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Supreme Commander™ Rules iGames with Launch Events

150 Member Centers Across North America to Celebrate the Release of THQ's Critically Acclaimed Futuristic Action RTS

Media Alert:

One-Day Premiere, March 3; Two-Week Showcase, March 5-18, with over $2,000 in Prizes


Leading game center organization iGames will host a series of special events to celebrate the release of Supreme Commander, THQ's critically acclaimed futuristic action RTS and the latest from creator Chris Taylor, which is now available at retail.


The first event will be a one-day premiere, Saturday, March 3, followed by an expanded showcase, March 5-18, allowing action RTS fans one free hour over a two-week period to sample the eagerly anticipated and critically acclaimed title, which recently received the Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2006 award, as well as being recognized as the Best Strategy Game of E3 by leading industry media outlets GameSpot, GameSpy, 1UP, and GameTrailers.


Premiere: 50 select iGames member centers across North America, including Canada and Mexico. Find a location near you and register for a seat at http://www.igames.org/Events.asp?Event=6678

Showcase: 100 additional iGames member centers. Find a location near you at http://www.igames.org/Events.asp?Event=6679.


$2K in Prizes: Prizes for the one-day special premiere competitions will include 1 Antec Nine Hundred Case, 20 eDimensional Audio FX headsets, and 10 Saitek GM3200 gaming mice courtesy of GoGamer.com.


Set in the 37th century, Supreme Commander signals the next evolution in the RTS genre by being the first strategy game to deliver a truly strategic and tactical experience. You direct one of three warring human factions, the Aeon Illuminate, the Cybran Nation or the United Earth Federation, as their Supreme Commander, the ultimate power on the battlefield.

Delivering one of the most advanced and innovative features of any RTS game, Supreme Commander establishes a breathtaking new standard with the sheer scope and scale of its gameplay. Colossal battles tear across maps of incomparable size as hundreds of units clash in epic battles of supremacy.

Plan, coordinate, and unleash strategic ground, naval and air attacks in a true display of combined-arms tactics. Use your heavy bombers to weaken a key enemy position before sending in your ground assault forces to mop up any survivors. Shell enemy fortifications with your water-based destroyers, or use submarines to launch a surprise attack against enemy aircraft carriers.

Supreme Commander is rated "E10+" for "Everyone" and carries an MSRP of $49.99. For more information, visit the game's official site at www.supremecommander.com. For more information and a complete list of iGames game centers hosting these events, including signup information, visit http://www.igames.org/Launches/MiniAboutView.asp?MiniID=138&AssetID=902 or contact the iGames promotions team at promotions@igames.org.

About iGames

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.

Media Contact:

Bill Lessard / iGames / wlessard@igames.org / 914.476.6089


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