Thanks to Tecmo Koei and Team Ninja, at CouchWarriors Crossup this weekend, you will be able to play the latest preview build of Dead or Alive 6 direct from Japan’s Dead or Alive Festival. This version of the game is close to finished and has not been shown outside of Japan. More characters are available for play, including Bass, Tina and Mila. Team Muscle!
As the game evolves it’s looking better and better.
Due for release on February 15, 2019, Dead or Alive 6 will be available for casual play and there will be two fun tournaments, 2pm Saturday and 2pm Sunday
Try the exciting new fighter before its release, and there will even be prizes! Thanks to Koei Tecmo, the JRPG Atelier Lydie and Suelle will be given away during the tournament. A range of Koei Tecmo titles will also be given away across other games, including Warriors Orochi for Switch, sharing the love with the Smash Bros Ultimate tournament, along with some door prizes too.
Another year at PAXAus for another year of fighting games! We have some exciting stuff in store this year, with early access to the Tokyo Game Show demo of Dead or Alive 6 thanks to the folks at Koei Tecmo Games.
Also a first for us this PAXAus, we’ll be hosting a panel on Saturday to showcase the Console Tournament finals for Dragonball FighterZ and Super Smash Bros 4! Plus, a DOA6 exhibition and some cool surprises and announcements!
Now you can marvel in the comfort of a theatre while the best players at PAX go at it live on stage. Read below for more details.
CouchWarriors Fighting Game Community Tournament Finals
Featuring the Saturday finals for Smash Bros 4 and DragonBall FighterZ live on stage with commentary! 6:30pm Saturday, Fruitbat Theatre
CouchWarriors have been called upon once again to host the fighting game section of the Console Tournament area at PaxAus, running through all three days and hosting a wide variety of games to suit any gamer, new or old.
As usual, between tournament sets we are open for learn to play sessions and casual matches. So feel free to take a break between all those panels, cosplaying and indie games to come join in for some competitive fun!
Winners for each tournament will receive a limited edition PAXAus medal!
Direct link to our schedule with tournament rules can be found here.
Is your Soul feeling a bit chilly? Get ready for that fire to burn again as SOUL CALIBUR VI returns to Battle Arena Melbourne.
BAM10 will feature the first opportunity in Australia to get hands on with the upcoming Soul Calibur VI. Thanks to Bandai Namco, there will be 14 setups available for play. Open to players and Spectators.
Sharpen your swords, we’re opening a portal to the stage of history at BAM10! Register now at www.smash.gg/bam10
With our first chance to play SFV at CouchWarriors Ranbat for August last weekend, many in the community had their first hands on with the game. Here are a couple of the photos from our Facebook page on the day. Read on for impressions and video!
Getting the chance to play on on one with live opponents in the gamescom build of the game was a great chance for community to get a feel for the upcoming game. The reactions have been generally very positive, and players are looking forward to the game.
CouchWarriors member and avid youtuber, Kevin “Burnout” Kim did a great job at pulling together some analysis of changes between the online beta version, which received coverage on Shoryuken.com
Check out the videos below and look for more community impressions and video from the event soon!
Get Ready to RISEUP – we will have a special preview of STREET FIGHTER V at this month’s Ranking Battle event.
There will be two stations available for players to get a hands on experience in two player offline matches. It will be the gamescom build, so try Ken and Necalli!
We will be running some house rules to move people through the preview with three matches on, then move to next players for most of the time. We will also schedule some exhibitions with top players later in the day.
Thank you to Capcom for the opportunity to showcase the new game.
Regular event info follows
Tournaments, casual games, tips and training – CouchWarriors Ranking Battles are a day long fighters festival! Newcomers are welcome as well as tournament veterans.
Each “Ranbat” monthly is a chance to play long sets of casual games for practice, but also earn Ranking Points for the tournament games listed below. Look for regular updates on the ranking points here on the site. You can view the current rankings here.
Come play or BYO your setup. Enjoy some casuals or get in your tournament practice going with our structured events.
When: SATURDAY AUGUST 22 11am-10pm
Where: Brunswick Masonic Hall 6 Davies St, Brunswick North
Cost: $10 Entry + Tournaments (Expected pot fee is $5 per tournament)
11am – Doors, Casual play
11:30am – Super Smash Bros. Wii U doubles
12pm – Super Smash Bros. PM Singles 12pm onward STREET FIGHTER V PREVIEW – CASUALS, EXHIBITIONS
1pm – Super Smash Bros. Melee Doubles
3pm – Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
4pm – Guilty Gear Xrd
3pm – MORTAL KOMBAT X
3pm – Super Smash Bros. Wii U Singles
4pm – Super Smash Bros. Melee Singles
3:30pm – 6pm – Ultra Street Fighter IV
BRING YOUR OWN CONTROLLER
There is a BYOC / Sticks policy for the event. Our friendly players will often loan a controller, but we ask you to please bring your run! Also, 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
The venue is a short walk from Moreland Train Station, Sydney Road Tram, and there is ample parking at the venue . It’s just off Sydney Rd, before Moreland Rd.
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.