New York, NY– March 8, 2010– World Cyber Games Inc. (WCG), organizer of the premier international video game competition and festival, today announced the first official game titles for the WCG 2010 Grand Final in Los Angeles this fall. The list features PC and Xbox 360 titles comprising some of the most popular competitive games available around the world today.
WCG is announcing a total of seven official game titles and one promotional game title today. This year’s line-up includes popular titles such as Warcraft III, Counter-Strike, and Guitar Hero 5. In addition, the WCG 2010 Grand final tournament will include world famous racing game Forza Motorsport 3 and fighting game Tekken 6. Additional title announcements are expected from the WCG in the near future.
WCG 2010 Official Game Titles:
• Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne (Blizzard, RTS)
• Counter-Strike (Valve, FPS)
• TrackMania Nations Forever (Nadeo, Racing)
• Carom 3D (NeoAct, Sports)
• Guitar Hero 5 (Neversoft, Music)
• Tekken 6 (Namco Bandai Games, Fighting)
• Forza Motorsport 3 (Microsoft Game Studios, Racing)
WCG 2010 Promotional Game Title:
• Lost Saga (IO Entertainment, Action)
Gamers the world over can now begin tuning their skills with these titles for the ultimate competition in eSports, the WCG 2010 Grand Final, which returns to the United States this fall.
“We are bringing WCG gamers the world’s most popular titles across every genre in competitive gaming today. WCG values gamer feedback and we have determined that the announced titles are among the most popular and challenging titles available today,” said Hyoung-Seok Kim, President and CEO, World Cyber Games, Inc.“We are excited to unveil the first games for the 2010 Grand Final and we look forward to another exciting year of competition to crown the best players in the world.”
World Cyber Games will soon be announcing additional official, mobile and promotional titles for the WCG 2010 Grand Final. The titles announced today will be available for online and regional qualification tournaments in countries around the world.
For more information about this year’s titles line-up and the WCG 2010 Grand Final, please visit www.wcg.com.
About World Cyber Games (WCG)
Founded in 2000 and celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, World Cyber Games Inc. (WCG) is the organizer of the longest running global eSports tournament and festival in existence. Credited with launching the professional careers of many of the planet's top video game competitors, WCG uses a yearlong tournament format, which begins with online, national and regional competitions around the world. Top national competitors then convene to compete in the ultimate global eSports tournament, the World Cyber Games Grand Final, where they compete for prizes, and most of all, prestige. In 2009, around 1.6 million players from 65 countries competed for a spot in the WCG 2009 Grand Final. The WCG 2010 Grand Final will be held at Los Angeles, USA. WCG is also behind the hit reality show WCG Ultimate Gamer. After the successful launch of Season 1 in 2009, WCG Ultimate Gamer Season 2 is returning this summer. For more information visit WCG.com&WCGUltimateGamer.com
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