MEDIA ALERT: Planetwide Games Revs Up For Million Dollar Video Game Tournament at E3

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Planetwide Games Exhibits at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles with first skill-based Video Game tournament to give away a million dollars.

RYL: Path of the Emperor

Planetwide Games Exhibits at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles with first skill-based Video Game tournament to give away a million dollars.

What: "RYL: Path of the Emperor" will be the first Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game to offer a $1,000,000 Grand Prize to the winner of a Player vs. Player Skill-Based Tournament. The "RYL" qualifying tournament will start July 1, 2005 and will end April 30, 2006, culminating in a Final Tournament event to be broadcast live and to take place in conjunction with next year's E3 Video Game Expo in May 2006. http://www.RYL.net

Planetwide will also be sponsoring the iHollywood Forum event at E3 in the Fox Sports Skybox in the Staples Center all day on Thursday, May 19. Highlights include:

  • Planetwide President Kevin Donovan speaking on panel from 3:45pm to 5:00pm
  • Press reception/ Networking Event from 5:30 to 8:00pm

You must RSVP with iHollywood to attend any part of the all day event. http://ihollywoodforum.com/NextGenGames.htm

A second event will be eFocus @ Los Angeles, a Pepcom event on May 17, the eve of the E3 show. The event will take place at the California Market Center in downtown LA from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Planetwide Games will have a table at the event with computers displaying "RYL: Path of the Emperor" gameplay and attendees will have the ability to speak with top Planetwide execs.

For more information please visit http://www.pepcom.com or RSVP to Jon Pepper at jon@pepcom.com or Jen Ferency at jen@pepcom.com

Who: Planetwide Games (a Bluetorch On-Line Games, Inc. company) is based in Costa Mesa, CA, and is establishing itself as a provider of leading online video game interactive entertainment. Bringing Worlds Together™, Planetwide Games also develops proprietary online technology and is building a worldwide network of affiliates to distribute video games.

Visit http://www.PlanetwideGames.com.

When: May 18th-May 20th, 2005

Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, Kentia Hall #6547

Media Contact:

Rita Tennyson

Terpin Communications

310/821-6100x104

rita@terpin.com

Jackie Lacambra

on site at E3

310/719-5508

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