London, England, August 16 2006: Pro-G ( www.pro-g.co.uk), a leading online video games publication in the UK, in association with 2K Games, AlienPants, and Jolt Online Gaming, Europe's largest independent online gaming network, will be hosting an online PC and Xbox Live Prey tournament during the weekends of 2 and 9 September 2006. AlienPants are experts in online community management and will be running the tournament.
The PC tournament will take place on a blisteringly fast ÜberServer clan server provided by Jolt.co.uk.
Both the PC and Xbox Live matches will use the Deathmatch gametype, with players battling it out in heats to gain a place in the semi-finals. Eight players will make it to the PC grand final, with the overall winner taking home an Xbox 360 console. Six players will take part in the Xbox Live grand final for a chance to win a selection of Xbox 360 games. All the prizes will be provided by 2K Games, publisher of Prey.
"With the Pro-G community in full swing, it's fantastic to be hosting another big tournament," said Adam McCann, Operations Director at Pro-G. "This tournament will most certainly be the best one yet."
Luke Newcombe, AlienPants Community Specialist commented, "This tournament demonstrates our continuing commitment to developing e-sport ventures across multiple platforms - gamers are certainly in for a treat."
"Prey is exactly the kind of fast-paced online shooter our custom gaming servers are tailored for," added Dominic Silk, CEO of Jolt. "We look forward to this being an exciting and memorable event."
For more information on the tournament and to sign up, please visit http://www.pro-g.co.uk/preytournament
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About Pro-G Media Ltd
Founded in June 2004, Pro-G Media operates Pro-G, a leading online video games publication in the UK. Pro-G offers a range of free textual gaming content to a global audience, and will soon be diversifying with the introduction of a new video streaming service and additional unique features. In conjunction with AlienPants, Pro-G also hosts regular online tournaments for a number of popular games.
Pro-G Media specialises in online marketing and bespoke video game content production. For more information please visit www.pro-gmedia.com.
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About Jolt Online Gaming Ltd
Launched in October 1999, jolt.co.uk is Europe's largest and most popular privately owned and independent online gaming network - with over 1,000 game servers online. Utilising a multi-gigabit network that consistently outperforms its competitors, Jolt is the network of choice for serious gamers and games companies alike.
In addition to providing superior internet connectivity, hosting, infrastructure and management, Jolt was the pioneer and is also the world leader in the supply of rentable servers to clans. As well as its public gaming servers, Jolt also provides tailored solutions for game developers, publishers and companies. These range from High Performance Leased Lines through to 24/7, fully managed, game server solutions for clients in both the First Person Shooter and Massively Multiplayer genres.
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About AlienPants Ltd
AlienPants provides community management and user support services for online communities, as well as providing a wide range of mobile, wireless, WAP and SMS technologies and services. The company's flagship GTIP customer support service is available to publishers and other interested companies to provide live support services to customers. AlienPants also provides written content for games service providers, games news websites, gaming-related magazines and the mobile sector, with clients as diverse as Prima Publishing, Opera Telecom, Gamezville, T-Mobile, Orange, Monstermob Plc, and Mindmatics Ltd. For more information about AlienPants and the services provided, visit www.alienpants.com.
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