Today, Justin Wong is one of the premier names in fighting games. But it all started with a generous grandmother and conveniently located arcade.
As he looks to defend his Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 title at this year’s edition of Evo, check out our interview from with one of the world’s most famous fighting game pros. At SXSW earlier this year, Justin talks about getting his start in the fighting game community, changes in the scene as the money and professional has increased, and his reaction to the money being pumped into Street Fighter tournaments by Capcom and Sony.
Justin admitted that the influx of prizes has increased his own practice time in the game, and he said he was excited about the community’s future and the new names and faces who will be making an impact as fighting games grow professionally.