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Two MMORPGs were featured among the three games entered in the Game&Game World Championships in Suwon, South Korea last week. MMORPG.com was on the scene to bring back the news on Silk Road Online and Shot Online.
| That soon changed, as the Americans recovered from their early problems and took a commanding grip on first place that lasted through the first half of the final. Witeof played the point-gathering character, while Jordan defended. They met their most stiff opposition from the Chinese team, which also boasted the only female competitor to qualify for the finals.
At the midway point, twenty minutes in, China grabbed their first lead of the competition away from the Americans and for a time looked like they were going to a hold it. At the eleven minute mark, the Americans returned to the top, only to lose it with 5 minutes left to China.
As the competition wore down, all the competitors gathered in a single room. The strategy had long since stopped being about beating other monsters, but more about knocking the point totals of their rivals down through PvP. Both Witeoff and the Chinese point leader were killed in the closing moments as spells flew and avatars darted out between giant fantasy monsters on the big screen.
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