[Feb 17, 2012] World Game Cup 2012 (06414 Cannes Cedex - France)


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[size=7]World Game Cup 2012[/SIZE]

5th Edition – Palais des Festivals de Cannes

February 17th to 19th 2012

Third Announcement

[SIZE=“5”]Presentation:[/SIZE]

Set in the heart of the Festival International des Jeux, in the prestigious Palais des Festivals de Cannes, a world-renown, exceptional place, the World Game Cup is an arena where the best fighters from every continent will fight to the finish during three fun-filled days.

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[SIZE=“5”]The Official Games of the 2012 Edition:[/SIZE]

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition v.2012 (Solo & 3vs3)
-SOLO TOURNAMENT WITH A $5000 CASH-PRIZE!
-The Top 8 of the Solo Tourney get Seeding points, and the Winner a Round Ticket & Lodging for the Shadowloo Showdown 2012

Soulcalibur V (Solo & 3vs3)
-SOLO TOURNAMENT WITH A $2500 CASH-PRIZE!
-The Top 8 of the Solo Tourney get Seeding points for the Shadowloo Showdown 2012

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (Solo & 3vs3)
-SOLO TOURNAMENT WITH A $2500 CASH-PRIZE!
-The Top 8 of the Solo Tourney get Seeding points for the Shadowloo Showdown 2012

The King Of Fighters XIII (Solo & 2vs2)
-SOLO TOURNAMENT “WITH THE LARGEST CASH-PRIZE EVER FOR A KOF TOURNEY!” (cf. eLivepro.Frionel)
-The Top 8 of the Solo Tourney get Seeding points for the Shadowloo Showdown 2012

Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Online Edition (Solo & 2vs2)
-The Top 8 of the Solo Tourney get Seeding points for the Shadowloo Showdown 2012

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend (Solo)
-The Top 8 of the Solo Tourney get Seeding points for the Shadowloo Showdown 2012

The King Of Fighters 2002 UM (3vs3)

Mortal Kombat (Solo) The Internet denizens choice

[SIZE=“5”]Special Events:[/SIZE]

Play the fighting games of tomorrow before your friends!
Witness exhibitions & enter tournaments of:

Street Fighter X Tekken (Solo & 2vs2) – Registration only available at the venue
-The Top 8 of the Solo Tourney get Seeding points for the Shadowloo Showdown 2012

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (Solo & 2vs2) – Registration only available at the venue
-The Top 8 of the Solo Tourney get Seeding points for the Shadowloo Showdown 2012

Skullgirls (Solo) – Registration only available at the venue

>>> Tournaments winners will be awarded part of the prize-pool, including gifts (arcade sticks , games, headsets…) and/or cash-prizes. One may only register on the official website. Entry spots are subject to availability

[SIZE=“5”]The World Team Cup 2012:[/SIZE]

More than a huge tournament venue open to everybody, the World Game Cup also is an incredible place where one can witness an unforgettable show: the world’s first national team based fighting game competition!


World Team Cup of Super Street Fighter IV AE
World Team Cup of Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
World Team Exhibition of Soulcalibur V**

>>> Note: competition reserved to national teams. The selectors’ & team members’ lists will be available on the official website. The following lists are temporary.

Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition v.2012

Algeria******
Belgium
France
Greece
Ireland
Italy
Japan
The Netherlands
Norway
Portugal
Spain
Switzerland
The United Kingdom**

SoulCalibur V

Belgium******
France
Germany/Austria
Japan
Spain
Switzerland
The United Kingdom**

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

France******
Ireland
Japan
The Netherlands
Portugal
Switzerland
The United Kingdom
**
[SIZE=“5”]New in the 2012 Edition:[/SIZE]

>>> The exhibitions:
Watch the exhibitions where the best players of Street Fighter X Tekken, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 & Skullgirls will show their skill and don’t miss the exceptional show on Super Street Fighter IV AE V.2012 where the Dream WORLD Team will face the Dream EUROPEAN Team in a 12 on 12 slugfest!!!

