TELEVISION'S MOST WATCHED VIDEO GAME SERIES DELIVERS A SLEIGH-FULL OF TREATS IN NEW ONE-HOUR SPECIAL "2009 X-PLAY HOLIDAY BUYER'S GUIDE" PREMIERING NOVEMBER 24 ON G4
"X-Play" Special Features Must-Have Games for All Platforms, Budget Conscious Buying Tips, Hardware Selections and All-New Unique Gift Ideas
Los Angeles, CA, November 18, 2009 � As the holiday season approaches, "X-Play," television's most watched video game series, delivers its highly anticipated annual Holiday Buyer's Guide. This year's special is spilling over with selections that help make gift-giving simple and fun ranging from the best picks for the budget conscious shopper to one-of-a-kind selections that will impress even the hardest to please gamer. "X-Play" hosts Adam Sessler and Morgan Webb are joined by gadget expert Chris Hardwick, comic book expert Blair Butler and special correspondent Blair Herter to offer the most comprehensive gaming gift guide on television. The one-hour special "2009 X-Play Holiday Buyer's Guide" premieres at a special time on Tuesday, November 24 at 6:00 pm ET/PT, only on G4.
2009 has been a record-breaking year for the video game industry, which has released a multitude of new titles impacting all forms of entertainment. When it comes to holiday shopping, the variety of options can feel overwhelming but Adam, Morgan and their team of experts cut through the hype, clean out the clutter and help gamers put the right titles under the tree.
The "2009 X-Play Holiday Buyer's Guide" delivers three all-new categories this year, including Collectors Edition: Comics and Collectibles, with a video game-based comic and graphic novel round-up with Blair Herter & Blair Butler; Gadget Pr0n: Gamer's Edition featuring holiday hardware options with resident gadget expert Chris Hardwick; and Games for Rich Bastards, a fun segment for the affluent shopper, which includes $4,000 Nintendo World Championships, $2,600 Pepsi Invaders and more.
"2009 X-Play's Holiday Buyer's Guide" also features exciting picks across the following categories:
Great Games, Discount Prices with Morgan Webb
Best Black Friday Deals
Best PS3, Xbox 360, Multiplatform, PC, Online/MMO, Wii, DS, PSP, and PS2 Games
Picks for Great Family Games with Adam Sessler
Best Music Game Titles
X-Play Staff Favorites
The one-hour special "2009 X-Play Holiday Buyer's Guide" premieres November 24th at 6:00 pm ET/PT, only on G4.
G4tv.com will feature exclusive content, including Top 5 lists from each member of the editorial staff and extra categories at http://g4tv.com/gameguide.
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