Who's the daddy at Gears of War now?

Registration is now open for the Gears of War 2007 Global Xbox Live Tournament, which will see the world's finest curb stomping for a place in a grand final taking place in Prague in July.

The first stage of the tournament itself kicks off on April 9 and runs through to May 6, and for those four weeks players worldwide will compete in ranked matches of leaderboard play over Live.

The top 11 battlers with the highest individual scores from the global showdown will "receive the grand prize, a trip for two to Prague to compete in the Grand Final in July," Microsoft has said.

The grand prize includes a four-day, three-night trip to Prague with round-trip coach air transportation for the winner and a guest, standard hotel accommodations, basic ground transportation in Prague, and a $200 Visa gift card.

Runners-up prizes include an Xbox 360 package containing the console, games, Gears of War stuff like GoW faceplates and a 12-month Xbox Live subscription. More details at http://xboxlivetournament.com.

March 30, 2007