SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- World Cyber Games (WCG), organizer of the largest international video game competition and festival is looking for the 'Bob Costas of videogames' – two "shoutcasters" who know "Counter-Strike" or "Tekken 6," and can provide play-by-play commentary live at this year's WCG Grand Final in Los Angeles, CA, from September 30 to October 3.
Interested contenders can channel their inner sportscaster for a chance to win bragging rights as the WCG's Official Shoutcaster, describing the thrilling action during competitive gaming matches and appear in the WCG 2010 Grand Final's broadcast matches. The winner will also get a four-day paid trip to Los Angeles.
How to Participate:
Participating is easy. Contestants can download the available "Counter-Strike" or "Tekken 6" videos at www.wcg.com/shoutcasting and add their unique commentary. They then post the submission to the WCG YouTube channel between 12:00:01 p.m. ET on and 11:59:59 a.m. ET on August 16, 2010 through September 1, 2010, and the online community will then have the chance to vote on their favorites.
Winners will be determined on a combination of creativity, originality, knowledge of the game, and online voting. Full rules are posted at www.wcg.com/shoutcasting
From Aug 16 – Sept 1, 2010, participants can begin submitting their shoutcast videos for two official game titles – "Tekken 6" and "Counter-Strike."
From Sept 1 – Sept 15, 2010, people can vote online for their favorite shoutcast submission at www.wcg.com/shoutcasting
Sept 30 – Oct 3, 2010, Winners for each game title, as determined by online vote and WCG's panel of judges, will get a chance to shoutcast the broadcast matches during the WCG 2010 Grand Final at LA Convention Center and become the new official shoutcasters for the World Cyber Games.
About World Cyber Games (WCG)
World Cyber Games Inc. (WCG) is the organizer of the largest global video game tournament and festival, celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2010. With a yearlong competition spanning online, regional and national qualifying matches, elite gamers ascend to represent their countries at the WCG Grand Final, a thrilling high-pressure challenge to crown the world's best gamers. More than 1.6 million players from 65 countries competed for a spot in the WCG 2009 Grand Final in China. Entertainment capital Los Angeles will host this exciting competition in 2010 from September 30 to October 3. To showcase the passion and competitive spirit of gamers, WCG also produces the hit reality show WCG Ultimate Gamer, which premieres a second season in August. For more information visit http://www.wcg.com.
SOURCE World Cyber Games Inc.