Yeaaaaaah we’re late, we know. Video games happened! BAM8 is done and dusted and we were sat down with Couchwarriors duo Spoony and Muttons to talk Australia’s first Street Fighter V major and more.
As always, show notes are available after the jump.
South Australian Fighting Game Community‘s 2016 season is underway this Sunday featuring a number of Main Card and Minor Card games. Main Cards will receive a $500 pot bonus for finals at the end of the season after 6 rounds, at Southern Cross Championships in Q4 of 2016. The titles and details for the event are as follows:
Main Card titles:
- Street Fighter V
- Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator
- Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
- Super Smash Bros. Melee
Minor Card titles:
- Project M
- Super Smash Bros. 64
- Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (doubles)
- Super Smash Bros. Melee (doubles)
Date: Sunday, May 29th
Location: ARENA Internet Cafe Chinatown – 1st Floor 36-48 Wright St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Entry Fee: $10 venue entry, $5 per tournament game
12pm – Doors
1pm – Project M
3pm – Smash 4, SSBM doubles
5pm – Smash 64
6pm – Guilty Gear Xrd
7pm – SSBM singles, Smash 4 doubles
8pm – Street Fighter 5
Check out the FGC stream at SAFGC and the Smash stream at Kaizmo. Further details can be found at the official event page.
The next monthly Street Figthter V tournament at Reload Bar & Games in Canberra has been announced for June. These tournaments are run in association with Stick Addiction, Canberra’s fighting game community.
The entry fee includes a pizza and drink, plus there is a bar tab on offer for the tournament winner. There will also be a side bracket for a game that has yet to be announced.
Date: Sunday, June 12th
Location: Reload Bar & Games, 38 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra, ACT 2601
Entry Fee: $20, includes 1 drink from the bar and a pizza
For further details visit the Facebook event page.
GooGie’s next online PS4 Mortal Kombat XL tournament has been announced for the first week of June. Once again GooGie is providing a pot of $50 for the winner and additional prizes will be announced soon.
Entry is restricted to Australian and New Zealand players with proven stable wired connections. Instructions and live updates will be provided via this Facebook page so be sure to have it open during the tournament.
Date: Sunday, June 5th
Time: 5:00pm AEST
Location: Australian and New Zealand players only
Entry Fee: Free
Full details including tournament rules can be found at the official event page and we have an embed of GooGie Twitch channel after the jump.
Live in Brisbane and have that post-major high? Guf Brisbane has you covered with some Street Fighter V action on May 29th.
Note that this tournament will be run on PCs and pre-registration is available via Challonge. There are also great prizes on offer thanks to a $50 pot bonus.
Date: Sunday, May 29th
Location: Level 1, 279-281 Brunswick Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, QLD 4006
Entry Fee: $10 ($5 venue entry plus $5 tournament entry)
For full details, including tournament format and rules, visit the official event page.
Area 52 is holding a Street Fighter V tournament this Saturday for those looking to continue the grind following BAM last weekend. The details are as follows:
Date: Saturday, May 21st
Time: 5:00pm sharp
Location: Area 52, 104 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, TAS 7000
Entry Fee: $10
For all the details concerning this tournament, including format and rules, visit the event page on Facebook.
Battle Arena Melbourne 8 went down last weekend and featured talent both local and international across a multitude of games. All brackets for events can be found here, otherwise the results are after the jump.
Additional coverage is also available at EventHubs, Shoryuken and Red Bull.
Game City in Perth are hosting a tournament for Mortal Kombat X this Friday. This will be a double elimination tournament predominantly run on PS4 consoles.
Date: Friday, May 20th
Location: Game City, Shop TR2/3, Raine Square Shopping Centre, 300 Murray Street, Perth, WA 6000
Entry Fee: $15 per player or $25 to add a limited Kombat hog dog and drink
For full details regarding this tournament, including tournament rules, format and prizes, visit the event page on Facebook.
Last Saturday the Stick Addiction crew organised a tournament for Street Fighter V as part of the Andrometa cosplay and gaming showcase in Canberra. The tournament was won by Sydney’s Genxa, defeating Kay Seven in the grand final of the single elimination bracket.
Below we have a photo of the top 2 players and the top 4 results from the tournament. Check out the Stick Addiction Facebook page for more photos from the event.
Andrometa – SFV
2nd: Kay Seven
3rd: Adam Zur
Top 2 for SF5: Kay Seven (left) and Genxa.
OHN returns! The OzHadou Nationals are Australia’s longest running fighting game tournament series and OzHadou’s premier annual event.
This year marks the 14th OHN tournament and it’s going to be one of the biggest on record. Here are the first round of major announcements for OHN14:
- Final Australian 2016 event in Capcom Pro Tour Asia for Street Fighter V.
- Super Smash Bros. returns to OHN with official singles and doubles tournaments for both WiiU and Melee.
- The first Australian major tournament for Tekken 7: Fated Retribution with arcade setups provided by Bandai Namco.
- Major tournaments for popular York Street Battles games Mortal Kombat XL and Virtua Fighter 5: Finals Showdown.
- Large new venue in the Sydney CBD to accommodate more participants and spectators than ever before!
Date: Friday, August 26th – Sunday, August 28th
Location: Australia Ballroom, Level 1, The Menzies Sydney, 14 Carrington St, Sydney NSW 2000
Entry Fees: $10 per tournament plus venue entry of $60 (discounts available – see below); spectators $10 each
OHN features mandatory online registration for all attendees. Registration is now open – visit the OHN registration page to purchase your pass. Competitors that register by July 31st will receive a $10 discount on venue entry and have the chance to purchase an official, limited-run OHN14 t-shirt.
To find out more about OHN14 visit the official OHN website and keep up with the latest OHN news here or via the OzHadou social media channels on Facebook & Twitter.