In the first of 2 surprise additions to this month’s 2UpGamers in Cape Town, MWEB is proud to announce the first of the MWEB Celebrity Gaming Showdowns.
The intention behind the MWEB Celebrity Gaming Showdowns is to showcase the fun of multiplayer gaming to a “mainstream” audience. The hope is that these initiatives will then grow the already booming online multiplayer community.
The first of these events has been dubbed the “Fem DJ Battle” as our first contestants in the celebrity challenge are well known female radio personalities, Geri Olwagen and TammyB from Good Hope FM.
About Geri Olwagen
Traffic Anchor on GoodHope FM's Afternoon Drive, Breakfast Show DJ on The Sound of Ackermans, Voice-over artist, MC
Tammy “let's do this" B: Surf(Guy breakfast show), Sports Presenter(Nick Hamman show) and Producer of the Ayanda Tini show.
The Gaming Celebrity Challenge
Geri and Tammy will be racing on Forza 4 on the Top Gear Test track to see who can set the fastest “clean” lap time. The contestants will also have the opportunity to race with a standard controller and the XBOX wireless speed wheel.
The contestants will be competing for the first prize of an Advanced Driving Course and the winners medal.
As a surprise, there might be even more celebrities there on Friday night, but for now we are keeping quiet on that!
2UpGamers Attendees also stand a chance to win
2UpGamers attendees will also have a chance to take part in the fun; Firstly by having the opportunity to have their photographs taken with these celebrities at the MWEB GameZone Photo booth and; Secondly, 2UpGamers attendees will also get a chance to post their fastest lap, with the quickest gamer on the night also winning an Advanced Driving Course.
How to Register for 2UpGamers
To book your attendance, you need to book your seat here > http://2upgamers.eventbrite.com/
The cover charge, payable at the door, is R60.00 with ladies getting in for R50.00. There will be a cash bar & food available. The impressive Trinity Lounge will be the venue again for the April event.
Aside from the MWEB Celebrity Gaming Challenge, there will also be a bunch of other attractions taking place on the night, including:
· The Liquid Blast Cup - 1 v 1 FIFA 13 on PS3
· The Zombie Zone - 2 v 2 v 2 v 2 Call of Duty Black Ops II on Xbox 360
· Cape Town Showdown - Tekken TAG & Street Fighter
· FIFA Competition
· Casual Gaming - Dance Central 3 on Xbox
· Nintendo Wii U Experience
· EMA Technologies will present the latest gadgets
Speakers at the event will also include:
· Comic Con SA
· Genshiken UCT
· TakeALot.com - www.takealot.com
· EMA Technologies
· The Electronic Soccer League
Look forward to seeing you all there.
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