DING… DING… DING! ONLINE GAMERS BEGIN THEIR QUEST FOR WRESTLING GOLD IN THQ'S WWE SMACKDOWN VS. RAW 2008 INTERNATI

February 5, 2008– The bell has rung and bodies are flying, but who will be the last gamer standing in THQ’s WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 International Tournament, presented by HMV. Starting Saturday, February 9, the top 32 teams from each participating region– North America, the United Kingdom and Europe– will begin battle in a virtual ring for the ultimate prize of two highly coveted floor tickets to WrestleMania 24 on March 30, 2008 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Online gamers worldwide still have until February 8 to register to take part in the action and become the next virtual WWE Superstars. Complete registration details are available at www.gamebattles.com/svr.

Major League Gaming is producing the WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 International Tournament. Throughout February, top competitors will advance through online brackets, with the four top players in each region moving on to participate in regional finals in early March.

A United Kingdom finalist, a European finalist and two North American finalists will then compete head-to-head at the grand finale, scheduled to occur during the 6th Annual THQ Superstar Challenge on March 27, 2008 at the House of Blues in Orlando. At the event, finalists will have the opportunity to not only play live against one another in front of a capacity crowd, but will also share the spotlight with top WWE Superstars in attendance. The grand prize winner will receive two floor tickets to WrestleMania 24, while each finalist will receive two stadium tickets to the event.

What: THQ’s WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 International Tournament

Who: Gamers Around the World

Grand Prize: Two Floor Tickets to WrestleMania 24 in Orlando

Where to Register: www.gamebattles.com/svr (Registration Ends February 8, 2008)


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