Announcing FGC at The Game Expo

Starting the year off with a bang, we have teamed up with The Game Expo to bring you a huge FGC major this coming March! Featuring a large list of games and over $6000 in prize money, this will be an event all of you competitors out there won’t want to miss.

Date: March 11-12

Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre – 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006

Schedule: See tournament registration page

Prizes: Over $6000 (see list below for specific numbers)

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CouchWarriors teams with Cospendium Convention for Gaming Zone and tournaments!

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cospendium Cosplay and Games Convention!

Cospendium is a brand new event on the pop culture calendar, which is developing a new approach to convetions and will be including gaming in a big way! 

As a major part of the event, Cospendium and CouchWarriors have joined forces, and with their fantastic support, we’ll be able to bring you an amazing Gaming Zone at Cospendium featuring our core Fighting Game Tournaments, PC Freeplay, Console Freeplay, Indie Games, Gaming Exhibitors, and much more to be announced. The gaming zone will be amazing for new fans and old, whether learning to play, showing your skills, or checking out cool new games.

As part of today’s first announcement we’ll reveal the first tournament titles which will each have a $1,000 prize pool!

Tournament Games with 1,000 Prize Pool
  • Street Fighter V
  • Super Smash Bros Ultimate
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Tekken 7

Thanks to the amazing support from Cospendium, who are creating something special with this new convention, the same will be true of the CouchWarriors Gaming Zone. The tournaments hosted here will be consequential, supported with great prizes and an amazing, big screen spectator experience.  

Tournament info

Here are the first round of CouchWarriors Gaming Zone Tournaments at Cospendium!

Each tournament will feature $1,000 cash prize pool, and will be open to everyone with a Cospendium ticket.

Step One: Make sure you have a Cospendium ticket at 

Step Two: Register for your tournaments on

You will be able to preregister online and, if spaces are available, on the day for each tournament.  Major tournaments will be run with a feature stage, and live stream to capture those clutch moments.

Dead or Alive Festival – Australian Qualifier – Winner to fly to Japan


We are happy to announce that CouchWarriors will be hosting a special qualifier tournament for the DEAD OR ALIVE FESTIVAL.  This is a special exhibition tournament taking place in Tokyo, Japan on August 1, 2015.  We are honored to partner with Team Ninja to create this opportunity for Australian fighters, and to host the tournament at OzComicCon.

The winner of this tournament will be awarded with a qualified spot in the Festival along with flights and accommodation in Tokyo for the event!

More information on Dead or Alive Festival

Dead or Alive Festival: Australian Qualifier

When:  June 28, 1pm

 Where: OzComicCon Melbourne


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CouchWarriors hosting Fighting Games at OzComicCon! June 27-28

occposterWe are proud to announce we are once again working with OzComicCon Melbourne to present an entertaining Fighting Game area at the convention, which will be held at the Melbourne Convention Centre on June 27 and 28.

Join in the fighting game action at OzcomicCon! Beginners to pros welcome!
Learn to play, casual winner-stay matches, and Prize Winning Tournaments will be available each day.

There will even be unique OCC medals for winners!




The basic schedule is found in the image below and linked here

BAM7 Event Partner: PAX Australia – Win Tickets to PAX!




We are proud to announce that PAX Australia is an event partner to Battle Arena Melbourne!

PAX Australia are supporting BAM with additional consoles and a prize of PAX Aus passes for each of the feature game winners.


10 Passes to PAX Australia

The winner of every feature game will receive a pass to the event on October 30-November 1

Plus one lucky attendee will also win a pass.

Look for CouchWarriors fighting game tournaments at PAX Aus 2015!

CouchWarriors to Host the Video Game Room at CHAOz Con!

CouchWarriors is pleased to announce it has teamed up with the upcoming convention event, CHAOz at Melbourne University on August 23-24!

CHAOz is a convention for the Cosplayers, Hobbyists and Artists of Australia (Oz). Among the  many events will be community run panels, workshops, along with card games, screenings, and video games!

We’ll be there alongside the team from New Game Plus, with a full suite of fantastic fighting games to play, with a range of added con gaming favourites and some cool surprises.

We’ll be sharing our full schedule of events for the con soon.  Expect to be able to join in Learn To Play training sessions for your favourite fighters, prove yourself a con champion in Tournaments, try out new and old games in a range of genres, or just chill and play casually.

Meanwhile, make sure you follow CHAOz on Facebook, also Register for the Event, and we look forward to seeing you there!

Suggestions and requests for games, events and tournaments are welcome!  Visit CouchWarriors on Facebook and leave us a message, or use the Contact Us Section