GNGWC 2008, online preliminary round soon begins

The third Game&Game World Championship 2008(GNGWC) online preliminary round will soon begin.

KT and Korea Software Promotion Agency sponsor this worldwide gamers' festival 'GNGWC 2008.' Online preliminary begins at the end of July in Europe(Germany) and other six countries.

Four games are chosen for the preliminary round: ShotOnline (OnNet, www.shotonline.gamescampus.com), Atlantica (Ndoors, http://atlantica.ndoorsgames.com), Silk Road Online (Joy Max, www.silkroadonline.net) and Navyfield (SD Enternet, www.navyfield.com.) Gamers abroad access through servers in each nation or companies' global servers to participate in the online preliminary.

Ndoors's (President Cho Sungwon) 'Atlantica'has been chosen as an official game for GNGWC for the first time this year. Atlantica has existing matches within the game. Gamers will have to do the matches divided by regions until the last day of the preliminary. Top 16 gamers will be admitted to the next round in their regions.

SD Enternet's 'Navy Field' will have 4 top teams with 20 members from each region for the next round. Online preliminary has only one match to win. Top 2 teams from regional league shall be admitted to the final round that will take place in Korea.

OnNet's 3D golf game, 'Shot Online' gives 8 times of individual play at the highest level, Cadeiger, during the preliminary. Gamers can submit 4 best score cards and total 12 gamers shall be entitled to participate in the regional final round.

Joy Max's 'Silk Road Online' will have 30 gamers who will receive one account each. Gamers should create a new character at a designated level and have a time for preparation for 10 minutes. Then a staff will give a sign to start this PvP style game. 16 gamers shall be selected during the preliminary.

Preliminary in Europe(Germany) will start from July 28 to August 14. Regional finals will be held in GC exhibition center in Leipzig.

Director Kwon Taekmin from SW Promotion Agency's Digital Contents department said, "This year's GNGWC will begin with regional preliminary in Germany. I wish that gamers who love Korean online games from different countries would be able to communicate and build friendship through GNGWC."


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