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You think you're good at Resistance? Prove it.


Sony and Insomniac Games have just announced that they're collaborating with GameStop and GamePlay for the first official Resistance: Fall of Man tournament. And this isn't some wussy tournament either -- no, this is a serious 5 week MARATHON of Resistance skill. According to an e-mail circulated to PlayStation Underground members, registration for the tournament will start June 18th (next Monday), so excited fans should be fast on the refresh button come the next work week in order to sign up for a coveted position.

There are two different competitions going on, a single player (aka Deathmatch) competition, and a team competion consisting of 3 on 3. Either way the reward pay-out is pretty damn generous, for first place in the single player competition you are rewarded the following:
  • A Sony Platinum DVD Dream System, a $500 dollar GameStop giftcard and $1000 dollars cash.
And for the Team game, each member of the winning team gets the following:
  • A Sony Platinum DVD Dream System see above comment), a $500 dollar GameStop giftcard and $500 dollars in sweet, sweet cash.
Not bad, not bad at all. Of course, you need to be good enough to get first place -- and it sounds like you're going to have a LOT of competition. Think you can do it?

[Thanks mccomber!]

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1. Dude thats a sweet price.

Posted at 6:21AM on Jun 16th 2007 by Joey_Numbers

2. I gotta get a lot of practice in between now and monday!

Posted at 9:23AM on Jun 16th 2007 by Justin

3. Where do you sign up?????

Posted at 10:37AM on Jun 16th 2007 by pr0fecy

4. You have be 18 to play. No fair!

Posted at 11:51AM on Jun 16th 2007 by massive_98

5. I know better than to even try and enter that. I'd love to see some video from the finals though, I know some people are insanely good at this game.

Posted at 11:57AM on Jun 16th 2007 by mccomber

6. Man, sucks that I've dropped off the Resistance map to get good at Motorstorm. Hopefully there'll be an equally awesome contest for it in the future.

Posted at 3:22PM on Jun 16th 2007 by Jonathon

7. Yeah, I would love to see some video from this. I had never played fps' until this, and I loved it, but never played online because of all the ass-whuppin I'da taken. I'd rather watch good people kick they own booties.

Posted at 4:14PM on Jun 16th 2007 by John

8. They should make it a tv special. It would garner some respect for the PS3 and make a killing in the advertisment department. Add some commentary and you have most of the gaming world for an audience.

Posted at 6:29PM on Jun 16th 2007 by massive_98

9. I would not watch it but some of you h-cores would. Or maybe not?

Maybe they should just let people watch ala spectator mode in Resistance.

Posted at 6:32PM on Jun 16th 2007 by massive_98

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