G4 PRESENTS UNPRECEDENTED ALL-ACCESS COVERAGE OF TOKYO GAME SHOW 2008
U.S. Television's Exclusive Broadcast Includes All-Access Tokyo Game Show Event Coverage, Hands-On Demos, Face-Time with the Greats, and Floor Reports from Asia's Biggest Gaming Show
LOS ANGELES, October 8, 2008 � Tokyo Game Show 2008, Asia's biggest gaming show, will be held from October 9 to 12, 2008 this year with a theme of "Ready for Game Time." But you don't have to fly all the way to Tokyo to get into the game, with G4TV's jam-packed gaming news and Tokyo Game Show 2008 all-access coverage, delivered from Japan by Morgan Webb, all-week on "X-Play." G4's Tokyo Game Show event coverage begins Monday, October 13 at 8 pm ET/PT on "X-Play" and airs nightly through October 16th only on G4.
As the official broadcaster of Tokyo Game Show 2008, G4 brings extensive coverage to viewers directly from the floor of Asia's biggest gaming show with hands-on demos, face-time with the greats, and floor reports as well as breaking gaming news and major announcements, presented by "X-Play's" Morgan Webb. Along with all access floor reports from Sony, Microsoft, EA, Square, Ubisoft, Capcom and Koei and demos of computer and video games on the show floor, other highlights include:
� The very latest on Xbox 360 video games including "Final Fantasy XIII" and a special "Halo 3" announcement
� 9 new games announced by SONY
� "Tenchu 4"
� "Ninja Blade"
� "MadWorld," Sega's Ultraviolent bloodbath for the Wii
� The latest gaming news from Nintendo, Ubisoft and Tecmo
� "Resistance Retribution"
� A new look at "Resident Evil 5"
� "Star Ocean 4"
� "White Knight Chronicles"
� Plus "Bionic Commando," "Sonic Unleashed," "Valkyria Chronicles," "Bayonetta," "The Last Remnant" and "Patapon 2"
"Japan is probably the biggest influencer of young male pop culture here in the States," said Neal Tiles, president, G4. "They are constantly setting the trends that G4's viewers are interested in, which is why we're proud to be the official broadcaster of Asia's biggest gaming convention."
Beginning Wednesday, October 8, log onto www.G4tv.com/TGS for up-to-the-minute news and information, the latest trailers, videos, screenshots and exclusive hands-on demos, live-blog coverage of all of the keynotes and press conferences, and more.
Are you ready for game time? You will be with "X-Play's" Tokyo Game Show event coverage, beginning Monday, October 13, at 8 pm ET/PT, and continuing through Thursday, October 16, only on G4.
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