Cal Ripkens Real Baseball MMO Announces First Tournament of 2008
Free MMO Sports Game Tournament to Involve Teams From Around The World
> Competing Head to Head
> Diamond Bar, California - April 14, 2008 -- Cal Ripken's Real Baseball,
> a massively multiplayer online sports game (MMOSG) for baseball,
> announced today they would host a large tournament scheduled to begin
> on May 5, 2008, Cinco de Mayo. For more information, people can visit
> PlayRealBaseball.com and go to the "EVENTS" tab.
> The Cinco de Mayo Invitational will be a single elimination tournament.
> The registration period begins today and will be open until May 4,
> 2008. Players can earn their share of over $2,000 in prizes. Prizes
> include memberships to RotoWire.com and JRO High Performance
> Sunglasses from Elite Eyewear.
> Each Tournament game will be six-innings and scheduled three-to-five
> days a week. Real Baseball seeds their tournament based on a first to
> register first seed basis. Players that have reached Level 10 with
> their character are eligible to participate in Real Baseball events
> and at that time, they are also allowed to join or create a team.
> "We are excited to be hosting our first big tournament of the baseball
> season," said Andy Wang, founder and CEO of Netamin Communication
> Corporation. "Cal Ripken's Real Baseball brings video gaming and
> baseball to a whole new level. We hope players will continue enjoying
> the head to head competition not only with tournaments, but also all
> the other events we have to offer."
> Like baseball in real life, Real Baseball hosts different types of
> events throughout the year. These include tournaments, Homerun
> Derbies, and Rookie Challenges. Tournaments for Real Baseball are
> Level based tournaments and grouped into the following categories:
> Minor, Major, All Star and MVP, are either single elimination or
> double elimination, and the bigger events sometime offer a prize.
> Rookie Challenges are fun and educational, intended for new players,
> and are designed to get them ready for the big leagues and the
About Real Baseball (www.PlayRealBaseball.com)
> In Real Baseball, baseball enthusiasts and gamers compete in 3D virtual
> stadiums. With stunning graphics and surround-sound audio reactions
> from the crowd, participants control customized characters for each
> position and compete together against other Real Baseball gamers.
> Players use an avatar to bat, pitch, field, run, steal and perform any
> baseball action. Participants can practice, play pick-up games, join
> or found their own teams, compete against rival teams, play in
> specialized tournaments, and win league championships in post-season
> play. Gamers create their own characters and build their skill level
> (player stats) through successful play on the field against other real
> human players. Unlike current video games that aim to simulate
> professional sports, Real Baseball delivers a first-person perspective
> of a character, created and developed by the player, interacting
> online in real-time with teammates and opponents.
> About Netamin (www.Netamin.com):
> Netamin Communication Corporation, a pioneer in Massively Multiplayer
> Online Sports Games (MMOSG), is headquartered in Diamond Bar,
> California with additional operations in Korea. The company has
> launched its first MMOSG title, Ultimate Baseball Online, with
> subsequent titles planned in the team sports genre. Founded in 1998,
> Netamin is a privately held corporation aiming to provide an online
> virtual playing field for all major sports. For more information,
> please visit www.Netamin.com.
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