Posted Wed, May 27, 2009 by Martuk
GamesCampus, formerly known as OnNet, recently held its 2nd annual ALS tournament for their hit Golf MMOG, Shot Online. The tournament took place from May 4th to May 14th and had over 1,400 participants. GamesCampus donated one dollar for every player who participated in and completed the entire 18-hole Sasori course for the event. In addition to the $1,417 the company donated for each of the participating players, GamesCampus also tossed in some extra cash to make it a nice round number at $2000. The donations were made to the charity organization, Driving 4 Life. The organization assists with ALS therapy and research. ALS is more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. The full list of players that took part in the tournament can be found here.
GAMESCAMPUS.COM DONATES $2,000 TO ALS RESEARCH FROM ITS 2nd ANNUAL SHOT-ONLINE CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
More Than 1,400 Players Participated in The Popular MMO Online Golf Game's Annual Charity Event
San Jose, Calif. (May 26, 2009) - San Jose-based online game publisher, Gamescampus.com (www.gamescampus.com, run by OnNet USA), today announced the results of its annual online ALS Charity Tournament for its popular online golf simulation game, Shot Online (http://shotonline.gamescampus.com/index.asp) The tournament ran from May 4th through May 14th on the challenging Sosori golf course. A total of 1,417 Shot Online players participated in the charity tournament to help aid the research to cure ALS.
GamesCampus donated $1 for every player who completed the entire 18-hole Sasori course in the Shot-Online game. In addition to the $1,417 donated for each player who participated in the event, the company also donated additional funds to provide a total donation of $2,000. All proceeds are being donated to the Driving 4 Life organization to benefit its ALS Therapy Development Institute and ALS research efforts. The Shot-Online charity event has been held annually since 2006 to remember a former player who passed away from ALS (commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease).
The full list of players who participated in the charity event can be found in the Shot Online page at http://shotonline.gamescampus.com/board/view.asp?bid=ne&num=1013.
"We would like to thank everyone who participated in our annual Shot-Online ALS Charity Tournament," said Tony Liu, Producer of Shot-Online. "We are thrilled the event was again a tremendous success, and are happy to be contributing to the Driving 4 Life organization to help raise awareness and, most importantly, a cure for ALS."
Shot-Online, developed by Gamescampus.com, is a massively multiplayer online game. This golf simulation game incorporates elements of traditional role-playing and is enhanced by proprietary physics software. This software allows for real-world golf ball behavior based on environmental factors. Detailed 3-D graphics and realistic animation enhance the user-experience as players help their characters grow in skill and capability. Team and solo competitions allow players a chance to win game currency with which users can purchase skill-enhancing items.
The Shot-Online game can be downloaded and played for free at http://shotonline.gamescampus.com/index.asp.
For more information about Gamescampus.com or Shot-Online, please visit www.gamescampus.com .