>>> The free SFXT tournament:
CAPCOM France decided to offer the Fighting Game Community a** FREE** Street Fighter X Tekken Tournament at this World Game Cup!!!
No, you’re not dreaming, to enter this Official Tournament of SFXT at the World Game Cup, all you’ll have to do is to register for at least one other tournament… and to be among the first to come see us at the registration booth on Friday morning!

>>> The SS2K12qualifiers:*
Shadowloo and the World Game Cup Association proudly present the Shadowloo Showdown x World Game Cup Qualifier Event!
The Shadowloo Showdown is the largest tournament in the Asia-Pacific region, the pride & joy of Australia, and as we are, after all, the largest tournament in Europe: it’s an incredible opportunity to be able partner-up to do great things together.
The SS2K12 will take place on May 5th & 6th 2012 in beautiful Melbourne, Australia.

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>>> A perfect stream:
Two permanent stream channels, with dual commentary in English & French on the main stream.
The complete schedule & commentators’ list are available on the official website.

[SIZE=“5”]World Game Cup 2012 V.I.P.'s:[/SIZE]

The V.I.P.'s (Very Important Players) will join in droves for the 2012 edition of the World Game Cup. They’re among the best players in the world on their respective games.
Here is a list that will be completed on the official website with each new VIP entrant:

**Fuudo (JP) ********
MCZ.TTC|Tokido (JP)
MCZ.TOPANGA|Mago (JP)
eLivepro|BAS (JP)
eLivepro|RF (JP)
eLivepro|MOV (JP)
Oosuka (JP)
Sousuhi (JP)
Mochi-a (JP)
eLivepro|Alioune (FR)
eLivepro|Kayane (FR)
MCZ.Western Wolves|Prodigal Son (UK)
MCZ.Western Wolves|F-Word (UK)
MCZ.WDM|Cuongster (FR)
MCZ.WDM|V-Ryu (CH)
MCZ.WDM|Evans (FR)
MCZ.WDM|Luffy (FR)
MCZ.WDM|Renegad (FR)
MCZ.WDM|Will2Pac (FR)
CDV|WhiteBl4ck (FR)
eLivepro|Mr KOF (US)
The Answer (US)

And more…**

You can have a look at the complete registrants’ list at the following address:
http://elyum-studio.com/wgc2012/?p=905

[SIZE=“5”]Info, registration, schedule, rules & regulations:[/SIZE]

Please remember that registration is only available Online and that you must do so before February the 8th2012.
The official website is available in both English & French.

www.worldgamecup.fr
www.worldgamecup.com

[SIZE=“5”]Contact:[/SIZE]

worldgamecup@gmail.com
https://twitter.com/WorldGameCup


http://minus.com/myO1F5uDP

The WGC2K12 was presented on CrossCounter LIVE a few days ago.
http://thestream.tv/world-games-run-down-keits-skisonic/

Watch the Pool’s Draw on Gameblog TV on Thursday February 9th at 6PM CET.


Feat. Cuong Cao (MCZ.WDM.Cuongster), Valentin Lormeau (Yamato) , Adel El Mahdy (TKO), Naili Khalid (eLivepro.Frionel), Viken Kojaartinian (eLivepro.Oro) & Guillaume Dorison (Asenka).


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Topic updated!

No trailer yet, but our friends & partners at eLive.pro just recorded a LIVE show about the KOF tourneys available at the WGC 2012, a wee thing promising the largest cash-prize pot EVER for a KOF tournament & a lot of (yet undisclosed, but heavily hinted) guest players: ENJOY!

http://www.elive.pro/en/watch/M2ttKx6rdp8V


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Got any idea why the trailer gets uploaded and keeps getting taken down?
Anyway I’m confirmed to attend now CAN.NOT.WAIT !!


