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G4: North American Star League Exclusive Interview with Geoff "iNcontroL" Robinson

The finale of the Greg “EG.IdrA” Fields vs. Jonathan “Liquid`Jinro” Walsh StarCraft 2 show match is over, and the Gorilla Terran Jinro has won $1500. But the real winner is you. After the jump, you'll find our exclusive interview with the new face of the North American Star League, Geoff “EG.iNcontroL” Robinson. Be aware that the views in this interview are those of Geoff, and not official word from NASL.

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GrilledCheeseBook2797d ago

"The players will be fighting for a $100,000 prize in the first season."

damn that's a lot

AceOfDeath2797d ago

thats actually not true $400k is the total prize pool as seen in the trailer

GrilledCheeseBook2797d ago (Edited 2797d ago )

I saw that in the video and I think that has to do with the total winnings along with the daily matches. In the FAQs on the website it says, "The players will be fighting for a $100,000 prize in the first season" which leads me to believe that $100,000 will be the top prize in the first main tournament

Also really nice that there is going to be a free stream

AceOfDeath2797d ago

I just saw the website as well and noticed your correct. 100k is a lot of money for sure

GrilledCheeseBook2797d ago

$400,000 over three seasons ($100k for season one, $100k for season two, $200k for season three)

That's how the winnings work

ExPresident2797d ago

This is awesome news and a huge movement for eSports in general, especially the EXTREMELY large Starcraft fanbase outside of Korea. I truley hope this goes well for them as it could do a lot for eSports, regardless of the game.

DraconicPanda2796d ago

very excited for this. This has the potential to really strengthen e-sports support and popularity in the west. april can't come fast enough