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Ryder Cup-style tournament to tee off on Sunday.

San Jose, Calif. (September 19, 2008) - San Jose-based online game

publisher, (, run by OnNet USA), announced today that it will launch the 2008 United Cup, a global

scale tournament between USA and Europe in its game, Shot Online. The

preliminary tournament will take place September 21 through the 24th

and be held in the game's Rufus Arena. The finals for the tournament

will be held on September 30th at the game's Pearl Green Island

course. The game can be downloaded and played for free at There is a fee of 200,000

NG to enter the tournament (price applies to each try). Prizes will be

awarded to ten players and will include Hall of Fame status and

clothing sets.

About the United Cup 2008

Any player, beginners, amateurs, semi pro or pros alike can participate

in the 2008 United Cup. Players are allowed to participate in the

tournament with only one (1) character (the highest level character

per account) and can participate in this tournament up to 1,000 times.

The best score submitted will be the player's final score.

In the tournament, players will be asked whether they are from United

States or the European Union and then will be matched against their

own region, or players have the option to choose to represent either

the United States or the European Union if they have a preference.

Winners will be awarded prizes including the Team captain's name being

entered into the Shot Online Hall of Fame. In addition, each team

member will receive their choice of 2008 United Cup Clothing set.

"What better way to kick off the fall season than with a good

old-fashioned USA vs. Europe competition," said David Chang, Executive

Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for "We only recently unveiled the Pearl Green Island

course so it will be great to see which players have perfected their

game and can come away the winners."

About Shot-Online

Shot-Online, developed by, is a hybrid massively

multiplayer online game. This golf simulation game incorporates

elements of traditional role-playing and is enhanced by proprietary

physics software. This software allows for real-world golf ball

behavior based on environmental factors. Detailed 3-D graphics and

realistic animation enhance the user-experience as players help their

characters grow in skill and capability. Team and solo competitions

allow players a chance to win game currency with which users can

purchase skill-enhancing items.

For more information about or Shot-Online, please visit


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