeffrey “Axe” Williamson and Johnny “S2J” Kim gave their behind-the-scenes thoughts on the structure of the event, reflecting on the nature of performance and entertainment within fighting game tournaments like Gods and Gatekeepers.

Source: Tempo Storm

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