San Jose, Calif. (October 8, 2008) - San Jose-based online game publisher, Gamescampus.com ( www.gamescampus.com , run by OnNet USA), announced today that Team USA has been crowned the official winner of the 2008 United Cup, a global scale tournament between USA and Europe recently held in its game, Shot Online.
The finals for the tournament were held on September 30th at Shot Online's Pearl Green Island course. The competition between Team USA and Team Europe was intense throughout the tournament. Team Europe had taken the lead but in the last match, USA Team Captain, TigerWood, went head-to-head against Europe's Team Captain, MS-201, and with great skill and perseverance was able to overcome Team Europe's lead to win the United Cup for Team USA 8-6. The USA winning team members
include: Captain: TigerWood, Tschriver, Bigbudsmoker1, Joeyj, Jenisee, BeeBum, xTomik, DEEF, Helvet and Cadaviar.
Prizes willbe awarded to all participants in the Shot Online 2008 United Cup Tournament Finals. Prizes awarded to each of the winning Team USA players include 10 million NG, a repairable United Cup driver and a full set of 2008 United Cup clothing. Prizes awarded to the each of the players on the 2nd place team, Team Europe, include five million NG, a non-repairable United Cup driver and a full set of 2008 United Cup clothing. In addition, the winning Team captain's name, TigerWood from Team USA, will also be entered into the Shot Online Hall of Fame.
"The turnout in this year's Shot Online United Cup Tournament was a great success," said David Chang, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Gamescampus.com. "It was a hard fought battle between the USA and Europe. We look forward to a re-match next year!"
The Shot Online game can be downloaded and played for free at http://shotonline.gamescampus.com/index.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-D graphics 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.com, run by OnNet USA, is dedicated to changing the way people play games. Based in San Jose and founded in 2005, OnNet USA hosts amazingly fun item-based online games for all gamers from MMORPG's to sports through its game portal www.gamescampus.com.