SOURCE: iGames, Inc.

iGames, Inc.

September 28, 2009 20:32 ET

Terrorism Strikes the Digital World in the Counter-Strike 1.6 - Digital Insurgency Tournament Sponsored by Alienware Arena

North America's Most Talented Gamers to Compete for a Share of a $3,500 Cash Prize Pool!

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - September 28, 2009) - Alienware Arena launched registration today for the Counter-Strike 1.6 Digital Insurgency Tournament, the latest event in an ongoing series operated by iGames and CEVO. The tournament is sponsored with a $3,500 cash prize pool by Alienware®, Dell's premier, high-performance PC gaming brand representing premium power and performance for gamers and technology enthusiasts alike.

Now a decade since public release, Counter-Strike™ 1.6 remains one of the world's most popular first-person shooters and is the game of choice of many of America's and Canada's most dedicated and skilled gamers. Aspiring amateurs and established players alike are expected in a showdown that is every bit as immersive and intense as any other modern game.

Tournament play will begin October 26th with up to 128 teams competing through double-elimination brackets twice per week. The top 32 teams will advance to the finals leading up to the Championships that will be broadcast on AlienNetwork LIVE on Saturday, December 5th. Standard competitive rules for Counter-Strike 1.6 will apply.

Registration is open now on the Alienware Arena website at www.alienwarearena.com/event/cs-digital-insurgency/. Complete details including the full schedule and contest eligibility are also available. Slots will be assigned on a first-come first-served basis to fully registered teams, so interested gamers are encouraged to act quickly.

For more information about Alienware high-performance gaming rigs, go to www.alienware.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 Dell

People worldwide can buy Dell online (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.

About CEVO

CEVO is North America's leading competitive online gaming venue. Through its revolutionary technologies and steadfast commitment to high-quality customer support, CEVO has professionalized online eSports. For more information about CEVO, go to www.cevo.com.

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