Live from Boston: Alienware is at PAX East 2012!
Monday, April 2, 2012
Thanks to everyone for helping to make our experience at PAX East 2012 a blast! We've begun gathering all the content from this past weekend to put it all together in our PAX recap here!
Step into the Arena at PAX East in Boston from April 6-8 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 X51 desktops. All participants in the below competition sessions will receive a raffle ticket for a drawing that will occur at the end of each day at PAX East. So, if you're attending, make sure to drop by and try some of the best newly released and yet-to-be released games for your opportunity at some great prizes. Every day, there will be two winners for the raffle. One will win GUNNAR gaming glasses and another will receive an Alienware TactX mice and headset.
If you aren't attending, don't worry! You will be able to catch all the action via our live stream of PAX East here on Alienware Arena from 10am - 6pm EDT during the first two days of the event.
Aion 2.7 - 16 Player FFA – Last Man Standing
Friday, April 6: 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, April 7: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Gamers will have a chance to participate in a 16 player FFA that will allow them the opportunity to battle one another to be the last player standing. Gamers will participate in three FFA rounds in each session with the winner of each round receiving an NVIDIA canteen and have their Aion account rewarded with 1600 Ncoin for the Aion: Ascension store which goes live on 4/11 and is now open for pre-order opportunities. A $20 value!
League of Legends - 5v5 Dominion and 3v3 Twisted Treeline (Blind Pick Mode)
Friday, April 6: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saturday, April 7: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Play in either 3v3 Twisted Treeline or 5v5 Dominion team matches and prove yourself in front of the arena. Matches will be shoutcasted as teams will find glory in victory in front of hundreds of spectators. The players on the winning team will receive Riot Points into their accounts directly from Riot Games.
Mass Effect 3 - 4-Player Team Wave Trial
Friday, April 6: 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Saturday, April 7: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Already being hailed as the best game of 2012, play Mass Effect 3 in 4-player co-op mode. If your team is able to work their way past Wave 7 each member of your team will receive an NVIDIA ammo bag. Additionally, if your team reaches the furthest wave, or completes the entire mission in the fastest time for that day each member of your team will receive a $25 Dell gift card.
MicroVolts - 16 Player FFA Zombie Mode
Friday, April 6: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Saturday, April 7: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
At PAX East, gamers will compete in 16 player FFA in MicroVolts’ Zombie Mode. This smaller than real-life 3rd person shooter takes combat to a whole new world. Score points by surviving attacks from zombies, or as a zombie, earn them by taking out the other players and turning them into zombies. The top 2nd place player in each round will receive a MicroVolts branded water bottle and a $10 MicroVolts Card, the 1st place player in each round will receive a MicroVolts branded water bottle, an Alienware Lanyard, and a $15 MicroVolts Card. All players will receive at least a $5 MicroVolt Card for participating.
Tribes: Ascend - 8v8 Team Deathmatch
Friday, April 6: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 7: 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The classic Tribes series returns with another hard-hitting, fast paced game. With the ability to reach speeds of over 300 km/h you'll be flying higher and faster than ever before in this yet-to-be released game. Gamers will participate in 8v8 Team Deathmatch and each member of the winning team will receive a Tribes: Ascend t-shirt, while members of the losing team will receive a Tribes: Ascend Key Chain. All participants will receive a Tribes: Ascend code worth 250 Gold.
Quantum Conundrum - Step Up and Play
Friday, April 6: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, April 7: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Sunday, April 8: 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Gamers will have a chance to step up and play the not yet released Quantum Conundrum trial. Every gamer that tries the game will receive a raffle ticket and each person that can finish the trial will receive will receive a Quantum Conundrum USB Drive.