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Alert: Battle for the Record on Loaded!

loht_1942Summer heats up with the first ever battle for the title on the WorldStandings Network (WSN)! With the official certified record for Loaded! One Hundred Truths! set at 1,316 by REL (J. Jones), a battle is shaping up for the title of best in the world!  At World Standing’s Rise of Heroes II at Video Game Summit, gamers were challenged to smash the standings board for Loaded! Gamers who prevailed took home a coveted Rise of Heroes trophy. Gamers had the option of turning these scores into official scoring attempts for certification.
After a heated Saturday afternoon, not just one but two score rose to the top. Two red-hot scores lit up the North American leaderboards. The first score was 1,316 points from REL at 4:31p. This amazing score now stands as the official world record. A second gamer took home a trophy at VGS 2015 based on an impressive score of 1,942 points by MAT. While MAT opted not to turn this score into an official scoring attempt, the provisional score of 1,942 means that there is a rival for the title!
Will MAT reemerge from the sea of challengers to claim the title? Will REL demonstrate once again that he has what it takes to be world champion? How long will REL reign as best in the world? It’s up to you to decide! The power to change history is in the hands of gamers around the globe. Stay tuned!

New World Record Certified on Loaded!

loht_1316A new world record has been official certified for Loaded! One Hundred Truths! Set at Video Game Summit 2015 at 4:31p CST, the certified WorldStandings Record on the leaderboard belongs to gamer J. Jones (REL).  The first of a number of amazing scoring attempts on the game from competing gamers during the afternoon hours of the Midwestern event held in Northlake, Il., the official score for the personal arcade/PC version of the game stands at 1,316 points.

Breaking News: Standings Change

wsn_north_america_updates_breaking Breaking News from North America! At the Rise of Heroes II event at Video Game Summit 2015, the global record for Loaded! One Hundred Truths! was set! The score of 1,316 is set to be certified this evening with official entry into the record books on July 13, 2015! Gamers around the globe, you now have a new standard to aim for to be the best. Stay tuned for details!

It Has Begun

Rise of HeroesWorldStandings officially opened the leaderboard of indie gaming at July 11th’s Video Game Summit 2014 now the second Rise of Heroes has begun. Five scores will make history and become part of the legend and lore of gaming. Five statues await those who dare. Who will answer the call? Who will rise to claim the title?  Keep an eye out for upcoming WorldStandings Rise of Heroes tournament locations and bounties.

Rise of Heroes 2015 Announced

wsn_news_release(Jul 9, 2015) – The WorldStandings Network (WSN) will hold its 2015 standings event at Video Game Summit 2015. The WorldStandings Rise of Heroes Standings Event will allow gamers in North America and around the globe to enter the record books of achievement on the first leaderboard for indie games. The 2015 standings event will allow gamers to set records on a pre-release title.

In the Rise of Heroes open call tournament, gamers eligible under article II of the Articles of Play will be able to set world records on the indie title, Loaded! One Hundred Truths! from Egsa SoftWorks. While in proof of concept stage, the title had its ever debut on the convention floor at Video Game Summit 2014. The current version of the game adds some new features and adjusts the game’s official WSTR-1 scoring before launch. This year, gamers will not only have a chance to do a play-through to get a feel for the game during the convention and attempt to best the game’s built-in house scores, but they will also be able to submit official record attempts for certification.

As one of the five best players in the world, the first five record setting scorers will take home a Rise of Heroes 2015 trophy. All gamers that set a record during the convention will have the option to obtain an official Certificate of Standing beginning July 13, 2015.

Video Game Summit 2015 will be held July 11, 2015.

About WorldStandings(tm)
The WorldStandings Network (WSN) is the premiere leaderboard for indie games. The World Standings Network concept was the cornerstone of The Armchair Historian’s Guide – which included the first ever print edition of the Articles of Play. The 2015 Edition of the Armchair Historian’s Guide ISBN 978-0-9884167-1-0 is now available.

About Egsa SoftWorks(tm)
Egsa SoftWorks develops video games for mobile devices, personal digital assistants, notebook and desktop based computers systems. Devoted to the true hardcore gamer, the division’s titles include the cult hardcore hit Circuit Breaker.
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Rise of Heroes Tour

uf071214Gamers ready to make the record books of indie play can set an official record on Loaded! One Hundred Truths! August 20 at the Emporium Arcade. This play event will be from 5pm to 7:30p and certified scores will make the release copy of Loaded! One Hundred Truths!

Rise of Heroes is Officially Open

uf071214 WorldStandings officially opened the leaderboard of indie gaming at July 12th’s Video Game Summit 2014. Gamers had their first chance to step up to the WSTR-1 equipped Loaded! in the WSN play-through on the convention floor. Now that gamers have had a chance play the game and grab a copy of the WSTR-1 regulations in the 2015 Armchair Historian’s Guide, WSN will be taking official score attempts. Keep an eye out for upcoming WorldStandings Rise of Heroes tournament locations and bounties.