Future Shop Ltd.

Future Shop Ltd.

July 02, 2009 15:25 ET

Media Advisory/Event Listing: Future Shop Presents Video Games Live in Winnipeg

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 2, 2009) -

What: Future Shop presents Video Games Live in Winnipeg, MB

- The music of video games will be performed by the world-class Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and the Symphony Orchestra led by industry veterans and world famous video game composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall.

- The Main Event combines the excitement and energy of a rock concert with the power and emotion of a symphony orchestra, synchronized stunning video screen visuals, state-of-the-art lighting and special on-stage interactive segments.

- Show features more than 20 different segments incorporating more than 50 celebrated games such as Halo, World of Warcraft, Mario, Zelda, Final Fantasy, Starcraft II, Sonic the Hedgehog, Metal Gear Solid, and a Classic Arcade Medley from Pong to Donkey Kong.

- 3-day festival passes are now available and can be purchased at https://tickets.wso.mb.ca $102, Single passes also available.

- On Sunday, July 5th, visit the Pembina Future Shop store for your chance to win a spot in the Video Games Live Guitar Hero competition and 2 tickets to the show!

When: Winnipeg - Monday, July 6, 2009

- Pre-show festival starting at 6:00 p.m. with game demos, costume contest, Guitar Hero contest.

- Video Games Live concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

Where: Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB

When: Winnipeg - Tuesday, July 7, 2009

- Special festival night starting at 6:00 p.m. with game demos, costume contest, Guitar Hero contest and a special Q&A with Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall.

Where: Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB

When: Winnipeg - Wednesday, July 8, 2009

- Pre-show festival starting at 6:00 p.m. with game demos, costume contest, Guitar Hero contest.

- Video Games Live concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

Where: Centennial Concert Hall, 555 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB

For more information and to order tickets go to www.futureshop.ca/vgl

About Future Shop

With 141 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store (www.futureshop.ca), Future Shop is Canada's largest retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. The company employs more than 10,000 technology enthusiasts, has enabled its website to deliver unparalleled content about the products it sells and hosts an online community forum for technology beginners and tech-savvy experts to exchange ideas, reviews, tips and other consumer electronics information (www.futureshopforums.ca). As a proud corporate citizen, Future Shop has developed solutions to recycle used electronics (see www.futureshop.ca/green) and is committed to employee volunteerism and supporting non-profits organizations dedicated to transforming local youth into Future Leaders (see www.futureshop.ca/community).

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