BAM8 Side tournaments!


We’re pleased to announce the addition of three side tournaments at BAM8:

Super Street Fighter II Turbo, Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown and Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.
Sign up now or add the games if you’ve already pre-registered!


Big thanks to SpiderCarnage and Jake Lovett aka Naked Jake for running Super Turbo and Marvel at BAM8!

CouchWarriors always encourages DIY tournaments and to reward passionate champions of the game in the community. So if you want to see your game at BAM next year – step up and let us know!

BAM8 Pot Bonuses!

BAM8 is swiftly approaching!

We’ve already announced a $500 pot bonus for the top 3 Australian players for Smash 4 and Melee:


And we’re pleased to announce a new pot bonus – $500 for Street Fighter V!

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And one last pot bonus- this time $300 for BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend!

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Remember to pre-register for BAM8 before the 7th of May when pre-reg closes! Hope to see you guys there.

BAM8 Qualifiers

Hi guys, just want to let you know about the upcoming BAM8 qualifiers!


16 April Canberra: BAM8 Qualifier by Stick Addiction

17 April Perth: WA BAM8 Prologue by Ozhadou Perth
24 April New Zealand: BAM8 NZ Qualifier by Standing Fierce
30 April Sydney: YSB #41 by Ozhadou


A big thank you to our fellow TOs for organising these qualifiers and hope you guys make it out to these!

And thank you to the GC Fighters for throwing a great tourney last week, and be sure to check out Dejan’s post-tournament recap.

Battle Arena Melbourne 8 Afterparty!

Hi guys,

We’re happy to announce that the official BAM8 afterparty will happen on Sunday night May 15 at 10PM-3AM at the Crafty Squire nearby on 127 Russell Street.

We will have drinks till late together with multiple setups there for your drunken team matches or moneymatches!

Drink specials for the night:

Happy hour prices ($8.50 pints) on tap beer & cider, house wines & house spirits for the night

$12 cocktails – Long Island, Apple pie & mojito

$5 “wet p***y” shots all night (vodka, peach schnapps and cranberries)

The kitchen will be open till late with the likes of: fish & chips, beef burger, chips, wedges, calamari, pork belly, school prawns, lamb ribs, sweetcorn fritters.

In addition, we’ll have our own Deejay: the infamous arcade Ryu player himself Phil “Def-P” Nguyen– feel free to hit him up with some requests.

Hope to see you guys there!
(Over 18 only!)

Facebook event link in case you missed it:

[Melb] CouchWarriors April Ranbats – 16th and 23th

The last CouchWarriors ranbats before BAM8 are back in April! We have traditional fighters and Melee: USF4, GGXRD, DOA5LR, MKX, Smash Melee and Project M on Saturday the 16th of April and Smash 4 and Rivals of Aether on the 23rd of April.

Be sure to check which weekend coincides with the games that you play, and hope to see you guys there!

Dates: Saturday 16th and 23rd of April
Time: 10:00am – late
Location: 6 Davies St, Brunswick North, VIC 3056
Entry Fee: $10 plus tournaments

For full details check out the official Facebook event pages for the April 16 (preregister here) and April 23 (preregister here) events.

Or hit the jump to see the full schedule for both days!


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