The aim of any fighting video game is to pummel your rival into submission. But underneath all the kicking and punching lies a very generous community of people who just happen to love beating each other up.

Shadowloo Showdown is the largest fighting game event in Australia, and attracts players from all over the globe including the UK, America, Japan, China, Kuwait and even New Caledonia.

There are cheers and there are tears, but it's all for a good cause

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