CouchWarriors League News

The BAM12 Honour Roll – All Top 8 Results for Every Event!

Thu, 19 May 2022 00:44:31

Thanks to all who attended and competed this weekend as part of the twelfth Battle Arena Melbourne!! After a two year wait, the fighting game community returned to Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre to reunite old friends and reignite old rivalries in the heat of offline competition! With a mammoth 1044 attendees attending from all over AUNZ, BAM12 broke our previous record for the lar...

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BAM 2022 PRIZES

Sat, 07 May 2022 05:25:48

We all compete for different reasons, for fun, for improvement, and to enjoy the challenge of facing our friends and rivals – for the glory! Trophies and Medals apply down the game list, and we also love to recognise players achievements with Prizes.  Thanks to our amazing partners ASTRO and MWAVE we have something across all tournaments Plus all games have a split of the entry cash pool, a...

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BAM 2022: Schedule

Thu, 05 May 2022 02:37:38

View the BAM 2022 Schedule below. Click for larger versions. More info on BAM: www.battlearenamelbourne.com.au Live Streams: twitch.tv / couchwarriors twitch.tv / couchwarriorssmash twitch.tv / couchwarriors2 twitch.tv / melbournemeleeThe post BAM 2022: Schedule first appeared on CouchWarriors.

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Meet the Artists of BAM 2022!

Wed, 04 May 2022 19:34:00

Battle Arena Melbourne stands out on the FGC calendar not only because it’s Australia’s largest fighting game tournament, but because it is more than “just a tournament”. BAM lives up to its status as a Major by bringing together the widest possible audience for fighting games – whether they be competitors, casual players, or simply fans of these games and their iconi...

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Tracking Down BAM’s “Most Wanted” Players…

Wed, 04 May 2022 17:39:32

About a month ago, we announced that the classic “BAM Bounties” contest would return at Battle Arena Melbourne 2022. Top players from each of the CouchWarriors League featured games will enter the major with a price on their heads! If you’re the first to best these players in their favorite game over the weekend, you can immediately cash in for a bonus prize. Sounds good, right? ...

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BAM12 COSPLAY COMPETITION With Guest Judges and CrunchyRoll Expo Prizes

Sun, 01 May 2022 07:23:44

We are pleased to announce BAM12’s official cosplay competition! Join us in your best fighting game costume for a chance to win some awesome prizes and your very own BAM Trophy! Not only is BAM Australia’s biggest fighting game event, it’s a gaming festival, so we would like to invite everyone to appear in character! Join our cosplay guests TJ Cosplay and AstroKerrie Cosplay on SUNDAY MA...

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BAM12 Expands With Bigger Tournament Schedule & New BAM Bounties

Sat, 09 Apr 2022 10:23:19

The hype train for Battle Arena Melbourne next month is picking up a ton of steam with each passing week, and we’ve got a couple more announcements here which are sure to help fuel that engine! Not only has the list of fighting games represented in the tournament schedule grown significantly since the initial announcement, but CouchWarriors have now confirmed the return of the “BAM Bou...

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BAM 2022 is Just One Month Away!

Sat, 09 Apr 2022 08:33:16

There’s a very special atmosphere around the Australian FGC this month – an excitement nobody has felt for several long, major-less years. The twelfth-ever Battle Arena Melbourne finally has a scheduled date and venue, and the biggest international esports tournament on the national calendar is now open for player registration! Taking place at Melbourne Exhibition Centre from May 13th ...

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Events & Details: April 2022

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 08:02:53

With BAM2022 now officially announced, offline events are heating up across Australia as April offers some crucial tournament practice. Here are the dates and sign-up links for all this month’s CouchWarriors League events, both online and offline. You can also send us your highlights, photos and stream links on Discord, Facebook or Twitter – help us share your favourite tournament mome...

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March CouchWarriors League Results

Mon, 04 Apr 2022 07:09:27

With a ton of buzz in the air from the BAM2022 announcement, you could feel the extra motivation throughout last month’s CouchWarriors League events. Whether it was perennial champions holding down their turf or a nailbiting duel between evenly-matched rivals, every game on the list had something exhilarating to offer! Here’s a quick game-by-game breakdown of the action and results bef...

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