1UP Arcade News & Events

Wednesday 13th September 2017   |   FREE High-Scoring Workshop

1UP Arcade High-Scoring Workshop
Discover a new way to play arcade games which is both challenging and personally rewarding. Be locally and internationally recognised for your scores!

WHEN   Wednesday 13th Sept 2017 @ 6:30PM
WHERE   1UP Arcade (Front Reception) 230 Lytton Rd, Morningside
REGISTRATION   Free Event! Register your attendance through FB

1UP Arcade is proud to offer this free event, hosted by arcade owner Stephen Holmes, where you'll be introduced to the world of playing arcade games for score. Topics covered will include:
  • Getting into scoring and what it means to be part of the scoring community
  • Learn how to analyse games and develop new scoring strategies
  • Discover advanced techniques which will give you the scoring edge
  • Playing for personal best (PB) scores, local and world recognised records
  • How to save time when mastering a game
  • Discuss scoring techniques on your favourite games with other score chasers
  • Setting up your own scoring page
  • Introduction to arcade speed-runs
The High Scoring Workshop will start at 6:30pm on Wednesday 13th Sept, in the front reception area at 1UP Arcade


Sunday 24th September 2017   |   Street Fighter V Tournament

Street Fighter V Tournament
1UP Arcade & PVP Gaming are proud to present the first of our regular monthly gaming tournaments to be held at Australia's largest retro arcade in Morningside!

WHEN   Sunday 24th Sept 201, from 4PM.
WHERE   1UP ARCADE, (Basement Level) 230 Lytton Rd Morningside QLD.
ENTRY   $25 (includes Day-Pass access to 1UP Arcade).
REGISTRATIONS   Register your interest through this Facebook event.
PRIZE   Cash Prize Pool + SFV Tournament Trophy.

Following the success of our recent SSFIV tournament, you can expect this SFV tournament to be one of the most competitive tournaments in QLD, as players come together so see who is the master of Capcom's latest fighter! There's never been a more suitable gaming venue in Brisbane than 1UP Arcade, where you'll be playing against QLD's best with a backdrop of over 70 classic arcade games. Your tournament entry includes Day-Pass entry to the arcade (open 2-10pm) so you can fit in some arcade gaming before and after the event. Spectators and supporters are welcome to come along and watch the tournament for free.

Play kicks-off from 4PM. Register your interest through this FB event, then arrive by 3:30pm to register to play.

Whether you are playing in the comp, or just coming to watch Brisbane's best SF players, it's going to be a huge night of Street Fighter 5 not to be missed!


Saturday 28th October 2017   |   Game Over, Cosplay Halloween Party!

1UP Arcade Presents DJ Sheep + SF Tournament
1UP Arcade & DJ Sheep Team-Up again with a mad mix of music to set the Halloween mood!

WHEN Saturday 28th October 2017 - 2-10PM (Live DJ Performance from 5pm).
WHERE 1UP ARCADE, (Basement Level) 230 Lytton Rd Morningside QLD.
ENTRY $15 Play all day!

HALLOWEEN COSPLAY COMP Free entry with arcade entry. Registrations close 6PM.
COSPLAY PRIZE 1st Place: $150 Cash prize + 1-Month 1UP Membership + 'Game Over' event poster.
2nd & 3rd Place: 1-Month 1UP Membership.

Get dressed up in your baddest halloween themed costume, and kick off your Halloween at Australia's largest retro arcade! The $15 entry fee gets you unlimited play on over 80 arcade games, a live music show by 5-time Australian state DJ champion, DJ Sheep, and a night to be remembered.

With the Haloween scene set, Cosplayers are welcome to join in our Cosplay competition for their chance to take home the $150 cash prize, and honour of being 1UP's first Cosplay competition winner!

It's going to be a huge night of scary arcade games, spooky live music and chilling cosplay!


Sunday 1st October 2017   |   Brisbane Retro Games Market

Full details coming soon...


Sunday 8th October 2017   |   SHMUPS Tournament

Full details coming soon...

Join in our regular Weeknight Events
EVERY Wednesday, Thursday & Friday!

1UP Arcade Presents DJ Sheep + SF Tournament

Need to contact 1UP Arcade before the launch for more information or a press kit? Shoot us a message through our Contact Us page!