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      We have moved to Discord   08/04/2016

      There has been a strong desire among the community to migrate to Discord for quite some time. As of today, our community will be using Discord and as a result, we will no longer be actively using our TeamSpeak Server.  The TeamSpeak server will temporarily stay active to help inform all of our move to Discord. Within the next couple of months, it will be shut down completely.  For a quick invite to our new Discord server, you can click here.  
      For a full detailed guide visit http://www.vVv-Gaming.com/Discord
    • vVv Bagzli

      Supersonic Series Season 4!   09/24/2016

      Supersonic Series Season 4 starts on Monday, October 10th, 2016   vVv Gaming is proud to present the return of the Supersonic Series!  Unique game nights each week will allow teams and individual Rocketeers to bring their A game and level up their gaming skills!  Whether the goal is to improve teamwork, find suitable opponents, or just acquire valuable feedback on how to improve one’s gameplay, these events will accomplish just that!   Quick Facts: Supersonic Draft is every Monday at 7:30 PM EST. Supersonic Showdown is every Thursday at 7:30 PM EST. Supersonic Showdown will be factored into the RLC Power Rankings! Supersonic Showdown will be streamed, Supersonic Draft will not (unless we find more casters - interested? click here) Supersonic Series Rules & Regulations can be found by clicking here. To register for the tournaments visit www.vvv-gaming.com/rocket-league/register on the day of the tournament If you are late to check-ins via our Discord Server, you will not get to play.  Don't be late. To stay up to date with Supersonic Series, follow us on Twitter @vVv_Gaming Scroll to the bottom of this post to learn more about becoming a vVv Gaming Community member or how you can join our staff Season 4 will last 8 Weeks, which will be followed by a Season Finale which will be the 9th Week of the Series Supersonic Draft Season Finale will feature top 24 players based on the Solo Leaderboard from Season 4 Supersonic Showdown Season Finale will feature top 8 teams based on the Team Leaderboard from Season 4   Supersonic Draft When: Mondays at 8PM EST (5PM PST)  Check-in starts at 7:30PM EST and close at 7:45PM EST
      Where: vVv Gaming Discord Server: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/discord/invite  (Discord Guide: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/discord/guide)
      Format: 3vs3 - Double Elimination Tournament. Best of three in the winner's bracket and best of one in the loser's bracket until the last two matches which return to best of three. Style: Captain's Draft - Captains are chosen at random (see Registration section for more details) and each captain picks their team-mates. Captains will take turns picking their teammates in a “snake-style” (A, B, C, C, B, A) draft until all teams have 3 players each. Participating with friends is encouraged, however, there is no guarantee that you will be on the same team. The captain’s name will be entered into the Challonge bracket and will be used to represent their team.  Voice channels will be created for each of the teams on our Discord server. Registration: Visit http://vvv-gaming.com/rocket-league/register on the day of the tournament to register.  While signing up you will be able to volunteer to be a captain.  If there are more volunteer captains than the total number of teams, the captains will be picked at random from the pool of volunteers.  If there are not enough volunteer captains, then the remaining number of captains needed will be chosen at random from the remainder of players.  


      Supersonic Showdown When: Thursdays at 8PM EST (5PM PST)  Check-in starts at 7:30PM EST and close at 7:45PM EST
      Where: vVv Gaming Discord Server: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/discord/invite  (Discord Guide: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/discord/guide)
      Format: 3vs3 - Double Elimination Tournament. Best of three in the winner's bracket and best of one in the loser's bracket until the last two matches which return to best of three. Teams are pre-made by the players. Style: Pre-made Teams Registration: Visit http://vvv-gaming.com/rocket-league/register on the day of the tournament to register.
       
      Participating as an individual: After filling out the signup form you will be in a free-agent pool. To ensure your participation in the event, you should be seeking out other free agents to form a team.  Another alternative is to seek a team that only has two players and join their team for the evening. If you do not have a team by the end of check-in period, you may not be able to participate.  If this is the case, contact an admin and seek help with finding a team, please only seek help after attempting to form a team on your own.
       
