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PlayStation acquires EVO fighting game tournament, drops 2021 dates

March 19, 2021

Sony announced this morning that it has acquired the Evolution Championship Series, the biggest fighting game tournament in the world. Fans and contestants simply call it EVO. Sony Interactive Entertainment and RTS, an esports startup under Endeavour, have acquired the “assets and properties” of the EVO tournament. From today, all future EVO events become PlayStation […]

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Competition: Win one of three double passes to the Gfinity Elite Series Finals in Sydney!

December 12, 2018

The AU Review has partnered with our friends at Alienware Australia to give away three double passes to the Gfinity Elite Series Finals this weekend! All the finals action will go down at the Gfinity esports arena at Sydney’s Hoyts Entertainment Quarter on Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16. Be there live as Sydney […]

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Gfinity Elite series “more successful than initially hoped”, pushes halfway into Season 2

November 24, 2018

If you’re into the eSports scene in Australia, you’ve probably heard of the Gfinity Elite Series, hosted by Alienware. If not, here’s a quick rundown – it’s a competitive series running games of Rocket League, CS:GO and Street Fight V, to seek out and identify potential pro players that could use some sponsorship and be brought […]

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Gfinity Esports and Hoyts are building a chain of esports arenas here in Aus

February 4, 2018

Have you been watching the Overwatch League, marvelling at the production values and wondering if we’d ever get esports arenas on that scale here in Australia? Wonder no more. Gfinity Esports Australia and Hoyts are doing it right now.

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

May 16, 2017

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 […]

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

May 12, 2017

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 […]

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Balrog and Ibuki to arrive in Street Fighter V this week

June 27, 2016

Street Fighter V‘s next update is set to drop later this week, bringing series mainstays Balrog and Ibuki to the growing character roster.

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Video Games Review: Street Fighter V (PS4, 2016)

February 22, 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 […]

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

February 17, 2016

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.

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

July 15, 2015

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 […]

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