News: E3: Activision Ups the Ante Satisfy Your Video Gaming Urges Welcome, Guest! Login or Register


This is the archived site for OMGN. Please feel free to peruse the site, but know that this site is 100% an archive and does not get updated. Please visit the main site for our new content.
OMGN Ticker

Looking to talk about video games? Hop on by the OMGN Forum and chat away!

Recently Added Games
Terra-Sylva - Your magic online garden (May 6, 2010)
NEStalgia (May 6, 2010)
CrazyTennis (May 4, 2010)
City of Eternals (May 4, 2010)
World of Dragons (May 4, 2010)

Recently Added Resources
Spogg (April 27, 2010)
Captain Marvel Culture (January 5, 2010)
Bookfail (December 19, 2009)
Donovan's VGA Planets Supersite (November 4, 2009)
We Are All Us (November 3, 2009)

Latest Updates

K1ck eSports presents the K1ck Insider
EVE Online Tyrannis Delayed to May 26th
Special TradeWars: Rising Event
The Space Review, May 10 2010
Features for Pardus Newcomers

Random Screenshot


Top Rated Games < 10.0

Space Merchant Realms: 9.8
Archspace: 9.8
Mafia Family: 9.8
TDZK: 9.8
Cosmic Supremacy: 9.7

Bulletin Board

Starcraft 2 Announced
Starcraft 2 was announced this last week. Time to brush up on your Terran, Protoss and Zerg history!
Advertise At OMGN


Comment On This News (0)Save NewsPrint NewsEmail News
E3: Activision Ups the Ante
Activision debuts World Series of Poker: Tournament of Champions at E3
By: Blair Morris | Game Announcement | 11:30am, May 9, 2006
Codemasters Generic UK Eshop Pop up

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - Building on their success in 2005 with World Series of Poker videogame, Activision has announced that it will debut an all-new title for the budding franchise.

Activision Publishing will debut World Series of Poker: Tournament of Champions, at the E3 Expo on May 10. The game will introduce twice as many top professionals, access to poker tools that hopes will help players improve their game, and DigiMask Technology that actually maps a player's face into the game.

Additionally, Activision and Microsoft will launch the "Play with the Big Boys Sweepstakes," giving consumers the chance to win a trip to the World Series of Poker event in Las Vegas, Nevada and the opportunity to play for the Grand Prize - a seat at the $10,000 Main Event.

To enter the sweepstakes, United States residents 21 years and older can log on to between May 10 and June 16. Additionally, attendees at the E3 Expo, which is being held at the L.A. Convention Center from May 10-12, can enter at the World Series of Poker: Tournament of Champions kiosk in the Activision booth, located in the South Hall.

Six prize winners will be randomly selected to receive a three-day/two-night trip to the 2006 World Series of Poker event in Las Vegas, Nevada, where they will have the opportunity to compete in a virtual game of No-Limit Texas Hold 'Em in Activision's World Series of Poker: Tournament of Champions game on Xbox 360 for the Grand Prize - a seat at the $10,000 Main Event. Contest and sweepstakes participants can view the official rules at

World Series of Poker: Tournament of Champions
features a storyline that casts players as a newly turned poker pro building his career under the tutelage of Chris "Jesus" Ferguson, learning strategies and tips directly from one of the world's foremost poker pros. Gamers advance their career by competing against top pros in the premiere Circuit Events in hopes of qualifying for the winner-take-all, invitation-only Tournament of Champions, which is held at the Rio Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The game will be available this fall for the Xbox 360, as well as other platforms.

"This is the most authentic and realistic World Series of Poker videogame to ever hit the shelves," said Jeffrey Pollack, commissioner of the World Series of Poker and vice present of Sports & Entertainment Marketing for Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. "Activision has again innovated for the benefit of poker players, our media partners, and, most importantly, World Series of Poker fans around the world."

Views Today: 0 | Total Views: 2,427

News List (1-10 of 3,495)

Ordering: Newest
EVE Online Tyrannis Delayed to May 26th (May 16, 2010; 0 Comments)
From EVE Online Tyrannis Delayed :             tyrannis release delayed reported by CCP t0rfifrans | 2010.05.14 19:40:07 | Comments Esteemed capsuleers, We regret to inform you that...

Special TradeWars: Rising Event (May 16, 2010; 0 Comments)
  SYLIEN GAMES SPECIAL EVENT May 15th 2010   “DIG DEEP” TRADEWARS RISING GAME EVENT - STARTED Large universe, more colonists per ColoRing, and 2 extra...

The Space Review, May 10 2010 (May 16, 2010; 0 Comments)
Welcome to this week's issue of The Space Review:Destination: onward---In his new direction for NASA, President Obama has directed the space agency to plan for exploration to multiple destinations beyond Earth orbit using new technologies. Doris...

Features for Pardus Newcomers (May 16, 2010; 0 Comments)
Pardus is a real-time graphical game set in a futuristic universe that can be played right from the browser. It features dozens of maneuverable ships as well as a sophisticated production tree with a multitude of possible buildings and commodities...

SpaceX Announces New Strides (May 9, 2010; 0 Comments)
The folks at SpaceX have announced new strides in its efforts at commercial space endeavors. 

XCOR Aerospace May 3rd, 2010 (May 6, 2010; 0 Comments)
Newsletter - Vol. II, No. 1.May 03, 2010 ...

Alganon Released (May 4, 2010; 0 Comments)
Alganon Released April 28th, 2010 SummaryEarn Tribute Double Dip Trial The much anticipated official launch of our MMO title, ALGANON is finally underway and is sure to impress! "The completion and much anticipated official launch of...

Astronomy April 16, 2010 (April 19, 2010; 0 Comments)
Astronomy Newsletter April 16, 2010  ...

Shadowroot Games News (April 19, 2010; 0 Comments)
From the front page of Shadowroot Games :General Apr 19, 2010, 2:34 am : Paul discuss [0]New Scheule + World Tour Not really a world tour but I'll be in London England and possibly a few other countries in Europe starting May 8th. The trip...

DarkHorse Pony Express #133 (April 18, 2010; 0 Comments) Pony Express #133 April 14 2010 If you have trouble reading this email, please see the online version. Welcome to the Dark Horse Newsletter! In case you haven't heard...

News After Date


News By Category


News By Administration


News By Game