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Newegg Calls All Gamers to Summer Wanfest 2010

6/29/2010 Press Release

Newegg's Popular Online Gaming Competition Kicks-Off the Summer With Over $20,000 in Prizes

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. --Newegg Inc., the largest pure-play technology focused retailer online, has begun registration for the Summer Wanfest 2010 online tournament. The competition is open to all residents of the U.S. and Canada 13 and older, offering over $20,000 in prizes presented by Intel and with support from Corsair, IZ3D, G.Skill, MSI, Rosewill, and Dust-Off.


Newegg's competitive gaming tournaments have been popular with gamers of all ages since 2004. The competitions began in Southern California and in 2008 moved online welcoming gamers all across the U.S. and Canada. North American gamers can register and compete against their peers from the comfort of their own homes. Registration for the Summer Wanfest 2010 is free and open to all participants 13 or older in the following events:



  • Super Street Fighter IV (1 vs. 1) on Xbox 360 (starts June 28)

  • Counter-Strike: Source (5 vs. 5) on PC (starts July 5)

  • Heroes of Newerth (5 vs. 5) on PC (starts July 12)

  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (4 vs. 4) on PC (starts July 19)

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (4 vs. 4) on Xbox 360 (starts August 2)

  • Mystery Game: To be announced!


Registration deadlines vary by title. Competitions will take place through August 31, 2010. Entrants can compete in a single title or multiple games.


Sign up today and don't miss out on the action! Over 60 winners will be announced.


Quotes:

Bernard Luthi, Newegg vice president of marketing, web management and customer service:


"Newegg isn't just a great place for gamers to buy the latest and greatest titles and gear. We also live and breathe by the passion of our tech savvy community. At Newegg we have a long history with competitive players who are among our most loyal customers. Through the EggXpert forums, gamers and tech enthusiasts can talk strategy, computer specs and news. Wanfest is a great opportunity for them all to show the world their skills and measure up to their peers in the U.S. and Canada." 


Links:

Wanfest Home: http://wanfest.newegg.com/

Registration: http://wanfest.newegg.com/?page=registration

Details and Prizes: http://wanfest.newegg.com/?page=tournament&tournamentid=2467

Contest Rules: http://wanfest.newegg.com/?page=registration

Game Rules: http://wanfest.newegg.com/?page=rules&tournamentid=2467&game=106

How to Compete: http://wanfest.newegg.com/?page=guide&tournamentid=2467&game=106

EggXpert Forum: www.eggxpert.com



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public_relations@newegg.com

 



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