This press release actually went out on Monday, but I wanted to make sure everyone saw it.
-press release below-
3 Doors Down Ready to Rock Gamers in Upcoming “Game with Fame” Event
Xbox Live”‘s popular “Game With Fame” series of online celebrity events is giving gamers a chance to play against 3 Doors Down on Monday, February 21. Players interested in challenging the band in Halo 2 from 3-5 p.m. PST need to sign up for the event at http://www.3doorsdown.com/contest/xbox before February 15. More information about 3 Doors Down, and their recently released album, “Seventeen Days,” can be found at the band’s official site at http://www.3doorsdown.com. The album, including the new single “Let Me Go,” can be heard at the official “Game with Fame” site at http://www.xbox.com/gamewithfame.
Pushing the Xbox hardware to its very limits, Halo 2 expands on everything that made the original game great, while adding a wealth of technological and gameplay advances. Significantly improved graphics, enhanced artificial intelligence (AI), an advanced real-time lighting engine and destructible interactive environments are just a small part of Halo 2’s evolution of design and technology. Every improvement in Halo 2 is designed to take gameplay to a new level — and in the end, to tell a more compelling story.
Utilizing Xbox Live to redefine online play, Halo 2 delivers superior online multiplayer capabilities. Whether playing with a clan on a new multiplayer map, boarding a friend’s Warthog, dogfighting in Banshees or checking player stats, Halo 2 brings the social experience to a higher level via Xbox Live. More information about Halo 2 is available at http://www.halo2.com/.
Xbox Live’s “Game with Fame” gives game fans the opportunity to play on Xbox Live against some of today’s hottest stars. Past “Game with Fame” celebrity players include The Strokes, Hoobastank and Buffalo Bills’ Running Back Willis McGahee. For further information on other Xbox Live events, be sure to visit the “Game with Fame” Web site at http://www.xbox.com/en-US/news/events/gamewithfame.htm.
A new frontier in imagination and extraordinary interaction, no one else offers the richness of online gameplay found on Xbox Live. The world’s only unified global online console games service, Xbox Live is continuously innovating to provide members with unparalleled experiences. This unique service unites gamers together in a dynamic community where they can experience the best online games, exclusive programming and continuous downloadable content. Xbox Live launched in the United States in November 2002 and is available in 24 countries. Please visit http://www.xbox.com/live for more information.
Xbox (http://www.xbox.com/) is Microsoft’s future-generation video game system that delivers the most powerful games experiences ever. Xbox empowers game artists by giving them the technology to fulfill their creative visions as never before, creating games that blur the lines between fantasy and reality. Xbox is now available in North America, Japan, Europe and Australia.