Razer and Video Games Live brings music and gaming closer to the masses.
Carlsbad, Calif. - March 26, 2008 - RazerTM, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-end precision gaming and lifestyle electronics peripherals, is proud to announce that it is the first-ever sponsor of Video Games Live - the international multimedia concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Razer will be working together with the musicians and staff from Video Games Live to further heighten the experience and help make each event a memorable tribute to all things related to video games.
Beginning on March 27, 2008 at the Ogden, Utah stop of the Video Games Live tour, Razer will be the presenting sponsor for each stop of the Video Games Live tour. Razer will be touring with Video Games Live across the United States, as well as across its numerous international destinations. Attendees who visit any of these Video Games Live events will be able to participate in a variety of contests and side events to win prizes packs sponsored by Razer, featuring its latest products such as the Razer Lachesis and the Razer Mako.
Razer will also be on hand at select Video Games Live events, giving away additional door prizes, hosting contests and interactive games in the lounge areas. Members from Team Razer, which is an umbrella for the professional gamers Razer sponsors globally, will also meet with attendees to demo the latest from Razer’s product lines and compete in amateur shootouts against attendees who wish to make a name for themselves in pro gaming.
For additional information on each of the Video Games Live tour dates, and for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Video Games Live event nearest to you, please log on to vgl.razerzone.com.
Quote from Razer’s president
“We are proud to have the opportunity to partner with Video Games Live to present the rich history of music in video games,” says Robert “Razerguy” Krakoff, president of Razer. “Video Games Live has proven to be a wonderful experience for casual and dedicated gamers alike, and we are excited to have the opportunity to share this experience with the rest of the gaming community.”
Quote from Video Games Live co-creator
“We absolutely love the Razer product line and are very excited to be working with them”, said video game composer and co-creator of Video Games Live Tommy Tallarico. “Similar to our show, the design and technology of their products are very cutting-edge and unique.”
About the Razer Group
Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, RazerTM 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.
About Video Games Live
Created by two industry leading video game composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall, Video Games LiveTM (produced under their company Mystical Stone Entertainment, LLC) is the front runner in the field of live game music performance. Video Games Live, an immersive concert event celebration, features music from the best video games performed by top orchestras and choirs around the world combined with synchronized video footage, lighting, special effects, interactivity and live action to create an explosive and unique one-of-a-kind entertainment experience. The debut performance launched on July 6th, 2005 at the world famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles with the LA Philharmonic with over 11,000 people in attendance making it the largest video game concert in the world. For more information about Video Games Live visit www.videogameslive.com.
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