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New York, NY– January 3, 2008: AMD, the customer-centric innovation company and processing powerhouse, and NVousPC™, a maker of custom laptops, have joined The Art Institute of Pittsburg– Online Division, Logitech and the US Navy in sponsoring the annual Mod of the Year Awards (MOTY).
Considered the definitive event that showcases the best game mods and indie games in the world, the MOTY recognizes the mod teams and independent developers behind them. The MOTY is a tribute to the creativity, dedication and hard work independent developers put into creating unique gaming experiences. Each of the 5,000 entries in Mod DB’s extensive database is eligible for one of the coveted MOTY Awards. The award winners are determined by Mod DB site staff, industry experts and the gaming community at large.
Mod DB hosts the event and provides the ideal staging ground given its long standing history as an unrivaled platform for mod developers, game designers and artists to unite in effort to create game modifications, addons and independent games. Mod DB affords us all an opportunity to Play Something Different!
AMD’s recognition and involvement in the event is a major development in the“consumer generated content” movement in the game industry. Working closely with Mod DB, GMS and Design Reactor, AMD has integrated a showcase for the Top 100 mods and independent games within their game website ( http://game.amd.com). The exposure this platform provides will launch mods, independent games and the developers behind them to unprecedented heights.
NVous PC™ is a laptop brand created and designed for the consumer by the consumer. NVous PC™ is the only laptop brand in the market that offers fully customized configuration (software, memory, etc) as well as personalization (custom paintjobs, engravings, etc) services for laptops. NVousPC™ will provide prizing to the Mod of the Year Award winners.
The eligible mods and indie games have been narrowed down to the“Top 100” and are available for viewing and downloading at both MOD DB and AMD GAME!. The Mod of the Year and secondary award winners will be announce on January 29, 2008. To experience all aspects of the event, please visit ( http://www.moddb.com/events/2007-mod-of-the-year-awards).
ABOUT MOD DB
Mod DB ( http://www.moddb.com) is the premiere online community that unites developers, players, and their ideas and provides a dynamic forum for the people who shape the games we play. Mod DB is the largest mod website for both users and developers, counting over 2.2 million unique visitors each month with 190,000 registered developers.
AMD is the customer-centric innovation company, a processing powerhouse that offers smarter choices for its customers and makes technology more accessible to the world.AMD is uniquely committed to delivering on the promises of the Ultimate Visual Experience™. Not only do we push the limits of technology to innovate and march towards reality in gaming, but we also believe in ensuring that our key technologies are affordable to mainstream gamers while being scalable enough to meet the needs of the most demanding PC enthusiast. Visit AMD GAME.
ABOUT THE ART INSTITUTE OF PITTSBURGH - ONLINE DIVISION (AIPO)
Graduate to a future in Game Art&Design and get there online. The Art Institute Online™ ( http://www.aionline.edu), a division of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Game Art&Design Program concentrates on the artistic side of games - not computer programming. This unique program is your first step toward becoming an artist and designer in the multi-billion dollar game design industry. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh ( http://www.artinstitutes.edu/pittsburgh) is one of The Art Institutes ( http://www.artinstitutes.edu), a system of over 35 locations throughout North America, providing an important source of design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts professionals.
ABOUT US NAVY
Operating stealth submersibles. Guiding unmanned drones. Manning the complex systems that protect our country. It’s not a video game, it’s a job description in the Navy. Here, discover stimulating high-tech positions in any of 60 sought-after, high-growth fields. From aviation support to sonar technology. Information systems to cryptology. Next-generation weaponry to advanced electronics. Whatever you’re into, find an exciting and rewarding opportunity waiting. Complete with elite paid training. Great benefits. Educational assistance. And the chance to impact the world around you. For more information, visit navy.com or call 1-800-USA-NAVY. Navy. Accelerate your life.™ Visit Navy.com
Logitech ( http://www.logitech.com) is a world leader in personal peripherals, driving innovation in PC navigation, Internet communications, digital music, home-entertainment control, gaming and wireless devices. Founded in 1981, Logitech International is a Swiss public company traded on the SWX Swiss Exchange LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI).
ABOUT NVOUS PC™
NVous PC™ Corporation ( http://www.nvouspc.com) is a Miami based company created to offer the public the opportunity to fully customize and personalize their laptops. Through strategic partnerships and investments, we have compiled cutting edge personalization tools and techniques in an effort to deliver the complete personalization package.
GMS ( http://www.e-gms.com) is a provider of online, interactive engagement strategies, tactics and technologies. Founded on 15 years of internet and game industry experience, GMS launched in 2002 and has since applied its marketing tactics and strategies to many of the world’s most recognizable brands.