If you think that you are a world beater, then get this – the LG Cup Street Fighter IV HD Global Championship is now open for application, where the South Korean consumer electronics manufacturer has teamed up with one of Capcom’s best fighting games to date, bringing Street Fighter IV to Android-powered smartphones for the first time ever, and in vivid HD resolution to boot. In order to commemorate the launch of Street Fighter IV HD, LG intends to hold this particular global championship. Obviously, LG’s new flagship Optimus LTE with unparalleled True HD IPS display will spearhead this effort, where the HD version of this legendary title can be downloaded from LG SmartWorld, a content and application marketplace that is dedicated to LG Optimus users.

With more than $17,500 in prize money up for grabs, the LG Cup Street Fighter IV HD Global Championship is definitely going to see some tough competition from gamers in 3 key countries – the US, Japan and Korea, as long as they are older than 12. Online registration already began from December 21st last year onwards, where the 3-week preliminary rounds will be live webcasted and broadcasted over cable after the quarterfinals. February will see the finals happennig. Who wants to be the champion of the world? I guess this is where those phone accessories for gaming come into play.

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