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03/11/2013
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

11 th March 2013

UK’s leading videogames retailer GAME is partnering with Namco Bandai and Trion Worlds to host a lock-in campaign like no other for upcoming online shooter Defiance.

Taking over five locations in five different cities across five consecutive nights, the Defiance tour gives the gaming community a chance to get hands-on time with this ground-breaking, massively multiplayer 3 rd person shooter — due for release on April 2nd.

Gamers will get an amazing early glimpse into what to expect for release, as well as food and refreshments to keep them fuelled through the action. All the lock-in players will receive a beta access key to continue their adventure as ‘Ark Hunters’ during the Defiance online beta from March 21 st. Gamers can also pre-order Defiance  in-store or online right now.

To join the fight — and your local GAME Defiance lock-in — pop in to your local store or send them a tweet! Gamers must be 18 to attend.

·         Sunday 17 th March Sheffield  — Evolution, The Plaza, 8 Fitzwilliam Street, Sheffield S1 4JL

·         Monday 18 th March Manchester  — Walkabout, 13 Quay Street, Manchester, M33 HN

·         Tuesday 19 th March Birmingham - Walkabout, Langley Bldg, Regency Wharf, 266a-271 Broad St, Bs 2ds

·         Wednesday 20 th March Peterborough - Solstice Bar, Northminster Rd, Town Centre, Peterborough, PE1 1YN

·         Thursday 21 st March London - The Assembly House, 292-4 Kentish town Rd, Camde London NW 52TG

GAME is also offering customers the chance to get their itchy trigger fingers around a Collectors Edition of Defiance, featuring an exclusive Hellbug statue, an Art of Defiance art book, Defiance soundtrack and bonus DVD, a VBI contract, two Defiance postcards and in-game items, including an Ark Hunter Infiltration outfit, seven-day XP boost, and an exclusive weapon. Check out the Collectors Edition of Defiance in your local store, or search Defiance online at www.game.co.uk.

Dave Howard, Stores Director at GAME said: “Defiance is a revolutionary online shooter, one demonstrating ground-breaking scope through its interaction with the upcoming Defiance TV show. We are really excited to be working so closely with our partners to bring this event to our gaming communities and can't wait to see gamers' reaction to this title.”

To learn more about Defiance go to http://defiance.com/en/

To find details about other exciting events that are happening throughout the year, please visit www.game.co.uk/events.

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