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Our trailer is being modified per one of our sponsors’ request.
We’ll communicate everywhere once it’s validated.


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Final English trailer:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhIEVLFk9B8

(Let the spamming begin!)


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Topic Updated!

And for the few that still don’t know where to find me:
http://www.facebook.com/aurelien.kuramatengu.laureau

Please remember that the WGC2K12 will offer a steady flow of info during streams, so Like/Follow us if you want to read the latest news:


https://twitter.com/WorldGameCup

And DO check the contents of our Minus folder, You might well find it very useful ^^.
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WORLD GAME CUP 2012

STREAM SCHEDULE / PROGRAMME DU STREAM

**The Official Stream: **

3 channels available / 3 chaînes disponibles:

MAIN STAGE: French
By Dans Ta Cave
MAIN STAGE: English
By ArmsHouse
RING STAGE: French
By SWGA_Maho, feat.basgrospoing.fr

INFORMATION:
http://www.worldgamecup.fr
The timetable is for the CET (GMT/UTC+1) timezone, please add/substract the set number of hours to watch the show:
GMT (United Kingdom): Substract 1h.
EST ( (US East Coast): Substract 6h
PST (US West Coast): Substract 9h
JST (Japan): add 8h
EDT (Melbourne, Australia): add 10h

VENDREDI / FRIDAY 02/17/12

MAIN STAGE
11AM – 4PM / 11H – 16H
Super Street Fighter IV: AE V.2012 - Europe vs. The World – 12vs12 Exhibition Match

4PM – 6PM / 16H – 18H
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 - TOP 4 / 3vs3

6PM – 8PM / 18H – 20H
SoulCalibur V - TOP 4 / 3vs3

RING STAGE
11AM – 1PM / 11H – 13H
Skullgirls - BAS GROS POING SPECIAL SHOW

1PM – 4PM / 13H – 16H
Street Fighter X Tekken - 2vs2 SCRAMBLE MODE

4PM – 6PM / 16H – 18H
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike - TOP 4 / 3vs3

6PM – 8PM / 18H – 20H
The King Of Fighters XIII - TOP 4 / 3vs3

SAMEDI / SATURDAY – 02/18/12

MAIN STAGE
11AM – 3PM / 11H – 15H
Super Street Fighter IV AE V.2012 - WORLD TEAM CUP / 5vs5

3PM – 5PM / 15H – 17H
Super Street Fighter IV AE V.2012 - TOP 4 / 3vs3

5PM – 8PM / 17H – 20H
SoulCalibur V - TOP 8 / SOLO

RING STAGE
11AM – 3PM / 11H – 15H
Super Street Fighter IV AE V.2012 - WORLD TEAM CUP / 5vs5

3PM – 4PM / 15H – 16H
Skullgirls - BAS GROS POING SPECIAL SHOW

4PM – 6PM / 16H – 18H
BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend - TOP 4 / SOLO

6PM – 8PM / 18H – 20H
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike - TOP 4 / SOLO

DIMANCHE / SUNDAY – 02/19/12

MAIN STAGE
11AM – 1PM / 11H – 13H
Street Fighter X Tekken - TOP 8 / SOLO

1PM – 3PM / 13H – 15H
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 - TOP 4 / SOLO

3PM – 5PM / 15H – 17H
The King Of Fighters XIII - TOP 4 / SOLO

6PM – 8PM / 18H – 20H
Super Street Fighter IV: AE V.2012 - TOP 8 / SOLO

RING STAGE
11AM – 1PM / 11H – 13H
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 - WORLD TEAM CUP / 5vs5

1PM – 5PM / 13H – 17H
SoulCalibur V - WORLD TEAM CUP / 5vs5

5PM – 6PM / 17H – 18H
The King Of Fighters 2002 UM - TOP 2 / 3vs3

6PM – 8PM / 18H – 20H
Mortal Kombat 9 - TOP 4 / SOLO