Circuit City Stores Give Gamers A Chance To Play In The World Cyber Games

Posted: Jul 26 2007, 8:12am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 3:01am CDT, in News | Gaming


Circuit City Stores Give Gamers a Chance to Play in the World Cyber Games
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If you have ever been to video game shows or LAN parties where professional gamers were playing and though that you could beat them? Circuit city is giving gamers a chance to prove it and earn a spot in the World Cyber Games.

A tour will be staged at select Circuit city stores on August 2-10 and winners from the stores will go on to compete in Regional Qualifying tournaments to vie for one of 56 wildcard spots to get into the full tournament.

"Circuit City is proud to provide this opportunity for gamers to showcase their talents and earn a spot to compete in the World Cyber Games, the recognized blue chip leader for international video game competitions," said Peter C. Weedfald, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Circuit City Stores, Inc. "This is a wonderful opportunity to highlight the ever-growing popularity of video gaming, and Circuit City is thrilled to do our part as the premiere partner of the Games."

"We are thrilled to team with Circuit City and this Mobile Tour offers an opportunity for gamers to interact first hand with the brands and get a true taste of world-class e-Sports competition." said Michael Arzt, General Manager of International Cyber Marketing USA, organizers of the WCG.

Stops for the tour will include stores in New York city, Indianapolis, Dallas, and Los Angeles. Specially equipped motor coaches will be there for the contests loaded with flat-screen HDTVs, home theater systems, and camcorders from Samsung plus Xbox 360 Elite consoles and custom gaming laptops and PCs.

Tournament games that will be played include FIFA Soccer 07, Command & conquer 3: Tiberium Wars, Gears of War, Project Gotham Racing 3, Dead or alive 4 and Tony Hawk’s Project 8. Via Circuit City

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