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Newegg Unveils Plans for PAX East Game Festival

Company Plans Fastest Build Contest, Other Exciting Activities for Event Attendees

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/09/14 -- Newegg (booth #986) today unveiled its largest-ever presence at PAX East (Boston, MA, April 11 - 13). Newegg is deeply committed to the videogame community and PAX East gives gaming enthusiasts the chance to connect with Newegg at a series of planned events and casual gatherings.

"PAX East gives us the opportunity to interact directly with gamers, who make up a substantial and very important part of our customer base," said Soren Mills, Chief Marketing Officer of Newegg North America. "Our new gaming editorial website, GameCrate will feature three livestreams from PAX East and will highlight our activities at what is sure to be an exciting event."

Newegg and GameCrate will host the following events at PAX East:

  • April 12, 11:30 a.m. (EDT) - Paul from NeweggTV and Slick from Linus' Tech Tips will compete in a 'Fastest Build Contest' to see who can construct a custom PC in the least amount of time. The 30-minute event will be livestreamed from the Twitch.tv stage.
  • April 13 - Interviews with Paradox Interactive CEO Frederik Wester, Xbox LIVE's Larry Hyrb (a.k.a. "Major Nelson") and others
  • Special event with Leap Motion to showcase their new technology (timing TBD)

The activities above are all open to the public. Newegg also has a booth on the PAX East show floor featuring many of its valued partners. Raffles, social media contests and giveaways are just a few of the extras planned to take place throughout the weekend. Visit Newegg's PAX East Store (www.newegg.com/paxeast) April 11 through 13 to take advantage of special PAX East pricing on nearly 100 gaming-related products.

About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (www.newegg.com) which was founded in 2001 and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. The award-winning website has more than 25 million registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the latest consumer electronics products, detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Using the site's online tech community, customers have the opportunity to interact with other computer, gaming and consumer electronics enthusiasts. Newegg Inc. is headquartered in City of Industry, California. The Newegg Hybrid Center is located at 18045 Rowland St., City of Industry, CA 91748.

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