SOURCE: iGames, Inc.

iGames, Inc.

February 17, 2009 19:46 ET

Warhammer® 40,000™: Dawn of War® II Launches at iGames LAN Centers Internationally in Eleven Countries

Launch Party and Competition at 25 Centers, February 21; Two-Week Showcase at Over 200 LAN Centers in Eleven Countries, February 23 - March 8

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - February 17, 2009) - Leading LAN center organization iGames will host special promotions internationally to celebrate the release of the latest edition to the critically acclaimed Warhammer® franchise, Warhammer® 40,000™: Dawn of War® II from THQ and Relic Entertainment, exclusively for the PC.

Launch Party:

The promotions will kick-off on Saturday, February 21st with a Launch Party and Competition event at 25 leading iGames LAN centers across the United States and Canada. Following an in-store tutorial, gamers will battle for supremacy in head-to-head, co-op, and team challenges for an opportunity to win Plantronics® GameCom™ headsets, courtesy of Plantronics.

Regardless of their skill on the battlefield, the first 20 gamers at each location will receive specially produced, limited-edition Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II t-shirts, and free food and drinks will be provided for all participating gamers.

Showcase:

The Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II promotion goes global February 23 to March 8, with a showcase at over 200 LAN centers across North America, Europe, and Australia.

Through the showcase, gamers are invited to check out Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II free for one hour anytime during the two-week period.

For a list of locations and additional details go to http://www.igames.org/dow2

About Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II:

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II transports players into Games Workshop's vast Warhammer 40,000 universe, where an intergalactic war between ancient races has raged on for countless millennia. Featuring vicious front-line combat, destructible environments, a fully cooperative multiplayer mode, four unique playable races and a non-linear single-player campaign with branching storylines, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II delivers the ultimate sci-fi fantasy RTS experience. Disposable units will become a thing of the past as gamers feel the intimate brutality of war and develop a personal connection with fully customizable squads. For more information on Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II, please visit www.dawnofwar2.com.

About iGames:

iGames, Inc. offers a wide range of services to promote the LAN center industry. iGames has established strong relationships with industry leaders to provide a wide variety of products, services and programs to member LAN centers and gamers including licensing, discounts, game launches, and tournaments. Today the company counts well over 600 member centers and 1.2 million gamers, initiating and co-organizing more than 200 events a year. To learn more about iGames, visit www.igames.org.

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