The Biggest Fighting Game event in New Zealand just got BIGGER., in association with Adversity Gaming proudly brings you New Zealand's Fighting Game National Championship: Southern Crossup 2012.

All the training, the grinding, the online rage, it has all been building up to THIS POINT. Teaming up in 2012 with Adversity Gaming, we are bringing you a MASSIVE 2-day event. Pool play will be going ahead on the Saturday, and once you have your main games out of the way, we have an almost endless stream of casuals going across the entire weekend for any entrants. From Dawn til dusk, this is THE fighting game event of 2012. From Grand finals to salty runbacks. Side tourneys and money matches. Whether you're in it for glory, or you're in it for love of the genre, Southern Crossup 2012 is the event that you have been waiting for.

See this thread for full info, prices and registration information: 

Standíng Fíerce presents Season 2 of the 2012 Ranbats.

New day: SUNDAY
New time: 3PM
New games: Street Fighter X Tekken, King of Fighter 13

How it's gonna work:
We will be alternating between 2 games every Sunday.
The first ranbats being next Sunday the 13th of May, we will be running Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition 2012 and King of Fighters 13.

So get your practice on and see if you can make the top spots on the rankings.
Hopefully some of you guys from First Blood 2 will make an appearance and lets see if we can't drag any more people out of retirement.

More announcements to come during the week.

To last seasons 1st place holders, we've got something for you guys, just a bit more patience and you'll get it. We've just had so much stuff to do that we're just a little behind, but we're catching up.


New Ranbats Season means new Ranbats Rankings

Hey Guys, heres the latest 3 Green Bars video/Blog Enjoy: HUGE Thanks to Dejin Dhalsim for the mammoth Translation effort!

Street Fighter time!!!!!!!!!!!!

This Friday night it's the 2nd to last round of our SSF4 AE ranbats for season 1.

Last Episode saw the return of one of Aucklands best, Simonfish, being sent to losers, then storming his way back into top 3. Putting Rumble down a peg, has he learned a few new tricks come this friday?

Also we will be again having a few SFxTekken Casuals afterwards aswell as an announcement of semi-epic you better be there or you'll miss out...until we post it up on the forums. 
Ranbats_Season_1_Round_5RRRRRRRRRUMBLEBATS this friday, can anyone play ssf4 properly anymore? Or is Rumble the new king of Street Fighter 4 AE:2012

You guys know the drill, get your practice on, turn up and beast mode.

Last week saw some special AVT guests make an appearance and the charasmatic Supaworm came out for a night with the JMC.

Special guests this week? who knows, see you all there
11.30 - Registrations Open
12.00 - Super Street Fighter 4 AE2012 Begins
2.00 - Street Fighter 2 Hyper Fighting Begins
2.00 - Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3 Begins
3.00 - Street Fighter X Tekken Begins
4.00 - Break
4.30 - All tournament games resume
Those are how the preliminary brackets will be run, the finals will take place when we reach that point in the day.

A Prize giving ceremony will happen at the end of each finals.

Spot prizes will be given out on the day also.



Standing Fierce proudly presents First Blood 2, New Zealand’s first major fighting game event of 2012.

So practice up all your fancy combos, all your "tech" and whatever else you need and see you all there on the day. Any further announcements will be made on the forum or on our Facebook page, so keep an eye out. 

Tournament Games:
Street Fighter X Tekken (SFXT)
Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition 2012(SSF4)
Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3 (UMVC3)
Street Fighter 2: Hyper Fighter (SF2:HF)

Casual Games Area:
There will be a designated B-Y-O-C (Bring Your Own Console) area for all paying attendees. Number of setups will depend on whoever brings setups on the day.

When: 14th April 2012, 11.30am to 7.30pm

Where: Grey Lynn Library Hall, 474 Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Entry Fees:
$10 - All Day Casual Pass
$20 - 1 game entry +  All Day Casual Pass 
$30 - 2 games +  All Day Casual Pass
$40 - 3 games +  All Day Casual Pass

People only paying for a casual pass can enter any side tournaments held in the Casual Games area on the day. However any side tournaments are to be run at the tournament organisers discretion and Standing Fierce will not be afiliated with any side tournaments run on the day, UNLESS, specifically stated by Standing Fierce Admin/Staff. All payments to be made in cash on the day. Sorry we have no mobile eftpos facilities.

All entry fees (minus venue hire) are put into a pot to be split amongst the top 3 players in each game divided 60/30/10 amongst the winner! We can't make it any fairer than that. Everyone likes cash money!

Venue opens and registration begins: 11.30am.
Games begin: 12pm.
Tournament Finish: 7.30pm
Doors close: 8pm.

See You All There ! 


Last Friday saw the UNEXPECTED appearance of Simonfish, and staying true to form, coming and knocking out our reigning champion Rumble.....will he revenge at the next SF4 Ranbats?

This Friday it's MAHVEL TIME BABY
And yes, it's not Pheonix, so yes someone did beat Mason, KING KUNGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Come down and get yourself in a sweet looking documentary by these guys
They've got a trailer up on youtube aswell
So practice up some sweet combos and upgrade your question answering skills....and if you need a haircut, then get a haircut don't worry bout a shower though, can't smell on camera :D.

See you guys there

Get ready for the 2nd instalment of Marvel Ranbats.

Will someone please beat Mason haha

Come down and get your game on.

See you all there