OCZ to Sponsor the Cyber Evolution Gaming Contest

PC and console gamers will receive money and hardware prizes

Memory expert OCZ has announced its partnership with Cyber Evolution (CEVO), a premier national online gaming organization. The competition attracts teams from across the US to compete in the newest PC and console gaming title tournaments.

Cyber Evolution hosts multiple gaming competitions that can be regarded as the gaming equivalent of the Olympics. During a single year, the contests list more than 75,000 attendants and about 2,500 active participants. The competitions are targeting the most popular games of the season, including, but not limited to, Counter-Strike, Call of Duty, and Day of Defeat.

This year's event will be power by OCZ Technology, that will bring memory, power supplies, cooling, and peripherals closer to the participants. OCZ is a famous producer of high-end components that are primarily targeting at the gaming industry, so the Cyber Evolution contest would be a good place for the company to showcase its latest hardware additions.

"I am very excited about OCZ Technology Group's 2008 sponsorship commitment to CEVO," said Charlie Plitt, CEO of CEVO. "OCZ Technology Group Inc. is a leader in the industry and this sponsorship further highlights their commitment to eSports and the importance of the competitive gaming space. Likewise we are very excited to be able to provide the members of CEVO's community the opportunity to experience OCZ products first hand."

Through this partnership, OCZ renews its commitment towards the gaming communities. Gaming has become a new industry which is not identical to gaming producing. Its main purpose is to encourage people get the latest hardware, and although gaming is quite an expensive hobby, it gets generous funding from hardware manufacturers and enjoys great media exposure.

"Founded by gamers and enthusiasts, OCZ Technology has worked continuously and creatively to design an extensive solution portfolio of high performance gaming memory and power supplies that address the unique needs of gamers," said Jessica Luken, OCZ Global Marketing Manager. "As a believer in reaching out to gamers at all levels, OCZ is extremely excited to be a 2008 sponsor of CEVO and to have the opportunity to extend their support to this passionate eSport community."

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