Media Advisory/Event Listing - Future Shop Presents Video Games Live in Regina and Saskatoon



    BURNABY, BC, May 7 /CNW/ -

    
    What:   Future Shop presents Video Games Live in Regina and Saskatoon, SK
            -  The music of video games will be performed by the world-class
               Regina Symphony Orchestra and the Saskatoon 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:   Saskatoon - Sunday, May 10, 2009
            -  Pre-show festival starting at 4:30 p.m. with game demos,
               costume contest, Guitar Hero contest.
            -  Video Games Live concert starts at 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  TCU Place, 35 22nd Street East, Saskatoon, SK

    When:   Regina - Monday, May 11, 2009
            -  Pre-show festival starting at 6:30 p.m. with game demos,
               costume contest, Guitar Hero contest.
            -  Video Games Live concert starts at 8:00 p.m.

    Where:  Conexus Arts Centre, 200A Lakeshore Drive, Regina, SK
    

    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).





For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview in advance, contact:
Scott Morris, Future Shop, scmorris@bestbuycanada.ca, Tel: (778) 452-3412

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