Malcolm Owen On May 19, 2006 at 5:41 am

The WCG has started something new, that gives you something to do all year. Great.

The world’s largest computer and video game festival, World Cyber Games, today opens (, a gamers’ paradise where worldwide gamers can play year-round online matches under the WCG title and access clans, as well as online community activities. consists of three main services – 1) year-round online matches for Starcraft: Brood War, and Warcraft III, 2) accessibility to players’ rankings/replay file service, and 3) online forums that are open to global gamers.

All gamers are welcome to join the and compete with other people through the WCG server in by simply installing ‘GamOn’, the launching program of WCG online matches.

In addition to providing year-round online matches and gamers’ rankings, is designed to strengthen gamers’ online communities by providing a replay file uploading board and online forums where gamers can share opinions regarding strategies and the newest gaming information. To facilitate community services, supports solutions for eight languages including English, Chinese, Korean, and soon will be implementing a multi-language service expanded to all services in

" is designed for gamers to enjoy games throughout the year and to exchange opinions," said Hoon Kim, the head of WCG operations. " is also a solution for WCG strategic partners to reduce the expenses they have in running national online preliminaries in specific territories. Through discussion and collaboration with strategic partners in WCG participating countries, we will further explore ways to connect WCG Global rankings into all national preliminaries, strengthen the multi-language service, and expand the year-round online matches in other WCG official games – Half-Life: Counter-Strike 1.6 and FIFA Soccer 2006.

Meanwhile, ICM will be offering various online events for new members, including ‘Register to Win,’ ‘Bugfinder,’ and ‘Spread the Word’ to celebrate the launch. Detailed information on events can be found on the official WCG website at:

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