World Cyber Games 2008
November's Grand Final in Cologne to be sponsored by peripheral maker Razer.
Carlsbad, Calif. – September 11, 2008 – Razer ™, the leading brand in e-sports gaming peripherals, today announced their official gaming sponsorship of the World Cyber Games (WCG) 2008 Grand Final, held from November 5 – 9, 2008 in Cologne, Germany.
Razer is the leading choice for professional gamers worldwide and as the Grand Final sponsor, Razer will provide the complete suite of e-sports peripherals for the tournament systems, comprising the Razer DeathAdder™ gaming mouse, the Razer Lycosa™ gaming keyboard and the Razer Piranha™ gaming headset. These products were selected as most of the professional gamers in the e-sports circuit already train and compete on them in global tournaments.
The Razer DeathAdder, in particular, was the top performer of all gaming mice tested by ESReality’s Sujoy Roy, who said that “no mouse today comes close to matching the incredible performance of the Razer DeathAdder.” Razer’s industry leading technology has powered most of the performance gaming peripherals used by top gamers in the e-sports scene. With this sponsorship, professional gamers from around the world will be equipped with products and technology they trust and know, from a brand that has been supportive of this community since the very beginning.
Quote from Razer’s president:
“It is a great honor for Razer to be the Grand Final sponsor of the World Cyber Games in Cologne, Germany. This is the third year Razer has sponsored the Grand Final, and it certainly will not be our last. Razer’s roots are with the gaming community, and by always being in contact with gamers, we have innovated products which we believe will enhance the gaming experience,” said Robert “Razerguy” Krakoff, president of Razer.
Quote from WCG’s CEO:
“We are pleased to have Razer again as the sponsor for World Cyber Games 2008 Grand Final,” said Hyoung-Seok Kim, CEO of International Cyber Marketing, organizer of the WCG. “Renowned for their high quality and functionality, Razer products will enhance the gamers’ experience as well as the enthusiasm of WCG 2008 Grand Final.”
The Next Generation in E-Sports Audio
Razer will showcase the Razer Megalodon™, a 7.1 surround sound gaming headset featuring the Razer Maelstrom audio engine™, an advanced virtual surround sound system that powers the Razer Megalodon, at the Razer booth in the WCG exhibition area, as well as other new products. Gamers interested in seeing and getting hands-on with the latest from Razer can visit the Razer booth in Hall 8.
About the Razer Group
Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, Razer™ collaborates with gamers to develop, manufacture and market cutting-edge gaming peripherals utilizing proprietary technologies that give gamers the competitive edge. Razer products have earned critical praise and won multiple
awards from around the world for their precision, sensitivity, usability and distinctions in product design. Razer’s products have a reputation for being the leader in gaming peripheral technology, with every single product engineered to near perfection. For more information, please visit www.razerzone.com.
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