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Planetwide Games Revs Up For Million Dollar Video Game Tournament At E3


Summary: Planetwide Games Exhibits at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in

Los Angeles with first skill-based Video Game tournament to give away a million dollars.

What: RYL: Path of the Emperor will be the first Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game to offer a $1,000,000 Grand Prize to the winner of a Player vs. Player Skill-Based Tournament. The RYL qualifying tournament will start July 1, 2005 and will end April 30, 2006, culminating in a Final Tournament event to be broadcast live and to take place in conjunction with next year's E3 Video Game Expo in May 2006.

Planetwide will also be sponsoring the iHollywood Forum event at E3 in the Fox Sports Skybox in the Staples Center all day on Thursday, May 19. Highlights include:

  • Planetwide President Kevin Donovan speaking on panel from 3:45pm to 5:00pm
  • Press reception/ Networking Event from 5:30 to 8:00pm

You must RSVP with iHollywood to attend any part of the all day event.

A second event will be eFocus @ Los Angeles, a Pepcom event on May 17, the eve of the E3 show. The event will take place at the California Market Center in downtown LA from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Planetwide Games will have a table at the event with computers displaying RYL: Path of the Emperor gameplay and attendees will have the ability to speak with top Planetwide execs.

For more information please visit or RSVP to Jon Pepper at or Jen Ferency at

Who: Planetwide Games (a Bluetorch On-Line Games, Inc. company) is based in Costa Mesa, CA, and is establishing itself as a provider of leading online video game interactive entertainment. Bringing Worlds Together , Planetwide Games also develops proprietary online technology and is building a worldwide network of affiliates to distribute video games.


When: May 18th-May 20th, 2005

Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, Kentia Hall #6547

Company contact:

Mark Politi

VP Sales and Marketing

Planetwide Games

(800) 560-2993 x202

Media contact:

Rita Tennyson

Terpin Communications

(310) 821-6100 x104

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