SOURCE: iGames, Inc.

iGames, Inc.

October 27, 2009 13:21 ET

Bigfoot Killer Edge Challenge Comes to Alienware Arena

Online Team Fortress 2 Tournament Features Killer Prizes Including Killer™ Xeno™ Pro Gaming Network Cards

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - October 27, 2009) - iGames announced today the Bigfoot Killer Edge Challenge, sponsored by Bigfoot Networks™. The tournament is the latest in the ongoing Alienware Arena series presented by Alienware®, Dell's premier, high-performance PC gaming brand representing premium power and performance for gamers and technology enthusiasts alike.

The Bigfoot Killer Edge Challenge will feature the PC version of Team Fortress 2, the critically acclaimed first-person shooter. Gamers will form teams and compete online from across the United States and Canada, starting November 23rd.

Teams with the sharpest game play tactics will advance through two phases of double-elimination brackets, leading up to the Championships on Saturday, January 23rd. In addition to their share of the $1,500 cash prize pool, the Champions will win a set of Killer Xeno Pro Gaming Network Cards.

"Online gaming is one of the fastest growing segments of the entire entertainment industry," said Michael Howse, CEO of Bigfoot Networks. "And competitive online gaming is at the bleeding edge of this phenomenon. Bigfoot Networks hopes that more events like these will pave the way for the growth of professional gaming leagues here in the United States, now that pro gaming is so popular in the rest of the world."

Registration for the Bigfoot Killer Edge Challenge is free and open now at www.alienwarearena.com/event/killeredge. Teams will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis while slots remain available.

For more information about Bigfoot Networks or the Killer Xeno Pro gaming network card, including where to buy one, go to www.bigfootnetworks.com.

For the latest news on Alienware sponsored events and activities, both online and at venues near you, check out a full listing at www.alienwarearena.com.

About Bigfoot Networks

Bigfoot Networks, the networking technology company behind the Killer® line of gaming network cards, develops groundbreaking networking hardware and software for gamers and mass-market consumers. Bigfoot Networks aims to support the rapidly growing online and competitive gaming markets, in addition to mainstream consumer applications that can benefit from the company's leading technology. The company's second-generation gaming network card, Killer® Xeno™, offers integrated audio for hardware-accelerated voice-chat, designed to bring gamers the ultimate online experience.

In addition, the Killer Xeno platform provides Bigfoot Networks' partners and customers the fastest time to market with a flexible product design for customizing, licensing and distributing Killer Xeno. Bigfoot Networks is funded by leading venture capital firms North Bridge Venture Partners and Palomar Ventures. To learn more, visit Bigfoot Networks at www.bigfootnetworks.com.

About Dell

People worldwide can buy Dell online (http://www.dell.com), by phone and in nearly 43,000 stores. Alienware, Dell's premier high-performance PC gaming brand, offers unique and award-winning computers that incorporate innovative engineering and are designed with state-of-the-art components. Credited as being one of the first PC gaming hardware manufacturers, Alienware remains committed to creating industry-leading trends in the high-performance gaming arena. Alienware manufactures a diverse selection of customizable, high-performance desktops, notebooks and gaming peripherals that attract a broad range of customers who demand world-class performance and design.

About iGames

iGames, Inc. has established strong relationships with industry leaders to provide a wide variety of products, services and programs to LAN venues and gamers including software licensing, hardware discounts, exclusive game launches, LAN parties, and tournaments. Today the company reaches over 1.2 million gamers around the world, initiating and co-organizing more than 200 events a year. To learn more about iGames, go to www.igames.org.

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