I saw this in my inbox and thought other people might be interested. Free admission if you do the online quiz - http://www.worldcybergames.com/6th/2007/GrandFinal/ticket.asp . Some Rat City Roller Girls will be there, which is cool to me.
The 2007 World Cyber Games Grand Final will be at Qwest Field Event Center from Thursday October 4th thru Sunday October 7th.
What is WCG? The World Cyber Games (WCG) is the world?s largest computer and video game festival, and is recognized by gamers worldwide as the ?Olympics of Gaming.? Over 1.5 million hardcore gamers from 74 countries have competed throughout the year for the opportunity to represent their country at the 2007 WCG Grand Final and earn $2.5 million in prize money. Over 700 of the world?s best gamers will converge in Seattle next week to battle for Gold in 12 game titles such as Gears of War, PGR3, DOA4, StarCraft, WarCraft, Counter-Strike, Age of Empires, and more.
How is Microsoft Involved? Microsoft is a premier sponsor and we?ll have a large onsite consumer presence at the event. Here?s a quick look at some of the fun stuff we have in store for all attendees?
o Play the latest and greatest Xbox 360 and Games for Windows titles including Halo 3, Project Gotham Racing 4, BioShock, Gears of War, Crysis, and many more
o Display your musical chops on Guitar Hero III and the Xbox 360 ROCK BAND stage
o Meet and play with the GamerchiX and Rat City Rollergirls
o Participate in daily gaming tournaments and score great prizes and SWAG
What Else Is Going On? In addition to the competition and the Microsoft activities, Qwest Field Event Center will be packed with games, tournaments, prizes and loads of fun and excitement for fans of all ages.
o Attend the DigiPen ?Gamer Ed? Education Track on October 5th and 6th to meet local game developers, programmers and publishers, participate in workshops, and learn more about educational and career opportunities in the gaming industry. A special ?Women in Gaming Symposium? will be held on Saturday, October 6th from 10am ? 1pm. Full schedule and speaker bios can be found at www.digipen.edu/wcg.
o Xbox 360 and Games for Windows present ?Rock Kills Kid? performing live at WCG on Friday, October 5th @ 7:30pm
o More fun activities at other onsite sponsor booths including Samsung, Circuit City, Razer, and more
Tickets for the WCG Grand Final are $10 at the door, but all Microsoft employees and up to 4 guests will be given FREE admission.