AMD hosted the second edition of the extreme gaming event – AMD GameOn 2017, Powered by Radeon™ in Hyderabad on Sunday. The all-day extravagant LAN-party was attended by over 200 tech enthusiasts and gamers.
The event was organized by engineers of the Radeon Technologies Group (RTG) to bring gamers and tech enthusiasts under one roof in the city to celebrate the spirit of video gaming and AMD technologies that power PC Gaming.
Inaugurating the event, Mr. Andrej Zdravkovic, Corporate Vice President, Software Development & Management, AMD said, “We were overwhelmed by the turnout and participation by the gaming enthusiasts at the event. As home to one of our two R&D centers in India, Hyderabad was the perfect place for us to showcase the unmatched power of AMD products being developed by our engineers for the gaming community. We will look at making AMD GameOn an annual event and take it to a larger fan base next year.”.
During the event, AMD Radeon fans, gamers and challengers got to experience and get exclusive access to the best customized rigs with custom liquid cooling loops, VR, exotic dyes and unmatched power from AMD. The exhibition space showcased products powered by AMD’s top of the line newly released CPU and GPU’s including Radeon RX Vega 64, Ryzen 1800X, Ryzen Threadripper 1950x.
The two featured games this year were CS Go and Dota 2. Entrants played as individual gamers and as clan of five. Cash prizes of up to INR 50,000 were given to winning teams and gamer.
List of Winning teams and individual gamers at AMD GameOn 2017:
Dota 2 Clan winners – ‘Team Luck no Excuse’ led by Jashen Rajeev
Cs go Clan winners – ‘Team 911’ led by Vallabh prathmeshnaidu
Individual game winners – Mandadi sai vikas, Yashraj Baheti, Aslam parvez
The fans on the floor also got the opportunity to experience Quake Championship and Wolfenstein, the latest game titles from Bethesda. We also had the presence of Ogre Head Studio, the developers of award winning game “Asura”. Asura recently won the “Game of the year” award at the recently held Nasscom Gaming Forum 2017.