Throwdown Thursday is back on February 23rd for some more Street Fighter V casuals action for all levels of players. 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 14 wrapped up last weekend at Guf Brisbane featuring another healthy bracket and a special interstate guest. Melbourne’s Zed made a guest appearance at Sonic Boom and ended up taking the entire bracket. The rest of the top 3 was as follows:
|Street Fighter V
1st: Zed (Necalli)
Sonic Boom will be back again in a fortnight.
The full game list for Battle Arena Melbourne 9, Melbourne’s annual fighting game major, has now been released and features a variety of games across all corners of the FGC. They are:
Super Smash Brothers 4 Wii U
Super Smash Brothers Melee
Street Fighter V
Guilty Gear Xrd
Mortal Kombat X
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
The King of Fighter XIV
Ultra Street Fighter IV
Super Smash Brothers Brawl
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
Super Smash Brothers 64
Rivals of Aether
Blazblue Central Fiction
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
Super Street Fighter II Turbo
Street Fighter V 3v3 Teams (Friday night 32 teams cap)
Pre-registration is now live at Smash.GG, so you’re able to register for your games ahead of time.
Note: Pre-registration is $50 venue entry, pre-registration closes two weeks before the event and on the day entry will be $60.
Registration for Smash WiiU and Melee is pre-registration only. All other on-the-day registration for games must be done one hour before the game’s first pool starts.
If you wish to join the event as a spectator, you are more than welcome! It’s only $20 for the entire weekend to take in the event.
The Habibos this week are joined by another longtime Tekken veteran, Luper, to discuss his unusual transition from 3D to 2D and what it’s like to start from the bottom again, plus why the learning phase in a fighting game can actually be a lot of fun.
Recorded February 16th, 2016 live @ Twitch.tv/Gamrah
As always, show notes/YouTube archive are available after the jump.
Team Solid will be hosting the first in what they’re hoping will be a monthly series of Tekken 7 tournaments at iPlay in Brisbane on February 25th. It will be a double elimination bracket for players of all skill levels, a perfect opportunity to learn the game before Tekken 7 drops on console in a few short months. Below we have the information for the event but if you have any further questions, visit the Facebook event.
ESG E-sports Gym will be hosting another offline event next Wednesday and a lot of fighters will once again be featured as part of the line-up for both casual and tournament play. From 7pm, tournaments for Super Smash Bros for Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Melee and Mortal Kombat XL will all be kicking off and Street Fighter V and Injustice casuals will be available all day. Players are encouraged to also bring setups for other games they would like to see played as well. All the details for the event can be found below and be sure to check the Facebook event for further updates.
I Don’t Even Podcast returns once again this evening featuring Australian Tekken veteran Luper. We’ll be talking about his transition from 3D down to 2D, his history in the scene and his thoughts on the state of AUFGC as a whole. Catch it all live, tonight from 8pm AEST @ twitch.tv/gamrah.
We’ve embedded the stream below but if you want to be a part of the chat, head directly to the channel here.
Sonic boom returns once again on February 19th 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.
ESG E-sports Gym will be be hosting another Street Fighter V event tomorrow featuring casuals all day and a tournament for players of all skill levels. This will be a weekly tournament series helping local players get constant practice in 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.
CouchWarriors ranbats return once again this weekend!. February 18th’s meet will see tournaments for Super Smash Bros. Melee, Project Melee, Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, King of Fighters XIV, Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator, Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, Mortal Kombat X and Street Fighter V. Come for a day of tournament excitement and casuals – if you place well in the ranbat season you can win medals and prizes at the end of the year! Details for the event are as follows:
For full details on the day, including tournament times, check out the Facebook event.