Just a couple months removed from the reveal of BATTLECRY
, our new team action game from BattleCry Studios, we’ve already had our first community tournament for the game.
Hosted in the Bethesda Exhibit Hall at QuakeCon 2014, eight teams — some with close bonds, others created on the fly– competed for the BATTLECRY Inaugural Tournament title. In a mini-documentary featuring developers from BattleCry Studios and combatants, we follow the tournaments final four teams: Hoagies for Hunger, The Art of Warfare, Ultimo Continue, and Team Impromptu. You can guess which team we named based on their last-minute formation.
In the end, there could only be one winner. Watch the video above to find out who claimed the title. To everyone that competed and watched the tournament… thanks for being a part of history!
For more on BATTLECRY, visit the game’s official website, as well as its Facebook and Twitter pages.
With QuakeCon just over two week away, we’ve got details on this year’s tournaments. Get the full scoop in the press release below…
QUAKECON 2011 TOURNAMENT LINE UP ANNOUNCED
July 18, 2011 (Rockville, MD) – The world’s very best QUAKE LIVE® players will once again gather in Dallas, Texas to take part in intense online tournaments at QuakeCon® 2011, being held August 4-7, 2011 at the Hilton Anatole. Top professionals will compete in the Intel-sponsored QUAKE LIVE Duel Invitational Masters and the Intel® QUAKE LIVE Team Deathmatch Invitational Masters and contend for a share of over $40,000 in prize money. Also new to this year’s QuakeCon®, up-and-coming players will have the opportunity to prove their gaming expertise in the Brink™ Open Championships.
This year, players competing in the tournaments will all be using the same kind of computers thanks to Dell. Players will be using the Alienware Aurora, which combines the latest in gaming technology to deliver a premier gaming experience to even the most demanding hard core gaming fan.
QuakeCon, which is free and open to the public, offers an opportunity to see the greatest players in the world compete in highly-competitive tournaments. Matches will also be broadcast live each day of the competitions on large screens with play-by-play commentary from this year’s shoutcasters who will capture all of the energy, excitement and behind-the-scenes drama, with live match coverage, player interviews and expert analysis.
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QuakeCon is a place for everyone to play games together and have fun. On the other hand, it’s also a place for the best gamers to utterly crush their opponents in the pursuit of cold hard cash.
Big prizes await the video game sportsmen at this year’s QuakeCon, with $50,000 total up for grabs in both the Intel QUAKE LIVE Masters Championship and the QUAKE LIVE Capture the Flag Championship.
And if you don’t have a fancy nickname or a branded mouse, don’t worry: the Open Tournament will allow up to 128 amateurs a chance to compete for a respectable purse of $2500.
Keep reading for more details, or head right over to the QuakeCon site to register:
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For those not familiar with QUAKE LIVE, it’s a browser-based (and totally free) version of Quake III Arena. As announced in a press release today, QUAKE LIVE will have a huge presence at QuakeCon 2009 — with tournaments for amateurs and pros alike with a total of $50,000 in prize money.
To read all the details about the touraments, check out the press release. For on the official rules, requirements, prize money distribution, pool of arenas and additional information, please go to www.quakecon.org.