‘World of Warcraft’ and ‘StarCraft’ players get ready – your favorite game is fiercely entrenched with other game titles as part of the World Cyber Games competition. Starting on September 30th in Korea this year, World Cyber Games Inc., organizer of this premiere international video game competition and festival, recently announced nine game titles from varying genres that are some of the most popular competitive games available around the world today.
This year’s line-up includes popular titles from five different genres. WCG has included the world famous ‘StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty’ as well as the ‘World of Warcraft: Cataclysm’ expansion in the line-up as the first MMORPG title in WCG history. ‘Tekken 6,’ one of the most popular fighting games will thrill cyber fighters everywhere. ‘League of Legends,’ which was presented as promotion game title last year in WCG, is back again as an official game title and is ready to gather all AOS enthusiasts. On the other hand, best shooters in the world are ready for a treat. Three FPS games, ‘Counter-Strike 1.6,’ ‘Crossfire,’ and ‘Special Force’ are in this year’s line-up.
WCG 2011 Official Game Titles:
Tekken 6 (Namco Bandai Games)
FPS (First Person Shooting):
Counter-Strike 1.6 (Valve)
Crossfire ( Neowiz Games/Smilegate)
Special Force (Dragonf ly)
MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game):
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm (Blizzard Entertainment)
RTS (Real Time Strategy):
League of Legends (Riot Games)
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (Blizzard Entertainment)
Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne (Blizzard Entertainment)
FIFA 11 (Electronic Arts)
“This year WCG selected world’s most popular titles across every genre. WCG values gamers’ feedback and we have determined that the announced titles are among the most popular and challenging titles available today,” said Sean Lee, Senior Manager of Publisher Relations, World Cyber Games, Inc. “We are excited to unveil the official game titles for this year and we look forward to another exciting year of competition to crown the world’s best players.”
WCG will announce additional promotional titles for the WCG 2011 Grand Final. The titles announced recently will be available for regional qualification tournaments in countries around the world.
About the World Cyber Games:
The World Cyber Games is an event that’s been held annually ever since 2000. In general it’s a global tournament of e-sports in which over one million players from around the world can compete against each other for the title of world champion in varying events. WCG also serves as a gaming industry conference, drawing industry leaders and technology experts as speakers and attendees where they share ideas and talk about the future of e-sports and its impact on society.
For more information, visit http://www.wcg.com/.