      Participating as a team: After filling out the signup form above, your team is all set. All you need to do is show up in the discord server during the check-in time.  If you are seeking a third player for the evening, you can view the list of free agent players signed up at http://vvv-gaming.com/rocket-league/register and contact them to be part of your team for the evening. If you are unable to acquire a third team member on you own, then please show up on the Discord server at least 30 minutes prior to the event starting and seek help from a Supersonic Staff Member. Reminder:  Solo participants do not earn points towards the season finale tournament.  We strongly suggest putting a team together to sign up with!  Feel free to use our discord chat to find teammates.    Point System
      You will receive points for your participation in each tournament.  These points will determine the top 8 teams from Showdown  and the top 24 players from the Draft. The first tournament finale will be hosted for the top 24 players based on the individual scores from Supersonic Draft event.  The second tournament finale will be hosted for the top 8 teams based on points earned during Supersonic Showdown nights. Keep in mind that participating in Supersonic Showdown event will earn Team Points, participating alone earns you no points.
       
      Breakdown: 2 points for participating 2 points for every match won in the Winner's Bracket 1 point for every match won in the Loser's Bracket 2 additional points for placing 4th 4 additional points for placing 3rd 6 additional points for placing 2nd 10 additional points for placing 1st   Join vVv Gaming
      Become a Community Member If you are looking for an open and supportive community filled with e-sport fanatics that you can game and socialize with, then you should fill out an application and join vVv Gaming Community.  Being part of vVv Gaming Community is about being part of something more than yourself; It is about playing games with friends that are supportive and honest; It is about meeting up in person at LAN events; It is about making a difference in each other's lives and making a difference in e-sports. If this is the type of community you seek, then click here and fill out your application.   Become a Staff Member Working for an online gaming community has many rewards.  It is a good place to kick start your career in gaming, whether you are looking to become a business major or a community manager.  You will learn new things and acquire transferable skill sets that you can use to build your resume.  If you would like to get involved and help with running of Supersonic Series or other events, please visit our jobs page for more details: http://www.vvv-gaming.com/jobs   Supersonic Staff If you have a question, just reach out to one of our event administrators via Discord or private message via our forum. 
       
      Event Administrators:
      Mohulis, Bliss, Cherp
        For more information on vVv Gaming and to stay up to date with events that we host across various games, visit our website at http://vvv-gaming.com,  follow us on twitter @vVv_Gaming, join our Discord server at http://www.vvv-gaming.com/discord/invite or join our Rocket League Steam Group at http://steamcommunity.com/groups/vVvGamingRL   To join the discussion, click here!
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      Supersonic Series Stacks Up to Support the Troops   11/07/2016

      vVv Gaming Joins Forces With Stack-Up To Support The Troops     We believe that all gamers, regardless of skill, have a place in competitive gaming. We also believe that great things can come from competitive gaming and the communities that support it. As such, starting today, we are joining forces with Stack-Up in their missions and dedicating the Supersonic Series to the troops. Our goal is to help Stack-Up raise money to fund their missions. Each dollar that is donated goes directly to Stack-Up to support their cause. We invite you to join us in our mission by watching our stream, playing in our tournaments, and donating towards a greater cause: supporting the troops through gaming.  
      Stack-Up's Mission   "Founded in 2015, Stack-Up (TAX ID: 47-5424265) brings both veterans and civilian supporters together through a shared love of video gaming. With the motto: 'Veterans are our Mission. Gaming is our Passion', Stack-Up serves US, NATO and ANZAC veterans through three primary programs: The Stacks, Stack-Up Supply Crates, and Air Assaults." With one of their programs, Stack-Up assembles "Supply Crates" filled with video games and nerdy goodies which are sent out to veterans in combat zones, on humanitarian missions, in recovery hospitals, and sometimes even bases located stateside.  They strive to help improve experiences of service members while they are deployed; instead of focusing on how many days of deployment they have left, Stack-Up encourages them to be participating in video game activities with their battle buddies.  It isn't just about having fun either!  Scientific studies have shown that video gaming can help veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, stress, and even pain relief!  
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      You can watch vVv Gaming events live on our Twitch channel.

      Please come to watch and show your support!
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vVv Gaming Takes Top Spots at Winter Brawl 6!

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vVv Gaming's Mortal Kombat Division Does It Again!

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Over the years, to describe the eccentric personality of Major League Baseball slugger, Manny Ramirez, his teammates would often use the phrase, "That's just Manny being Manny". Coincidentally, vVv Gaming has its own Manny whom that phrase can be applied to, except it's not used to describe a personality trait. When Manny "vVv CD Jr" Brito is being Manny, he's doing what he does best, and what he's done since the release of Mortal Kombat 9; he's winning tournaments.

