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Women in Games International is Mixing it Up in Austin

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August 9, 2007– Austin, CA–Women in Games International (WIGI), a non-profit organization in the interactive entertainment industry, will be hosting a community mixer and networking event in Austin, Texas on Wednesday, September 5 to encourage members to get to know local and regional game industry peers and to spend an evening relaxing and socializing.

Held at the swanky Six Lounge on popular 4th Street in Austin, admission to the WIGI Community Mixer is free. Complimentary appetizers and beverages will be offered to mixer guests. Please note that an online RSVP is required.

The event coincides with the Austin Game Developers Conference, September 5-7, and the Women in Games International conference,“She Got Game” on Saturday, September 8. Both game industry conferences are being held at the Austin Convention Center. Game industry professionals from all over the world will attend Austin GDC and are welcome to attend both WIGI events. For more info, visit www.womeningamesinternational.org.

“We’re really looking forward to this WIGI Community Mixer in Texas,” says Belinda M. Van Sickle, WIGI Community Coordinator.“Austin has a truly vibrant creative and professional community. We’re expecting a strong turnout from local industry folks and those in town for AGDC.” Details are as follows:

Women in Games International - Community Mixer

Wednesday, September 5th, 6 pm– 9 pm

Six Lounge

117 W. 4th Street

Austin, Texas 78701

www.sixlounge.com

RSVP Here http://www.evite.com/app/publicUrl/belinda@gamedocs.com/WIGIAustinGDCMixer

This event is proudly sponsored by Critical Mass Interactive Entertainment and Dell Inc. WIGI 2007 series sponsors include Activision, Electronic Arts, ECD Systems, Game Developers Conference (GDC), GameDocs, GameRecruiter.com, Girls in Games, International Game Developers Association (IGDA), Mary-Margaret, Microsoft Game Studios, Sony Online Entertainment, ThemePark Studios, Ultra Blue Bunny, WomenGamers.com, Women in Games U.K., Women in Technology International and BusinessWire.

About Critical Mass Interactive

www.criticalmassinteractive.com

Critical Mass Interactive is both a video game and "interactive entertainment" developer and an outsource provider to developers and publishers. Our mission is to provide high-quality art, programming, and design solutions for today's game developers and publishers delivered consistently on time and on budget.

About Dell Inc.

www.dell.com

Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services they trust and value. Uniquely enabled by its direct business model, Dell is a leading global systems and services company and No. 34 on the Fortune 500. For more information, visit www.dell.com, or to communicate directly with Dell via a variety of online channels, go to www.dell.com/conversations. To get Dell news direct, visit www.dell.com/RSS.

About Women in Games International

www.womeningamesinternational.org

Women in Games International was founded in 2005 in response to a growing demand around the world for the inclusion and advancement of women in the game industry. Women in Games International is managed by a steering committee comprised of like-minded individuals, is supported by corporate and media sponsors, and directed by a global advisory board.

For more details regarding Women in Games International, contact the WIGI PR Committee at press@womeningamesinternational.org, or contact PR Committee Chair Brooke Warner at bwarner@womeningamesinternational, or visit their web site at www.womeningamesinternational.org. Or contact press@womeningamesinternational.org for more information.

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