Justin Lee On March 29, 2007 at 9:57 am

Think you are good at Gears of War? Time to prove it with the upcoming Gears of War 2007 Global Xbox LIVE Tournament. Presented by World Cyber Games, you can win amazing prizes and even win a trip to the final in Prague, Czech Republic.

Microsoft Game Studios and Epic Games, Inc. today announced the “Gears of War” 2007 Global Xbox LIVE Tournament, presented by the World Cyber Games, offering gamers the opportunity to curb-stomp and chain saw their way to the Grand Final in Prague, Czech Republic. The tournament promises nonstop thrills over Xbox LIVE.

“Gears of War” players across the globe will have the opportunity to compete in ranked matches on Xbox LIVE for four weeks of leaderboard play. The top 11 finalists in the world with the highest individual scores will receive the grand prize, a trip for two to Prague — the setting that influenced the game’s “Destroyed Beauty” scenic imagery — to compete in the Grand Final in July. The grand prize includes a four-day, three-night trip to Prague with round-trip coach air transportation for the winner and a guest, standard hotel accommodations, basic ground transportation in Prague, and a $200 Visa gift card.

The top four eligible ranked players from each participating country will win a three-day, two-night trip to their country’s 2007 World Cyber Games National Championship event. The trip includes round-trip transportation for the winner, standard hotel accommodations and a $300 Visa gift card. Secondary prizes include an Xbox 360™ package — boasting an Xbox 360 Pro System console, “Viva Piñata™,” “Project Gotham Racing 3,” “Xbox LIVE Arcade Unplugged Volume 1,” “Kameo™: Elements of Power™” and a 12-month Xbox LIVE subscription, as well as “Gears of War” bonuses such as faceplates.

Registration for the tournament begins March 29 and continues through April 29, while official play begins April 9 and continues through May 6. Winners will be announced in May. More detailed information including full eligibility requirements, official rules and registration can be found at http://xboxlivetournament.com starting March 29.

“We are thrilled to offer the chance for gamers across the world to come together and share the glories of blowing apart someone into little chunks,” said Cliff Bleszinski, lead designer for “Gears of War.” “May the best man, or Locust, win.”

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