At the WCG 2009 Nationals this weekend, vVv Gaming is set to sweep the competition away! The teams competing include only those that have qualified, meaning that the competition will consist of the best players in these titles. With thirteen vVv members competing across four different titles, the vVv Community will have plenty of cheering to do as they watch their players strive for victory!
vVv Paradise – Guitar Hero
A well known and accomplished rhythm gamer, Paradise is also the manager of the rhythm gaming division for vVv Gaming. His accomplishments both as a competitor and as a staff member have been an asset to the community, and his work managing the vVv Guitar Hero tournament has helped to start a new chapter for vVv. His recent fame includes entries as a blogger for a Chicago based newspaper, in which he shares his wisdom and perspective on competitive gaming. vVv Gaming wishes him luck at WCG!
vVv Wutugu – Guitar Hero
Wutugu is a first class Guitar Hero player, and his skill at rhythm gaming has earned him his spot at the WCG Nationals where he’ll compete for the opportunity to represent Team USA. In addition to performing at the highest levels of rhythm gaming, he’s also heavily involved with vVv Gaming’s Heroes of Newerth community, seeking out talent and helping to grow the division. His skill in both these titles is exceptional, and vVv Gaming is grateful to have a player of this caliber. Good luck to vVv Wutugu at WCG Nationals!
vVv F4Phantom – Guitar Hero
The winner of the vVv Gaming Guitar hero tournament, F4Phantom is excited to be competing at his first tournament as a representative of vVv Gaming. F4Phantom has made a name for himself in the guitar hero community most notably for being one of the first people to ever get 100% full combos on the original Guitar Hero title, and additionally, for being one of the few people to play “piano style.” He holds victories over some of the best Guitar Hero players in the world, and he hopes to continue this trend when he competes this weekend. vVv Gaming wishes him good luck at WCG in New York!
vVv Michs09 - FIFA '09
With an incredible amount of both online and LAN experience, vVv Michs09 has a track record that includes multiple titles in many tournaments, gained over several years of competitive gameplay. His finish at the WCG Invitational qualifier guaranteed him a chance to compete at the National Finals, and at the tournament he'll have his chance to compete with Team USA! This weekend in New York he'll be facing the best FIFA talent in the United States, and he'll find out if his hours of practice have paid off. Good luck to michs09 in New York this weekend!
vVv Less Than Zero – Gears of War 2
Less Than Zero first surprised everyone when they fought their way through the amateur brackets at MLG Columbus to place ninth in the tournament. They continued to impress at MLG Dallas, where they took third overall! Now, they turn to New York and the WCG Nationals where they’ll be competing against the strongest teams in the title. They’ve earned this opportunity through skill and perseverance, and the community eagerly awaits the chance to see them prove themselves again. Good luck to vVv Less Than Zero at the WCG Nationals!
vVv Phoenix – Carom3d
In addition to playing, Phoenix is a staff member for vVv Gaming where he brings a great deal of competitive gaming experience, as he has been involved competitively for over five years across many different titles. Phoenix previously competed in the World Cyber Games in Carom 3D, and he was a member of Team USA in 2008 where he played Red Stone and finished 4th in the world finals. vVv Gaming wishes him luck this weekend!
vVv Chief Flash – Virtua Fighter 5
With recognition earned through online ladders and the SoCal 2009 competition, Chief Flash earned his shot at Team USA when he took second at WCG Invitational 2009. As a recent addition to the vVv Community, he’ll use the excitement and support of the attending vVv members to energize him throughout the tournament. With hours and days of practice behind him, he’s prepared for the matches ahead. vVv Gaming wishes him luck at WCG!
vVv Destiny – Gears of War 2
Formed around two of the original members on the roster, Enmity and Nite, vVv Destiny has reformed to compete this weekend in New York. Joined by Vishouz and Genesis the team will be going face to face against the best competitors North America has to offer. Though new as a team, the players combined have both experience and skill, and they'll put it to good use as they face the opposition. vVv wishes them good luck at the 2009 WCG Nationals!
These players are some of the best in the world, and vVv Gaming wishes them all the best of luck as they strive for their place on Team USA. Stay tuned here with vVv for more information as this tournament unfolds!