This past weekend, NEC Philly hosted their first major of the year, Winter Brawl 6, a fighting game tournament featuring a host of top players from the east coast. As far as Mortal Kombat goes, the weekend was filled with numerous surprises. A 13-year old prodigy was able to take down some big names in the MK community on his way to a top 5 finish and an online warrior, competing in his first tournament, had turned heads and shown execution comparable to that of vVv REO. Something that did not come as a surprise, however, was the placements of vVv Gaming. Throughout pool play on Saturday, vVv CD Jr and vVv REO were able to remain unbeaten and acquire winners bracket positions in Sunday's Top 8. When all was said and done, the two vVv teammates were able to acquire the gold and silver placements, and show the Mortal Kombat community that they deserve to be ranked

#1 and #2 in the world.

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vVv CD Jr and vVv REO throwing down in the MK9 Grand Finals at Winter Brawl 6 in Philadelphia, PA on Sunday

The vVv Gaming heavyweights, both of whom were flawless throughout the tournament, met in the winners bracket finals for a battle of the unbeatens. CD Jr was able to have his way with REO's Kabal, easily sending him to the losers finals with a 3-1 defeat. In the losers finals, REO sent VSM Crazy Dominican home with 3rd place finish, and advanced to grand finals to seek revenge against his teammate. This time, REO didn't let CD Jr push him around. Coming from the losers bracket, REO was required to win two best-of-5 series over CD Jr to take home the title. When the grand finals begun, REO seemed to have made adjustments and was able to deliver a 3-1 win over CD Jr, resetting the grand finals, and forcing a deciding best-of-5 series. With the hype mounting, CD Jr kept calm, stuck to his fundamentals, and easily took the gold medal with a 3-0, clean sweep of REO.

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vVv CD Jr holding up his Mortal Kombat championship belt, courtesy of TestYourMight.com

This was vVv CD Jr's second straight first place finish at a major in 2012, which means he has acquired valuable EVO points that will be used to seed him when the Evolution Championship Series kicks off in July. After this weekend's performance, there is sure to be a giant bull's eye around the three Vs when the MLG Winter Championships take place in late March in Columbus, OH. With the domination that has been displayed by vVv's Mortal Kombat Division, it seems the organization is now a heavy favorite to take the top spots at Mortal Kombat's first appearance at a Major League Gaming event!

Please join me in congratulating vVv CD Jr and vVv REO on their winnings from this past weekend and be sure to wish them luck when they duke it out for the top prizes in Columbus later next month!

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THAT IS THE SICKEST TROPHY/BELT I HAVE EVER SEEN I WOULD WEAR THAT THING EVERYWHERE I GO!!!

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Congrats CDR bring home hall of fame wins time and time again lolol

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Congratulations! I agree with Buzz, that belt is freakin awesome!

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These two guys are incredible! So proud of them. That belt is SO badass :D

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Congratulations CD Jr and REO!

Also, might I add that the looks of that belt looks amazing. I want! ;]

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awesome, just plain awesome... Looking forward to watching the masterpiece he creates with his opponents blood at Cbus :)

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That belt is awesome! Cant wait to see them in action at Cbus!

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Seriously, these two kick ass. Definitely looking forward to Columbus.

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Great showing by both players. I had a great time down there. Next stop, Columbus!

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Congrats guys!, I wish I would have known about this tournament sooner. I'm from Philly and live now about an hour away. I'll keep an eye out for when vVv is in the area. Would have been cool to cheer the best of the best on.

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Hi im new a.k.a the 13 year old prodigy that everyone has been talking about >_>. I remember fighting cdjr right before i came into top 8 and he put me into the loser brackets. (score 2-1) While fighting his smoke with kl, when he beat my kl with his smoke the first match, i thought of the mk belt that the guy who interviewed me said i would win if i came in first. So i thought of it and it motivated me and i was able to beat his smoke at least once! That made it 1-1 and then he switched to jax and i went "OGOD" Lol his brother crazy dominican took me out. Best kit ive fought. Then i was just crossing along the forums and found this on one of the forums. I remembered cdjr and reo wearing these shirts so i decided to finally sign up. So hi everyone!

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welcome sonic

Also congfratulations on you and reo @_@

Ill get your jax at summer jam lol

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Also congfratulations on you and reo @_@

Ill get your jax at summer jam lol

Welcome to the vVv Gaming forums, Sonic! You performed very well at Winter Brawl. I decided I'd give you the shoutout in the article.

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Welcome to the vVv Gaming forums, Sonic! You performed very well at Winter Brawl. I decided I'd give you the shoutout in the article.

Thanks alot :D

Welcome sonicfox!

Hello!

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