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The PSP’s Road to Retribution

March 18, 2009 Written by Anthony Severino

GGL Global Gaming Launches Road to Retribution Tournament for the PSP® System


gglGlobal Gaming (GGL)  the world’s largest community portal for gamers and Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) have teamed up to offer fans of the PSP® (PLAYSTATION®Portable) system exclusive third person shooter game Resistance: Retribution chance to go head-to-head with the new game title available in stores now. Entrants will compete for $25,000 in Sony® prizes and the ultimate bragging in GGL’s first foray into the PSP system or handheld tournaments in the United States with the all new Resistance: Retribution™ – Road to Retribution Tournament.


Registration for the 2v2 and 4v4 ladders kicks off March 18, 2009, and runs through May 10, 2009.  Once in the open ladders, players will return to the world of British Royal Marine James Grayson in the weeks following the destruction of the Chimeran Tower in London. The top players from the ladders will move up to compete in the bracket playoffs from May 13, 2009 to May 31, 2009 and battle it out for SonyStyle gear from PlayStation®, PSP® system prize packs, and cool leather bomber jackets.
Prizes include:

2v2 Competition Prizes
  • First Place (2 players): Leather Bomber Jacket (ARV $180), $500 in Sonystyle® Gift Cards, and PSP® TV Prize Pack (32″ XBR TV, PSP®-3000, 16GB PRO Duo and Component AV Cables. ARV $1420) for each player
  • Second Place (2 players): Leather Bomber Jacket (ARV $180), $500 in Sonystyle® Gift Cards, and PSP® Pack (PSP®-3000, 16GB PRO Duo. ARV $370) for each player
  • Third Place (2 players): Leather Bomber Jacket (ARV $180), $500 in Sonystyle® Gift Cards for each player
  • Fourth Place (2 players): Leather Bomber Jacket (ARV $180), $500 in Sonystyle® Gift Cards for each player

4v4 Competition Prizes

  • First Place (4 players): Leather Bomber Jacket (ARV $180), $500 in Sonystyle® Gift Cards, and PSP® TV Prize Pack (32″ XBR TV, PSP-3000, 16GB PRO Duo and Component AV Cables. ARV $1420) for each player
  • Second Place (4 players): Leather Bomber Jacket (ARV $180), $500 in Sonystyle® Gift Cards, and PSP® Pack (PSP-3000, 16GB PRO Duo. ARV $370) for each player
  • Third Place (4 players): Leather Bomber Jacket (ARV $180), $500 in Sonystyle® Gift Cards for each player
  • Fourth Place (4 players): Leather Bomber Jacket (ARV $180), $500 in Sonystyle® Gift Cards for each player


The competition will utilize GGL’s unique tournament platform which helps each gamer organize their entire gaming life in one place.  “GGL will not only provide the commentary from the Resistance: Retribution tournament action; but will allow gamers to organize their scores, times and other statistics. Gamers can then share this information with their friends or “frien-emies (as GGL likes to call them) as well as organize their own competitions.

To join the open ladder, participants can log on to www.RoadToRetribution.GGL.com and complete the online registration form.  Players may register as solo competitors or in teams of two. All players must be legal residents of the U.S. or Canada and at least 13 years of age. Tournament registration kicks off on March 18, 2009.

For additional information on the tournament, go to www.RoadToRetribution.GGL.com or for more information about PlayStation®, please go to the PlayStation® Blog at http://blog.us.playstation.com/ or visit http://www.us.playstation.com.

About Global Gaming
Global Gaming (GGL) is an online gaming network providing millions of gaming fans with a unique social/interactive platform where they can connect, compete & manage their gaming lives across hundreds of game titles on all game platforms. Founded by gaming fanatics and lead by a collection of gaming insiders, GGL works in partnership with leading game publishers and developers to provide users with a social experience around their favorite games and the culture that goes with it. With 2.5 million registered gamers and more than 23 million monthly unique users across their properties, GGL has been a major part of the growth of the video gaming industry and culture since the company’s launch in 2003.