The wait for Tekken 7 just got a little easier for Tekken heads in NSW, as thanks once again to our friends at Bandai Namco Australia, YSB attendees will have another exclusive hands-on with the game at this month’s YSB. That’s not all though – At YSB in January, we’ll have 6 setups equipped with the latest available public build of Tekken 7, featuring the currently unreleased Lee and Miguel. Come down to get some time with this exclusive build, both casual and tournament play will be available throughout the day and players of all levels are encouraged to come give the game a try.
January’s YSB will be taking place on January 28th, find out more about the event here.
The year’s tournament calendar has well and truly wound down, but we decided to hang anyway to talk Japan, Capcom Cup, KOIFT, Season 2 of Street Fighter V and our favourite moments of 2016.
Recorded December 21st, 2016 live @ Twitch.tv/Gamrah
As always, show notes/YouTube archive are available after the jump.
Yesterday marked a special day in Australian FGC history, as we wrapped the first ever tournament to be held at the Sydney Opera House! There was a great mix of old and new faces, and players of all skill levels got to appreciate this unique Street Fighter experience. The full results for yesterday’s tournament (and the last Sydney tournament of 2016) can be found below:
|Street Fighter V
7th) Like Ross
That’s it for Sydney tournaments in 2016, we’ll see you all back in January for YSB!
BlazBlue: Central Fiction will be making its debut at Area 52 e-sports in Hobart this weekend in the form of a double elimination tournament. The tournament will be a double elimination bracket and will also be live streamed on Twitch. Here are the details:
- Date: Friday, December 16th
- Time: 6pm
- Location: Area 52, 104 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000
- Entry Fee: Free
Those interested can find out more about the tournament by checking out the Facebook event.
In the final days before the new Street Fighter V season drops, GUF Brisbane will be hosting an Ultra Street Fighter IV tournament for those looking to revisit the last Street Fighter entry. The tournament will be run on PC and entrants will be able to play casuals after the tournament until 5pm. Here are the details:
Date: Sunday, December 18th
Time: Doors open at 11:30am, tournament begins at 12:30pm.
Location: Level 1, 279-281 Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, QLD 4006
Entry Fee: $10
For full details, including tournament format, rules and prizes, visit the official event page on Facebook.
The next monthly Stick Addiction tournament will be taking place at The Loaded Dice Bar in Canberra this coming Saturday. In addition to the Street Fighter V bracket, there will be also be an Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 tournament, which will be a staple at the monthly until Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite drops next year. Here are the details:
Date: Saturday, December 17th
Location: The Loaded Dice, 5/38 Reed St N, Greenway, ACT 2900
For tournament times, entry fee and other details, visit the event page.
The final Sonic Boom of 2016 took place at Guf Brisbane last weekend with another strong turnout for Street Fighter V. The event was a great way to round out Season 1 of Street Fighter V in Queensland, and featured healthy competition from players of all skill levels. The results can be found below:
|Street Fighter V
1st: Katabami (Ryu)
2nd: SLD|SilverAsch (Nash)
3rd: Shinomome (Chun-Li)
CouchWarriors had their final Ranbat for 2016 last Saturday, where they crowned the winners for the various games played throughout the season. Hit the jump to see all the results for both the December Ranbat and overall season winners:
The latest in the series of Reload Bar & Games Street Fighter V tournaments went down in Canberra last Sunday. Stick Addiction held the tournament with Percadu taking out the last Reload of the year. Below we have details of the top 3 plus the Challonge bracket for the event. Full results are available via the Stick Addiction Facebook page.
|Street Fighter V Results
We recently announced that OzHadou will be teaming up with Bingefest for 24 hours of Street Fighter action on December 17th/18th and today we’re excited to share another sweet incentive to this Season 1 farewell Street Fighter V tournament.
Thanks to Samsung Australia, the winner of the bracket will walk away with both a Samsung Gear VR and a Samsung Galaxy S7. Additionally, the tournament format has changed to double elimination to create a fairer playing field for entrants.
For all other info about the tournament, click here.