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CouchWarriors Expands Further Nationally with South Australia and New South Wales After successful growth from Victoria into Queensland, Fighting Game Esports Events organisation brings in Adelaide and Sydney organisers under
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We’re returning to Melbourne Esports Open to bring fighting games to #MEO2019! Catch all the action on the CouchWarriors Fighting Game Stage as part of this major esports festival! MEO is coming up
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The biggest fighting game tournament in the world is this weekend! EVO 2019 in Las Vegas will draw players from across the globe, including players from Australia and New Zealand.
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Brisbane has been lacking a major FGC national event for some time now and thanks to the Couchwarriors team in Brisbane we will finally have a national series grace the
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After a successful Season 1, finding champion ANZ players to send to EVO, the world’s biggest tournament, CouchWarriors have announced the BAM Path to EVO Season 2 This special Ranking Series ties
These events across the country will determine who the danger players are from each state, leading into Battle Arena Melbourne on May 9-11!
Top 2 from each game will receive Seeding points into the BAM6 event. Individual qualifiers may give out additional prizes or contribute to winner’s travel costs.
Here are the details of each event!
With another tournament successfully completed, congratulates those who earned their BAM seeding points at the recent Melbourne qualifier, as well as those who just missed out, better luck at BAM guys!
Hit the jump for the results!
The second episode filmed at the Queensland fighting game major Buttonsmash features the man with a million names, each one more nonsensical and meme-tastic than the last. Also known as CoolzInferno, CoolzHAMYOLO, 2DSatan, Soji-killah- the wacky Weng from Western Australia is a tournament organiser in Perth and a very frequent flier in the Australian tournament circuit.
He’s known for mercilessly popping off on his hapless roommates (me) and his unique Taylor Swift-lovin’ Tinder-reviewin’ absurdly hilarious personality. We discuss his time at Buttonsmash, the WA scene, and what life lessons you could learn from the FGC. Hope you guys like it!
For Buttonsmash results and a recap click HERE
When: April 5th – 1pm-10pm
Where: Abbotsford Masonic Hall
141 Gipps St, Abbotsford, 3067
Cost: $10 Entry + Tournaments (Expected pot fee is $5 per tournament)
2pm – Late – Super Smash Bros Brawl, Melee and Project M
3pm – 6pm – Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition
3pm – 6pm – Dead or Alive
4pm – 7pm – Killer Instinct
5pm – 8pm – King of Fighters XIII
5pm – 8pm – Injustice
6pm – 9pm – Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
6pm – 9pm – Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown
Come down and register in person if you haven’t already registered online.
BRING YOUR OWN CONTROLLER
Since we’re no longer in the Shadowlogic venue, there aren’t going to be a list of Sticks for people to borrow, and while we should have enough equipment to run the tournaments, everyone will appreciate anybody who can bring setups for casuals and DIYs.
HOW TO GET THERE
Park or get off at Collingwood Station…
Walk either down the alley, or down the main street
We hope to see you all there on Saturday and we can’t wait to see who’s in top form leading up to BAM!
I was just up in Queensland in March for their annual major- Buttonsmash and managed to film a few episodes there. The first Buttonsmash special features the man behind the entire event and the main Brisbane tournament organiser, Aaron “Tulf” Costello. Aaron entered the scene about two years ago, being mainly an Injustice player.
At the time, the scene in Brisbane needed a boost with long-time organisers like Slapper Joe and JBHewitt wanting to move onto other things. Aaron and his Keep ‘Et Classy organisation stepped to fill the void, and he’s a great example of how you don’t have to be an FGC veteran to have a huge impact on your scene, all you need is the passion for growing the scene, and Aaron has that in spades.
Thanks to all the Buttonsmash staff for a great major, I had a great time, and hope you guys enjoy this episode.
For Buttonsmash results and a recap click HERE – (videos will be up soon)
Media Release: CouchWarriors and New Game Plus TV announce media and event production partnership
Two respected gaming communities working together
Melbourne, 18th March 2014 – CouchWarriors and New Game Plus are pleased to announce the two long standing community organisations have entered into a media and events partnership. The groups will be working together more closely on upcoming gaming events, including the sixth annual Battle Arena Melbourne, a national major fighting game tournament on May 10-11
New Game Plus will be producing the live video stream for BAM, creating video previews, interviews, player profiles and coverage of the event. View the NG+ post-event trailer for BAM5 here:
You can now register for the 2014 Battle Arena Melbourne event – visit the registration page to join and start practicing!
Plus, enjoy the first BAM6 flyer:
Today, we take a break from our usual programming to bring you a very special episode- Daichi Dissects!
Daichi Akahoshi, hailing from Japan, is Melbourne’s resident Magneto master and Vergil abuser. He possesses a keen and incredibly scientific mind for the game of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. In this episode he sits down with us to analyse the games and play-styles of various Marvel players in Australia. From young up and comers, students of the game, and even how Ali isn’t actually random, he breaks it all down for us in his own unique and humorous way. The players covered in this episode are:
Hope you guys like this special edition of Daichi Dissects! Just in time for the FGC major in the Marvel state itself- Queensland’s ButtonSmash (from the 15th – 16th of March).
The third episode of Community features Michael “Cactus” Ashmore. A long time mainstay in the Melbourne FGC, the Golden Child is mild-mannered in demeanour but packs a nasty far standing fierce. He’s a strangely modest individual, scratching his beard when he beats your ass with his Dhalsim and giggling good-humouredly when you hit him with something stupid. We learn more about how he got into the scene, why he loves travelling for interstate FGC events and arcade tournaments, and how he’d knock you out with a right old left!
Hope you guys like it!
Also, if you’re in Queensland this weekend be sure to check out their major: Buttonsmash! http://www.button-smash.com/