Battle Arena Melbourne 8 stomps into the history books as the biggest fighting game event ever in Australia, breaking the record set last year with 815 attendees and hitting a peak of 14,000 concurrent viewers during the Street Fighter V finals, this was the most viewed livestream Aus FGC event ever.
Thanks to all the CouchWarriors staff, event partners, and especially players from across multiple fighting game communities that once again made this a special event.
Thanks everyone for coming to the February Ranking Battle. It was a great event, we had 307 attendees, and huge tournaments for Smash 4 with 160 attendees and a fantastic first tournament to launch Street Fighter V with 85 attendees. Here are the results
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!
We 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.
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,
Featuring two new characters, new stages and environment effects, this looks to build on the solid work put in on DOA5 Ultimate.
Plus, Mindscape Games are giving away copies of Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate, the DOA soundtrack, and Kasumi mousepads. There’s been a good run of tournaments for DOA5U this year at Ranking Battles, with a Ranking Season Medal Winner to be decided this Sunday.
It’s the biggest gaming event of the year – and CouchWarriors is proud to be providing the Fighting Game Tournaments services for PAX Australia this coming weekend!
In the Console Tournament area we will have a full suite of consoles set with a library of fighters to play. Join us for one of the many tournaments each day, or come by and practice. We’ll even be providing time for Learn To Play, so if you want to dip your toes into the playing fighters at their best – side by side with other people – now’s your chance.
Tournaments! We have a small set rotating roster of excellent tournament games to play, plus a range of additional games to play in casuals. With some games being played in tournaments more than once over the weekend, we’re looking forward to a Best of the Best playoff each day and Sunday.
You can also challenge your friends with our friendly Winners Stays – Limit of 3 Wins rules for all games.
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!
Mindscape are the distributor in Australia for both KONAMI and TECMO KOEI. We have amazing giveaways from each. The fantastic team at Mindscape are continuing to throw strong support behind Dead or Alive 5 in the tournament scene. Expect to see them popping up at conventions and events around the country.
As a special bonus we are pleased to announce every DOA5 entrant will receive an Angel and Devil DLC code to download the latest DOA5 Costume pack, free!