FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, April 11, 2008—iGames, the world’s leading game center organization, today announced the iZ3D $2,500 West Coast Open, which will be held Saturday, April 19, as part of the grand opening of Howie’s Game Shack in Moreno Valley, CA, the third and newest location in the growing, independent chain. Sponsored by 3D monitor manufacturer iZ3D, makers of the popular 22” iZ3D, the one-day blowout will feature some of today’s best gamers competing for cash and prizes as part of an official Gamers Tour regional competition.
In addition, sponsor iZ3D will be on location with two systems setup showcasing their unique, next-generation hardware on Unreal Tournament 3 and other hot new games. The first two hundred people to try out the iZ3D technology first-hand will receive a free iZ3D t-shirt.
Prize Pool: $2,500 Cash
• Up to 16 Teams
• Counter-Strike 1.6
• Double-Elimination play
• Maps: Train, Dust 2, Nuke, Inferno
• Entry Fee: $150 per team
• Teams can pay and register online or in-store. Last two teams to sign-up (15
and 16) must register online
• Check-In: Opens at Noon; closes at 12:30
• Matches start 1:00 PM; end time approximately 11:00 PM
• Bracket, with Maps&Schedule:
Howie’s Game Shack
22500 Town Circle, Suite 2126
Moreno Valley, CA 92553
For registration, go to http://www.igames.org/events.asp?event=7940. For rules and additional information, visit http://www.gamerstour.com/events/upcoming-events/iz3d-2-500-west-coast-open or contact the iGames events team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
iGames, Inc. offers a wide range of services to help independent and franchised game centers. iGames’ mission is to promote and develop the growth of the game center industry. Its services unite game 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 game centers and gamers including software licensing, hardware discounts, exclusive game premieres, tournaments, and game nights. Today the company counts well over 600 centers and 1.2 million gamers per month, initiating and co-organizing more than 200 events a year. To learn more about iGames, go to www.igames.org.
About iZ3D, LLC Headquartered in San Diego, iZ3D, LLC, develops and markets iZ3D brand products for the electronic entertainment market as well as for commercial and professional visualization applications. Three-dimensional imaging is gaining appreciable attention in the display market, and interest in the various iZ3D visualization technologies is rapidly increasing.
Due to the popularity of the initial iZ3D monitor product from Neurok Optics LLC, a US-based 3D technology developer and marketing company, a new joint venture has formed with Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), a Taiwan-based leading worldwide TFT-LCD manufacturing company.
The newly formed company specializes in the design and engineering of advanced 3D visualization products, and specifically targets Game and Entertainment as its initial markets. For more information, visit http://www.iz3d.com.
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