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Winners of UAE online gaming tournament announced

The UAE's first online gaming tournament was concluded recently at the Internet café, Emirates Tower Boulevard and the winners have ben annouced.

The first online gaming tournament in the UAE was concluded at the Internet café, Emirates Tower Boulevard recently. The winners of the competition—Kevin Pereira (DVSDARK1), Kartik Rao (WOLFENSTEIN) and Floyd Maloto (BENCH)—received a Sony Digital Camera, a 64MB MP3 Player and a 32MB MP 3 Player respectively.

www.mplayer-arabia.com, which was launched by EIM on October 14, 2001, is the region’s first multiplayer games community site, and has over 15,000 registered users. The site, which is available free-of-charge to gaming enthusiasts, offers a wide range of classic games as well as support for popular PC game titles.

“We are extremely encouraged by the tremendous response that the UAE’s first online gaming tournament has received. This only serves to underscore our belief that there is a large community of avid gamers in the Gulf,” said Mr. Abdulla Hashim, Senior Manager, Business Development & Sales, EIM.

Through www.mplayer-arabia.com, gaming enthusiasts can look forward to pitting their skills and wits with the best in the region and world, on such popular games such as Backgammon, Diablo and Age of Empires II. The service offers web-based classic board and card games, as well as support for CD retail action and simulation games.

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