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[February 17-19 2012, Cannes - France] World Game Cup 2012

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World Game Cup 2012

5th Edition – Palais des Festivals de Cannes

February 17th to 19th 2012

First Announcement


Set in the heart of the Festival International des Jeux, in the prestigious Palais des Festivals de Cannes, a world-renown, exceptional place, the World Game Cup is an arena where the best fighters from every continent will fight to the finish during three fun-filled days.

The Official Games of the 2012 Edition:

Soulcalibur V*

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition

Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Online Edition

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend

The King Of Fighters XIII

* Tournament availability is subject to the official release of the game, spots will be confirmed when registration opens.


The seventh game of the tournament will be put to the vote of the Internet denizens which will choose between the following selected titles:

The King Of Fighters 2002 UM

Mortal Kombat 9

Tekken 6

Arcana Heart 3

Garou: Mark Of The Wolves

Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD REMIX

>>> The winners of the tournaments will be awarded gifts and cash-prizes. Registration will only be available through the official website starting in October 2011. Entry spots are subject to availability.

The World Team Cup 2012:

More than a huge tournament venue open to everybody, the World Game Cup also is an incredible place where one can witness an unforgettable show: the world's first national team based fighting game competition!

World Team Cup of Super Street Fighter IV AE

World Team Cup of Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3

World Team Exhibition of Soulcalibur V

>>> Note: competition reserved to national teams

New in the 2012 Edition:

>>> Playable previews available to both competitors and visitors.

>>> The Master Series: Witness the awesome abilities of the best players in the World while they prove their worth on the newest fighting games on the market.

>>> A Perfect Stream:

Watch our two channels and live the three days of the tournament like you're there, never miss a moment of the action. Commentary will be available in English, French and Japanese!

Finally, this year the World Game Cup will receive players from all around the World.

The list will be updated with each new notable entrant.

Info, Registration, Schedule:


French speaking website:


World Game Cup Forums:


WGC Video Vault:


WGC Twitter Account:


WGC Facebook Event Page:


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