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Kanye West closes first-ever 'Call of Duty' convention in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) ' Kanye West closed down the inaugural "Call of Duty XP" convention, a two-day event celebrating the popular Activision Blizzard Inc. shoot-'em-up video game franchise, with a concert inside a hangar on the old airfield where Howard Hughes built the Spruce Goose.
West kicked off the Saturday spectacle in Los Angeles by ascending more than five stories above the crowd on a platform.
Earlier, the hangar stage served as the final battleground for a "Call of Duty" tournament that awarded $1 million in prize money.
The four-man group Optic Gaming from the United States toppled 31 other teams to win the event's single-elimination "Modern Warfare 3" tournament. Optic bested the United Kingdom team Til Infinity to take home the $400,000 grand prize.