End the summer with a bang and some serious cash in your pockets! NVIDIA ups the ante at NVISION 08 by throwing down hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and hardware and giving you a chance to win part of the largest prize package in North America this year. All you need to do for your chance to win is participate in one of NVISIONâ€™s marquee consumer events: GeForce LAN and NVScene. And you can watch the best video game players in the world battle it out for their share of the prize money at the Electronic Sports World Cup. All this happens this August in San Jose, California. GeForce LAN, the legendary LAN party that has been five years in the making, features three days of non-stop, adrenaline-pumping, Guinness World Record-setting, fun. For the first time ever, GeForce LAN will be offering over $40,000 in cash in addition to hardware prizes for its tournaments and case-mod competition. Another $60,000 in sponsor prizes is up for grabs in its competitions, raffles, and contests within the BYOC. NVScene will be the largest-ever US gathering of creative minds in demoscene, machinima, and digital art. Over $40,000 in cash and hardware will be awarded to the best artists and coders as they compete to wow the world with their mind-blowing masterpieces. Electronic Sports World Cup, the worldâ€™s most exciting electronic sports competition, will be hosting its world finals at NVISION 08. Watch the nail-biting competition as the worldâ€™s best video game players, representing 53 countries, battle it out for glory and a cash pot worth $200,000. You can also attend the NVISION 08 keynotes to hear about the state and future of visual computing from leaders and celebrities in the industry, including NASA astronaut and space shuttle commander Eileen Collins, â€œBattlestar Galacticaâ€? star Tricia Helfer, and more to be announced. And you can learn practical tips and tricks on everything from photo and video editing to building and optimizing PCs at the NVISION 08 workshops. Visit leading companies in the expo hall and witness how they are advancing visual computing. Experience amazing 3D films and video in the HD theater. Taking place on August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California, NVISION 08 is a three-day mega-event for professionals and enthusiasts who are passionate about visual computing. Thousands of engineers, designers, developers, researchers, artists, enthusiasts, gamers, film makers, business professionals, and consumers from around the world are expected to attend. For your chance to win these great prize packages, you must sign up for a GeForce LAN or NVScene ticket at NVISION 08. For more information, including the prize breakdown, visit
. With the biggest prize package announced in North America to date on the line, you can be sure the tickets will go fast. Sign up now!