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October 4, 2017

When I was young, I was a massive fan of monsters, dinosaurs, and other cool-looking spiky creatures; basically, anything that looked tough and cool. Though my enthusiasm for wicked dragons and weird creatures has waned a bit over the years, I felt a resurgence of childhood glee when I discovered the premise of Monster Hunter Stories. Your personalised character is a fledgling Rider, hailing from a small village where monsters aren’t hunted but instead befriended, trained and used to defend in combat. It’s a significant departure from other Monster Hunter titles, although you’ll recognis...

September 26, 2017

Thanks to Nintendo Australia, I had the chance to play Super Mario Odyssey, the newest 3D Mario platformer and his first ‘solo’ outing onto the Switch, and I was pleasantly surprised with what I g...

August 29, 2017

When it was first announced that Hey! Pikmin would be a drastic departure from the Pikmin series’ regular, 3D puzzle-strategy gameplay, many fans felt some trepidation over how it would turn out. I...

August 18, 2017

Miitopia is a new addition to Nintendo’s line of games featuring its Mii avatars. You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who’s never made a Mii before, whether on their own console or playing Wii...

August 9, 2017

Samus Aran’s place in the Nintendo lexicon is well known: the protagonist of the Metroid  series has appeared in many genres, but basically invented the side scrolling exploration platformer. While...

June 29, 2017

Ever Oasis is an action-adventure RPG game developed by Japanese developers Grezzo for the Nintendo 3DS. You may or may not have heard of Grezzo, but they’re the people responsible for developing se...

June 26, 2017

I finally finished Rise Of The Tomb Raider. It took me a while to get into the game but by the end I’d say it is up there with the recent Deus Ex games for quality and experience. Being spoilt...

June 14, 2017

Nintendo has traditionally taken up the final press conference slot, though its showcases have recently been anything but. In this spirit, we are going to mix things up this time and bring on TWO of...

November 20, 2017

Street Fighter

Street Fighter V is getting an Arcade Edition update in January. What do you think of these new V triggers?

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November 19, 2017

CCH- November 25 Round 19

Hi guys CCH is back this Saturday for another full day of fighting game casuals. Big thanks to Kris Staltare/Alex Canale/Michael for closing up in my absence. Second last one of the year - this year has flown past fast! Any ideas for what you guys wanna do for the last CCH on Dec 16? -muttons

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November 19, 2017

CCH- November 25 Round 19

Hi guys, my name is Muttons and I help run CCH (Chris’ Club House), a Melbourne institution since 2010. CCH is a community event run by the community for the community, it’s a fortnightly local meetup where we gather with our sticks and setups and play casuals all day and hang out with each other. [Click here] Disclaimer: I am NOT Chris- that is the Founder who you can find out more about in the “history of CCH” below. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NEXT CCH: November 25 at 3PM at the Collingwood Library. Hi guys CCH is back this Saturday for another full day of fighting game casuals. Big thank...

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November 19, 2017

BAM9 New Game Plus Extravaganza! New Game Plus Episode 218

What does 2018 mean for BAM? Here's what last year meant. Big BAM, BAM big.

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November 15, 2017

Kevin "Burnout" Kim

Stream archives from the November Ranbat courtesy of Kevin Burnout Kim - thanks Kevin!

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November 14, 2017

TEKKEN 7 - Noctis Lucis Caelum Reveal Trailer | PS4, XB1, PC

How much do you love the guest characters trend in fighters? The latest is Noctis from Final Fantasy 15, now fighting in Tekken 7! [Click here]

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November 12, 2017

Congrats to our Street Fighter V Nov Ranbat Top 3 1 Somniac 2 Reepuplzorg 3 Brewer

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November 12, 2017

Congratulations to our top 3 for super smash brothers melee 1st: Saucy 2nd: Microsoft J 3rd: Splice (absent)

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November 12, 2017

Injustice Nov Ranbat Top 3 1 Hazzles 2 Googie 3 Pan1cmode

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November 12, 2017

Kevin "Burnout" Kim

Jump on Burnout’s stream to see some of the action at #cwranbat today!

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November 12, 2017

A selection of the CouchWarriors Ranbat fighting game action with DOA5LR, Injustice 2, Tekken 7 & SFV

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November 12, 2017

‪November Ranking Battle is open! Come down for tournaments and casual matches today. #cwranbat‬ ‪Two locations!‬ ‪1: FGC/Melee [Click here]‬ ‪2: Smash4 [Click here]

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November 11, 2017

Injustice

Are you ready to come out of your shell for the new characters in Injustice 2 [Click here]

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November 11, 2017

Cch is open [Click here]

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November 5, 2017

Hi guys CCH is back this Saturday for another full day of fighting game casuals. Hope to see you there, but if you can't make it don't worry - the CW ranbat is on the next day as well. [Click here]

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November 5, 2017

CCH- November 11 Round 18

Hi guys, my name is Muttons and I help run CCH (Chris’ Club House), a Melbourne institution since 2010. CCH is a community event run by the community for the community, it’s a fortnightly local meetup where we gather with our sticks and setups and play casuals all day and hang out with each other. [Click here] Disclaimer: I am NOT Chris- that is the Founder who you can find out more about in the “history of CCH” below. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- NEXT CCH: November 11 at 3PM at the Collingwood Library. Hi guys CCH is back this Saturday for another full day of fighting game casuals. Hope to s...

