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07/17/2014
 


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

UK Gamers have the chance to get an exclusive hands-on session with the forthcoming Activision and Bungie blockbuster, Destiny®, Hosted by Playstation™ for a first to play lock-in taking place in 27 GAME stores between July the 17 th and the 24 th exclusively on the Playstation™ 4

16/07/2014

GAME Retail Ltd and Activision today announced the first in a new series of GAME lock-ins, featuring the long-awaited Destiny® from the legendary studio Bungie.

GAME’s award-winning lock-in series returns with a tantalising glimpse of the future as Activision’s Destiny® lands in 27 UK stores. Gamers will have an exclusive chance to get hands on with one of the year’s most highly-anticipated launches.

And you’ll have to move quickly to be a part of the action! Each lock-in store will stay open for two additional hours on a select day from Thursday 17 th July onwards, giving gamers who have yet to experience the Beta a chance to explore the incredible new game from the team at Bungie.

GAME also recently announced its exclusive Vanguard and Ghost Editions.

The Limited Ghost Edition of Destiny® includes the following:

•             Limited Edition SteelBook Case and Game Disc

•             Early access to the Vanguard Armory weapons and gear, and an exclusive Vanguard player emblem.

•             Guardian Folio, containing:

•             “Arms and Armament” Field Guide

•             Postcards from the Golden Age

•             Antique Star Chart: Explore the wild frontiers of our solar system

•             Collector’s Edition Digital Content

•             A Unique Ghost Skin

•             An Exclusive Player Emblem

•             An Exclusive Player Ship Skin

Customers who preorder the Vanguard edition can gear up from day one with early access to the Vanguard Armoury weapons and gear, and an exclusive Vanguard* player emblem. Gamers will be able to pre-order the Ghost or Vanguard on the night or through the GAME website http://www.game.co.uk/destiny

Charlotte Knight, Category Director at GAME Retail Ltd said: “Destiny® is looking absolutely incredible and we’re delighted to be able to bring the Beta to the gaming community for an exclusive in-store experience in conjunction with Activision. There are so many gamers out there who just can’t wait to get their hands on Destiny® and we’re able to give them the chance to do just that. Our lock-ins add that extra special touch and we have worked very closely with Activision to make bring both the lock-ins and our incredible exclusive Vanguard and Ghost editions to the gaming communities of the UK – only at GAME”

Tickets are available in store and gamers must be 16 or over to attend with the team from Playstation™ on had to talk through and showcase Destiny® on the PS4. Full details are online at instore.game.co.uk and http://www.game.co.uk/destiny. A full list of the participating stores is listed below.

GAME Wrexham Regent Street LL11 1RR 18.00 17.07.14
GAME Bolton Newport Street BL1 1NB 18.00 17.07.14
GAME East Kilbride Princes Mall G74 1JU 18.00 17.07.14
GAME Birmingham Bullring Bullring Shopping Centre B5 4BU 20.30 17.07.14
GAME Hull St Stephens Ferensway HU2 8LN 20.30 17.07.14
GAME Cardiff St Davids Centre Grand Arcade CF10 2DP 20.30 17.07.14
GAME Cambridge Lion Yard Lion Yard CB2 3NA 18.00 17.07.14
GAME Reading Oracle The Oracle Shopping Centre RG1 2AQ 20.30 17.07.14
GAME Barry Holton Road CF63 4HG 18.00 18.07.14
GAME Bedford Midland Road MK40 1PL 18.00 18.07.14
GAME Chichester South Street PO19 1EL 18.00 18.07.14
GAME Kidderminster Swan Centre DY10 2DG 18.00 18.07.14
GAME Kilmarnock King Street KA1 1NP 18.00 18.07.14
GAME Wolverhampton Wulfrun Way WV1 3HG 18.00 18.07.14
GAME Monks Cross Monks Cross Drive YO32 9GX 20.30 18.07.14
GAME NORTHFIELD Church Road B31 2JX 18.00 19.07.14
GAME Peterborough The Serpentine PE7 8BE 19.30 19.07.14
GAME High Wycombe Octagon HP11 2HU 18.00 19.07.14
GAME Oxford Westgate OX1 1NU 18.00 23.07.14
GAME Stockport Princes Street SK1 1RW 18.00 23.07.14
GAME Leeds (White Rose) White Rose Shopping Centre LS11 8LL 20.30 23.07.14
GAME Milton Keynes Crown Walk MK9 3AH 20.30 23.07.14
GAME SLOUGH High Street SL1 1EQ 18.00 23.07.14
GAME Solihull Mill Lane B91 3AR 18.00 24.07.14
GAME MANCHESTER Arndale Centre M4 2HU 20.30 24.07.14
GAME Stevenage Forum The Forum SG1 1EH 18.00 24.07.14
GAME Bournemouth Castle Point Castle Lane West BH8 9UZ 20.30 24.07.14

 

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For further information please contact:

Mark Lewington/Tom Hills MHP Communications

T: 0203 128 8154 E: game@mhpc.com

About GAME

GAME Retail Ltd. is the UK’s leading high-street videogames retailer. Formed in April 2012, GAME is committed to delivering for the gaming communities of the UK online, in-store, on mobile and through their app. With a market-leading reward proposition, incredible exclusive content and great deals, GAME is the number one destination for all gaming needs. For more information, please visit www.game.co.uk

*Early access to Vanguard Amoury weapons and gear exclusively available to those that pre-order by 09/09/14 only available at GAME and subject to availability. 

**Access to Vanguard Armoury weapons and gear can also be attained through gameplay.