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Nexuiz tournament begins June 16th and offers $7,000 top prize

Posted by: Kyle at 5/24/2012 9:46 AM
THQ Inc. and Machinima have announced a Nexiuz tournament beginning June 16th, 2012 with a $7,000 prize to the winning team and $3,000 to the runner up. With room for over a thousand teams, competition should be fierce as players across the United states will get to battle it out online. All matches will be played online and the top two teams will get to battle it out in Hollywood for the grand prize. If you want to download the game, check it out on Steam. Registration closes June 15th so you can sign up here. For competitive players this is a great opportunity to compete for a tangible prize. In addition to the cash prize, you can possibly win AMD graphics cards and Alienware mice and keyboards.
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THQ and Machinima Announce the Nexuiz Tournament Powered by AMD Gaming

 

$10,000 worth of prizes and four finalists play live on the Machinima network in Hollywood

 

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., -- May 24, 2012 -- THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and Machinima today announced the United States Nexuiz Tournament hosted by Machinima and powered by AMD Gaming. Register now at: http://www.360icons.com/pc/nexuiz/tournaments/Machinima-Nexuiz-PC-Tournament/.

 

Nexuiz is the CryENGINE® 3 powered Arena FPS from Illfonic available on Steam and other PC download sites for a suggested price of $9.99.

 

Tournament details:

  • Open to U.S. residents only (see rules and restrictions)
  • 4v4 Team Deathmatch tournament
  • Maximum of 1,024 teams
  • Qualifying rounds conducted online
  • Final two teams flown to Hollywood, Calif to play the final round in Machinima's game room on June 30, 2012

 Prizes:

  • $10,000 cash with $7,000 to the winning team and $3,000 to the runners-up
  • AMD -- 10 Radeon 7850 graphics boards
  • Alienware™ -- 4 TactX™ keyboards and 4 TactX mice

 Format:

  • Best of three in qualifying rounds
  • Single elimination
  • Finals in Hollywood will be best of 11 series

 Schedule:

Machinima is the sole sponsor of the tournament and is responsible for all rules, administration and prizing. More details can be found on the Nexuiz community forums at Forums.Nexuiz.com.  

 

Nexuiz for PC is now available from Steam at Store.Steampowered.com/app/96800.

 

About Nexuiz for PC

For centuries the Kavussari and the Forsellians have waged war. They have a fragile truce but due to their seething disgust of each other they still pit their warriors against each other in arenas rather than on the fields of war.

 

Those episodes of lethal combat are now broadcast throughout the galaxy, as entertainment... a spectacle known as... The Nexuiz Competition: An arena based first person shooter where you can alter the rules of the match and laws of physics while you dominate opponents in ever-changing hostile environments bleeding with hatred.

  • Arena FPS is back - inspired by the giants of the Arena FPS genre, Nexuiz reinvents twitch gaming for PC.
  • Rebuilt for the PC - dedicated server support, DX11 graphics and game speed and controls tuned for the discerning PC player makes this the best version of Nexuiz yet
  • Over 100 'Dynamic Mutators' serve as game-changing power-ups - Jetpacks, Uber-Nuke, Low Gravity, Big Head Mode and many more...
  • 9 deadly arenas - powered by CryENGINE 3, Nexuiz sets a new graphical benchmark for a digital-only release
  • Designed for competitive play - a superbly balanced weapon set, classic game modes, and extensive stat tracking, Medals and Leaderboard support.
  • Play solo or online - hone your skills against bots, then wage war online against the best in 4v4 multiplayer matches
  • Just $9.99 - Nexuiz offers hours of gameplay and unprecedented production values for a $10 title.

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