187w ago - Electronic Arts is launching their new one-time online pass registration program to enhance the sales of new EA Sports titles, while offering the pass with used video games for $10.
The move is designed to offer additional downloadable content to members that sign up with the purchase of a new game in the form of exclusive content and matchmaking tournament opportunities.
EA plans on unveiling the Pass with Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11, and will subsequently release the Pass for all EA sports titles.
To quote: "EA Sports boss Peter Moore spoke highly of the new direction in online subscription-based downloadable content: "This is an important inflection point in our business, because it allows us to accelerate our commitment to enhance premium online services to the entire robust EA Sports online community."
Many gamers might look at this and think that GameStop would be against the trend, but even more would be surprised to hear that GameStop is looking at this as an opportunity. "This relationship allows us to capitalize on our investments to market and sell downloadable content online, as well as through our network of stores worldwide," said GameStop president Dan DeMatteo.
While this is not a totally new practice, the information presented gives telling...
197w ago - SCEA Sr. Director of Promotions Ginger Kraus has announced today that a new PlayStation Pavilion is now located at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex to provide the ultimate gaming experience!
To quote: We're always looking for ways to extend the PlayStation experience by creating new opportunities for you, our PlayStation fans, to interact with our products whether you're in the comfort of your own home or on-the-go. It's because of this that we're happy to share our latest "magical" installment with you.
As part of the newly revamped, state-of-the-art facility, we've teamed up with Disney to create an exclusive game pavilion for all things PlayStation.
The PlayStation Pavilion at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex showcases an evolving line-up of the latest PlayStation games including favorites from our publishing partners and our first party studios.
The PlayStation Pavilion will play host to some of our biggest titles...
217w ago - Today EA Sports' Lifestyle Marketing Manager Roy Stigall III has announced that an NCAA Football Challenge Tour event will be coming to several area campuses starting today.
To quote: I am thrilled to announce that we have teamed up with PlayStation to bring you the EA SPORTS NCAA Football Challenge Tour presented by Best Buy.
This nation-wide competition will give ultimate gamers like you the opportunity to win a trip to the Rose Bowl and go head-to-head for a chance to score a $10k grand prize and take home your very own custom PS3!
So how does it work? Each Friday starting October 9th (that's today!) at UCLA, gamers of all types, from hard-core to casual, will be invited to come down and test their NCAA Football 10 skills to compete for cool prizes and perhaps more importantly, bragging rights for their favorite schools. If your field skills outmatch and outscore the competition then you'll receive a custom PSP and trip to the Rose Bowl on January 1, 2010 to compete in the finals!
As an added bonus, participants at each stop will also have a chance to check out the redesigned PlayStation Patrol Truck. The fully loaded semi will be exclusively featuring EA SPORTS NCAA Football 10 on state-of-the art PlayStation 3 systems, so bring your friends and prepare to channel...
229w ago - Club Fight Night is now open! The club features content pulled directly from the FIGHT NIGHT Round 4 like the main room, stage and a full sized boxing ring.
The seats and chairs have been replaced with plenty of club type seating, including a VIP booth with a DJ table.
Press Release: July 16, 2009 - Club Fight Night will also features a new robot boxing game, where for the first time you will be able to go toe-to-toe with someone on PlayStation Home, which will be available shortly after launch.
The action takes place between two giant mechanical robots at the center of the ring. Time your punches and go for the other robot's weak spots. The game's simple controls allow everyone to jump in and have some fun. Winners will also be treated to some exclusive virtual items only available to players who have shown the ability to master this game!
In addition, the Club Fight Night space includes a main room, stage, VIP booth with a DJ table to go along with the boxing ring. The DJ table serves as the center point for a new Club DJ game and gives gamers a turn to "spin the wheels" and entertain the crowd.
In a stylish environment based on a venue pulled straight from the hit PLAYSTATION 3 game Fight Night Round 4, players take control of the mixing board and pump...