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E for All Teams up with World Series of Video Games Presented by Intel to Offer Massive Video Game Tournament.



E for All Replaces Previously-Announced Orlando Stop, Providing Access to the Popular Competitive Gaming Circuit for Thousands of Additional Gamers

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 World Expo and the World Series of Video Games The World Series of Video Games, or WSVG for short, was an international professional electronic sports competition. It held its first season in 2006, with competitions in six different games and six events held around the world including the finals of the event.  Presented by Intel (WSVG WSVG World Series of Video Games ), today announced that "Entertainment for All[TM] Expo" (E for All) will be the last and biggest U.S. event for the competitive circuit this season, before it heads to Europe for the final two events. With more than $90,000 in cash prizes, the E for All edition of the WSVG circuit will feature four arenas of competitive game play on multiple titles, including the world's most popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game
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    ([R]): The Burning Crusade.([TM])" Rounding out the competition are Activision's "Guitar Hero II[TM]," "EA SPORTS[TM] Fight Night Round 3," and Activision's "Call of Duty 2." Coverage will be available online and as a one-hour televised special in November. E for All will take over the Los Angeles Convention Center The Los Angeles Convention Center (abbreviated LACC) is a convention center in downtown Los Angeles. The LACC hosts annual events such as the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show, and was best known to video games fans as host to E3 until its cessation in 2006. , October 18-21, 2007, in downtown Los Angeles Downtown Los Angeles is the central business district of Los Angeles, California, located close to the geographic center of the metropolitan area. The sprawling, multi-centered megacity is such that its downtown core is often considered just another district like Hollywood or .

    The 2007 World Series of Video Games, Presented by Intel, has already vaulted to unprecedented heights after a four-day event in China last week that drew more than 90,000 attendees and awarded $50,000 in cash prizes to the winners. The event moves to the US this summer for events in Louisville and Dallas. E for All replaces Orlando as the last and largest US stop on this year's WSVG circuit.

    In addition to tournaments, E for All attendees will be first to try the newest, hottest computer and video games This article is about the British magazine covering computer and video games. For the American magazine, see Computer Games Magazine.

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     concert and much more. Created by the team that produced E3 for the last decade, E for All connects all segments of the booming video game market - consumers, publishers, industry luminaries, media and retail.

    "From the moment it was announced, we recognized that E for All is going to become the most important gaming event of the year," said Matthew Ringel, president and commissioner of the WSVG. "We knew we had to move our Universal Orlando event to be a part of this. E for All and the World Series of Video Games share a common goal of introducing video game competition to a wide and mainstream audience."

    "By featuring the WSVG at E for All, we're able to offer fans a direct connection to the energy and excitement of game play at the competitive level," said Mary Dolaher, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , IDG World Expo. "We're delighted to work with WSVG to offer the biggest US circuit stop for thousands of people who have a passion for games."

    Upcoming World Series Schedule of Events:

    June 21 - 24 Louisville, Kentucky

    July 5 - 8 Dallas, Texas

    Oct. 18 - 21 Los Angeles, California

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     Major European city

    Nov. 29 - Dec. 2 Jonkoping, Sweden

    About E for All[TM]

    E for All[TM] is a new event created for all people who are passionate about video games and everything related. The Expo was launched in response to strong demand for an event that connects all segments of the market - consumers, producers, retailers, media and industry insiders. E for All offers an increasingly diverse consumer marketplace the opportunity to see and try new products before they reach store shelves. Event organizers anticipate its mid-October dates will launch an early and successful holiday shopping season for the industry. For more information about E for All Expo or to register for updates about the event, please visit www.EforAllExpo.com.

    About The World Series of Video Games

    The World Series of Video Games is the world's premier video game tournament circuit, which recently began its second season. In 2006, the World Series of Video Games attracted more than 90,000 attendees, produced 250 hours of broadband video, and 20 hours of programming on CBS (Cell Broadcast Service) See cell broadcast. , MTV MTV
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     and GamePlay HD. Registration for all events, a full list of rules and all prizing for circuit events is available on the WSVG website at www.thewsvg.com.

    About Intel Corporation

    Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live. Additional information about Intel is available at www.intel.com

    About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

    Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft([R]) and the Warcraft([R]), StarCraft([R]), and Diablo([R]) series, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Vivendi Games, is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry's most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard's track record includes ten #1-selling games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company's online-gaming service, Battle.net([R]), is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active users.

    About IDG World Expo

    IDG World Expo (www.idgworldexpo.com) produces tradeshows and events for professionals seeking world-class education, peer-to-peer networking and one-stop comparison shopping. IDG World Expo's portfolio of conferences and events includes Entertainment for All[TM] (E for All(TM)), Macworld Conference & Expo[R], LinuxWorld Conference & Expo[R], LinuxWorld[R] OpenSolutions Summit[TM], Next Generation Data Center[TM] (NGDC NGDC National Geophysical Data Center
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    [TM]), and SaaScon[TM]. IDG World Expo is a business unit of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research and event company.

    About International Data Group (IDG)

    International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG's online network includes more than 450 web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment and video games worldwide. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries including CIO CIO: see American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.


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    , CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG's lead-generation service, IDG Connect, matches technology companies with an audience of engaged, high-quality IT professionals, influencers, and decision makers.

    IDG is a leading producer of more than 750 technology-related events including Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, "Entertainment for All[TM] Expo" (E for All[TM]), DEMO, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 850 IDC analysts in 50 countries provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends.

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