Cologne, July 13th, 2009– The Electronic Sports League (ESL), Atari and Gas Powered Games, developer of the realtime tactical game DEMIGOD, challenge all European players to the battle of the gods. The best DEMIGOD 3on3 team, that emerges victorious from the„Battle the Developers Cup“ gains the privilege to compete against the game creators around Chris Taylor. The sign-up period ends on July 17th. The tournament will start on July 19th. The winning team will encounter the Gas Powered Games team on Friday, August 7th. The winners of the„Battle the Developers Cup“ also get handsigned PC versions of DEMIGOD.
The cup will be 3on3, one map. The final round will be played in best of three mode. ESL TV will cover the progress of the„Battle the Developers Cup“ in their DEMIGOD program.
Further information about the cup and DEMIGOD in the ESL is available at: www.esl.eu/eu/demigod/news/93172
Turtle Entertainment GmbH
Turtle Entertainment was founded in 2000. The company quickly grew to be the European leader in the sector of electronic sports (eSports). The Electronic Sports League (ESL), operated by Turtle Entertainment, is active in 35 different countries worldwide. The league portal www.esl.eu reaches above ten million visits a month generated by more than two million registered users. Turtle Entertainment broadcasts ESL events via IPTV channel ESL TV since 2007. The headquarter has 174 employees and is located in Cologne, Germany. Turtle Entertainment owns the majority of the Chinese eSports league PGL (Pro Gamer League) since 2007. Important business partners of Turtle Entertainment are global corporations such as Intel, adidas, Volkswagen, Dell, Suzuki, ASUS, BitDefender, Sennheiser, Windows Vista, Sidewinder, Razor, Alienware and gamed.de.
Further information is available at www.turtle-entertainment.de
The Atari group, mainly comprised of the Atari brand, Atari catalogue of IPs, Cryptic Studios, Eden Games and its newly created London studio, is a global creator, producer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for all market segments and all interactive game platforms including consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony, advanced smartphones, Personal Computers, web and online. Atari also distributes video games notably in North America, through its US subsidiary Atari Inc. and direct to consumers via www.atari.com.
Atari benefits from an extensive catalogue of populargames based on original franchises (Test Drive, Alone in the Dark, V-Rally, My Horse&Me, Backyard Sports franchise, Total Annihilation, Outcast etc.), Cryptic Studios titles (StarTrek Online, Champions Online), publishing properties (Ghostbusters, The Chronicles of Riddick, The Witcher, Race Pro etc.), international licenses (Dungeons&Dragons, Jamie Oliver etc.) and classic games covering the entire history of the video game industry (Pong, Missile Command, Asteroids etc).
About NAMCO BANDAI Partners
NAMCO BANDAI Partners, one of the industry’s leading video game distribution companies, is wholly owned by NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe. The company operates in 50 countries excluding North America (USA and Canada) and Japan, and distributes titles from NAMCO BANDAI Games, Atari and other major publishers on an international and local basis.
Online info at a glance:
- This press release as PDF: www.turtle-entertainment.de/Dateien/PM_Beat_Demigod.pdf
- Battle the Developers: www.esl.eu/eu/demigod/news/93172
- Demigod: www.demigodthegame.com
- Atari: www.atari.com
- Gas Powered Games: www.gaspowered.com
- Turtle Entertainment: www.turtle-entertainment.de
- Company Trailer Turtle Entertainment GmbH (browser flash movie): http://files.turtle-entertainment.de/video/eslpromo.html
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