Future Shop Ltd.

Future Shop Ltd.

May 19, 2009 15:18 ET

Media Advisory/Event Listing: Future Shop Presents Video Games Live in Kelowna, Victoria and Prince George

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 19, 2009) -

What: Future Shop presents Video Games Live in Kelowna, Victoria and Prince George, BC

- The music of video games will be performed by the world-class Okanagan Symphony Orchestra, Victoria Symphony, and Prince George 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.



When: Kelowna - Wednesday, May 20, 2009
- Pre-show festival starting at 5:00 p.m. with game demos, costume
contest, Guitar Hero contest.
- Video Games Live concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

Where: Prospera Place, 1223 Water Street, Kelowna, BC


When: Victoria - Thursday, May 21, 2009
- Pre-show festival starting at 5:00 p.m. with game demos, costume
contest, Guitar Hero contest.
- Video Games Live concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

Where: Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC


When: Prince George - Sunday, May 24, 2009
- Pre-show festival starting at 5:00 p.m. with game demos, costume
contest, Guitar Hero contest.
- Video Games Live concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

Where: CN Centre, 2187 Ospika Blvd S, Prince George, BC


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

About Future Shop

With 140 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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