Giantbomb's Patrick Klepek interviewed the winner of this year's EVO Rising Star award, the eight-year-old Noah Solis. Noah himself doesn't have too much to say, but his father describes his son's talents and passion for fighting games. Noah's favorite thing about Super Street Fighter IV? Bison's purple hand. Finally, Mr. Solis teases an upcoming announcement from little Noah.
Check out an excerpt below and read the whole interview at Giantbomb!
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The family started considering the idea of bringing Noah to a local tournament. With three growing mouths to feed, however, deciding to jump in the car and enter a tournament wasn't an easy question to answer. Such trips cost money.
"The way the economy is, I lost my job," he said, "but I had a nice set of rims on the car, so I sold my rims and said 'Let's go, let's see what he's got.'"