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Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Intel hosts 44 hour gaming event to benefit United Way
And in other local game-related news...
Intel LAN Fest Seeking New Mexico Gamers
Gamers can register for 44-hour LAN Gaming Extravaganza
to Benefit the United Way of Central New Mexico
What:Intel and Intel's Recreational Gamers Group (RIGG) in Rio Rancho, NM, will host a 44-hour network computer gaming event to benefit the United Way of Central New Mexico as part of their continuing series of Intel LAN Fest events throughout the country. The Intel LAN Fest is sponsored by 94 Rock and The Edge.
Local Area Network (LAN) parties and computer gaming are growing in popularity.This event is designed to provide a fun and safe atmosphere for several players of all skill levels.
Gamers will have the opportunity to participate in numerous tournaments and compete for thousands of dollars in prizes. Official tournaments include a 5 vs. 5 Counter-Strike:Source, 1 vs. 1 Unreal Tournament 3, 1 vs. 1 Command and Conquer 3, 5 vs.5 Call of Duty 4, and Call of Duty 4 Last Man Standing.
All proceeds generated from the event will be matched by the Intel Foundation dollar-for-dollar and donated to the United Way of Central New Mexico's Community Fund.
Who: As many as 160 computer gaming enthusiasts will gather in pursuit of fun, intense competition and the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in tournament and raffle prizes.
When: The event will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, October 24, 2008, and end at 1 p.m. Sunday, October 26, 2008.