Seoul, Korea – March 07, 2011 – 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 2011 Grand Final which will be held in Korea this fall. The list features 9 game titles which is distributed in various genres, comprise some of the most popular competitive games available around the world today.
This year's line-up includes popular titles 5 different genres. Especially this year, WCG included the world famous StarCraft® II: Wings of Liberty™ as well as the World of Warcraft®: Cataclysm™in the line-up, as the first MMORPG title in WCG history. Tekken 6, one of the most popular fighting games will thrill the cyber fighters. 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 (Dragonfly)
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 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 Sean Lee, Senior Manager of Publisher Relations, World Cyber Games, Inc. ''We are excited to unveil the official game titles for the 2011 Grand Final and we look forward to another exciting year of competition to crown the best players in the world in Korea.''
World Cyber Games will soon be announcing additional mobile and promotional titles for the WCG 2011 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, please visit www.wcg.com.
About World Cyber Games (WCG)
Founded in 2000, 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 2010, celebrating its 10th anniversary, 450 players from 58 countries came over to Los Angeles, USA to compete for the world champion title.
For more information visit WCG.com
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