Tournament and new content boost CrimeCraft's rap sheet

by: Chad -
Vogster Entertainment announced today two separate news items that should peak your interest if you are a CrimeCraft player. 

First: An in-game tournament called "Most Wanted" will take place from September 15 through October 15.  Anyone with a currently active account is eligible to participate.    Basically you try to be as bad (well, good at playing the game of being evil) as you can be in the game for the allotted time.  When the period ends, they do some magic with a weighted random drawing to decide who wins an Alienware Area 51 M17x laptop, an ATI 3870 X2 video card or other items. 

Second: If you aren't able to be active in the CrimeCraft tournament, you can still enjoy the new content that was pushed.  There is a new PvE mode where you can take on AI controlled bosses and a new NPC gang.  A new loot system, an in-game newspaper, and "Most Wanted" billboards also make the list of additions.  

The game's official website has all the juicy details for both of the above.
Vogster Entertainment Announces CrimeCraft’s Game
Enhancements and Kicks Off Tournament Series New Game Content and Contest Details Revealed

 
NEW YORK, NY, September 14, 2009 – Vogster Entertainment, LLC, an international innovator in video game design and content, today announced the next phase of the post-launch rollout of their Persistent World Next-gen Shooter (PWNS) CrimeCraft.  In-game tournaments and expanded game content are to be major components in the next wave of CrimeCraft’s expanded offering.
 
CrimeCraft ”Most Wanted” Tournament
First up is the CrimeCraft “Most Wanted” in-game tournament taking place from September 15th through October 15th.  All players who have a currently active CrimeCraft account are eligible to compete.  At the end of the tournament period every player from the PVP leaderboard will be entered into a weighted random drawing to win a cutting-edge Alienware© Area 51 M17x gaming laptop.  The second place winner will receive a high-performance ATI 3870 X2 graphics adapter with 512 MB of video RAM.  Third, fourth and fifth place winners will receive a variety of premium CrimeCraft branded clothing items.  For more information about prizes, legal requirements and detailed rules, as well as other upcoming tournaments, please visit crimecraft.com.
 
New CrimeCraft Content
The fast-paced combat of CrimeCraft will receive additional enhancements in the form of a new PvE mode that pits players against AI gang bosses across 14 maps; a new NPC gang; a new PvP loot system, as well as an in-game newspaper that will contain player-generated content and proclaim the victories and defeats of the denizens of Sunrise City.  Additionally, billboards for the “Most Wanted” players in CrimeCraft will appear in common areas to further spread player notoriety and build the reputation of the most lethal gangs.  These features will be rolled out in the first major content update that will drop into the game in October.
 
“Offering real-world prizes via our in-game co-marketing partners – such as cutting-edge gaming systems from Alienware and graphics adapters from ATI – coupled with ever-expanding in-game content, reflects our commitment to continually increase the value gamers enjoy from their purchase and the persistent world of CrimeCraft,” said Mario Kroll, Director of Marketing at Vogster.
 
Adds Executive Producer Matt McEnerney: “As an independent development house filled with folks who are passionate gamers, we know that the people who play CrimeCraft and the exploits of the gangs they form are the key to an exciting experience.  They provide much of the lore and back story for our gritty, gang-themed game.  We are excited to roll out content and enhancements to further challenge and excite our dedicated fan base.”
 
About CrimeCraftCrimeCraft is a Persistent World Next-gen Shooter (PWNS) that blends a gripping, action-packed shooter experience with the best community and role-playing elements found in massively multi-player games. CrimeCraft is set in a gritty fictional city of the near future, following an ecological disaster of unprecedented scale, where the price of life is far less valuable than one’s reputation. Join thousands of players online as you learn the rules of the street, build your own gang and do whatever it takes to survive amidst the chaos. 
Earn a reputation.  Build a gang.  Kill the competition.  For more information, visit www.crimecraft.com.
 
About Vogster Entertainment
Established in September 2005, Vogster Entertainment, LLC, is a venture-funded, independent entertainment company that delivers high quality, inspiring and creative content for all major gaming platforms, leveraging opportunities that tie into refreshing themes and brands relevant to gamers.  The international company is headquartered in the New York City metropolitan area and has offices in Chicago and Eastern Europe, where it employs nearly 200 talented industry professionals with multiple awards and top-selling games to their collective credit. Vogster is currently working on the Persistent World Next-Gen (PWNS) shooter CrimeCraft,  two sequels to their acclaimed cartoon-strategy series Robocalypse, and a number of not yet announced titles. For more information, visit www.vogster.com.
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