Pwnit! (http://www.pwnit.com) the new online video sharing platform for gamers, has joined forces with Team NINJA and KOEI TECMO AMERICA to officially sponsor two Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate finalists on their road to the East Coast’s premier fighting game tournament, The Fall Classic (TFC). Pwnit!’s support of the tournament creates two official regional qualifiers at the third annual GUTS, taking place September 19-21, and inaugural Cali Crush, taking place September 13, 2014.
Following in Team NINJA’s lead, Pwnit!’s sponsorship plans will send the 1st place players from New England and the West Coast to The Road to TFC finals. Pwnit!, a platform known for rewarding gamers’ skills, will sponsor the two regional champions from Boston’s GUTS3 and Los Angeles’s Cali Crush tournaments with airfare and lodging to attend The Fall Classic in Raleigh, North Carolina. Over the weekend of October 10-12 in Raleigh, they will join other top DOA players, including Team Ninja’s own sponsored finalists from tournaments in Dallas and Philly and make history in 2014’s largest DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Ultimate showdown.
For more information on each tournament and for their official rules, please visit:http://www.calicrushtournament.com,http://www.Game-Underground.com andhttp://www.tfctournament.com.
For Dead or Alive fans that prefer schooling their opponents from the comfort of their own living room, Pwnit! will continue to offer video clip contests. Show off your best DOA skills and win on the Ladders over at Pwnit!
About GUTS3, September 19-21st
GUTS3 (Game Underground Tournament Spectacular 3) is New England's premiere 3 day video game tournament. Come compete with the top pro gamers from around the world in the hottest new and classic games. Included this year is a Capcom Pro Tour Ultra Street Fighter IV Tournament, Super Smash Bros Melee, Project M, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, Mario Kart 8 and many more. With over 30 tournaments spanning 3 days there is something for everyone. Experience the excitement of the 5v5 Boston vs. New York exhibition matches on Saturday night and cheering on the top 8 players in each of our main event games doing battle in front hundreds in attendance and thousands watching at home on our multiple live streams.
About the Cali Crush, September 13th
As the host of Cali Crush, Ultimate Gaming Center’s mission is to provide a safe, fun, drug-free environment to those who claim to be the best at what they do "Gaming". We stop at nothing short of creating a strong "friendly competition" environment that sparks motivation in day-to-day life. Those who succeed in becoming the Ultimate Gamer rightfully walk with the ultimate swagger.
Prime Directive Multimedia is a Los Angeles based company which promotes and guides intellectual community dialogue through the creation of active and interactive media. High quality entertainment, by any means necessary. For more information please visit: http://www.primedirectivemultimedia.com.
SoCal DOA was created with one mission in mind, locate the best players of Dead or Alive and offer them a place to shine. What began as casual get-togethers in Inglewood, CA, quickly became a rallying banner for high level DOA players in Southern California. For more information on SoCal DOA please visit: http://www.thesocaldoa.com.
Pwnit!® is a Los Angeles based startup with a single mission – to create the number one online destination for rewarding amazing gaming moments. They have created a unique video-sharing social platform where gamers create profiles and upload their best videogame clips, which can be shared with friends across other social networks and also entered into weekly themed Ladders. Pwnit! players vote for their favorite clips, with the most popular videos winning prizes.
Sign up today and join the Pwnit! community. To learn about the latest Ladders, winners and prizing, follow @Pwnit on Twitter.
About Dead or Alive
DEAD OR ALIVE 5 ULTIMATE is available for the PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360® at retailers nationwide and is rated “M” (Mature) by the ESRB. The game is also available for digital purchase through PlayStation® Store.
KOEI TECMO AMERICA CORP. is a publisher of interactive entertainment software for current generation consoles, handhelds and digital download content based in Burlingame, California. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of KOEI TECMO HOLDINGS CO., LTD., headquartered in Yokohama, Japan. TECMO is best known for the Dead or Alive®, Ninja Gaiden®, Tecmo Bowl®, and Fatal Frame® series. KOEI is best known for its Dynasty Warriors® and Samurai Warriors® franchises. On April 1, 2009, TECMO KOEI HOLDINGS CO., LTD was established as a result of the TECMO, LTD. and KOEI Co., Ltd. merger.
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