NVIDIA Graphics to Gear Up the Gaming Experience at BlizzCon 2011

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Oct. 20, 2011— NVIDIA is pulling out all the stops this week at BlizzCon 2011 to help attendees get the ultimate PC gaming experience when playing the latest Blizzard titles.

Just about everywhere you look at  BlizzCon (Oct. 21-22, Anaheim, CA) you’ll find NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX GPU-equipped PCs powering your favorite Blizzard games.  From the NVIDIA booth (Booth #308 – Hall C) to the GeForce LAN to demo systems covering the show floor, NVIDIA is providing more than 1,000 GeForce GTX graphics cards to demonstrate the unparalleled experience of playing Blizzard games on a GeForce GTX-equipped PC.

In addition, Tom Peterson, director of technical marketing for GeForce, and Ryan Shrout, editor-in-chief of PC Perspective, will provide informative demos throughout the show.  They’ll also host for hands-on workshops to teach gamers how to optimize game settings and gear up their rigs for the best performance and playability for World of WarCraft and StarCraft II.

Here are just a few NVIDIA Blizzcon activities you’ll not want to miss:

  • Stop by the NVIDIA LAN area in Hall C to play World of WarCraft and StarCraft II, featuring NVIDIA 3D Vision™ and Surround technologies.
  • Learn how to gear up your PC with NVIDIA tech talks featuring Ryan Shrout from PC Perspective.
  • Get the inside scoop on winning StarCraft II techniques at Q&A panel featuring top shout-caster and game expert, Husky.
  • Step up to the DIY challenge, hosted by NewEgg.com:  build and power up PC in record time for prizes.
  • Visit the NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ photo booth to get your picture taken in 3D with your favorite Blizzard game characters.
To keep up on all the up-to-the-minute happenings at BlizzCon on your mobile device, download the free BlizzCon 2011 Guide mobile from iTunes® and the Android™ Market.

Also, for the complete schedule of NVIDIA events at BlizzCon, please visit our BlizzCon web page ( http://www.nvidia.com/object/blizzcon2011.html).  For more information about BlizzCon 2011, please visit:  www.blizzcon.com.   

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For further information, contact:

George Millington

NVIDIA Corporation

(408) 562-7226

gmillington@nvidia.com

About NVIDIA NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) awakened the world to computer graphics when it invented the GPU in 1999.  Today, its processors power a broad range of products from smart phones to supercomputers. NVIDIA’s mobile processors are used in phones, tablets and auto infotainment systems.  PC gamers rely on GPUs to enjoy spectacularly immersive worlds. Professionals use them to create visual effects in movies and design everything from golf clubs to jumbo jets.  And researchers utilize GPUs to advance the frontiers of science with high-performance computers.  The company holds more than 2,100 patents worldwide, including ones covering ideas essential to modern computing.  For more information, see www.nvidia.com.  


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