TORONTO, March 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Pong, Pac Man, Mario, Rock Band (and many more!) converge in an unparalleled exploration of the evolution of video gaming. Play your way through more than 150 video games when the Ontario Science Centre opens its doors for an exclusive media preview of Game On 2.0 - The History, Culture and Future of Video Games. Spanning 60 years of gaming history, this is the world's largest exploration of video games, featuring game design, development, and production - including multiplayer games, handheld devices, original concept and character art, and history's most iconic arcade machines.
Game On 2.0- The History, Culture and Future of Video Games opens to the public on March 9, 2013 and runs until September 2, 2013. It is an exhibition organized and toured by the Barbican Centre, which is owned and funded by the City of London Corporation. Game On 2.0 is presented by triOS College with program support from AMD. This event has been financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund, a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.
|WHAT||Exclusive media preview of Game On 2.0: The History, Culture and Future of Video Games|
|WHO|| Lesley Lewis, CEO, Ontario Science Centre
Special Guest: Neil McConnon, Head, Barbican International Enterprises
|WHEN||Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.|
|WHERE|| Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto
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SOURCE: Ontario Science Centre
For further information:
Media Relations Officer, Ontario Science Centre, Office: 416-696-3191, Cell: 416-895-5482,
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