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Video Games Live Concert Returns to GDC 2008

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2007 @ 4:40 p.m. PST

Video Games Live is an immersive concert event featuring music from the biggest video games of all time, now expanded with a wide variety of brand new segments such as Halo 3, BioShock, World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade, StarCraft II, Chrono Cross and a few very special guests and surprises!

Created and produced by video game composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall, Video Games Live is an immersive concert event featuring music from the biggest video games of all time. Top orchestras and choirs around the world perform along with exclusive video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, solo performers, electronic percussion, live action and unique interactive segments to create an explosive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience.

The best way to describe Video Games Live? Picture the excitement and energy ofa rock concert mixed with the power and emotion of a symphony orchestra combined together by the technology, interactivity, stunning visuals and fun that only video games can provide. Completely synchronized cutting-edge video screen visuals, state-of-the-art lighting and special on-stage interactive segments dazzle audiences of all ages – gamers and non-gamers alike.

Video Games Live2008 will mark the 3rd year of VideoGames Live at GDC and a wide variety of brand new segments will be performed including... Halo 3, BioShock, World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade, StarCraft II, Chrono Cross and a few very special guests and surprises!

Pre- and post-show festival includes game competitions, costume contest, prizes, game demos, raffles and the very popular meet-and-greet with top game composers and designers.

All New for 2008

  • Halo 3 - An all new exclusive Halo 3 segment.
  • BioShock - The HIGHEST rated X-BOX game of 2007! (even higher rated than Halo 3!)
  • StarCraft II - Pre-view Exclusive! A mega-popular game from Blizzard - the makers of Warcraft. Game won't be released until 2009!
  • World of Warcraft - More and NEW Warcraft segments - the biggest and most popular online game in the world!
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Amazing EXCLUSIVE music and video. Huge hit with the families and younger audiences.
  • Conan - New game release in Q4 2007 of everyones favorite Barbarian Warrior. Includes additional live percussion performances on stage (VGL supplied instruments).
  • Chrono Cross - One of the most requested games that fans asked to be added to VGL over the past 2 years.
  • Final Fantasy - Additional and new segments from the gamers most favorite music franchise.
  • Castlevania - One of the most popular "old-school" side-scrolling platform games brought to life by a full orchestra! A game music fan favorite.

Video Games Live is has become the largest and most successful video game concert in the world having already performed around the globe to over 125,000 people!

To order your Video Games Live tickets, click HERE!

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