Press Contact: Paula Masters, Fatboy® USA
Lisa Peterson, Dell
For Immediate Release
Fatboy® and Alienware at QuakeCon
Fatboy® and Alienware create a gamers paradise at QuakeCon 2012 in Dallas, TX
Dallas, Texas – August 1, 2012– Fatboy®, a leading trendsetter in lifestyle products, announced today it will be part of QuakeCon 2012 along with Alienware, Dell’s high performance PC gaming brand. QuakeCon, North America’s largest Bring-Your-Own-Computer (BYOC) LAN party and gaming festival is returning August 2- 5 for another year at the Hilton Anatole in downtown Dallas, TX. Alienware selected Fatboy® to be included in their VIP lounge and provide an unmatched lounging experience with the iconic Fatboy® originals during the festivities.
Often described as the “Woodstock of Gaming,” QuakeCon is a four-day, non-stop celebration of games and the people who play them. Free to all and open to the public, QuakeCon 2012 will have drawings and contests with big cash prizes, exhibits with the latest games and hardware, and non-stop entertainment, parties and events. Other sponsors helping create this gamers utopia include id® Software, AT&T, Intel, and many other industry-leading software and hardware manufacturers.
“We are proud to partner with Alienware who like Fatboy, is a leader in their industry for providing unique, innovative products,” said Paula Masters, President of Fatboy USA. “It’s an ideal collaboration considering both brands together create the ultimate gaming experience,” continued Masters.
Throughout the weekend, Alienware will host a VIP lounge on the BYOC floor, where ten lucky Alienware owners will get to enjoy the weekend with all the perks of being an Alienware VIP. This will include exclusive access to upgraded cozy Fatboy® lounge chairs, a 30” Dell Ultrasharp IPS Monitor setup at each seat for superior clarity and color and VIP gift bundles daily with lots of exciting goodies.
In addition to the VIP section, Alienware will have a booth where attendees can check out the latest in Alienware hardware and play current and upcoming games from their partners. The Alienware booth is open to everyone and will feature two competition areas equipped with 16 Alienware X51s to allow players to throw down in various titles throughout the weekend for prizes including Fatboy® waynecoolers, beta codes, and raffle tickets to win your own Alienware X51.
Fatboy® is an imaginative lifestyle brand that excels in thinking outside the box. The Dutch company has been challenging the concepts of lifestyle product since 2002, when it set out to create the perfect lounge chair— designed for fashion, for comfort, and tailored for an unmatched lounging experience. Today, Fatboy® brings energizing comfort and smiles to people in over sixty countries worldwide with a growing line of lifestyle products all designed in the name of a wonder-fuller life. Wrap yourself in the Fatboy® brand experience and share the legacy by visiting www.fatboyusa.com and www.facebook.com/FatboyUSA.
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QuakeCon is a free convention held annually in the Dallas, TX area. Thousands of computer gamers from all over the world make the pilgrimage to play with their friends on a giant gaming network, see the latest cool technology, and compete in world-class tournaments. A huge party for every sort of gamer, from the hobbyist to the hardcore, QuakeCon is an event not to be missed.