Gamewars by Techninier Sdn. Bhd., an e-sports tournament platform with more than 10,000 active players in Malaysia organised the Space Rider Online Gaming Tournament recently to encourage gaming enthusiasts to showcase their gaming skills to win amazing prizes worth up to RM200,000.
Since its launch in 2018, the Space Rider gaming app has garnered more than 50,000 installs via Google Play and App Store.
The tournament recorded more than 200 participants from all over Malaysia, ranging from the age of 19 to 40 years old, each playing the main character ‘Ace Starfield’ whose task was to ride on a futuristic bike down a highway whilst encountering enemies to obtain scores.
Techninier designed the Space Rider game with appealing features including high-adrenaline fast action on the Cyber cycle, a variety of galactic landscapes and game-friendly for novice and experienced players.
“At Techninier, we aim to design games that will appeal to different interest groups. There are many game developers around, but we aim to bring gamers closer through exciting game such as Space Rider, Ghost Force and Super Jones and build a healthy gaming community in Malaysia. Hence, we organised this online tournament to encourage more gamers to share their tips and techniques as all players share the same goal which is to win the tournament,” said Lion Peh, chief executive officer of Techninier.
The first prize winner was a 31-year-old from Kelantan, Mohd Farhan Bin Hassin who scored the highest and won himself a Samsung Galaxy S20 worth RM3,599.00. While the second and third places went to Selamat Bin Abdul Rahim and Teoh Khay Sheng respectively. Selamat Bin Abdul Rahim 40 years old from Johor won an iPhone 11 worth RM3,399, while Teoh Khay Sheng 26 years old from Kedah won a Realme X3 worth RM1,999.
Consolation prize winners also went home with prizes including Huawei Nova T5 and Redmi Note 8 Pro phones on top of shopping vouchers valued at RM800 and RM400.
Following the success of this online game tournament, Techninier aimed to organise another online game tournament featuring another game, Super Jones, a puzzle game that takes players to ancient mines with the main character, Nathan Jones to uncover hidden treasures and defeat monsters along the way.
The tournament runs from May 19 till Oct 19 and is open to all Malaysian players from the age of 18 and above. Techninier is offering prizes worth up to RM200,000 including latest smartphones, gadgets and shopping vouchers. Gaming enthusiasts are welcome to register at http://www.gamewars.my .