VGL Announces New Sponsor!

RAZER™ JOINS FORCES WITH VIDEO GAMES LIVE™

Top Gaming Peripheral Company Sponsors Video Games Live World Tour


Los Angeles, Calif. – March 28, 2008 –
Video Games Live, the internationally renowned multimedia concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time, is proud to announce that  Razer, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-end precision gaming and lifestyle electronics peripherals, has come on board as a global tour sponsor.  Razer will be working together with Video Games Live to further heighten the interactive show experience and help make each event a memorable tribute and celebration of all things gaming related.

Performed by top orchestras and choirs around the world, Video Games Live combines exclusive video footage and music arrangements from the most popular games from the beginning of video gaming to the present with synchronized lighting, solo performers, special FX, electronic percussionists and unique interactive segments.  Video Games Live bridges a gap for entertainment by exposing new generations of music lovers and fans to the symphonic orchestral experience while also providing a completely new and unique experience for families and non-gamers.

Beginning on March 27, 2008 in Ogden, Utah, Razer will be a 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 the Video Games Live shows will be able to participate in a variety of on-stage interactive contests and pre-show festival activities to win prize 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 shows, 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 be on hand to demo the latest from Razer’s product lines and compete in amateur shootouts against attendees.

For additional information on upcoming Video Games Live tour dates, please visit http://www.videogameslive.com/index.php?s=dates.  For a chance to win tickets to select upcoming Video Games Live shows, please visit http://www.razerzone.com/vgl/.

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."

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.”

 
About Video Games Live™ (www.videogameslive.com)
Created by two industry leading video game composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall, Video Games Live™ (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.

 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.

Razer - For Gamers. By Gamers.™


Video Games Live                                                                              Razer      
Mystical Stone Entertainment                                                           Global / Europe
PR@videogameslive.com                                                                 George Wang
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