WHO: UGO Networks, Inc. returns to the Comic Con show floor to host hourly Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars tournaments where participants can compete for over $5,000 in prizes from Sideshow Collectables, while also getting their first chance to play id Software’s Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars on the Xbox 360!
WHAT: The New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s largest pop-culture event, providing access to top industry talent and drawing more than 50,000 attendees and featuring a wide range of exhibitors covering the best in comics, video games, and movies. UGO dominates the New York Comic Con as a high-profile provider of non-stop fun and excitement and this year will be no different. id Software, Activision and UGO are pleased to bring Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars for the Xbox 360 to the show floor, highlighted in hourly tournaments at the UGO Game Lounge.
With more than 80 editor awards and nominations, Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars is the ultimate multiplayer shooter, delivering fast and fun combat with a new level of depth and strategy. Players battle as humans or aliens choosing one of five combat roles designed to best fit their playing style; pulverizing the enemy in mechanized walkers, calling in devastating air strikes, infiltrating in disguise, deploying defense systems, and more. Surprisingly human-like AI and skill-based matchmaking make iteasy to find a fun and challenging match both offline and online regardless of your skill. Persistent achievements and campaign proficiencies reward players for teamwork, while clearly defined roles and objectives guide players to meaningful contributions on the battlefield. Based upon the highly acclaimed Windows® PC version from id Software and Splash Damage, Nerve Software has taken Enemy Territory: Quake Wars and brought it to a new level for Xbox 360.
New York Comic Con attendees will be among the first to play Enemy Territory: QUAKE Wars for the Xbox 360 before it hits store shelves, while also competing for high-end prizes from Sideshow Collectables.
Founded in 1991, id Software’s iconic game brands such as Wolfenstein, DOOM, QUAKE and Enemy Territory have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers.
Sideshow Collectables is a manufacturer of movie, film, television and proprietary collectible figures, statues and high end pieces. Featuring properties such as Star Wars, The Marvel Universe, The Lord of the Rings, Terminator, Predator, Aliens, Universal Monsters and more.
UGO Networks is the ultimate online entertainment playground for people with“Gamer DNA.” UGO engages its massive audience with interactive content and information about the hottest games, movies, TV shows, music, comics, technology, sports and celebrities. Attracting a young, predominantly male demographic, UGO reaches 11 million monthly unique U.S. visitors and over 28 million worldwide, consistently placing among Nielsen//Netratings’ Top 10 multi-category entertainment properties. The company delivers customized, high impact advertising programs for its world-class client base.
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WHERE: New York Comic Con– The UGO Game Lounge
WHEN: April 18-20, 2008
CONTACTS: Chris Radtke, firstname.lastname@example.org
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