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BAM9 kicks off tonight in Melbourne! Here’s where you can see every fight

Fighting game tournament Battle Arena Melbourne 9 kicks off tonight at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, bringing with it the latest stop on the 2017 Capcom Pro Tour. Fans of fighting games like Street Fighter V, Super Smash Bros and those wanting a look at the final console version of Tekken 7 ahead of release need only apply. The whole show will be broadcast on Twitch and we’ve got the full broadcast schedule for you after the jump. Continue reading BAM9 kicks off tonight in Melbourne! Here’s where you can see every fight

Video Games Interview: Blizzard’s Kent-Erik Hagman on the past, present and future of Heroes of the Storm

It’s been just over twelve months since Blizzard released Heroes of the Storm, an accessible take on the MOBA genre that features characters from the developer’s legendary back catalogue. In that time, the game has seen multiple updates, new heroes, in-game events and huge e-sporting competitions come and go. How has that been for someone who shipped the game? We spoke to Kent-Erik Hagman, lead hero designer on Heroes of the Storm, to find out. Continue reading Video Games Interview: Blizzard’s Kent-Erik Hagman on the past, present and future of Heroes of the Storm

WATCH LIVE: Magic Pro Tour kicks off in Sydney today

Magic: The Gathering fans will descend on Sydney today for the official Magic Pro Tour event. Running from today, Friday 5 August to late on Sunday 7 August, the event will bring together the very best Magic players in the country to compete for a place in the World Championships. Continue reading WATCH LIVE: Magic Pro Tour kicks off in Sydney today

Hoyts to hold more League of Legends cinema viewing parties for the Oceania Pro League finals

Theatre chain Hoyts have become the exclusive cinema sponsor and partner of the League of Legends Oceanic Pro League. They have also become the official viewing party partner for many other LoL events in Australia and New Zealand. What does this mean? Wanna watch the LoL OPL finals on the big screen with a room full of superfans? Now you can. Continue reading Hoyts to hold more League of Legends cinema viewing parties for the Oceania Pro League finals

Rapper Lupe Fiasco just defeated the world’s best Street Fighter player and no-one’s quite sure how it happened

Street Fighter V has only been out a day and there’s already been an upset in the competitive scene. Rapper Lupe Fiasco has defeated current Ultra Street Fighter IV world champ Daigo Umehara 3-2 at Street Fighter V‘s San Francisco launch event and it seems no-one is more surprised by this than Fiasco himself. Continue reading Rapper Lupe Fiasco just defeated the world’s best Street Fighter player and no-one’s quite sure how it happened

Aussie squad Team Immunity heads to 2015 Heroes of the Storm Americas Championship this weekend

After landing finishing first in the ANZ qualifying tourney, Australian eSports unit Team Immunity will head to Blizzard’s 2015 Heroes of the Storm Americas Championship in Las Vegas this weekend and you can watch them go for gold live online. Continue reading Aussie squad Team Immunity heads to 2015 Heroes of the Storm Americas Championship this weekend