Alienware Arena Invades PAX Prime 2011
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Step into the Arena at PAX Prime in Seattle from August 26-28 for your chance to get a first hands-on the newest games and content.
We'll be running gaming activities in the Alienware booth during all exhibition hours on sixteen high-performance Alienware M17x laptops, the most powerful 17" gaming laptop in the universe.
Featured activities include:
Battlefield 3 – What? I’ve never heard of it…
Friday, August 26 // 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (Cancelled)*
Saturday, August 27 // 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (Cancelled)*
Sunday, August 28 // 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Cancelled)*
Become the envy of your friends as you become one of the first to try out one of the hottest PC FPS games coming out this year. Get your WASD fingers ready as you enter Alienware Arena’s battlefield and play in 8v8 Team Deathmatch with the winning teams walking away with sweet Alienware swag. War never looked so good as you play this stunning new FPS on an Alienware M17x laptop.
*Unfortunately, we weren't able to pull off the best tournament structure we wanted for PAX but fear not as Battlefield 3 will be back in action with Alienware soon enough so stay tuned for what's next at www.battlefield.com and www.Alienware.com.
Guild Wars 2® – Enter the Arena
Friday, August 26 // 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, August 27 // 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. & 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 28 // 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Tournament with Developers
Exclusive in the Alienware Arena booth, you’ll have the chance to sign up and play in a four team 5v5 tournament with the finalists playing against the developers for NVidia EVGA GTX 560 Graphics Cards. The first four teams to sign up and show up for each session will each receive five Guild Wars 2 Dragon T-shirts and will play in a 4-team tournament for the chance to beat the development teamers. Take a shot and Punish the developers for not taking your game suggestions by showing the development team who’s at the top of the Guild Wars 2 food chain in this tournament against the developers. If your team wins you’ll not only get bragging rights, but you’ll also win some incredible prizes.
Meet us at the booth anytime to sign yourself or your team up in this 5v5 tournament that will feature the newest PvP action in Guild Wars 2.
- All Participating Teams: Five Guild Wars 2 Dragon T-shirts
- 1st Place Team: Five Razer™ DeathAdder Mice & Five Razer™ Scarab Mouse Mats
- Grand Prize (beat the development team): Five NVidia EVGA GTX 560 Graphics Cards
Hands on with the Guild Wars 2 Demo
Interested in playing the game that everyone is talking about? Join us at the booth, during the above times or head over to the NCsoft booth, as you'll have your chance to get an early hands-on with the latest demo addition of Guild Wars 2.
Blacklight Retribution – Campers have a new worst enemy, the MECH!
Friday, August 26 // 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, August 27 // 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, August 28 // 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
MMO, customizable weapons, mechs, and free-to-play… What are four reasons Blacklight Retribution should be on my must-try list? Play this futuristic sci-fi shooter at the Alienware Arena booth in 8v8 Team Deathmatch. Jump into the action on this yet-to-be released game as winning teams walk away with a Blacklight Retribution stree grenades and the top fragger gets an exclusive Blacklight Retribution t-shirt.
League of Legends – Dominate the Competition
Friday, August 26 // 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 27 // 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday, August 28 // 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Dominion mode makes its debut as players get their twitchy little hands on this new League of Legends game mode. No self-respecting League of Legends fan will miss their chance at playing this new game mode before any of their friends. Earn your spot in line by completing the League of Legends scavenger hunt.
Off-site Riot Games staff will be playing with the PAX Prime attendees and showing them the ropes on this brand new game mode. All participants earn themselves a new champion skin code.
Hamilton’s Great Adventure – A PAX Prime Adventure!
Friday, August 26 // 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, August 27 // 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday, August 28 // 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Get casual, as you play this adventure game for a chance to win great prizes. Explore the depths of Hamilton’s Great Adventure as you earn tickets for your chance to win a pair of GUNNAR PPK - Gloss Onyx glasses. You have 10 minutes to beat as many levels as possible. For each level you beat, you will earn yourself one ticket into our drawing.
For those of you on the adventurous side, you can face the Alienware map challenge instead. The first person to beat the two Alienware maps on each day's sessions will win themselves a pair of GUNNAR's PPK - Gloss Onyx Glasses.
Also going on in the booth, come by anytime to check out the assorted award winning Alienware desktops and laptops that will be open to the public and try some yet to be released titles. Games available are: Dead Island, Payday: The Heist, Lord of the Rings: War in the North, Rusty Hearts, and Serious Sam 3.
We've got it all going on in the Alienware Arena booth #3203. Join us and dominate the competition.
Not going to make it to PAX Prime 2011? Not a problem, watch the Alienware Arena stream this Friday, August 26th as we bring you all of the action from the Alienware Arena booth.
Starting at 10:45 AM, we'll be interviewing the game's top developers and showcasing the newest content from the newest and biggest games.
PAX Prime Streaming Begins, August 26th at 10:45 AM PDT.
10:45 - 12:30 Guild Wars 2 Developer Tournament
12:30 - 2:00 Blacklight Retribution 8v8 Team Deathmatch
2:00 - 3:30: League of Legends Dominion Gameplay
3:30 - 5:00 Guild Wars 2 Developer Tournament