G4techTV Canada to air holiday-themed gaming programming



    TORONTO, Dec. 4 /CNW/ - G4techTV Canada, the network dedicated to all
things technology and gaming, is pleased to announce special holiday-themed
episodes for X-Play, Reviews on the Run and Electric Playground that will
reveal the hottest games for the holiday season, recap 2007's gaming trends
and look ahead to the New Year. From holiday gift guides to video game hits
and misses, these special episodes will simplify the holiday shopping
experience and take viewers through the best of the past year.

    X-Play Holiday Buyers Guide - Wednesday, December 12 at 12:00 a.m. ET and
    Thursday, December 13 at 4:00 p.m. ET

    Adam Sessler and Morgan Webb, the gaming tag-team of X-Play, will look at
the holiday season heavy weights from Wii to Xbox 360 and PS3 to PSP and more
to create the ultimate wish lists for gamers at all levels. The guys will give
their insights on the holiday must-haves and the low-down on the stocking
duds.

    X-Play Best of 2007 - Monday, December 17 at 12:00 a.m. ET and Tuesday,
    December 18 at 4:00 p.m. ET

    The X-Play gang will offer up the best of 2007 in gaming from most
original game to best strategy game and new game innovation. The team will
announce their pick for game of the year and reveal predictions in gaming for
2008. Will it be the best year for gaming yet?

    The Electric Playground Look at Gaming in 2007 - Thursday, December 20 at
    8:30 p.m. ET/PT

    The award-winning TV series that's been taking viewers behind the scenes
of videogames for longer than any show on the planet! 2007 has been one of the
most exciting and tumultuous years in the history of the videogame industry.
Join Electric Playground and Reviews on the Run co-hosts, Tommy Tallarico and
Victor Lucas as they look back on the year that was and discuss what the
events of 2007 will mean for the future of the industry and the games we all
love to play.

    Reviews on the Run Holiday Wrap-Up - Friday, December 28 at
    8:30 p.m. ET/PT

    As a special end of the year and holiday wrap-up, Victor Lucas will be
joined by several of his Reviews on the Run co-reviewers from 2007 to discuss
the hits and misses for the holidays. It's been a fantastic year for
videogames with some of the most anticipated games of all time hitting the
shelves so tune in to find out what's worth picking up and what games should
be buried in the bargain bin.

    About G4techTV in Canada

    G4techTV Canada (formerly TechTV Canada) launched in September 2001.
G4techTV is the one and only television station that is plugged into every
dimension of games, gear, gadgets and gigabytes. Owned by Rogers Media Inc.,
the channel airs more than 24 original series. G4techTV is available on
digital cable and satellite. For more information, see www.g4techtv.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Gillian McArdle, Lisa Mills, Media Profile,
(416) 504-8464, gillian@mediaprofile.com, mills@mediaprofile.com


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