IMPORTANT! : PRESS RELEASE CORRECTION
Dear Gamers, Fans, Press and Associates,
Razer™ would like to announce a correction to its press release dated July 12th 2006.
Due to recent developments in the tournament structure of CPL World Season 2006, CPL Singapore is postponing registration to begin on 1st August 2006 instead of 15th July 2006.
Peace. Keep Gaming.
The Razer Team.
Razer™ – Main Sponsor for the
Cyberathlete Professional League® Singapore 2006
Transforming Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza into a cyber battlefield with
“The Ultimate Southeast Asian Shootout”
SINGAPORE, 12 July 2006—Razer™, the world’s leading brand in high-end computer gaming peripherals, today announced its position as the main sponsor for this year’s Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL) Singapore 2006.
Leveraging from a highly successful event at The Padang last October, CPL returns to Singapore for the second year in a row. CPL Singapore 2006, also labeled “The Ultimate Southeast Asian Shootout”, will be held from September 15 – 17, 2006 at Orchard Road’s Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza – right in the heart of Singapore’s busiest and most vibrant shopping district.
Looking to draw professional gamers, aspiring gamers and game enthusiasts from around the region and the world, Razer is proud to support Singapore and the region’s burgeoning gaming and digital entertainment industry as the main sponsor of such an internationally recognized gaming event.
CPL’s choice of Singapore as the first event for this year’s CPL World Season recognizes the island-nation’s potential as a Southeast Asian stronghold for digital entertainment and computer gaming, consequently spurring the nation’s role as a world-class cybergaming and digital entertainment hub.
Frag or be Fragged by Counter-Strike 1.6 and Quake 4
Extremely popular First-Person-Shooter (FPS) computer games, Counter-Strike 1.6 and Quake 4, will dominate the two official gaming tournaments at CPL Singapore 2006.
Counter-Strike 1.6 is a widely popular team-based Half-Life multi-player mod game featuring a counter-terrorist theme.
Quake 4 is an extreme First-Person-Shooter game with blistering fast, weapon blazing action.
Registration is open to all amateur and professional gamers aged 17 years and above. Registration fees include US$30 for Quake 4 single players and US$150 for Counter-Strike 1.6 clans. Gamers may register online at www.cplsingapore.com from 15 July 2006 onwards.
About Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL)
Launched June 26, 1997, the Cyberathlete Professional League (CPL) is the world’s first videogame sports league and has been the major force in the transformation of videogame competitions to a professional sport. Over the past nine years, the CPL has hosted 50 international main events with a total attendance of 250,000 gamers and has awarded over $3,000,000 in prizes.
For more information on CPL please visit www.thecpl.com
Razer™ is the world’s leading brand in high-end computer gaming peripherals. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Razer™ enjoys an extensive distribution worldwide in all major countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle-East. Razer™ designs, engineers and markets cutting-edge gaming peripherals that provide professional computer gamers with the competitive edge through a combination of technology, innovation and design. Razer’s research and development team collaborates with leading professional gamers to develop proprietary technology for next generation gaming peripherals. Razer’s superiority in gaming peripherals stems from its ability to understand and conceptualize peripherals that gamers need and thereafter bring the product from drawing board to retail shelves.
Each Razer™ peripheral bears the invisible signature of hundreds of professional gamers, gaming enthusiasts and engineers and each Razer™ gaming product is built from single components; pieced and assembled with care and precision to optimize gameplay for all professional gamers worldwide. Engineered to near perfection, Razer’s reputation of being the leaders in gaming technology is embodied in every single Razer™ product.
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