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ROCCAT Power-Grid wins “Best Choice” Award

Posted June 5, 2012 by Kevin in Industry

Hamburg, 5 June 2012 – German gaming peripherals manufacturer, ROCCAT Studios, has been honored with the Best Choice award in the “Computer and System” category at this year’s Computex in Taipei for the ROCCAT Power-Grid app.

Power-Grid is a new technology that – for the first time in the history of PC gaming – lets players control their games and computer with their smartphone. The exclusive app represents a breakthrough in PC gaming control, makes expensive touch-display gaming devices obsolete, works with every PC, and is free to get started.

The award jury described Power-Grid as “unique, impressive and innovative”, saluting its “high technical invention” and calling it a “unique business opportunity.”

Says Computex officials, “The user interface is not only imaginative, but also looks high quality. The software supports a variety of social media sites, which significantly increases the convenience for gamers.”

The Best Choice award focuses on “functionality, innovation and marketing potential as the main judging guidelines”, according to Computex officials.

Select media will be able to see the latest version of the Power-Grid app at E3 in Los Angeles and at Computex in Taipei on June 5. The initial version is compatible with all Apple iPhone models running the latest version of IOS, as well as with the iPod Touch. ROCCAT will launch Power-Grid for Android smartphones at gamescom 2012 in Cologne, Germany, beginning August 15. In addition to a compatible smartphone, Power-Grid requires a PC with Wi-Fi capability.

ROCCAT will be at Computex 2012 in Taipei, at the Taipei World Trade Center, Hall 3, Booth G0536, and at E3 in Los Angeles, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, West Exhibit Hall, Booth 5654.

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