SOURCE: Newegg.com

Newegg.com

August 26, 2011 10:34 ET

Newegg Invites PAX Prime Attendees to Test Drive Hot New Gaming Gear and Compete for Great Prizes

Newegg Pavilion Will Offer Free Open-Play Competitions, Including Challenges With MC "sWooZie"

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 26, 2011) - Newegg Inc., the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States, today announced that it will sponsor a dynamic and interactive Newegg Pavilion (booth 1240) at PAX Prime 2011, the three-day game festival for tabletop, videogame and PC gamers in Seattle, Washington on August 26-28.

To provide attendees with a state-of-the-art venue to test drive some of the industry's hottest new games and technologies, the lively Newegg Pavilion will include a host of screaming-fast gaming PCs and a showcase of high performance products from Crucial, ESET, Rosewill and Western Digital. Attendees are invited to come by the Newegg Pavilion to check out the free walk-up gaming stations, which will be running games like Counter-Strike: Source, Starcraft 2 and Street Fighter IV. Adding even more excitement and star power to the Newegg Pavilion, celebrity pro gamer "sWooZie" will be on hand throughout the festival to MC the open-play competitions.

At tournament time, visitors will be able to compete head-to-head to win prizes such as Western Digital hard drives, ESET internet security software and wireless gaming headsets, Crucial® Ballistix® memory and t-shirts and Rosewill gaming cases. There will also be plenty of free Newegg giveaways, including t-shirts, beanies, license plates and more.

Bernard Luthi, senior vice president of marketing, web management and customer service at Newegg, said: "Gamers are among our most loyal and active customers so we're thrilled to be able to showcase the very latest in games and PC accessories at PAX Prime this year. We encourage all attendees to come play the hottest new games and win some great prizes!"

For more information about Newegg at PAX Prime and show specials, visit http://www.newegg.com/paxprime.

About Newegg Inc.
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 16 million registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the latest consumer electronics, 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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