Throwdown Thursday is back this evening, April 27th, for those looking to get a weeknight fix of Street Fighter V. These sessions, organised by Brisbane Fighters at GUF Brisbane, provide a great chance for players to get some practice between local tournaments. As the event is BYOC, players are encouraged to bring setups for both Street Fighter V and other games. Details for the event are below, but be sure to check the official event page for more info.
Sonic Boom 18 concluded last week and Katabami was able to clutch his second consecutive tournament with Guile over Team Solid’s Jae6. With BAM9 just around the corner, it’s great to see Queensland’s competition remain fierce before Australia’s next big major. We’ve got the top 3 below
|Street Fighter V
Top 3 – Kewlkats, Katabami, SLD|Jae6
Sonic Boom will return in a fortnight.
NSW’s last monthly before Battle Arena Melbourne 9 has come and gone, crowing Sydney’s finest going into the event and more importantly dictating who goes down with those sweet seeding points. Thank you as always should go to Bandai Namco Australia for supplying us with Tekken 7 builds as well as everyone who came out and supported through bringing gear, running brackets and just being there on the day. Here are the full results from the weekend:
|Street Fighter V
7th) Like Ross
|Tekken 7: Fated Retribution
3rd) Lazy Dave
|Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
7th) Eddie Kage
|BlazBlue: Central Fiction
3rd) FAG | Javi
5th) 39 Firery
7th) Gaijin Weeb
| Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator
2nd) FAG | Javi
|The King of Fighters XIV
2nd) Alex K
|Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
2nd) Doctor Ainuss
|Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Doubles
1st) Scarpian / Luco
2nd) Lanatra / MM
3rd) Bjschoey / Lumi
|Super Smash Bros. Melee
7th) GONG | Captain Multishine
As always, you catch the stream archives over on the OzHadou YouTube page or after the jump. We’ll be back after BAM, stay tuned for more on that!
Sonic boom will once again be returning on Sunday April 23rd, courtesy of Team Solid at GUF Brisbane. PC setups will be used for SFV, so be sure to bring a compatible controller with you on the day. The entry fee is $5 and if you wish to enter the tournament that will cost an additional $5.
Details for the event can be found below but for everything else, including tournament format, rules and prizes, visit the official event page on Facebook.
The Moon Cafe in Perth will be hosting the Western Australia BAM9 Qualifier on Sunday, April 30th. Entry is $15 but it’s half price if you bring a full setup (low lag monitor + console). New players are also encouraged to come down as it’s free entry for first timers. Full details are below, for information regarding what community gear is being brought and all other details , visit the event page on Facebook.
DS | Falco joins the Habibos once again to give his take on the state of the scene as a high level Australian competitor and shares his insight into how he juggles Street Fighter V BUT ALSO PLAYS OTHER GAMES!?
Recorded April 13th, 2017 live @ Twitch.tv/Gamrah
As always, show notes/YouTube archive are available after the jump.
ESG E-sports Gym will be be hosting another Street Fighter V event on April 16th featuring casuals all day and a tournament for players of all skill levels. This is part of an ongoing weekly tournament series helping local players get constant practice in the lead-up to Battle Arena Melbourne 9 and other major tournaments around the country throughout the year. The doors open at 12pm and $15 gets you casuals all day and entry to the tournament at 7pm. You can find out more information about the event below or over on the Facebook page.
Throwdown Thursday is back this Thursday, April 13th for those looking to get some Street Fighter V action in before the long weekend. These sessions, organised by Brisbane Fighters at GUF Brisbane, provide a great chance for players to get some practice between local tournaments. As the event is BYOC, players are encouraged to bring setups for both Street Fighter V and other games. Details for the event are below, but be sure to check the official event page for more info.
Another week of ESG tournaments has come and gone, once again featuring Street Fighter V as well as their first ever tournament for Tekken Tag Tournament 2. Duc was able to take it out over DS | Falco in Street Fighter V and Godzilla brought home the inaugural win for TTT2. We’ve got the top 3 for both games and brackets below.
|Street Fighter V
|Tekken Tag Tournament 2
[Melb] BAM9 Update: Cosplay Comp, Compendium, Afterparty, Salty Suite, Tekken 7 New Challengers and more
BAM9 is swiftly approaching and it’s getting more and more packed with each passing day. In case you missed it, we’ve compiled a round-up of all the big announcements of the last couple of weeks:
1: The official BAM9 Afterparty is right after Sunday Finals at 7PM at the General Assembly outside MCEC
2. BAM9 Compendium is a place you can buy exclusive BAM and CouchWarriors merchandise and items to unlock event rewards such as pot bonuses and special events
3. The Cosplay competition returns featuring $500 in cash and prizes
4. Tekken 7 New Challengers tournament was announced and entry to the Tekken Area and Tournament Entry for New Challengers is free!
5. Daigo and Infiltration confirmed for BAM9!
Registration is open now!