Future auctions final Golden Joystick Awards tickets for charity

28/10/09– Future, the special-interest media group, is offering the last chance for a lucky person to get their hands on the final pair of tickets for this Friday’s Golden Joystick Awards in a special day-long charity auction on eBay.

Once again, the Golden Joysticks are proudly supporting GamesAid– the UK video games industry charity. GamesAid supports a diverse range of charities for children and young people - giving something back on the behalf of the industry.

The auction for a pair of tickets runs until 9.30am on Thursday, 29th October at www.tinyurl.com/goldenjoysticks2009. Just 24 hrs later, the lucky bidder and their guest will experience the unforgettable Golden Joystick Awards at the Park Lane Hilton, London.

With a face value of£600, the two tickets are the final chances to get entry to the highly-anticipated event and the incredibly popular aftershow party.

Kicking off at 11.15am with a champagne reception, guests than have a three course meal before TV funnyman Sean Lock takes to the stage to present the 15 prestigious Golden Joysticks. Once the awards are done, the celebrations transfer to the infamous after show party, where Activision’s DJ Hero rocks the party with BBC 1Xtra DJ’s Rampage and the legendary US turntablist DJ Shadow.

For more information– please visit www.tinyurl.com/goldenjoysticks2009 or email: will.guyatt@futurenet.co.uk

ENDS

About Future

Future plc is an international special-interest media group that is listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol FUTR). Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have operations in the UK, US and Australia creating over 180 special-interest publications, websites and events for people who are passionate about their interests. We hold strong market positions in games, film, music, technology, cycling, automotive and crafts. Our biggest-selling magazines include T3, Total Film, Digital Camera, Fast Car, Classic Rock, Guitar World, Official Xbox Magazine, Official Playstation Magazine, Nintendo Power, Maximum PC and MacLife. Our websites include gamesradar.com, bikeradar.com, techradar.com, and musicradar.com. Future produces over 4 million magazines each month; we attract more than 18 million unique visitors to our websites; and we host 25 annual live events that attract hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts. In addition, Future exports, syndicates or licenses its publications to 90 countries internationally, making us the UK's number one exporter and licensor of monthly magazines.

For more information

Will Guyatt, Media Relations Manager, Future UK, 01225 822517


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