Company to Host eSports Tournament, Autograph Opportunities and Daily
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Newegg—Newegg,
the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, today unveiled its
plans for the PAX East Game Festival, which runs from April 22 to 24 in
Boston. The company will host a series of events at various locations.
Visitors to Newegg’s booth (#9164) in the exhibit hall will have the
opportunity to demo some of the latest gaming technology and consult
with Newegg advocates. Daily booth activities include autograph sessions
with the compLexity
Gaming eSports team and the opportunity to challenge them to a
Hearthstone contest. Newegg will also offer daily raffles with a wide
range of prizes, from Newegg-branded merchandise to the latest
gaming-related tech gear.
Newegg Meeting Room
Newegg will host an invite-only meeting room (#106) to offer journalists
and other VIP guests the opportunity to demo the best new gaming gear,
including the new HTC
Vive virtual reality (VR) system, paired with the MSI
GT80S Titan laptop featuring dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 graphics
cards running in SLI. VR games available for play include Space Pirate
Trainer, Tiltbrush and Job Simulator. Other demos include an MSI
laptop with Tobii eye-tracking technology, the new custom ABS gaming
PC built on Thermaltake’s P5 wall-mounted chassis and the Lenovo Yoga
tablet with built-in projector. Newegg is also hosting the “Newegg
Hearthstone Open” in partnership with eSports
Hero featuring daily tournaments and prizes including E-Blue gaming
gear and Newegg Gift Cards.
Panel Discussion to Address Intersection of VR and PC Gaming
Jason Lake, co-founder of compLexity Gaming, will moderate “The Hardware
for the Revolution” panel at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 24, in the
Dragonfly Theatre. With VR finally reaching the hands of consumers and
players embracing the world of PC gaming, this panel will discuss the
hardware that will power the new era of PC gaming in 2016 and beyond.
Industry experts from Samsung, NVIDIA, AMD, Logitech and Magid Advisors
will share their thoughts on what VR
means for gamers and PC enthusiasts, the affordability of advanced PC
hardware for the average gamer, and the relationship between PC hardware
and the competitive gaming world.
Visit Newegg’s PAX East Portal (www.newegg.com/paxeast)
to take advantage of special PAX East pricing on gaming-related
products, PAX-related editorial content and other promotional deals.
About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United
States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (http://www.newegg.com)
which was founded in 2001 and regularly earns industry-leading customer
service ratings. The award-winning website has more than 28 million
registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the
latest consumer electronics products, 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. The Newegg Hybrid
Center is located at 18045 Rowland St., City of Industry, CA 91748.