OVER 150 OF AMERICA'S BEST VIDEO GAMERS DESCEND UPON THE JACOB K. JAVITS CENTER FOR THE WORLD CYBER GAMES 2009 NATIONAL FINAL

Two Members of the Public will Have the Chance to Earn a Spot on TEAM USA and Compete at the Grand Final

WHO:

The World Cyber Games

WHAT:

World Cyber Games (WCG), the recognized leader for global video game competitions, welcomes more than 150 of America's very best gamers to the New York Anime Festival at the Jacob K. Javits Center for the WCG USA 2009 National Final. The players will be battling it out in 10 top video games for the chance to take home a share of more than $100,000 in cash and prizes. More importantly, 20 WCG USA gold and silver medalists at the competition will earn illustrious spots on the roster of gaming's only TEAM USA and the opportunity to battle over 800 players from nearly 80 countries at the WCG 2009 Grand Final in Chengdu, China this November.

Additionally, every fan and gamer who feels up to a challenge will have the opportunity to walk-up and compete in the Samsung Mobile Challenge featuring Asphalt 4: Elite Racing and WiseStar2. Gamers who prevail in either title will win an honorary spot on TEAM USA and travel to Chengdu, China to play 11 other nations.

Adding to the grandeur of the event, cast members from the hit SyFy reality show WCG Ultimate Gamer have been invited to the National Final to meet fans of the show and attendees of the festival.

WHEN:

Friday, September 25

• 1:00PM - 7:00PM

Saturday September 26

• 10:00AM - 7:00PM

Sunday, September 27

• 10:00AM - 5:00PM

WHERE:

Jacob K. Javits Center

655 W. 34th St.

New York, NY 10001

212-216-2000

Contact: Blain Howard, Bender / Helper Impact Aaron Smolick

Phone: (212) 689-6360 (914) 479-0070 X10

E-Mail: blain_howard@bhimpact.com aaron.smolick@wcg.com


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