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Game Live Events Kicks Off '2003 Spring Game Life Tour'

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 10:39 a.m. PST

Game Live Events today announcedtheir "2003 Spring Game Life Tour." The 12-city tour begins on Saturday, March 1st in Houston, TX and runs through Sunday, March 30th in San Francisco, CA at top-tier regional malls throughout the US. Tour stops also include Panama City for the College Spring Break and New Orleans for Mardi Gras weekend. The tour will feature this Spring season's most highlyanticipated video and PC game titles. The tour will showcase titles that are in final build beta version or current first stage launch.

More than 20 titles will be featured on a state-of-the-art, 50-screen Game Live interactive "GamePort" system from publishing partners Electronic Arts, Rockstar Games, Ubi Soft Entertainment, THQ, Midway, Konami, Majesco and NovaLogic. PC partners include Alienware PC - the Official Tour PC, ATI Technologies RADEON 9700 PRO Graphics Card - the Official Graphics Card and the NYKO "Air Flo" controller - the Official Video Game Controller. G4, the cable TV network all about video games, has signed on as the Official Broadcast Media Partner, and Game Informer Magazine is the tour's Official Game Magazine Partner. GameStop is the tour's Official Retailer partner throughout the US tour. Rio portable MP3 players from SONICblue, is the Tour's Official MP3 Player National Partner.

"SONICblue is proud to bring Rio into the mix during the Game Live Events' Spring Tour... it is a natural fit for gaming enthusiasts," says Ed Brachocki, VP of Product Marketing Video And Audio Products, SONICblue.

Admission is free and all game play is unlimited. For complete details of the tour, including tour locations, event times, and the latest list of games included on the tour, visit the Game Live Events website.

The tour offers young adults, families, gamers and mall patrons the rare experience of sampling the Spring's most anticipated titles for the first time, as well as previewing unreleased demos of many hot new titles.

"We have many diverse games titles, many of which are in 'first look' beta stages. Event attendees will be able to play final build versions before these games are shipped to retailers nationally. This is a dynamic tour presentation for kids, teens, gamers and families across the country," said Antonio Capretta, CEO of Game Live Events.

"2003 Spring Game Life Tour" Schedule

March 1st Houston, TX Willowbrook Mall
March 2nd New Orleans, LA Lakeside Center - Mardi Gras
March 8th Miami, FL Aventura Mall
March 9th Jacksonville, FL Regency Square Mall
March 11th Panama City, FL Panama City Beach - Spring Break
March 15th Baltimore, MD White Marsh Mall
March 16th Washington DC Tysons Corner
March 21st Philadelphia, PA The Gallery at Market East
March 22nd New York, NY Roosevelt Field
March 23rd Boston, MA Natick Mall
March 29th Los Angeles, CA Glendale Galleria
March 30th San Francisco, CA The Hillsdale Shopping Center

Friday Shows: 12 Noon to 8 PM
Saturday Shows: 12 Noon to 8 PM
Sunday Shows: 12 Noon to 6 PM

GAME TITLES ON TOUR

  • EA SPORTS
    • MVP Baseball 2003
      Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2003
      NCAA March Madness 2003
  • EA SPORTS BIG
    • Def Jam VENDETTA
      NBA STREET Vol. 2
  • EA GAMES
    • The Sims
      The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
      H arry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • ROCKSTAR
    • Smuggler's Run Warzones
      Midnight Club Street Racing
  • MIDWAY
    • Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance
      MLB SlugFest 20-04
  • UBI SOFT ENTERTAINMENT
    • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon
      Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell
      Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc
      Rocky
      Murakumo Renagade Mech Pursuit
  • Majesco
    • Black and Bruised
  • Konami
    • Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner
  • THQ
    • Pride FC
  • NovaLogic
    • Delta Force Black Hawk Down

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