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rAge 2009

NAG LAN event at South African expo sells out within three days.

If you’re still planning to get yourself a ticket to the NAG LAN @ rAge, forget it! That boat has sailed as the singularly hottest event on the gaming calendar, proudly sponsored by Powerplay, D-Link, Intel and NAG Magazine, is completely sold out in just three days. If you are one of the lucky ones that bought a ticket you’ll be part of the record-breaking, butt-kicking NAG LAN taking place at South Africa’s biggest consumer gaming and technology expo, rAge 2009 from 2-4 October 2009.

Bookings for the NAG LAN opened on Saturday 1 August 2009 at Computicket at a cost of R250 per person – by 2.30pm on Monday 3 August 2009, there wasn’t a single ticket left! Organisers are ecstatic at the incredible support that the event is receiving. “Last year the NAG LAN @ rAge sold out within two weeks of opening for sales. One year later and the tickets were snapped up in just three days. The demand has been unbelievable and we are looking forward to an outrageously great event. Serious gamers will be strutting their stuff and melting some faces at the LAN that is guaranteed to have everyone itching for more,” says Michael James, rAge 2009 Organiser.

The NAG LAN @ rAge is the biggest gaming LAN in South Africa, with 2 300 gamers connected to the same network for 53-hours of dedicated gaming. Professional teams from the AGASA Telkom Do Gaming Online League are currently battling it out to stake their claim and are sure to up the ante this year. Gaming veterans VC (Vaalhooligan Crew) will logistically run the NAG LAN and will be backed by Intel providing the processing power to run all the servers that the gamers will be playing on. D-Link is the undeniable backbone behind the NAG LAN and will lend its expertise to the assembly and provision of the entire network.

To be part of the action that has 2,300 hardcore gamers having sleepless nights as they refine their skills and scores, hotfoot it down to the rAge Expo. Visitors to rAge can also indulge in a selection of the latest in PC and console gaming, computer hardware and software, gaming peripherals, digital lifestyle gear, local game development studios, gaming apparel and accessories, media and creative arts colleges, comics, anime, cosplay, figurines, trading cards, the latest tech gear, movies, music and much more. So bring your best gaming disposition and lots of dosh!

Dates: 2-4 October 2009

Time: Friday: 10h00-18h00 | Saturday: 09h00-18h00 | Sunday: 10h00-16h00

Day ticket R50 per person

Weekend Ticket R80 per person

Family Pass Ticket R160 (two adults and two children)

Kids under 6 Free

For more information visit, contact 011 704 2679 or visit the official rAge 2009 forums here:

About Tide Media

Tide Media is a South African based company whose primary focus is publishing NAG Magazine, SA Computer Magazine (SACM) and organizing and running the annual rAge Expo. Through various initiatives, Tide Media has been instrumental in growing the computing and entertainment technology industry in South Africa with the magazines, retailers and in particular, the rAge Expo. Tide Media is dedicated to delivering accurate and relevant content about the past, present and future of entertainment and technology.


Issued by: Teresa Settas Communications

Deidre Beylis

(011) 894 2767

On behalf of: Tide Media

Jacqui Jacobs, Marketing and Promotions Manager

(o11) 704 2679

Date: Aug 2009

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