Key Points:

New Zealand's computer gaming team has been named the best in Asia.

The team took a gold and silver medal at the World Cyber Games Asian Championship in Singapore, earning the trophy for the overall winner.

Mason Maddox won gold and US$1000 ($1450) on the Xbox 360 game Guitar Hero III, beating competitors from countries including Korea and Japan.

Lorance Taylor, Jeremy Macdonald, Slava Sheynin, Nick Catley and David Ashwell took silver in the Defence of the Ancients - All Stars tournament, winning US$2000.

The NZ team will compete at the World Cyber Games final in Cologne in November for a chance to win $3.5m.