2794 Chris Tang


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    2794 Chris Tang
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  • Tags: American IVGHOF Ottumwa Old School Celebrations Superstars of 2017 Video Game Journalist
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    During the recent Ottumwa Trading Card Ceremonies, Chris Tang was among an elite group of video game luminaries who were inducted into the International Video Game Hall of Fame (IVGHOF) Class of 2016, and were also honored on trading cards for their important contributions to the global gaming culture. Presented by Billy MItchell and Walter Day, the trading card was unveiled -- along with an AWARD CERTIFICATE shown herein -- on Saturday, November 11, 2017, during the Ottumwa Old School Arcade Galaxies of Gaming Festival, at the Quincy Place Mall, in Ottumwa, Iowa. To see the other trading cards unveiled during this ceremony -- or to see the long chronological history of the TRADING CARDS AWARDS TRADITION, go to this link: Chronological History of the Trading Card Awards Ceremonies

    Chris Tang is an accomplished game designer, cosplayer, and gaming tournament champ. He's best known as the Sega World Champion from the "Rock the Rock" $25,000 Sonic & Knuckles competition on MTV, but it was becoming a Nintendo World Championships City Champion that helped him get his start in the game industry. He's since contributed to titles such as Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike, Marvel Vs. Capcom, Transformers, Gauntlet IV, Primal Rage, Primal Rage II, and Tetris, working on everything from game design and implementation to story writing, voice directing, and voice acting. Chris is currently the co-creator and Senior Game Designer on the tentatively titled Flight Armor Project: Strike Harbinger. As a cosplayer, Chris has won over 40 awards in competition, with appearances in magazines and on TV. Highlights include: Hero Suit Barnaby Brooks Jr. from Tiger & Bunny, Battlized SPD Red Power Ranger, Transforming Autobot Smokescreen WRX, Gundam Epyon, Sportacus, and Captain Commando. Chris is featured in films such as the award-winning "Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters", and appears as a cosplayer on HBO's hit TV series "Entourage" and on various "Tiger & Bunny" video releases. He is also the emcee for the Classic Tetris World Championships ongoing since 2010, and the voice behind the "BOOM! Tetris for Jeff!" meme. Text donated by Sabotencon.com • Trading Card artwork by Caerwyn Akiwumi-Jones

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