San Jose, Calif. (July 8, 2009) - San Jose-based online game publisher, Gamescampus.com ( www.gamescampus.com, run by OnNet USA), announced today that Shot-Online has once again been chosen as an official game of 2009 GNGWC (Game and Game World Championship). The tournament is a unique opportunity for Shot-Online players to take their online golfing experience offline, giving them a chance to compete
face-to-face with their fellow Shot-Online players across the world. Gamescampus and GNGWC are offering thousands in cash prizes, with the best Shot-Online players also winning a trip to Korea for the grand final.
Multiple countries will take place in the tournament; including Europe, North America, South America, Korea and Japan. Each will hold local contests with the final global match being held in Korea this November where 16 lucky finalists will compete for the grand prize.
The GNGWC qualifying eventswill take place from June through November 2009. The first preliminary competitions for Europe will take place July 10th through July 16th in Germany with a regional final occurring July 31 at the Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany. The qualifying rounds for North America, Korea, South America and Japan will occur
later in the fall with the finalists from each heading to Korea in November for a chance to win a $5,000 USD cash prize.
"We are proud to have been part of this major worldwide event from the very beginning four years ago," said Tony Liu, Producer of Shot Online at Gamescampus.com. "The GNGWC has become an extremely popular event for our players who appreciate being able to play in a truly worldwide Shot-Online gaming event. We wish our European players the best as they start off the competition this month."
The GNGWC is hosted by KIPA (the Korean SW Industry Promotion Agency) and sponsored by the Korean Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Shot-Online has been a part of the annual tournament since its inception.
Shot-Online players can sign up by going to GamesCampus' official Shot-Online website ( http://shotonline.gamescampus.com).
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For more information on the 2008 GNGWC, please visit the official website http://www.gamengame.com/gngwc/introduction.asp
Shot-Online, developed by Gamescampus.com, is a hybrid massively multiplayer online game. This golf simulation game incorporates elements of traditional role-playing and is enhanced by proprietary physics software. This software allows for real-world golf ball behavior based on environmental factors. Detailed 3-Dgraphics and realistic animation enhance the user-experience as players help their
characters grow in skill and capability. Team and solo competitions allow players a chance to win game currency with which users can purchase skill-enhancing items.
GamesCampus, (run by OnNetUSA) is dedicated to changing the way people play online golf games. Based in San Jose, OnNet USA was founded in 2006 with its highly successful golf simulation game, Shot-Online. GamesCampus' focus on sports and competitive games has produced amazingly fun item-based online competitive games for all gamers through its game portal www.gamescampus.com.