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We went to BAM9 in Melbourne last weekend and it was the absolute best

The profile of competitive eSports only seems to be growing in Australia with the Intel Extreme Masters drawing a massive crowd in Sydney just a few weeks ago and the ESL continuing to grow by leaps and bounds. These events tend to focus on one of two genres — shooters or strategy — but there is a third genre that has been building a following with the rise of streaming services like Twitch, fighters. Continue reading We went to BAM9 in Melbourne last weekend and it was the absolute best

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 Review: Street Fighter V (PS4, 2016)

Street Fighter V feels like it yearns for a simpler time, for the fighting games from 20 years ago, before juggling and endless combos became the genre’s order of the day. It’s both stylish and disciplined, simple enough for newbies to jump into and technical enough that the hardcore can dig right in. But it’s also far from complete, and that may be a big turn off for some. Continue reading Video Games Review: Street Fighter V (PS4, 2016)

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

Insert Coin(s) returns to Sydney August 6, brings Street Fighter V

It’s been a few years since the last Insert Coin(s) event, dubbed Back in the Game. The party/gaming event was renowned for their old school gaming tournaments and allowing the public to get hands on with upcoming titles. The event returns to The Oxford Art Factory on August 6 – and they’re bringing playable Street Fighter V code with them. Continue reading Insert Coin(s) returns to Sydney August 6, brings Street Fighter V