'Xtreme Cyber Mania at Navy Pier Chicago' DDR Dance Dance Revolution & Halo 2 Competition featured in the largest public venue in the United States

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Focusing on the hottest dancing trends since Travolta and the disco 1970s, Xtreme Cyber Mania at Navy Pier Chicago will highlight DDR Dance Dance Revolution and Halo 2 Competitions. Grand Prize for 4 Events is the Hot Ride ScionÂ?s 2006 xB.

Focusing on the hottest dancing trends since Travolta and the disco 1970s, Xtreme Cyber Mania at Navy Pier Chicago will highlight DDR Dance Dance Revolution and Halo 2 Competitions. Grand Prize for 4 Events is the Hot Ride Scion’s 2006 xB.

Xtreme Cybermania 2005-2006 is the ultimate Gamers’ Expo where attendees can test drive games, engage in friendly play and compete in an atmosphere featuring the real 3D world of light and sound effects as well as optical illusions. Xtreme Cybermania 2005-2006 will feature its innovative Gamer Table with NEC LCD 32” Displays for an enriched gamer experience in conjunction with both Microsoft Xbox and Nintendo GameCube consoles. Spectators can enjoy viewing NEC LCD 46” Displays. See both the real-time videogame and the gamer’s elation and chagrin during competitions on our split-screen vivid displays. Witness the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat! Demonstrate your gamer skills as you strive to reach the DDR and Halo 2 competition rooms via the qualifying rounds.

DePaul DeFRAG and In-Store Merchandising Solutions will kick off this year’s Xtreme Cybermania 2005-2006, a dynamic three-day festival of gaming and entertainment to be held Sep. 30-Oct 2, 2005 at Chicago’s Navy Pier, one of the country’s most unique recreation and exposition facilities and the largest tourist attraction in Illinois with over 9 million visitors per year. Navy Pier provides full Internet access at One Gigabit transmission. No other public exposition center in the US houses state of the art network facilities comparable. This safe, family environment welcomes gamers of all skills levels from professionals, expert, intermediate, casual to beginners. Age is no factor.

Engage in friendly, competitive play in a social atmosphere. In addition to the DDR and Halo 2 competitions, you can enjoy playing a dozen other featured games. Transcend the anonymity of the Internet; face your opponents in person and gauge their immediate reaction to game events and scores. Need assistance understanding DDR strategy? Visit an on-site clinic hosted by DePaul Defrag and sharpen your skills for competitive play.

ISMS is the host of Xtreme Cybermania 2005-2006. Captivating the popularity of platforms i.e. Sony Playstation 2, Microsoft X-BOX, and Nintendo Game Cube for in-home use, Xtreme Cybermania 2005-06 will provide consumers creativity and technology combined to invigorate game play. Xtreme Cybermania 2005-2006 is an opportunity to expose the videogame interactive marketplace to new consumers, make millions of impressions and showcase this nascent industry.

Admission Pricing at the door is as follows: Friday, Sep. 30 5PM-10PM at $20 per gamer, $7 per spectators and children 5-11, Saturday Oct. 1, Noon-10PM gamers are $25, spectators and children 5-11 at $7 and Sunday, Oct. 2, Noon – 5PM, gamers $20 spectators and children 5-11 is $7. Discounted pricing is available for gamers who register in advance.

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About In-Store Merchandising Solutions, Inc.:

ISMS is dedicated to bringing gamers a rich experience in public venues by providing large display HDTV quality systems powered by ADSN. Gamers can now socialize and engage in friendly competition face to face and avoid the anonymity of the Internet. The venues are also family friendly. ISMS is the host of “Xtreme Cybermania at Navy Pier Chicago” Sep. 30-Oct. 1, 2005, the first of four scheduled events over the next year. For further information contact http://www.cyberfest.us or call our marketing department at 312-635-3535.

About the Bill Walsh Group

For four generations, we have been a family owned business committed to serving all of your automotive needs whether it be sales, leasing, service, parts, body shop, internet, accessories, quick lube or just information. Your complete satisfaction has always been our first priority and we appreciate the opportunity to earn your business. Since we opened the doors of our first dealership on Main Street in Ottawa, our motto has always been: "OUR CUSTOMERS ARE OUR FRIENDS". Order a vehicle on the telephone and we will gladly deliver it directly to your door! Our brands include Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, GMC, Jeep, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Saturn, Scion, Toyota & VW. Visit http://www.billwalsh.com or call 815-434-2323 for information.

About NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc.:

NEC Display Solutions (formerly NEC-Mitsubishi) innovates, produces and delivers visual display products for a wide range of markets and applications. A wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, the company leverages advanced LCD technologies, research and development in building on a rich history of product innovation, including the premiere brand in the display industry, MultiSync®. NEC Display Solutions also brings together experts in the industry and offers a single point of contact to provide dynamic digital signage solutions for a variety of markets, including merchandising, airport and restaurants. A host of solution provider- and customer-focused programs extend its price and service benefits. Through its commitment to quality, reliability and value, NEC Display Solutions has become a leader in visual display solutions. Its total cost of ownership (TCO) solutions encompasses industry-leading technology and support, as well as warranties that maximize performance and reduce costs over the lifecycles of your monitors. Visit http://www.necdisplay.com for product information.

About DeFRAG

The DePaul Fundamental Research in Academic Gaming (or DeFRAG), established three years ago by DePaul students, brings a social gaming experience to the DePaul community with labs dedicated for gaming and game development. From quarterly gaming tournaments to crafting games, DeFRAG is branching out to the Chicago land area. In addition, we, as a group, have helped shape the new game development curriculum at DePaul. Visit http://www.defragdepaul.com for additional information.

About Navy Pier Chicago:

Navy Pier is proud to be the largest destination venue for family videogaming provided by Xtreme Cyber Mania 2005-2006. Navy Pier was originally designed as a shipping and recreational facility and has evolved into a premiere family entertainment center. It also provides state-of-the-art meeting space perfectly suited for small-to-medium sized trade shows. All of these elements combine to make Navy Pier Chicago's number one tourist destination drawing more than 9 million visitors annually. For information contact 312-595-PIER or visit http://www.navypier.com

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