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The World Cyber Games finals are being held in Seattle starting today and ending Sunday. The event is being held at the Qwest center and tickets are $10 per day. Opening ceremony starts at 6PM today. There's a whole slew of events going on and if there's anything you're really interested in seeing...

October 4th 2007 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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The World Cyber Games held their US Open video game tournament last week in New York. The two-day event had 68 competitors waging (hyperbole alert) fierce and epic battle for $20,000 in cash and prizes. Players competed in nine different games (titles and winners after the break).We overheard that...

June 5th 2007 at 9:55pm 0 Comments
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The nation's best cyber-athletes are already beginning to gather in New York City for the World Cyber Games US Open. Who knows what kind of trials they've endured as they've trained for months, quite possibly years, analyzing the subtleties of each individual frame of animation found in their favor...

May 31st 2007 at 10:28pm 0 Comments
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The ever so delayed WCG Gears of War global online tournament will be kicking off tomorrow April 20th with an old fashioned leaderboards reset. The Gears online tourney was supposed to start on April 9th, but due to leaderboard reset difficulties they had to push it back a few days. And since the co...

April 19th 2007 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft and World Cyber Games are holding a tournament for Gears of War starting on April 9th and continuing through May 6th over Xbox Live. For those four weeks, registrants will compete in online ranked matches, where the top 11 players on the leaderboard will win a trip for two to Prague, one o...

March 29th 2007 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Joystiq went ahead and hung out at the World Cyber Games East Coast Regional finals today in New York City. Held at the Samsung store in Columbus Circle, gamers participated Saturday in Counter-Strike, FIFA, and DOA4. Besides seeing some of the best players show off their skills, the set up was actu...

August 12th 2006 at 8:55pm 0 Comments
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Got to give it up for Samsung. They stood up and noticed that the gaming market was one huge untapped market for display makers and went after it. First, they received exclusive rights to all the XBOX 360 retail display units, then they developed a gaming mode for their new HDTVs, and now are sponso...

July 7th 2006 at 10:58am 0 Comments
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"Free" offers on the internet often come with annoying trials and lengthy cancellation procedures, but this one here's legit -- it's actually running from the subscription web site of the publisher of EGM, Ziff Davis Media.You may have seen this offer for 12 free issues of Electronic Gaming Monthly...

May 26th 2006 at 7:32am 0 Comments
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The news that the World Cyber Games is headed for Seattle in 2007 goes hand-in-hand with this recent announcement of a new U.S. office for the WCG. Headed up by Michael Arzt, the office serves to show quite how much faith pro gaming leagues like the WCG have in the American market.While professional...

March 21st 2006 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Interested in contributing to the World Cyber Games? The WCG is searching for gamer feedback on the rules and regulations of its tournament games, so if you have a burning desire to see a particular ruleset put in place, now's your chance.Looking for gamer input like this is useful, although part of...

March 6th 2006 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The World Cyber Games, an international professional gaming competition, has announced which titles will be used for this year's competitions. With the advent of a new platform, it's been interesting to see where the focus of professional gamers will lie.A return to Counter-Strike 1.6 (last year's c...

February 15th 2006 at 7:30pm 0 Comments