WCG Announces Official 2008 Global Tournament Games

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NEW YORK, NY, March 17, 2008—World Cyber Games (WCG), the premier international video game competition, announces the largest line up of official tournament games in its history. The WCG global tournament is bigger and better than ever for 2008, with an epic lineup of PC and Xbox 360 titles, including the debuts of Halo® 3 and Guitar Hero® III: Legends of Rock, along with the return of tournament favorites including Starcraft®: Brood War™, WarCraft® III: The Frozen Throne™ and more.  Plus another first for the WCG in 2008 is the introduction of an official mobile title, Asphalt 3: Street Rules.

“It is with great honor that the WCG announces the most powerful, broad-reaching and distinguished lineup of tournament games in the history of eSports,” said Hyoung-Seok Kim, president and CEO, International Cyber Marketing, organizers of the WCG.

Following the successful 2007 partnership between the WCG and MTV Networks’ SPIKE TV that was seen by more than 12 million viewers; the WCG 2008 Official Titles were introduced on SPIKE TV’s signature video game program, “GameTrailers TV with Geoff Keighley.”  The largest field ever, the WCG list includes 14 team and individual titles to be played by gamers in more than 70countries worldwide on Windows PC, Xbox 360 and cellular phone for cash, prizes and the chance to represent their respective country at the WCG 2008 Grand Final this November in Cologne, Germany:

Official WCG 2008 PC Games:
• Half-Life®: Counter-Strike™ 1.6 (5 v. 5 Team FPS )
• Starcraft®: Brood War™:  (1 v. 1 RTS)
• WarCraft® III: The Frozen Throne™  (1 v. 1 RTS)
• Command & Conquer 3: Kane’s Wrath™  (1 v. 1 RTS)
• Age of Empires® III: The Asian Dynasties (1 v. 1 RTS)
• FIFA Soccer 08 (1 v. 1 Sports)
• Need For Speed™ ProStreet (Xbox 360 in US & Canada)  (1 v. 1 Racing)
• Carom3D (1 v. 1 Casual)
• Red Stone (4 v. 4 Team MMORPG)

Official WCG 2008 Xbox 360 Games:
• Halo® 3 (4 v. 4 Team FPS)
• Project Gotham Racing® 4 (1 v. 1 Racing)
• Guitar Hero® III: Legends of Rock (1 v. 1 Music)
• Virtua Fighter® 5 (1 v. 1 Fighting)

Official WCG 2008 Mobile Game:
• Asphalt 3: Street Rules (1 v. 1 Racing)

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