Here comes lucky number 7, BATTLE ARENA MELBOURNE is back on MAY 22, 23, 24, 2015
After a huge 2014, from BAM6 to ever growing monthly Ranking Battles and Tournament services for conventions like PAX Australia. BAM7 is set to be our biggest event ever.
- Taking on the whole CQ venue, all function rooms open.
- A huge range of Super Smash Bros guests! 9 International Smash pros appearing thanks to a community funding drive. First guest trailer here: http://couchwarriors.org/wp/guests-smash-bros-at-bam7/
- International guest for MORTAL KOMBAT X - Two time World Champion, PERFECT LEGEND. PL Will also be playing USF4 and DOA5LR
- A massive first major tournament for MORTAL KOMBAT X. The event is an official Qualifier for the MORTAL KOMBAT X ASIA CHAMPIONSHIPS. The top Australian or New Zealand Player at BAM will receive a trip to Bangkok to compete in the Top 4 at South East Asia Majors in June. The winner there receives a trip to EVO World Championships.
- Cash Pot Bonus support across all feature games.
- MKX supported by WB Games AU including a $1,000 cash prize bonus among other prizes
- Super Smash Bros 4 support from BENQ with a $750 Cash prize bonus
- $500 to Ultra Street Fighter 4 and Super Smash Bros Melee from CouchWarriors
- $100 to each other feature game from Couchwarriors
- Cosplay Competition (fighting game theme):
- Winner receives a $500 value booking with photo/video studio DCF Studios
- Top 4 receives a ticket to OzcomicCon Melbourne, share $200 cash pool, sponsor prizes
- Jeffrey "Chamba" Cruz, artist for Udon's official Street Fighter comics has provided our event feature artwork adorning the event Tshirt, and we have an exclusive art print of Princess Peach for giveaway.
- Ultra Street Fighter IV team tournament!
- Prizes from Sponsors Warner Bros Games AU, BENQ, Plantronics Gaming, Madman Entertainment, Capcom, Tecmo Koei, DCF Studios,
- BAM7 Friday Night Dinner at the Hofbrahaus! https://www.facebook.com/events/334909250015921/
More details follow below!.
The annual Major celebrates the Australian fighting game scene. The Melbourne community is proud to host a national platform for players across the country to come together and compete.
We look forward to seeing all the players who had a great time at previous events and welcome new players and spectators to our amazing community.
As always there will be plenty of free-play and casual setups for players looking for practice or just for fun outside the tournament action. Of course, players will be hungry for glory and one of the iconic BAM boxing glove trophies
Look forward to many more exciting announcements on the event - updates here and at www.couchwarriors.org
We're keen to see you all there!
( First list of Featured games this year, with a second round announcement to come)
Super Smash Bros. Melee
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Ultra Street Fighter IV
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
Mortal Kombat X
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN-
King of Fighters XIII
Ultra Street Fighter 4 Teams Tournament
Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo
Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown
Super Smash Bros N64
- Special events and sideshows TBC:
Retro Gaming Section
Pre Event Dinner
Guests and surprises
(For game rule sets and more details, look for updates soon.)
CouchWarriors is proudly partnering with New Game Plus, a Twitch Partner channel, as the BAM7 media and streaming partner. www.twitch.tv/newgameplustv
Event Room #2: CQ, 123 Queen Street, Melbourne
Friday 6pm to 11pm
Saturday 8am to 11pm
Sunday 8am to 11pm
Attendees can get special rates at CQ Functions by quoting "BAM7" on their booking!
Visit the CQ Cityclub Hotel website: http://www.cqmelbourne.com.au/accommodation/citiclub-hotel
Here is the list of rates:
Superior Queen/Twin - $129
Deluxe Queen/Twin - $149
Superior Suite - $189
Executive Suite - $229
Quote "BAM7" upon booking.