World Cyber Games USA 2008 National Final Video Game Tournament To Be Held at the E For All Expo in Los Angeles

June 25, 2008

World Cyber Games USA 2008
National Final Video Game Tournament To Be Held at the E For All Expo in Los

International Host City Bidding
Now Open for WCG 2010 Grand Final

The road to elite video gaming’s
TEAM USA 2008 is now confirmed: The World Cyber Games (WCG) USA 2008 National
Final will be held in at this year’s E for All Expo in Los Angeles, October 3 –
5, International Cyber Marketing (ICM) and IDG World Expo announced today. The
WCG USA 2008 National Final at the E for All Expo will feature 200 of America’s
very best players, all competing for the rare chance to make TEAM USA and
represent the United States at the WCG 2008 Grand Final, to be held in Cologne,
Germany, this November 5th – 9th. The WCG’s Grand Final is the culmination of
the world’s largest video game tournament.

America’s top gamers will be the
showcase tournament attraction at the 2008 E for All Expo, the premier consumer
video game event, organized by IDG World Expo and scheduled to take place at the
Los Angeles Convention Center October 3-5, 2008. The WCG USA 2008 National Final
will fill more than 15,000 square feet of dedicated space on the E for All show
floor. In addition to determining TEAM USA and national champions in 14 WCG
"Official Game Titles" the WCG USA will include the Samsung Mobile Challenge
tournament, a women’s gaming invitational tournament, an "old school" pinball
competition, numerous walk-up video gaming contests and many more exciting
attractions. Feature matches in some of the world’s most popular PC and Xbox 360
videogames will take place on a main stage complete with live play-by-play
commentary keyed to the in-game action being projected on giant video screens.
World Cyber Games’ partners Samsung Electronics, Microsoft Xbox 360 and Games
For Windows, Phillips amBX, Dust-Off and several others will feature expo booths
with interactive displays, product demonstrations and gaming kiosks in the WCG
USA tournament area at E for All, creating a high-energy gaming and youth
lifestyle festival for consumers. E for All attendees will have countless
opportunities to walk away with merchandise prizes via giveaways and promotions
in the WCG USA area during breaks in the tournament.

"E for All is the perfect stage for
the World Cyber Games, providing attendees with a unique opportunity to see the
who’s who of elite competitive gamers in-person as they show their mastery of
today’s most popular video game titles," said Mary Dolaher, Chief Executive
Officer of IDG World Expo, the leading producer of world-class tradeshows and
events around the globe. "Through our partnership with ICM, we’re not only
establishing a home for the 2008 WCG USA National Final, we’re underscoring our
support of the growing global eSports gaming community."

"E For All has quickly established
itself as a premiere video game event in the United States. This World Cyber
Games USA National Final at E For All will immerse gaming fans and attendees
into the ever-expanding genre of International eSports competition – this is the
only place to see America’s best gamers, live and in person, battling for the
treasured opportunity to represent the USA on competitive gaming’s most coveted
stage, the World Cyber Games Grand Final this November in Cologne Germany." said
Michael Arzt, General Manager of WCG USA.

World Cyber Games Announces
International Host City Bidding In related news, the World Cyber Games also
announced the opening of worldwide bidding for the right to serve as 2010 Grand
Final Host City. Applicant cities from across the globe will partake in an
evaluation process, where factors such as location, financing, Government
support, facilities, local and national promotion and city infrastructure will
be reviewed. All host city applications must be received by ICM before August
22. The final announcement of the WCG 2010 host city winner is scheduled for May
2009. For more host city bid information, please contact Mr. Tae Kim

WCG first introduced the host city
concept in 2002 when Daejeon, a major city in Korea, held the Grand Final with
tremendous success. Following Daejeon, a number of great global destinations
have played host to the premiere celebration in e-Sports, including: San
Francisco, USA (2004), Singapore (2005), Monza, Italy (2006) and Seattle, USA
(2007). This year, the competition returns to Europe as Cologne, Germany plays
host to the Grand Final. Next year the event returns to Asia as Chengdu, China
plays host in 2009.

"The WCG’s reputation and prestige
has been rapidly and steadily escalating over the last 9 years A growing number
of international cities desire to establish images as hi-tech focused, dynamic,
young-minded and energetic, by hosting the WCG Grand Final," said Mr. Hyoung
Seok Kim, CEO of International Cyber Marketing, global organizer of the WCG,
"The WCG has contributed to the economic development and IT infrastructure of
the host cities it has visited and we believe that the WCG 2010 Host City
selection will be the most competitive Host City Bid in WCG history."

World Cyber Games is the premier
international video game competition with over 1.5 million players from more
than 70 countries participating annually. The WCG is organized by International
Cyber Marketing, organizers of the world’s biggest game competitions and
numerous Game and e-Sports related businesses. Online registration for the WCG
USA tournament is free to all and continues through June 30th at