(Chicago, Ill. October 27th, 2015) – The 2015 Big Buck World Championship took over the Chicago Hard Rock Cafe on October 23rd-24th and made groundbreaking moves in the eSports industry by raking in over 200k views through the epic two day arcade gaming event. ESPN reporter and TV/radio personality, Sarah Spain and player favorite Dave Snipes, crowned the 2015 Big Buck Ladies and World Champion LIVE on Twitch TV.
“This year’s event set a new bar for participation and viewership, it’s a new form of entertainment and it’s definitely worth watching!” said George Petro, President of Play Mechanix.
Sara Erlandson blew the competition away for the fourth time in her Big Buck career, making her the one to beat in 2016 and earning her over $19,000 in lifetime winnings.
Trev Gartner made Big Buck history, being the first ever two-time World Champion for Big Buck HD. Over two hundred thousand people witnessed a Twitch TV first, an arcade gaming event bringing in hundreds of thousands of viewers for the first time ever. With a prize pool of over $75,000, the largest prize pool to date, players earned more money and made memories to last a lifetime.
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About Big Buck HD
Big Buck HD is the first-ever 1080p high definition arcade video game and was created by Raw Thrills and Play Mechanix, developers of coin-operated interactive entertainment products. Combining the best of the companies prior hits, Big Buck Hunter Pro and Big Buck Safari, Big Buck HD offers enhanced graphics as well as new challenges, awards and tournaments. Big Buck HD arcade games feature online connectivity, allowing players to track scores and compete against players from across the country for cash prizes.
The Championship event can be replayed on Twitch.tv/bigbuckhd. Keep up to date on the latest Big Buck Hunter World Championship news by visiting www.bigbuckhd.com.