Things to do in Melbourne this Pax weekend!

PaxAus is right around the corner which means Melbourne city is about to come to life with gamers and pop culture enthusiasts flying in from across the country and even across the sea. If you are staying in the city this Pax weekend or just looking for some fun things to do in one of the most liveable cities, then look no further! Filled with awesome gaming cafes, arcades and fun holes in the wall that are perfect for spending your day. Here are some of our favourites to dig your teeth into and make the most out of your Pax adventure. 

Fuel up before you head in with some delicious One Piece themed brekkie at One Plus Piece. This One Piece Cafe is a personal favourite here at the Colin HQ and their Chicken and Waffles are to die for! 

Keep the party going after hours and grab some dinner at Fortress. Featuring two gigantic levels, Fortress Melbourne is a gamers one stop shop for food, booze, games and more! Whether you want to refuel at the Tavern or hop on one of the premium high-powered computers from Alienware, Fortress has something for everyone! 

If Fortress isn't quite your thing, GG EZ might be the bar for you. Shrouded in a soft neon glow filling the underground space, GG EZ is one of Australia’s first dedicated esports bars. Check out their unique (and delicious!) game-themes bubble tea cocktails while you enjoy some retro arcade or esports viewing.

After something a bit more low key? Why not check out Marche Board Game Cafe! With good food and a quirky space Marche Board Game Cafe is the perfect place to get some good food and unwind while battling it out with your friends with a wide variety of board games. 

Get your Gatcha fix at Capsule Station! Conveniently located at Melbourne Central, Capsule Station is your one stop gatcha heaven. With over 30 machines there is something for everone!