Hero Academy has become a bit of an obsession here at Nerd Appropriate HQ. Creators of Orcs Must Die, Robot Entertainment have managed to craft an incredibly fun and addicting asynchronous iOS strategy game. Like any great strategy game Hero Academy is simple to learn, but challenging to master. Game play is an epinephrine infused game of chess, mixed with the random nature of Magic the Gathering.
Hey gang! If you’re anything like me you’ve often asked yourself “Self– how can I make some extra cash playing video games!?” Since my days of panhandling toddlers at the local arcade are over (damn restraining orders), I’ve decided to go legit. Here is a press release that we received this afternoon from ZOTAC plugging their 10th Starcraft II Cup for North America. I’m actually pretty terrible at Starcraft II and clearly don’t have the ninja-like reflexes that online Starcraft players possess, but here is the info for you all anyway
ZOTAC® Announces 10th StarCraft® II Cup forNorth America
Gamers can compete in the 10th ZOTAC StarCraft® II Cup for North Americafor a chance to win special prizes
HONG KONG – Jul. 11, 2011 – ZOTAC® International, a leading innovator and the world’slargest channel manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and mini-PCs, today announcesthe 10th ZOTAC® StarCraft® II Cup for North America – a special event with more prizes fromZOTAC® and friends.“We are excited the ZOTAC® StarCraft® II Cup for North America has seen greatsuccess,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC® International. “As a reward to ourparticipants and celebration of the 10th ZOTAC® StarCraft® II Cup for North America, we havea lot of prizes to giveaway.”The 10th ZOTAC® StarCraft® II Cup for North America competes on Jul. 16, 2011 withprizes for the top four gamers of the competition from ZOTAC®, Kingston, Thermaltake orZalman. Participants of the 10th ZOTAC® StarCraft® II Cup for North America will automaticallybe entered into a raffle for a chance to win other prizes.Gamers can also compete in the 10th ZOTAC® StarCraft® II Cup for North America atselect iGames LAN center locations with a free ½ day pass sponsored by NVIDIA®.It’s time to play StarCraft® II in the 10th ZOTAC® StarCraft® II Cup for North America!
1st – $100 USD and ZOTAC® GeForce® GTX 570 AMP!® Edition
2nd – Kingston HyperX DDR3-1600 24GB tri-channel memory kit
3rd Thermaltake Tt eSports Challenger Pro Gaming Keyboard and Black Element Gaming Mouse
4th – Zalman CNPS11X Extreme
Thermaltake Tt eSports Azurues Gaming Mouse
Thermaltake Tt eSports Shock Spin headset
ZOTAC® GeForce® GT 430 1GB DDR3