Media Alert/Event Advisory - Future Shop Hosts Exclusive Turok Launch Tomorrow: Meet and Greet with the Game's Creators Follows Online Chat at Robson and Granville Future Shop



    BURNABY, BC, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - Future Shop invites media and Gamers to join
the creators of Turok at the Robson and Granville Future Shop on February 5.
Turok, an epic, story-driven first person shooter game set on a dark,
mysterious planet in the near future, is anticipated to be one of the biggest
launches of 2008 for action-adventure games on XBOX 360 and Playstation 3.
Creators of Turok will meet and greet fans and welcome them to play the game,
learn tips, and receive autographs.
    A live national online chat with the creators will occur on Future Shop's
Community Forum (futureshop.ca/forum) for 30 minutes before the meet and
greet. A maximum of 1000 participants can register and take part in the chat
to ask questions of the game's creators and get insider information on how to
capture Kane.

    
    Live National Online Chat:

    When:  Tuesday, February 5
           Online chat starts at 5 PM (PST) till 5:30 PM (PST) on Future
           Shop's Community Forum

    Where: Online at futureshop.ca/forum
           Or live at the Future Shop located on Robson and Granville Street
           in Vancouver, BC

    What:  The game's creators from Vancouver based Propaganda Games will
           take part in a live 30-minute chat with the futureshop.ca
           community. This is a great time to ask for hints on the game, as
           well as ask questions of industry insiders.

    Who:   A maximum of 1000 participants can register to take part, but many
           more can view the chat both during and after the event.

    Gamers Event:

    When:  Tuesday, February 5 from 5:30 - 6:30 PM (PST)

    Where: Future Shop, Granville and Robson Street, Vancouver, BC

    What:  Turok's developers will meet gamers, sign copies of the new game,
           and help gamers as they try out the new game on the XBOX
           interactive units set up specifically for the event.

    Who:   Gaming fans and media are invited to the Robson Street Future Shop
           to first view the online chat, and then participate in the Gamers
           Event.
    

    For more information on the Turok's creators and the national online
chat, visit: http://www.futureshop.ca/marketing/turok.

    About Turok

    Players take on the role of Joseph Turok, a former Black Ops commando,
now part of an elite Special Forces squad on a mission to take down a war
criminal on a genetically-altered planet. After the ship is shot down while
approaching the planet, Joseph Turok must use his instincts and elite military
training to elude an army of well-trained soldiers, and the ravenous,
unpredictable creatures that populate the dangerous environment. Rated M for
Mature (Ages 17+).

    About Future Shop

    With 131 stores across the country and the nation's premier web store
(www.futureshop.ca), Burnaby, BC-based Future Shop is Canada's largest,
national retailer and e-tailer of consumer electronics. For more information
about Future Shop, including store locations, visit www.futureshop.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Cheryl Grant, Communications Specialist, Future
Shop, (604) 412-1008 or chgrant@futureshop.com

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