Newegg.com to Create Dynamic Newegg Pavilion at PAXEAST in Boston March 11 -13
3/12/2011 Press Release
Lively and Interactive PAX East Pavilion Will Offer Free Open Play Competitions, Including Challenges with MC “SwooZie,” Plus $10,000 in Prizes and Swag! # # #
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Newegg Inc., the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States, today announced that it will create a dynamic Newegg Pavilion at PAX East, the three-day game festival for tabletop, videogame, and PC gamers in Boston March 11-13. The lively and interactive Pavilion will include a host of screaming gaming PCs featuring PNY, WD and Rosewill components and accessories, with free open play activities, featuring “Street Fighter 4,” “StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty,” and “Counter-Strike: Source” all day every day throughout the festival. Attendees will have the opportunity to win $10,000 in prizes and swag at the Newegg Pavilion, including a 300gb Velociraptor drive (ARV $169.99), PNY XLR8 GTX 560 VGA card (ARV $264.99), Rosewill THOR gaming case (ARV 199.99) and more!
In addition, Vlogger/Shoutcaster/Pro DOA player SwooZie will be on hand at the Newegg Pavilion throughout the festival to MC the open play competitions. Visitors will even have the opportunity to challenge SwooZie in free walk-up play sessions of Street Fighter 4. Notably, members of the media will be able to enjoy the Newegg Pavilion during a special MEDIA ONLY HOUR on the Expo Floor 9:00am – 10:00am Saturday March 12.
Bernard Luthi, vice president of marketing, web management and customer service for Newegg, said:
”The gaming universe has always been among our top priorities at Newegg, and many of our most loyal customers look to us not only for the very latest in new games and PC accessories, but as a place to meet fellow gamers at all levels and exchange ideas. At PAX East, we are looking forward to giving something back to these valued customers with a Pavilion that will not only provide exciting open play challenges throughout the day, but also offer the opportunity to win great prizes – and even challenge pro gamer SwooZie and really test their mettle!”
Newegg Inc. is the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (www.newegg.com) which was founded in 2001 and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. The award-winning website has more than 14 million registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the latest high-tech products, detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Using the site’s online tech community, customers have the opportunity to interact with other computer, gaming and consumer electronics enthusiasts. Newegg Inc. is headquartered in City of Industry, California.
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