July 1, 2009– 2K Sports invites gamers and fans of The BIGS™ video game series to the Nintendo World Store in New York City on Monday, July 6 for The BIGS 2 Home Run Pinball tournament. Attendees will have the exciting opportunity to meet and get autographs from the New York Mets’ Mike Pelfrey and Alex Cora, who will help kick-off the tournament.
Eligible participants in the The BIGS 2 Home Run Pinball tournament will have the chance to win prizes such as a Wii™ system from Nintendo, an authentic Major League Baseball® jersey autographed by Prince Fielder of the Milwaukee Brewers, the cover athlete and spokesman for The BIGS 2, and a variety of other prizes. Attendees will also have the exclusive opportunity to purchase The BIGS 2 for Wii a full day before the game is released in retail stores. Registration for the tournament begins at 12:00 PM Eastern Time and registration slots will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Tournament play begins at 4:15 PM Eastern Time. All prospective tournament participants must be 10 or older, and participants 17 or younger must be accompanied by and have permission from a parent or guardian.
Date: Monday, July 6
Location: Nintendo World Store
10 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10020
Schedule: 12:00–3:30 PM– Home Run Pinball Tournament registration
4:00 PM– Event introduction
4:10 PM– Mike Pelfrey and Alex Cora of the New York Mets to faceoff in The BIGS 2
4:15 PM– Tournament begins
6:00 PM– Tournament concludes
Coming to retail stores on July 7, 2009, the Big Leagues will get BIGGER with The BIGS 2. Rated E 10+ by the ESRB, The BIGS 2 will be available on all major video game platforms. The BIGS 2 has been elevated to new heights this season with amazing visual effects and a variety of new gameplay modes, including the fan-requested Season Mode and Become a Legend. With improved player animations and pick-up-and-play controls, The BIGS 2 will deliver an action-packed MLB® video game experience.
For more information on The BIGS 2, please visit www.2ksports.com/games/thebigs2.
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Bryan Lam Brian Roundy
2K Sports Access Communications for 2K Sports
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