San Jose, CA, October 1, 2008—The Gamers Tour, the popular gaming tournament program held at leading iGames LAN centers, welcomes Computer ArenA, its newest member, who will be hosting a massive, two-day tournament at its 13,000 square foot store that is sure to go down as the Southeast’s most memorable gaming competition of the year.
Computer ArenA is one of the nation’s biggest and best LAN centers. Since Computer ArenA opened this year in Roswell, GA, a suburb of Atlanta, it has been a haven for gamers and other computer technology users. Computer Arena has been rated“5 out of 5 frags” and called“nothing short of amazing” in online review articles citing both its“state of the art” venue and“perfect location” as reasons why it is well suited to host gaming events.
“This is going to be the most intense gaming tournament in the Southeast this year,” said Britt Stephens, owner of Computer ArenA.“With 13,000 square feet of space, we know that gamers will have an experience they won’t soon forget.”
WHEN + WHERE:
Weekend of November 15/16, 2008
10895 Alpharetta Highway
Roswell, GA 30076
Saturday 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Matches Start Time
5v5, with Group Play on Saturday, followed by double-elimination bracket play on Sunday.
Dust2, Nuke, Inferno, Mill, Train
• Early Registration&Payment, until 10/31/08
$40/Player or $200/Team
• Late Registration&Payment, 11/01/08 - 11/14/08
$45/Player or $225/Team
•“At the Door” Payment, 11/15/08
$50/Player or $250/Team
Prizes / Prize Distribution
$2,500 Cash + Sponsored Prizes TBA
1st $1,500, 2nd $700, 3rd $300
$2,000 Cash + Sponsored Prizes TBA
1st $1,000, 2nd $700, 3rd $300
$1,500 Cash + Sponsored Prizes TBA
1st $1,000, 2nd $500
A discounted hotel rate has been negotiated with Computer ArenA guests. Additionally, free shuttle service will be provided to and from Computer ArenA.
Holiday Inn Roswell
909 Holcomb Bridge Rd.
Roswell, GA 30076
877-817-1414 toll free
$79/Night + Tax
Four-person occupancy, 2 Queens, Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi
Free Shuttle Service to&from Computer ArenA
For registration and additional details, go to http://www.computerarena.com/gaming_tournaments.php and select the first Counter-Strike 1.6 ArenA Challenge.
About Computer ArenA
The Computer ArenA is a large 13,000 sq. ft. facility in Roswell, Georgia revolving around the best aspects of computers and technology. Computer ArenA offers video games, computer sales and service, computer classes, console system and game repair and sales, an outside deck, a full café restaurant, bar and much more. For more information, visit www.computerarena.com.
iGames, Inc. offers a wide range of services to help independent and franchised LAN centers. iGames’ mission is to promote and develop the growth of the LAN center industry. Its services unite LAN centers with the goal of establishing them as the driving force enabling the interactive entertainment industry to become the number one form of entertainment around the world. iGames has established strong relationships with industry leaders to provide a wide variety of products, services and programs to member LAN centers and gamers including software licensing, hardware discounts, exclusive game launches, tournaments, and ladders. Today the company counts well over 600 member centers and 1.2 million gamers, initiating and co-organizing more than 200 events a year. To learn more about iGames, go to www.igames.org.
About Gamers Tour
The Gamers Tour is composed of regional and national eSports tournaments managed and executed by iGames and many of the nation's leading iGames member LAN centers. The events are held throughout the year, all around the country, for the top competitive video games. The Gamers Tour in 2008 includes more than 30 tournaments and is awarding over $50,000 in total cash and prizes to gamers. To find out more about the Gamers Tour, including a list of upcoming events, go to www.gamerstour.com.
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Bill Lessard / iGames / firstname.lastname@example.org / 914.476.6089