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[SK-G] WCG to drop PC gaming catagory in favor of Mobile gaming

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"In recent years, the gaming and IT trends have been moving so fast. In the current status of gaming and IT industry, one of the most remarkable information to us was the mobile shipments have exceeded the PC shipments.

As wide spread mobile devices, mobile gamer would rapidly increase as well. In this situation, the major PC game publishers have been expanding their investment and business in the mobile game development & publishing.

This information was very cruel to us since we had been committed to the PC-Based gaming event for long time. We have witnessed that there have been many companies and organizations who went out of business because they didn't put effort to change. Therefore we concluded that we should create WCG's new identity.

Under this circumstance, we made a hard decision that we should bring the mobile, new key sector in the game industry, in our event concept. Hence, WCG decided to start the Mobile Game-Based Festival.

To create the Mobile Game-Based Festival, WCG is under the discussion with the sponsors and game publishers regarding new event structure and the countries for new festival. Therefore, there will be no longer present event module, such as Pan Championship, and PC-Based National Finals. And, the official game titles of WCG will consist of mobile games. "


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What the hell is this? Just heard of this over a gaming news station and did a quick google.Its not going to be very fun watching "pro" players playing angry birds , temple run or fruit ninja...
    
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Someone needs to fire whoever made this decision. Mobile games are competitive games as much as my Honda Civic is a Professional NASCAR vehicle. Both are cars...but NOT THE SAME.
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I think they're trolling us :/
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The leaked letter in question which Cadred managed to get their hands onto was signed by CEO of WCG, Brad Lee.
from the source.

In other words, this is just a rumor and probably fake.
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Nearly the fist of April, I shouldn't think this is true smile.gif
Edited by sutty - 3/27/12 at 11:51am
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Come on guys. April is near in the next few days.
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***?!

I remember wcg back in the old CS days but competitive angry birds...say what?!

my buddies 5 year owns in angry bird, so we're going to have bunch of 5 year olds being sponsored in wcg, ha!
Edited by sammkv - 3/27/12 at 11:42am
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Chillax guys, 1st April.
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i doubt this is an april joke!most of the stuff that is blocked on pc cannot be blocked on mobile if your life depended on it!
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Fruit Ninja Grand Finals [LIVE]: Butter-finger J0e VS The Cl4w
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