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Aksys Games, in partnership with the World Cyber Games Inc. (WCG), is proud to announce the second season return of WCG Ultimate Gamer to Syfy on August 19th at 11 pm ET/PT. WCG is the organizer of the largest international video game competition and festival, and works in partnership with Samsung to produce the only show that combines reality TV drama, competitive gaming, and exciting real-world challenges.

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IGN called Season 1:

“Great edge of your seat television… The Season 1 conclusion might have claim to the most epic heads-up gaming event of all time.” –  IGN, April 29, 2009

Viewers raved about Season 1:

“I believe this show is a great way to show people across the world that gamers are in and we are here to stay.” – Season 1 Viewer

If America thought Season 1 was good, then wait until Season 2 hits the airwaves. This season, WCG Ultimate Gamer is bigger and better than ever, featuring hard-core Real Life Challenges, intense drama, multiple consoles and an Aksys Games title that takes the competition to a whole new level.  Tune in to Syfy each week to find out which Aksys Games title will be featured this season.  Watch as the contestants compete in the battle of a lifetime on one of your favorite games!

More information about the cast and show is now available at the newly relaunched experience, www.WCGUltimateGamer.com.

About WCG Ultimate Gamer

In WCG Ultimate Gamer a dozen top gamers from around the country are invited to a posh loft space to live and battle together in a series of competitions that take them “beyond the game.” From real-life challenges inspired by top-selling games to head-to-head elimination matches before hundreds of screaming spectators, the last gamer standing after eight grueling weeks will have survived gaming’s ultimate test and will be dubbed the best all-around gamer in the US taking home $100k, the ultimate Samsung Electronics prize package, Alienware’s high-performing gaming desktop, the Aurora, and the chance to be the face of the WCG, representing them at events around the world.