NVIDIA PC Gaming Zone "Rocks" Lollapalooza

The Ultimate Gaming Platform takes the Stage at GameRiot

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NVIDIA Corporation
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SANTA CLARA, CA— JULY 2, 2003 —NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced that the Company is hitting the road with Lollapalooza, a 30-city music festival this summer. Lollapalooza kicks off July 5th in Indianapolis, Indiana and concludes August 24th in Portland, Oregon. 

The NVIDIA PC Gaming Zone, located in the GameRiot tent in the middle of the festival grounds, includes an open-play zone of more than 20 gaming PCs provided by Alienware Corporation and Shuttle Computer Group. Each PC will demonstrate the power and performance of NVIDIA’s GeForce FX GPUs and NVIDIA nForce™2 platform processors—two key components for experiencing PC games exactly as they were meant to be played.  Showcase titles in the NVIDIA PC Gaming Zone include:  Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness from Eidos Interactive, Tron 2.0 from Disney Interactive, XIII from UbiSoft, the US Army’s America’s Army, and EVE Online from Simon & Schuster Interactive.

“NVIDIA has one of the strongest brands in the gaming arena,” said Matthew Ringel, president, Games Media Properties. “By immersing concert goers in NVIDIA technology, GameRiot offers NVIDIA a unique opportunity to demonstrate its technology expertise to a new and diverse community. We’re excited to have NVIDIA on board educating people on today’s hottest technology trends.”

“Lollapalooza is synonymous with trends, experiences, and lifestyles,” stated David Roman, NVIDIA’s vice president of corporate marketing.  “By adding gaming and graphics to its lineup, Lollapalooza exposes concert goers to one of the hottest gaming platforms in today’s market—the PC.  By playing the newest gaming titles on the most cutting-edge hardware users get to experience these games exactly the way they were meant to be played.”

Products based on NVIDIA GeForce FX are widely available at retail outlets, as well as through system builders and OEM partners, with pricing ranging from $79–499.  For additional product information please visit www.nvidia.com.

For additional information and tour dates log-on to http://www.lollapalooza.com

NVIDIA Corporation is a market leader in visual computing technology dedicated to creating products that enhance the interactive experience on consumer and professional computing platforms.  Its graphics and communications processors have broad market reach and are incorporated into a wide variety of computing platforms, including consumer digital-media PCs, enterprise PCs, professional workstations, digital content creation systems, notebook PCs, military navigation systems, and video game consoles.  NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 1,500 people worldwide.  For more information, visit the Company’s Web site at www.nvidia.com.

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