Tuesday night saw Gold Coast Fighters‘ 3rd Guilty Gear XRD tournament with an added pot bonus of $250 (courtesy of Mr. See More, TAJ Garou and No Opulence). The top 8 results were as follows:
5th) Mr. See More
Top 3 (left to right): Mantato, Yuki_MB3 and Huntersteven.
For a full list of results, check the Challonge bracket and be sure to hit the jump for tournament highlights.
Thanks to Daniel “No Opulence” Pepper for the tip.
This weekend fighting game players and fans around the world will be tuning-in to the live streams for Evolution 2016. As mentioned previously this is a huge event for the global FGC with players from around he world converging in Las Vegas, USA to crown this year’s Evo champions.
Below we have a summary of links people can check for information and live updates about Evo 2016. After the jump we also have embeds of all of the official Evo stream channels. Be sure to make some noise in the official AU FGC Facebook page to share the hype with the Australian scene as we cheer our players and favourites.
Hit the jump for the official stream links.
OzHadou are pleased to announce that we’ve partnered up with Viewsonic for OHN14 who will be official display partner for the event, providing a heap of their flagship VX2457 model for tournament setups all weekend long. Information about the monitor can be found below:
OzHadou would like to sincerely thank Viewsonic for their contribution to this year’s event. If you’re coming along in August stay tuned, there are plenty more announcements to come. Make sure you’ve registered so you don’t miss out!
Sonic Boom 4 has been annonuced for next Sunday at GUF Brisbane. Competitors need to sign up online via Challonge. As usual this tournament will be run using the PC version of SF5 and BYO controller will apply.
Date: Sunday, July 24th.
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: $5 venue fee, $5 tournament fee.
For full details, including tournament format, rules and prizes, visit the official event page on Facebook.
The next OzHadou Perth casual session is taking place this Sunday at board gaming venue Cafe Myriade in Perth.
This is a BYO event, so players will need to bring monitors, consoles, games and controllers in order to play. As usual these sessions are open to anyone that wishes to bring along multi-player games, with fighting games highly encouraged.
Date: Sunday, July 19th
Location: Cafe Myriade, 2/98 Lake St, Northbridge, WA, 6003
Enrty Fee: $5 (board game time not included)
For further details visit the event page on Facebook.
There was another Street Fighter V tournament in Canberra last Sunday. Stick Addiction held the tournament at Reload Bar & Games with an impressive 17 players taking part. Victory went to Magnum Infinity, defeating William Nguyen in the grand final.
Below we have details of the top 3 plus photos from the event. Full results are available via the Stick Addiction Facebook page.
|Street Fighter V Results
1st) Magnum Infinity
2nd) William Nguyen
Top 3 for SF5 (left to right): William Nguyen, Magnum Infinity and Percadu.
The next CCH (Chris’ Club House) will be held at the Collingwood Library and falls on EVO weekend. I believe the stream ends at 3PM, so mosey on to the Collingwood Library after having your fill of EVO and Daigo getting blown up in pools for some FGC casuals and chill.
Please bring setups and hope to see you guys there!
Date: Saturday, July 16th
Time: 3:00pm till late
Location: 11 Stanton St, Abbotsford (Collingwood Library, right next to the Collingwood train station)
Entry Fee: $4 venue fee; anybody that brings either a monitor/console/laptop gets in for free.
Facebook Event Page here.
BYO: screens, consoles and sticks are all appreciated, even if they go unused. The more the merrier.
Evolution 2016, the largest open-entry fighting game tournament in the world, is taking place this weekend in Las Vegas, USA. Players from around the globe will converge to determine this year’s Evo champions across 9 official tournament games. Evo 2016 is also the largest event in the Capcom Pro Tour with over 5,000 competitors for Street Fighter V alone.
The tournament organising body Shoryuken has announced the official stream schedule for Evo 2016. Below we’ve taken the Las Vegas times and converted them to AEST and AWST for the convenience of Australians looking forward to watching the tournament over the weekend.
AEST (NSW, VIC, QLD, ACT)
We also have a summary of Australian players competing at Evo 2016 and you can also check out the official brackets online. Historically these have been slow to update so we’ll also provide links to the latest updates on Eventhubs and Shoryuken once these are available, along with embeds of all the official Twitch channels covering Evo 2016.
The next Gold Coast Throwdown is happening on the first Tuesday after EVO at Good Games on the Gold Coast. Once again Gold Coast Fighters will be running a free-entry tournament for Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator, with casual play also available for Street Fighter V. Mr See More is providing a $50 pot bonus for GGXrd.
|Date: Tuesday, July 19th|
Time: tournament starts at 7:00pm
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 the Facebook event page for more details regarding the GGXrd tournament.
Thanks to Daniel “NoOppulence” Pepper for the tip.
There was another tournament for Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator at Area 52 in Hobart as part of their Friday Night Fights series. The results have been published and Mulletcap (Ty) was the winner, defeating Toasty (Thom) in the grand final.
Below we have the top 3 results plus a photo from the tournament.
FNF GGXrd Revelator
1st: Mulletcap (Elphelt)
2nd: Toasty (Slayer)
3rd: LF222 (Ram Lethal)
GGXrd Top 3 (left to right): Mulletcap (Ty), Toasty (Thom) and LF222 (Zac).