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Global Gaming League Joins Forces With AMD for "Worldâ€™s Largest
Online Gaming Tournament"
GGLâ€™S Top Gamers to Receive an AMD Athlonâ„¢ 64 FX Processor
(Santa Monica, CA) - September 14, 2004 - The Global Gaming Leagueâ„¢ (GGL), the leading sports entertainment organization that promotes competitive video gaming, proudly announced today that AMD Athlonâ„¢ 64 FX is the Official Microprocessor of the 2K4 Online Season. In addition to players having the opportunity to win $100,000 in cash and prizes, the "worldâ€™s largest online gaming tournament" will award the top ten GGL tournament winning gamers an AMD Athlon 64 FX processor.
"AMD is an industry leader and we are excited to be partnering with such a premier brand," commented GGL Director of Business Development, Patrick Yee. "It makes perfect sense to reward top-tier video game players with world-class AMD64 technology."
"The AMD64 platform is an ideal solution for gaming and our flagship processor, the AMD Athlon 64 FX, is the highest performing desktop microprocessor for 32- and 64-bit programs and games," said Monica Behncke, director, AMD Customer-Centric Marketing. "By sponsoring this global gaming event, AMD is providing gamers with the highest level of realism possible and supporting some of our most important customers."
The Global Gaming Leagueâ€™s 2K4 Online Season is a seven-month event in which top players have the opportunity to win their share of over $100,000 in cash and prizes. The tournament features ten games, including six first-person shooter titles (Doom III, Counter-Strike, Quake III, Unreal Tournament 2004, Call of Duty and Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory) and four real-time strategy titles (Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, Starcraft: Broodwar, Age of Mythology: The Titans and Age of Empires II: The Conquerors). The season consists of five team and seven one-on-one competitions.
About the GGL
The Global Gaming League is building the next generation sports entertainment brand through competitive video gaming. The GGLâ„¢ is an unbiased governing body that stages high-quality video gaming competitions online through its proprietary website, and live events throughout the country. GGL also manages and promotes elite players. The GGL is creating stars and building a fan base where dedicated players gain recognition for their lifestyle, skill and commitment to V-Sports tm. The GGL tour creates an unparalleled entertainment experience for V-Sports players and spectators and a fresh and unique opportunity for partners and sponsors to reach this desirable demographic. For more information please visit www.GGL.com.
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