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King Of The North: MediaCityUK

This month’s Fight Series takes place in association with King of the North, one of the biggest university-run gaming festivals in the UK. Working with a group of other Manchester-based gaming communities, we bring you United. Our branch of the event will be bringing you three of the hottest fighting games right now, Dragonball FighterZ, […]

MBA Write series: Post tournament interview with RIZE Aixy

Saturday marked the first ever MBA Dragonball Fighter Z tournament hosted at Arcade club. The level of competition on the day was impressive, with players traveling from across the UK to claim the inaugural victory. Rize gaming’s Aixy was the most impressive on the day running through the bracket undefeated and claiming 1st place in […]


Arguably the most anticipated fighter this year will be getting the MBA treatment this February, giving you ample time to get ready for this tournament of power! And there ain’t no mystical dragon that can save you from the bodying that’s about to go down! The event will be held in our usual arena at […]

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Manchester Battle Arena is a community project focused on competitive gaming based in Manchester, UK. We at MBA built our reputation as one of the biggest and most talented gaming communities in the country. MBA regularly run local offline monthy tournaments and casual gaming events with our proud partners ‘Arcade club’ in Bury. We have developed a platform for rising gamers to build and develop their talents and eventually be able to compete at a national and global level. We have a strong portfolio and network which consist of Namco Bandai, Pqube, Warner bros, Capcom and Replay Events to provide premium tournaments in the UK. We aspire to become a central hub for all gaming content, supporting streamers, bloggers and YouTubers as well as creating our own content to keep you informed and entertained.

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