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Battlefield 2142 Online Tournament

.: Stone_Cold_Killa | Sun 15th Oct 2006 @ 11:45 am

Battlefield 2142 Online Tournament set to be the biggest online tournament in New Zealand history.


Auckland, NZ – 4th October 2006 – Electronic Arts New Zealand today announced that it will be hosting an Online Tournament for Battlefield 2142 with an unprecedented prize pool for a tournament of its kind.   


Last years Battlefield 2 tournament proved its worth as the biggest online tournament in New Zealand to date … and there is no doubt that BF2142 will surpass this and take its place in the gaming community as the most lethal and incredible first person shooter ever.


Mike Wynands, General Manager of Electronic Arts New Zealand said "EA is looking forward to releasing another Battlefield title and being closely involved in yet another official Battlefield tournament. EA's support of online events and the gaming community is well recognised so this tournament aims to improve competition quality and reinforce our commitment to the gamer."


This year the tournament and servers will be administrated by nzbattlefield.com and skankyflat gaming respectively and Razer have stepped up to be the main sponsors of the tournament contributing some incredible products to the prize pool.


Battlefield 2142 releases in New Zealand on 19th October which gives teams only 2 and a half weeks to get into gear for the tournament.  Teams will have to be ready for action in time for the tournament launch on 6th November.  The finals will be played on 19th November when the winning team will be crowned NZ BF2142 Champions … and will be sent off to check their passport validity so that they can accept their amazing prize.


The winning team (comprising of 8 players) will be flown to Taipei in December to compete in the Asia Pacific BF2142 championship tournament.  The team will compete against players from countries including Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, India and South Africa.


There will also be spot prizes throughout the tournament including some awesome gaming gear from Razer including the Razer Diamondback Mouse and Razer eXact Mouse Mat and Wrist Rest.


Skankyflat Games are also offering a 3 month 32 slot sponsored server rental and 2 one month 32 slot server rental including VOIP.


Plus there will be lots of EA Games packs up for grabs.


As an added bonus for those wanting to check out the game and see if they are up to the challenge of the EA BF2142 Online Tournament… EA will be hosting a BF2142 LAN at the Armageddon Pulp Culture Expo at the Aotea Centre on 21st – 23rd October. 


To view full details of the tournament and to check out the awesome features in BF2142 check out www.ea.co.nz and click on the BF2142 link. 


For media interest please contact jspence at ea.com or phone Jemma Spence on 361 4209.



AO3 LAN

.: BAZZ | Sun 16th Oct 2005 @ 2:56 pm

GamerHQ are holding an Age of Empires III LAN on the 5th of November.


This LAN is being setup for any gamers keen to try out AOE3 a week before the release date, Microsoft Game Studios are providing us with 40 copies of the game for the LAN to try out.

If you are interested in purchasing Age of Empires III either before or after the LAN, GamerHQ are running a Pre-Order deal you can take advantage of to get Age of Empires III and be in the draw to win a 17" LCD Monitor.

Visit the Events page for the LAN details
Visit the GamerHQ Shop for the Age of Empires III Pre-Order Deal.


Quake 4: Ltd Collectors Edition

.: Stone_Cold_Killa | Thu 22nd Sep 2005 @ 9:59 pm

Quake 4: Ltd Collectors Ed  (Special DVD Edition).

So you are a hardcore FPS gamer who has played it all through the ages of gaming? If that's the case you will have played and no doubt been owned many times in the Quake series. This series revolutionised lightning paced fps gaming from day one of its launch with a following second to none. Now id are doing it again with the 4th generation of Quake, it has been many years in the coming and by the looks of it, will neither disappoint in graphics or frenetic game play. DSE's software buyer took a sneak peak while attending E3 and was blown away by the graphics and nature of the demo she saw.


So what does the Ltd Edition include?

  • 2 DVDs: QUAKE 4 and Bonus DVD
  • Bonus DVD includes QUAKE II, QUAKE II Expansions "Reckoning and Ground Zero" and "Making of QUAKE 4" Bonus footage

Normally GHQ members would get a nice discount on the pre order of a title like this but upon discussion with DSE a special pre order price has been set across the board, so why have we banged it up on the site? That's because there are only 200 copies of the ltd Ed version available so you need to be in quick to secure your copy.

more details here ...


Monday - Final BF2 Pre order day

.: BAZZ | Sun 19th Jun 2005 @ 6:24 pm

Monday the 20th of June will be the last day to place pre orders for Battlefield 2


Battlefield 2 Pre-Order

.: Stone_Cold_Killa | Wed 20th Apr 2005 @ 7:45 pm

Battlefield 2

Battlefield 2.

Again GamerHQ is in the hot seat grabbing the controls of the latest weaponry in retail to offer all GHQ members another awesome deal on the upcoming long anticipated title from EA Games.

And what do you all have to do to earn this deal its simple…….. Just be a gamer and be a member of GamerHQ !!!!

The Battlefield legacy is incredible with a community and following shared by very few other game titles ever created. The combination of team tactics, an array of weaponry, land sea and air support makes for some amazing battles and many many hours of online and LAN fun.

The next generation in this saga is Battlefield 2 bringing the war into the next millennium allowing gamers to take command of a huge arsenal of current day weaponry and lead their team into a scary modern day battlefield.

Battlefield 2 Battlefield 2

So why buy, I don't think I need to go too far into why, if you are a gamer you know why…… but here are some of the main features being built into this new title... read more >>


Late Orientation Lan Schedule

.: BAZZ | Tue 29th Mar 2005 @ 11:28 pm

The LOL lan (GamerHQ and TCosy LAN) to be held on the 9th and 10th of April now has a schedule :)
Don't forget to spread the word about the LAN so we can fill up the seats and if you're thinking about going then sign up anyways.

12:00 - 13:00 Entry / Setup
13:00 - 14:00 Install Games: BF1942 - Forgotten Hope, UT2k4, Enemy Teritory, Americas Army, Pacific Fighters, Quake3, Rfactor, Counter Strike Source
14:00 - 15:00 BF1942 : Forgoten Hope Mod
15:00 - 16:00 BF1942 : Forgoten Hope Mod
16:00 - 17:00 UT2004 : CTF Instagib 4 v 4
17:00 - 18:00 UT2004 : CTF Instagib 4 v 4
18:00 - 19:00 Americas Army - Teams Vs | UT2004 1v1 Weaps
19:00 - 20:00 Din Dins
20:00 - 21:00 Americas Army - Teams Vs | UT2004 1v1 Weaps
21:00 - 22:00 Rfactor - Racing
22:00 - 23:00 Counter Strike : Source
23:00 - 00:00 Counter Strike : Source
00:00 - 01:00 Quake 3 : Cork Screw Mod
01:00 - 02:00 Quake 3 : Cork Screw Mod
02:00 - 03:00 Pacific Fighters
03:00 - 04:00 Pacific Fighters
04:00 - 05:00 Enemy Teritory
05:00 - 06:00 Enemy Teritory
06:00 - 07:00 Most Voted Game
07:00 - 08:00 Most Voted Game
08:00 - 09:00 Most Voted Game


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