Be an online gaming spectator over the next few days by watching the grand final of the World Cyber Games 2008. Competition begins today in Cologne, Germany, with teams from the USA and another 70-plus countries involved. Last year the U.S. team beat Korea at the final in Seattle.
Starting tomorrow, online video game broadcaster QuadV plans to have live video coverage with English language commentary starting at 6 a.m. ET at www.QuadV.com. The international gamers will compete for prizes totaling more than $500,000 in 14 different games: on the PC (StarCraft: Brood War, WarCraft III: Frozen Throne, CounterStrike, FIFA Soccer 08, Need for Speed: ProStreet, Command & Conquer: Kane’s Wrath and Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties), Xbox 360 (Project Gotham Racing 4, Virtua Fighter 5, Halo 3, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, Carom3D, RedStone) and cell phone (Asphalt 4: Elite Racing).
In the meantime, viewers can watch archived video of last month's USA finals at us.wcg.com.
By Mike Snider'Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock' competitors Kelly Law-Yone and Annie Leung. (World Cyber Games)