Warsow 0.6 is here!

[img|left]http://www.warsow.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/0.6.png[/img]Yeehaa, the moment you’ve all been waiting for is here! After a combined effort of over 16 months of dedicated developing by our amazing team of dedicated hobbyists, and contributions from our own community, we can now all welcome the next milestone of War§ow: 0.6!

As with every major release, there are many improvements. For the full scoop, check out the changelog. For a quick fix, here’s some of the major improvements:

Excello WarSow Anniversary Cup

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This Sunday, Excello will be hosting their fifth WarSow duel cup! This time around is special however - two years ago, the first ever Excello WarSow duel cup was held. The cup was a massive success, with the gaming superstar Netherlands Sander Vo0 Kaasjager claiming first place - fighting off a torrid amount of new players. This competition was the first of many for Warsow, and helped it gain a strong foothold in the competitive FPS scene. To celebrate this, Excello are proud to announced the ‘Excello Warsow Anniversary Cup’.

The rules:[/u]
- The cup starts on Sunday 22 June, 18 CET, and it will be finished the same day
- Single elimination bracket system
- Best of three (BO3) format
- Timelimit of 10 minutes
- Players must check-in 10 minutes before the tournament starts
- For a full set of rules click HERE

Here is the official map list:[/u]
- wdm3
- wdm5
- wdm6
- wdm10a
- wdm15

The best of the action from the cup will be shown on WarSowTV provided by the ever helpful Sweden dendrofil - and take your fingers out of your ears and cross them! We hope to get the voice of Warsow itself, QuadV Netherlands A_Spec, to cast the later stages! Make sure you tune in!

image: cup_gold1st place/ NF-P12 120mm fan
image: cup_silver2nd place/ SWiF 921R 92mm fan
image: cup_bronze3rd place/ NT-H1 thermal compound

If enough players sign up, you can expect top quality prizes from our sponsor SteelSeries in the next hosted cup which will be in the coming weeks. Get practicing!

If you have any questions, join #excello.warsow and msg xlo^vicek.

AGP Tour 1v1

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source:[/u] http://www.agptour.com/press1.html

Vida LLC announces the Association of Gaming Professionals (AGP) and the first AGP Tour™ focusing completely on First Person Shooter 1v1.

May 20, 2008 Kansas City, MO – Vida, LLC, announced today the Association of Gaming Professionals™ (AGP) and the AGP Tour™ on their official site (www.agptour.com).

The AGP Tour will be presenting First Person Shooter (FPS) 1v1 action in ways never before seen. The prime focus of each production will be on the professional player and the action of the game in a made for TV environment, with the ability to stream each match online via the official site. Each match will have full in game statistics available to the viewer, player interviews, live commentating, and “…many surprises”, says Jarod Reisin, President and founder of the AGP Tour™. “FPS 1v1 has all of the action, skill, and excitement of a true sport. We are going to celebrate it and its players with their established celebrity and fan bases by presenting their long and diverse histories and the intense drama and amazing skill these games provide. Finally the time has come where all of the communities can unite and FPS 1v1 fans around the world can watch their favorite games and players fight it out at the highest level of competition”.