We’re proud to confirm BENQ Australia is a Major Event Sponsor for Battle Arena Melbourne 7, and indeed CouchWarriors events as a whole, through 2015.
Always a great supporter of competitive and esports gaming events, BENQ are an amazing event partner in providing additional monitors to the event so that players have the very best tournament experience. BENQ monitors are the #1 choice for lag free play, essential for high level matches as demanded by top players across all games. At the high speed and skill required in fighting games, this is a must.
What’s more, BENQ are presenting the SUPER SMASH BROS for WIIU tournament and providing a $750 CASH BONUS to the prize pot, added to the funds generated by entries.
Madman are Australia’s leading independent film and DVD distributor with the best and latest in anime, manga, asian cinema and cult films.
The huge Madman prize package will be shared across all games and the Cosplay Competition.
Team Ninja are the developer of DEAD OR ALIVE 5 LAST ROUND, which will see Australia’s very best fighting it out in the tournament on Sunday 24th.
International guest PERFECT LEGEND will be participating in the DOA5LR tournament. Winner of EVO in 2006 for DOA, Perfect Legend remains a big supporter of the game. You can see him explaining the tutorial mode of the game here.
Team Ninja and local distributor Mindscape Australia have offered a round of Tecmo Koei games and special items,
CouchWarriors is pleased to announce the return of headset sponsor for 2015, PLANTRONICS GAMING
PLANTRONICS is a leader in gaming headsets, and has been a great supporter of gaming events, teams and players. Known for quality and innovative headsets, the Plantronics RIG, which incorporates a multi-input mixer, will be deployed at the tournament stations. Look forward to comfort and complete focus when playing tournament matches
In addition to the RIG headset being available for players, there will be a prize pool of headsets for our tournament winners and for prize giveaways.
Community: The Australian FGC is a series of player profiles from our local scene. In each episode we ask our guest who they are, where they come from, what/who they play, and what is it about fighting games and the FGC that keeps them around.
This episode features Anthony “A1Major” Majarian, a prominent KOF player from South Australia. He tells us about his history in the SA arcade scene, the rise of the modern SA console tournament scene, what he loves about arcades, life+fighting game philosophy and why he keeps coming back to Battle Arena Melbourne (BAM).
This episode comes out just in time for BAM7 and was actually filmed last year at BAM6. This episode offers a no-holds barred glimpse into the raucous fun that goes on at BAM, and all the colourful characters and hype moments that happen. So if you want more fighting game action be sure to check BAM7 out in the Melbourne CBD, May 22-24!