GameWorks Feeds the Need for Speed with Racing Game Tournament
GameWorks at the Pike at Rainbow Harbor will host its inaugural racing video game tournament June 26-28, 2009. Participants will compete on three popular games: Maximum Tune 3, Need for Speed: Underground, and Outrun 2 SPD. Prizes include a Grand Prize of $150 cash and four hours of free game play.
Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2009 — For anyone who thinks they can handle a high-performance car on a challenging road course, GameWorks is the place to be June 26-28. That’s when GameWorks, located at the Pike at Rainbow Harbor, will host its inaugural racing tournament. Participants will compete on three games that deliver a fast, furious racing experience: Maximum Tune 3, Need for Speed: Underground, and Outrun 2 SPD.
In addition to bragging rights. players will compete for a grand prize of $150 in cash and four hours of free game play at GameWorks. Prizes will also be awarded for second through fourth place.
Paul Spada, General Manager of GameWorks Long Beach, said, “We are thrilled to be hosting our first major tournament. Street racing is part of the heritage of Long Beach, and GameWorks delivers the same thrills, with state-of-the-art games that let players experience the excitement of sitting in the driver’s seat. We’re expecting racing enthusiasts from throughout the area to participate in the tournament, and look forward to having many more in the future.”
According to Pat Hart, Executive Vice President for GameWorks, “GameWorks is the perfect place for gamers and their friends to gather. With amazing video and prize games, the best in pinball, pool, and darts, plus great food and a fun bar scene, GameWorks is the perfect place for anyone seeking an affordable escape this summer.”
Competitors can visit www.GameWorks.com/LongBeach/Racing to download a registration form and read the official rules.
Owned and operated by Sega Entertainment U.S.A, Inc. (SEUI), GameWorks (www.gameworks.com) is a unique casual dining and entertainment concept featuring state-of-the-art video games and simulators, along with traditional favorites like pinball and pool, in 15 locations throughout the U.S. SEUI is a division of Sega Sammy Holdings, Inc. (SGAMF), a Japan-based holding company whose Amusement Facility segment is engaged in the development, operation, rental and maintenance of amusement facilities.