[Melb] CouchWarriors Ranbat Results – June 18th


The June CouchWarriors ranbat for “traditional fighters” went down last weekend. As usual plenty of results were provided via CouchWarriors’ official Facebook page. Here’s a summary of the top 3 players along with some of the photos from the day.

June 18th Ranbat Results

Street Fighter V
1) ToXy
2) Reepuplzorg
3) Muttons


Top 3 for SF5: (left to right) Reepuplzorg, ToXy and Muttons.
Mortal Kombat XL
1) Josh
2) kdee-10
3) Abi


Top 3 for MKX: (left to right) kdee-10, Josh and Abi.

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
1) Naked Jake
2) Pal
3) Muttons


Top 3 for UMvC3: (left to right) Pal, Naked Jake and Muttons.
Super Smash Bros. Melee
1) Rcjay
2) Moxie2d
3) Saucy


Top 3 for SSBM: (left to right) Moxie2d, Rcjay and Saucy.
Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator
1) Javi
2) Feri
3) Tailais


Top 3 for GGXrd: (left to right) Feri, Javi and Tailais.

[Newc] Newcastle Gamesday – June 25th


DownForwardPunch will be holding Newcastle Gamesday on June 25th featuring Street Fighter V, Smash 4 and a variety of other tournaments. A number of vendors will also be at the event who will be selling both current and retro gaming items. Here’s the rest of the info:

Date: Saturday, June 25th.
Time: Doors open at 10am
Location: 846 Hunter St, Newcastle West, NSW 2302
Entry Fee: Free

For more information, be sure to visit the official event page on Facebook.

[Syd] T7 Tournament at Bandai Namco HQ – July 2nd


Melbourne isn’t the only city vying for national supremacy in Tekken 7 at the OzHadou Nationals 14. With Fated Retribution about to arrive in arcades, the fine folks at Bandai Namco ANZ have invited OzHadou community manager FaYd to run a “farewell” arcade tournament for Tekken 7 in their office in Redfern.

The office is being open specifically for this event, so participants are asked to respect the staff and premises while attending. Thanks to Steve from Bandai Namco for providing the Sydney Tekken community with this great opportunity.

Date: Saturday, July 2nd
Time: Doors open at 9:00am; tournament starts at 12:00pm
Location: Bandai Namco Group, 44-78 Rosehill Street, Redfern, NSW 2016
Entry Fee: $5 for the tournament, $2 for casual play, spectators may attend for free

For all the details including tournament format and prizes, read FaYd’s announcement post on Facebook.

[Melb] T7 Tournament at Melbourne Tekken HQ – July 2nd


Following the recent establishment of Melbourne Tekken HQ in the CBD, the local community is ready to start running regular tournament for Tekken 7 in the lead up to the OzHadou Nationals 14.

It’s been tough for Tekken players to get quality time with Tekken 7. The arcade-only status has made accessing the game difficult in Australia where up-to-date arcades are very rare. If you’re keen to get into the game or test your abilities ahead of the much-anticipated console and PC release in early 2017, Melbourne Tekken HQ is well worth visiting.

Date: Saturday, July 2nd
Time: 12:30pm sharp – arrive early to register
Location: Level 2, 422 Bourke St, Melbourne, VIC 3006
Entry Fee: $10 – $5 for the tournament pot and $5 of game credits

Full details are available via this post on Facebook.

[Bris] Sonic Boom 3 – July 3rd


Sonic Boom 3 was previously scheduled for June 12th however the tournament had to be rescheduled as players weren’t available on the advertised date.

Organiser Jason Nguyen has kindly informed us that the rescheduled Sonic Boom 3 tournament for Street Fighter V will take place at GUF Brisbane on July 3rd. As before competitors need to sign up online via Challonge. Please note that this tournament will be run using the PC version of SF5.

Date: Sunday, July 3rd.
Time: Doors open at 11:30am, tournament begins at 12:00pm.
Location: Level 1, 279-281 Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, QLD 4006
Entry Fee: $5 venue fee, $5 tournament fee.

For full details, including tournament format, rules and prizes, visit the official event page on Facebook.

Thanks to Jason Nguyen for the tip.

[GC] Gold Coast Throwdown – June 21st


Gold Coast Fighters have announced that the next Gold Coast Throwdown tournament will be taking place this coming Tuesday at Good Games on the Gold Coast. In addition to casual play for Street Fighter V, GCF will also be running a free-entry tournament for Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator.

GCF’s Mr See More has donated a $50 pot for GGXrd so this will be a great chance for people to check out the game and give it a go. All tournaments will be run on PS4 consoles and DIY is highly encouraged for people keen to play other fighting games on the day.

Date: Tuesday, June 21st
Time: 6:00pm for casuals, tournament starts at 7:30pm
Location: Good Games Gold Coast, 8/130 Scarborough St, Southport, QLD 4215
Entry Fee: $5 venue entry; no additional fee to enter the GGXrd tournament

Visit this Facebook event page for GGXrd details and refer to this GCF announcement from Daniel for further Gold Coast Throwdown details.

GooGie’s Online MKX Tournament #7 – Results


The 7th in GooGie’s monthly online tournament series for Mortal Kombat X took place recently. Nxnja put in an impressive showing by placing 2nd in his first online tournament, with victory ultimately going to Wazminator. Here are the top 3 results:

1st) Wazminator
2nd) Nxnja
3rd) IFat|Gilbagz, xXSupernewmanXx

Video archives are also available via Youtube, with local embeds available after the jump.


I Don’t Even (Listen to This) Podcast E11 – 8 Frames of Hollywatch


No guest this week (every single person everywhere is still playing Overwatch), but our very own Erks-sports got sponsored! We talk about what the influx of new signings means for the Austrailan FGC as well Tekken 7, Injustice 2 and Street Fighter V news from E3. Finally, we give a hot take on the FGC’s most pressing issue – How long do we have before every major is just an Overwatch LAN party?

As always, show notes are available after the jump.


Nuovo Gaming Sponsors 8 Top AU FGC Competitors


This week another e-sports organisation has announced its support for some of Australia’s best fighting game competitors. Nuovo Gaming has entered the Australian competitive fighting game scene by sponsoring four of Sydney’s top Mortal Kombat X and Street Fighter V competitors: Cabjoy, Gilbagz, Spaceghost and Erkybomb.

The other AU FGC player sponsorship announcements from Nuovo Gaming are for the Smash Bros. community, with Smopup, SD, Waveguider and Ghost added to their e-sports team line-up.

In addition to being regular top-placers at tournaments, the Nuovo Gaming team includes several major AU FGC contributors. Cabjoy and Gilbagz are known for the Friendly Alliance Podcast and Erkybomb is a regular panellist on the I Don’t Even Podcast.

For full details on the Nuovo Gaming announcement read the news article published by PVP Live.