The guys from ACL (Australian Cyber League) and SGL (Sydney Gamers’ League) have kindly asked OzHadou to lend a hand in running a Super Street Fighter 4 tournament at their upcoming event this weekend. The event will feature competitions for multiple games including Halo, Modern Warfare 2, Heroes of Newerth and will have over 500 players participating in the event from around Australia.
Randolph from Gamespot AU came along to EVO APAC and interviewed the top 3 in Super Street Fighter IV: ToXY, Humanbomb and Daigo Umehara. The interviews are now online as part of the Gamespot Crosshairs series.
There’s an excellent mini-documentary of OH APAC – Adelaide up on Youtube, courtesy of nathanswan. The quality is really good, and it provides an excellent overview of the Adelaide scene, EVO APAC and the Australian community in general.
The first ever Evolution qualifier tournament in Australia is now over.
The EVO APAC Super Street Fighter IV Champion, Daigo Umehara from Japan, and runner-up Humanbomb from Sydney have both won flights to Las Vegas, USA, where they will be competing in the SSFIV tournament at EVO 2010.
I think most of the event organisers are still recovering from the weekend so I’d like to take this opportunity, behalf of the staff, to thank everyone for coming to EVO APAC and those watching the stream (despite its hiccups) over the two days.
Big thank you to our sponsors Electronic Gamers Guild; UTS Union; THQ; Good Games; and Madman Entertainment.