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November 5, 2017

CouchWarriors November Ranking Battle - Smash 4, Pokken and RoA

**********VERY IMPORTANT*********** Due to venue cancellation, This months ranbat will be run at the Stay Smashed venue, on the 12th of November Tournaments, casual games, tips and training - CouchWarriors Ranking Battles are a day long fighters festival! BAM9 was huge, we're excited to continue the season of Ranbats. Players can earn ranking points from participating in tournaments. HOW TO REGISTER ONLINE: 1. Make an account with smash.gg 2. visit www.smash.gg/cwranbat4NOV17 Prizes and medals! There may be prizes at some of the monthlies as well in addition to the pot prizes. There will also be an end of year prizes for the highest ranking players! [Click here]

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November 5, 2017

The battles keep coming at Madman Anime Festival’s Gaming booth!

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November 5, 2017

George & Karty from New Game Plus practicing a little Tetris at the Madman Anime Festival gaming stage!

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November 5, 2017

Some of the action from Day 2 of Madman Anime Festival

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November 4, 2017

Just starting up and we're already busy and having fun at Madman day 2!

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November 4, 2017

CouchWarriors November Ranking Battle - Melee PM & FGC Games

CouchWarriors November Ranking Battle - Melee PM and FGC Games Fighting game tournaments and casuals. Tournaments, casual games, tips and training - CouchWarriors Ranking Battles are a day long fighters festival! BAM9 was huge, we're excited to continue the season of Ranbats. Players can earn ranking points from participating in tournaments. Prizes and medals! There may be prizes at some of the monthlies as well in addition to the pot prizes. There will also be an end of year prizes for the highest ranking players! When: Sunday 12th November: 10am - 9pm Where: Brunswick Masonic Hall 6 Davies St, Brunswick North VIC 3056 Cost: $10 Entry + Tournaments (Expected pot fee is $5 per tourname...

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November 4, 2017

CouchWarriors x NekoCards - Smash 4 + FGC Fortnightly #2

Couchwarriors is teaming up with the great people at Nekocards to present the FGC with an awesome night of fighting game goodness. Entry is buying a booster pack of any TCG stocked by neko cards, which is from $4 (plus you get to keep the booster pack!) For Smash 4, there will be a tournament from starting at 5pm, with a 48 man cap. There will be some small prizes as well! Guilty Gear + other anime fighters will have friendlies throughout the night.

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November 3, 2017

Nekocards

Another fun tournament at our new Nekocards fortnightly events! Congrats to the below winners and to Pudge for pulling over $200 worth of cards from a single booster pack!

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November 2, 2017

CouchWarriors x NekoCards - Smash 4 + FGC Fortnightly #1

Couchwarriors is teaming up with the great people at Nekocards to present the FGC with an awesome night of fighting game goodness. Entry is buying a booster pack of any TCG stocked by neko cards, which is from $4 (plus you get to keep the booster pack!) For Smash 4, there will be a tournament from starting at 5pm, with a 48 man cap. There will be some small prizes as well! Guilty Gear + other anime fighters will have friendlies throughout the night.

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What Makes A Fighting Game Good?

ICYMI: Local FGC including CouchWarriors and OzHadou organisers spoke on the GameSpot panel "What Makes A Fighting Game Good?" Watch here: [Click here]

20 days ago

16 Awesome Things We Saw At This Year's PAX Australia

PAX Australia was bigger than ever! In case you didn’t get a chance to check out the Pirateship and everything else they had have a read of this #paxaus #epsorts

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October 31, 2017

CouchWarriors 10th Anniversary Ranking Battle Finals Dec at CQ:

2017 is CouchWarriors tenth anniversary year of running events.! We're proud to see out the Ranbat Season with a finals extravaganza at CQ Functions, where many a BAM has been held. The whole venue will be used, with ALL GAMES on the one day, and a special preview showcase of Dragon Ball Fighter Z thanks to Bandai Namco More sponsors and vendors to be announced. Come along to claim your medal for Ranking Battle season, and enjoy tournaments and casuals for the last time this year. HOW TO REGISTER ONLINE: 1. Make an account with smash.gg 2. visit [Click here] Tournaments, casual games, tips and training - CouchWarriors Ranking Battles are a day long fighters festival! BA...

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October 30, 2017

GameSpot Theatre LIVE! @ PAX Aus 2017 - Friday October 27

If you want to brush up on a couple of panels that featured fighting game community at #PAXAus2017 - here are two from GameSpot! The CouchWarriors panel was recorded and will be uploaded soon. (Both links go straight to the panel timecode.) What Makes a Fighting Game Good? [Click here] A Dummy's Guide to Watching Esports [Click here]

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October 29, 2017

Injustice 2 #paxaus last day Top 3! 1. Peter (middle) 2. Pacman (right) 3. JT (left)

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October 29, 2017

#PAXAUS draws to a close. Thanks everyone for visiting us and we hope to see you next time! #esports

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Daigo Umehara #BAM9 Greeting - SFV Capcom Pro Tour Premier Event May 12-14

World Champion Street Fighter player Daigo "The Beast" Umehara is coming to #BAM9! Here's his greeting to the players.

Join the fight at #BAM9 - Australia's largest fighting game event has much more in store in 2017.
REGISTER NOW: http://www.smash.gg/bam9
Date: May 12, 13 and 14, 2017.
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Hosted in two bays of Melbourne's famous convention centre, with more space than ever. A major gaming and esports festival for the Fighting Game Community.

Follow Daigo:
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