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Guild Wars: GWFC Champion Announced

by Inauro, 2006-09-05 22:44:00
NCSoft and ArenaNet have announced the winners of the recent <a href="" target="_blank">Guild Wars</a> Factions World Championship.<blockquote><em>NCsoft Europe and ArenaNetA, developer of the award-winning online role-playing game Guild WarsA, are extremely pleased to announce that on Saturday 26th August War Machine of Korea was crowned Guild Wars Factionsa c World Champion, walking away with $50,000 of the $100,000 prize money, bringing War Machinea "!s total earnings in the last three months up to $75,000. Runners up Idiot Savants of America also took home a healthy $25,000.<br><br>The Guild Wars Factions World Championship saw the return of five guilds from the Guild Wars World Championship which took place in Taiwan earlier this year, as well as a sixth open-invitational qualifier. These top players participated in a highly-competitive three-month series earlier this year, and earned their much sought after seats by rising to the top of hundreds of thousands of competitors from around the world.<br><br>This momentous event has firmly established Guild Warsa "! place in the focused world of e-sports, deservedly taking its place alongside the firmly entrenched Real Time Strategy (RTS) and First Person Shooter (FPS) genres as a completely new type of competitive computer game.<br><br>Guild Wars Nightfalla c is the next campaign in the wildly successful and critically acclaimed Guild Wars series. Guild Wars is an online role-playing game where players explore a rich fantasy world, acquire skills, build personalised characters, and compete in head-to-head battles with players from around the world. ArenaNet attributes the success of Guild Wars to compelling game design, innovative technology that offers a unique online game play experience and a revolutionary business model with no monthly subscription fees charged to users.<br><br>For further information, please head to</em></blockquote>
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Guild Wars

SP/MP: Massive
Setting: Fantasy
Platform: PC
Release: Released