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The Carolina Games Summit will host ShootMania Storm, Gears of War: Judgement, and Ghost Recon: Future Soldier benefit tournaments at the East Coast Game Conference with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Child’s Play Charity.  The Conference is being held April 24-25th at the Raleigh Convention Center in North Carolina.  The tournaments will be held in the Exhibition Hall and will span both days of the event.  Registration for the tournaments is free to all conference attendees however a small donation to Child’s Play Charity will be required upon arrival. Tournament registration is currently available at www.CarolinaGamesSummit.com/tournaments.php and will continue on site at the Child’s Play booth in the exhibition hall.

The ShootMania Storm FFA Royal and 3v3 Elite tournaments will be held on Alienware x51 desktops with BenQ XL2420T 24” LED displays and Plantronics GameCom 780 7.1 Channel headsets, the official computer , monitor, and headset of the Carolina Games Summit.  The Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Guerilla Mode score tournament and Gears of War: Judgement 4v4 tournament will be held on XBOX 360 consoles with BenQ XL2420T 24” LED displays customized with FPS presets and Plantronics GameCom X40 headsets.

Full color custom made plaques will be awarded to the first place winners in all tournaments along with prizes from the developers of the games, many of whom are attending and speaking at the East Coast Games Conference and will be available to talk with tournament participants at various times during the event.  Prospective attendees must purchase their East Coast Game Conference passes from www.ecgconf.com.

If you are unable to attend donations are accepted online via the official Child’s Play donation widget here: http://bit.ly/10a8Pe3

About Child’s Play
In 2003 Child’s Play was organized, which is a game industry charity dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing  toys and games in the charity’s network of over 70 hospitals worldwide. Over the years, you as a community have answered the call and come together to raise millions of dollars.

The term “record-setting” doesn’t do the final total justice, nor does incredible, amazing, generous, or overwhelming. In 2012, Child’s Play Charity raised over 5 million dollars  for children across the globe.

With events and a record number of community-run fundraisers, Child’s Play as a group are able to raise an astonishing amount to benefit kids in hospitals, clinics, and domestic violence shelters worldwide. Each of these events requires thousands of volunteers, organizers, and participants, each working long hours, weekend after weekend, to ensure everything is in working order. Additional information can be found on the official web site: www.ChildsPlayCharity.org

About Carolina Games Summit                                                                                                
Carolina Games Summit is a yearly hybrid event that delivers industry speakers, video game tournaments, concerts, exhibition booths, cos-play, educational sessions, and trading card games. Attendees compete against gamers from all over the country in a variety of popular tournaments. All your favorite platforms are featured with both tournament and free play options available on arcade, computer, and console systems. Additional information can be found on the official web site: www.CarolinaGamesSummit.com

About East Coast Game Conference
The East Coast Game Conference is considered the largest gathering of Industry leaders on the east coast. The conference provides everything for academic learning, video game enthusiasts, and industry  professionals with engaging program opportunities for networking and collaboration. The conference is presented by the Triangle Game Initiative, a non-profit trade association of video game companies in North Carolina and the International Game Developers Association, a non-profit trade association of video game developers around the world. Additional information can be found on the official web site: www.ecgconf.com


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