Leading game center organization iGames today announced that it will be hosting special launch events to celebrate the release of NAMCO BANDAI Games' highly anticipated real-time strategy PC title, Warhammer®: Mark of Chaos, which hits stores in North America on November 14.
Co-sponsored by Intel and Corsair, the exclusive events kick off with a one-day premiere, Sunday, November 12, followed by an expanded, 2-week showcase, November 13-26, allowing fans of the popular franchise one free hour over a two-week period to check out its latest installment.
Premiere: 50 select iGames member centers across North America, including Canada and Mexico.
Showcase: Over 70 additional iGames member centers.
WHY YOU SHOULD GO:
Special Premiere Events, with Over $4,000K in Prizes:*
Intel - Intel® Pentium® D processors
Corsair - Flash drives
Western Digital - Raptor hard drives
Logitech - Logitech® G5 Laser mouse & G15 keyboard
Antec - "Nine Hundred" case
(*) All events will also feature official game posters and other goodies for the attendees.
ABOUT THE GAME:
Faithful to the Warhammer® license, Warhammer: Mark of Chaos puts the focus squarely on the battlefield with a real-time combat system that gives the player unprecedented customization and control of his army.
An epic battle rages following a brutal Chaos invasion, where four fully playable armies (Empire, Chaos, Skaven, and High Elves) as well as additional controllable races (Orcs and Goblins, Dwarfs, and Vampire Counts) clash on a massive battlefield.
MASTER THE ART OF WAR: Warhammer: Mark of Chaos is about WAR, focusing on the armies and battles while de-emphasizing the tedious aspects of base and resource management.
EPIC, VISCERAL BATTLES ON A MASSIVE SCALE: Epic sense of both scale and detail where big demons and huge beautifully rendered battalions clash with thousands of characters battling on screens in intricate detail.
USE ENVIRONMENTS TO YOUR ADVANTAGE: A wide variety of terrain such as forests, swamps, plains, and tundra challenge players to adapt to their surroundings, adding a new layer of strategy and providing infinite replayability.
COMMAND HEROES AND CHAMPIONS: As armies move from battle to battle in an epic war, Heroes and Champions learn new tactics, unlock new abilities, command larger units, even challenge other Champions in a duel to the death.
CUSTOMIZE YOUR ARMY: Warhammer: Mark of Chaos takes customization to a new level by allowing for body part swaps, weapon and armor enhancements, and more powerful controls to paint units and customize banners. Additionally, players can accent armies with mercenaries and "Dogs of War", augmenting the look and play of their army for a unique game experience.
VARIETY OF PLAY MODES: Two extensive and thrilling single player campaigns provide dozens of hours of campaigning fun, and a full assortment of multiplayer modes for both casual and competitive gamers awaits players to customize their armies and take them online to battle alongside their friends and against real world opponents.
Warhammer: Mark of Chaos is rated "M" for "Mature" and carries an MSRP of $49.99.
For more information, visit the game's official site at www.markofchaos.com. For a complete list of iGames game centers hosting the these events as well as details on other upcoming iGames events, including signup information, visit www.igames.org or contact the iGames events team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. is an interactive entertainment software publisher and developer based in Santa Clara, CA. The company is a subsidiary of the newly formed NAMCO BANDAI Holdings (USA) Inc. based in Cypress, CA.
On September 29, 2005, Bandai Co., Ltd. and NAMCO LIMITED implemented a management integration to form NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc. This step was taken to compete more effectively on the global stage in the fast-changing entertainment industry and to deliver further growth.
The resulting BANDAI NAMCO Group is a global entertainment group involved in business fields ranging from toys, amusement facilities, video game software and visual software, to apparel, sundries and network content. As previous separate entities (Namco Hometek Inc. and Bandai Games Inc.) the companies were each known for creating some of the industry's top video game franchises including: Tamagotchi®, Tekken®, SOULCALIBUR®, Dead to Rights®, Pac-Man® World, Digimon®, Ridge Racer®, Time Crisis® and ACECOMBAT®. For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. and its products log onto
About Cinergi Interactive
Cinergi Interactive is a subsidiary of Cinergi Pictures Entertainment Inc. whose backgrounds include credits in box office hits The Rambo series, Total Recall, Tombstone, Die Hard With a Vengeance, and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, among others. With the establishment of several development studios, including Black Hole Entertainment, the developer of Armies of Exigo, and Digic Pictures, Cinergi Interactive has now extended its creative power to the production of video game entertainment. http://www.cinergi-interactive.com/
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