Tournament to Celebrate the Grand Opening of Howie's Game Shack in Moreno Valley, Calif.
San Diego, CA, April 15, 2008 -iZ3D, LLC, designer, developer, and marketer of advanced 3D visualization systems, has again joined with iGames, the leading game center organization, to create the iZ3D $2,500 West Coast Open. The action -packed competition will be a sixteen -team Counter -Strike 1.6 tournament that will be held from 12:00pm - 10:00pm PDT on April 19th, 2008 during the grand opening celebration of the newest Howie's Game Shack location in Moreno Valley, Calif. For more information, visit www.igames.org or www.iz3d.com.
"We are happy to again work with iGames to bring a top quality Counter -Strike 1.6 LAN tournament back to the West Coast. IZ3D and iGames have joined forces to offer a Regional Tournament / Tier 2 gaming event. iZ3D will showcase two of its popular 22 -inch widescreen 3D monitors and representatives will be on hand to answer questions about the 3D gaming experience. In addition to the grand prize, we will be giving away our famous iZ3D T -shirts to attendees," commented Thomas Striegler, CEO of iZ3D, LLC.
"iGames is pleased to team -up with iZ3D again. The tournaments we have done together have been a huge success and we are looking forward to an exciting 2008. The in -person LAN Tournament atmosphere, brings a sense of community to gamers," said Mark Nielsen, Executive Director, iGames. "The LAN environment at iGames centers offers up and coming pro -gamers the opportunity to fine tune their LAN Tournament skills for future professional big prize LAN tournaments."
The 22' iZ3D widescreen monitor offers immersive 3D images with the use of passive polarized glasses. Designed to replace standard two -dimensional monitors, iZ3D maintains commercial image quality and display brightness, while supporting long -time viewing without fatigue or eyestrain. This advanced technology uses existing three -dimensional applications such as PC games and other 3D entertainment. Plus, with the push of a hotkey it becomes a standard two -dimensional ('2D') monitor for the Web or word processing.
The iZ3D 22' monitor offers the first S -3D drivers to be compatible with popular dual output cards, including the NVIDIA GeForce 8 Series and the ATI FireGL™ V3600 workstation graphics accelerator. These drivers are optimized to take advantage of Intel's® latest Core™ 2 Duo and Intel® Core™ 2 Quad processor technologies. iZ3D also features drivers that support Microsoft® DirectX® 8 and 9 graphics in both Windows® XP and Microsoft® Windows Vista™.
Currently equipped PC's with a dual -output video card easily power the unit. Specifications include: 1680 x 1050 resolution; up to 170 -degree 3D viewing angle; 5ms response time; 700:1 contrast ratio; and 16.7 -million colors. The iZ3D 22" widescreen 3D monitor is available for purchase via newegg.com or the iZ3D.com website for $699.00.
About iZ3D, LLC Headquartered in San Diego, iZ3D, LLC, develops and markets iZ3D brand products for the electronic entertainment market as well as for commercial and professional visualization applications. Three -dimensional imaging is gaining appreciable attention in the display market, and interest in the various iZ3D visualization technologies is rapidly increasing.
Due to the popularity of the initial iZ3D monitor product from Neurok Optics LLC, a US -based 3D technology developer and marketing company, a new joint venture has formed with Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), a Taiwan -based leading worldwide TFT -LCD manufacturing company.
The company specializes in the design and engineering of advanced 3D visualization products, and specifically targets Game and Entertainment as its markets. For more information, visit http://www.iz3d.com or call 858 646 -3015.
iGames, Inc. offers a wide range of services to help independent and franchised game centers. iGames' mission is to promote and develop the growth of the game center industry. Its services unite game centers with the goal of establishing them as the driving force enabling the interactive entertainment industry to become the number one form of entertainment around the world. iGames has established strong relationships with industry leaders to provide a wide variety of products, services and programs to member game centers and gamers including software licensing, hardware discounts, exclusive game premieres, tournaments, and game nights. Today the company counts well over 500 centers and 1.2 million gamers, initiating and co -organizing more than 200 events a year. To learn more about iGames, go to www.igames.org.
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