ALLAS, TX – DECEMBER 14, 2004 – NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processor, today announced its plans for the CyberathleteÃ‚Â® Extreme Winter Championships, a premier competitive gaming competition and gathering place for gamers from around the world. NVIDIA, along with add-in card vendors BFG Technologies and eVGA.com, will be showcasing its bleeding-edge graphics technology along with hot new games to an estimated audience of more than 2,000 PC gamers at the event, which will take place at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Dallas, Texas, from December 15-20.
The official graphics technology provider of the Cyberathlete Professional League and lead sponsor of the $20,000 Painkiller and $30,000 DOOM 3 deathmatch tournaments, NVIDIA will showcase its award-winning GeForce™ 6 Series of graphics processing units and NVIDIA SLI technology in an exhibit that features a 20-station LAN gaming area and demonstration area featuring hot new and pre-release PC games including Empire Earth 2, Everquest II, FlatOut, Joint Operations: Escalation, The Lord of the Rings™ – The Battle for Middle-earth™, Painkiller, Prince of Persia 2, Star Wars Battlefront, The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay - The Developer's Cut, Will of Steel and World of Warcraft. From its booth, the Company will also host daily competitions and giveaways where several gamers will have an opportunity to take home an award-winning GeForce 6 Series-based graphics card.
NVIDIA’s recently announced GeForce 6800 Go mobile graphics processors will be discussed in a workshop session presented by Intel and website Legit Reviews titled “Game More. Carry Less.” The workshop, which will take place on Dec. 18 at 8:30 PM CST, will take an in-depth look at the latest technology innovations in notebook PCs and will teach gamers what to look for when buying a notebook PC for gaming.
On Saturday, Dec., 19, NVIDIA will host a “Beat Team 3D” exhibition competition, in which gamers will have an opportunity to best members of one of the world’s top professional gaming clans for prizes. Members of Team 3D, recent “gold medal” winners of the World Cyber Games, will be available for interviews throughout the event for any interested media.
For more information about NVIDIA at the Cyberathlete Extreme Winter Championships, please visit www.nzone.com.