Midnight Gaming Championship Winners Announced

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Five winners from across the U.S. can now say they are the best gamers after winning their respective tournaments at the 2007 Midnight Gaming Championship finals. The championship tournament took place on Saturday in Dallas at AT&T Plaza in Victory Park.

The 2007 Midnight Gaming Championship finals came to an end Saturday night in Dallas after 53 competitions across 19 U.S. cities, and five gamers can now say that they are the best in the country.

The main tournament winners for each category include: Chris Cade from Oklahoma City, Super Smash Bros. Melee; Nation Meyer from Petaluma, CA, NBA 2K7 and Danny Sandoval from Lakewood, CA, Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2. In addition, Ian Estes from Ogden, UT, won the first ever mainstream mobile tournament from I-play Mobile Gaming featuring The Fast and the Furious: Fugitive and Seth Monteleone from Dallas, NC, won the first ever 3D tournament from Headplay featuring GTR2 FIA GT Racing. Each winner walked away with a fierce prize package including $3,000 cash, a one year membership to GameZnFlix and an MGC trophy.

Midnight Gaming Championship competitions have been occurring at McDonald's restaurants across the U.S. from June through September. The competitions were held in 19 cities including Detroit, San Francisco, Salt Lake City and Houston, with the championship taking place in Dallas at the AT&T plaza in Victory Park. Gamers across the country should start practicing now for next year's tournament. Details about Midnight Gaming Championship 2008 will be released in the Spring including new locations, new games and awesome prize packages.

About Midnight Gaming Championship (MGC)
Midnight Gaming Championship, sponsored by presenting partner McDonald's, is produced by Affinity Sports & Entertainment Marketing and Video Gamers League. Contributing partners include Ziff Davis Game Group including the 1UP Network, I-play, Headplay, Coke Zero, GameZnFlix, 2K Sports, Ubisoft, Nintendo and Spike TV. Visit http://www.midnightgamingchampionship.com for more information.

Michele Moore
Moroch Partners
214-938-6179 (m)

© 2007 McDonald's

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