This Saturday and Sunday, John “SweetJohnnyCage” Gallagher and Joe “iloveu” Ciaramelli will be presenting East Coast Throwdown V (ECT5). Last year’s event brought the hype with both great tournaments and exhibitions, and John and Joe will be looking to boost that excitement for 2013. This year’s ECT will again be held at the Hyatt Morristown Hotel in Morristown, New Jersey, bringing the battle to the Northeast!
Hyatt Morristown at Headquarters Plaza
3 Speedwell Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960
- BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend (PS3)
- Dead or Alive 5 (360)
- Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus (PS3)
- Injustice: Gods Among Us – $1000 bonus provided by One Frame Link
- The King of Fighters XIII (PS3) – $500 bonus provided by ATLUS
- Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (MAME)
- Mortal Kombat (PS3)
- Persona 4 Arena (PS3) – $500 bonus provided ATLUS
- Skullgirls (PS3)
- SoulCalibur V (PS3)
- Street Fighter x Tekken ver. 2013 (360)
- Super Street Fighter II Turbo (ARC)
- Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Online Edition (PS3)
- Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition ver. 2012 (360) – $2000 bonus provided by One Frame Link
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (PS3)
- Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (360) – $2000 bonus provided by One Frame Link
- Vampire Savior – $200 bonus provided by PowerUp
One Frame Link will be providing another $1000 bonus to the next game with highest number of entries (excluding AE 2012, UMvC3 and Injustice)
The first announced exhibition for ECT5 is a Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 match between Team Spooky’s Fooblat and the Chilean sensation Kane Blueriver. Who has the better Hulk and Haggar? Find out in this first-to-15 set this weekend!
More exhibitions for ECT5 will be announced in the coming days. Stay tuned!
Below is a listing of pools for multiple game that the event. Be aware that pools are still subject to change in the days leading up to the tournament.
Players currently registered to attend ECT5 include JDCR, Kane Blueriver, RPD.MCZ|Weaksauc3, RPD.MCZ|Gridman, EG|Justin Wong, EG|PR Balrog, EG|Ricky Ortiz, EG|fLoE, AGE|NYChrisG, AGE|Snake Eyes, AGE|Vangief, AGE|Flash, AGE|Knives, AGE|Fab, AGE|Romance, MH|RayRay, MH|Flux, MH|AlukardNY, MH.IGT|Unkn0wn, BIFU|Winrich, BIFU|Spab Rog, VXG.EMP|Dieminion, VXG.EMP|IFC Yipes, VXG.EMP|Santhrax, VXG.EMP|Nuckledu, VXG.EMP|REO, VXG.EMP|The Game, FNEX.EMP.RG|KBrad, coL|Filipino Champ, TFA|OmGiTzAndre, AG.MCZ|LuckyD, TA|Moons, Crazy Dominican, CDjr, AquaSilk, Chris Hu Rico Suave, GU|Flocker, Thermidor, OmegaXCN, IPG|Colpevole and IPG|Grover .
East Coast Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Circuit
East Coast Throwdown V is part of the East Coast Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Circuit. As the winner of the FINAL ROUND XVI TTT2 tournament, JDCR will be in attendance at ECT5. The winner of the TTT2 tournament at ECT will win a trip to The Fall Classic 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina this September.
Streams & Schedule
East Coast Throwdown V will have live stream coverage provided by Team Sp00ky (main stream), Deadly Bison Entertainment (secondary stream), Kombat Network (MK), and Bibiquadium (GGXX, BBEX, P4A to Top 4).
For a general tournament schedule, check here. A stream schedule for the event should be available in the coming days.
Sponsors & Partners
East Coast Throwdown V is brought to you by the following sponsors and partners:
- One Frame Link
- Mad Catz
- Video X Games
- Ultra Spec Cables
- Team Spooky
- Kombat Network
- Deadly Bison Entertainment
Source: East Coast Throwdown