Call of Duty: World at War leads latest playable line-up for Eurogamer Expo

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND, 29th September 2008: Eurogamer is delighted to announce the latest additions to the range of playable titles at the Eurogamer Expo, taking place at the Old Truman Brewery in London on October 28th and 29th. Over 35 games are now confirmed as being playable at the Expo, on all platforms - with more still to come.

Headlining the new additions is the latest in Activision's blockbuster Call of Duty series, Call of Duty: World at War. Developed by Treyarch, and returning the series to its World War II roots, Call of Duty: World at War promises to be the most intense Call of Duty yet.

Other new additions to the list of playable games at the Expo include:

    <*>GTI Club+ (arcade racing from Konami and Sumo Digital) <*>RACE Pro (realistic driving simulation from Atari and SimBIN) <*>Legendary (mythological first person shooter from Atari and Spark Unlimited) <*>Tom Clancy's HAWX (action flight combat from Ubisoft)

With more big name releasesstill to be announced, now's the time to secure your tickets for Eurogamer Expo - just£5 per day, with all proceeds after credit card fees going to UK videogames charity GamesAid.

To register for tickets, visit http://expo.eurogamer.net/register

For more on the Eurogamer Expo, visit http://expo.eurogamer.net

The Expo is open from 11am to 10pm each day. Visitors must be aged 15 or over.

Tickets also admit visitors to the GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair, with 18 confirmed exhibitors from across the industry so far. Latest additions include Realtime Worlds and Streamline Studios. Other confirmed exhibitors include Crytek, Relentless Software, Starbreeze, Ubisoft, SEGA Europe and Microsoft Game Studios.

The last few exhibitor spots are still available; contact Richard Sturgess for more details.

The Old Truman Brewery will be a key focus of London Games Festival 2008, with the Eurogamer Expo, theGamesIndustry.biz Career Fair and the GamesIndustry Bar all hosted within the complex.

Contacts:

Stephen Reid / James Spafford– Eurogamer Expo Community&Gaming Managers– expo@eurogamer.net

Dan Robinson, sales director, Eurogamer Network: +44 (0)7919 378 414 / dan@eurogamer.net

Richard Sturgess, trade advertising manager, Eurogamer Network: +44 (0)7920 061 984 / richard@gamesindustry.biz

About Eurogamer Network:

Founded in 1999 by brothers Rupert and Nick Loman, Brighton-based Eurogamer Network is the publisher of Europe’s most popular independent videogames website, Eurogamer.net. The company also publishes a video site, Eurogamer TV, and a social network for gamers, Eurogamers. Eurogamer is also available in German, French, Portuguese and Dutch editions. Eurogamer Network is also the publisher of the world's market-leading industry resource, GamesIndustry.biz. See www.eurogamer.biz for more details on the company’s products and services.

About London Games Festival:

The London Games Festival is a cultural and business celebration of computer and video games, reflecting their influence and importance in today’s society! The Festival, taking place from 24th October - 2nd November 2008, will feature a series of diverse events in different venues for different audiences. Whether you are a gamer, a parent seeking advice on games, a school-leaver hoping to work in the industry, or someone just wanting to find out more about how games work and where the future of entertainment will take us, this is a festival for you.

Part of the LGF includes a thriving Fringe festival of grassroots events organised by artists, academics, gaming enthusiasts, educators and a wide range of creative professionals.

The LGF is created by the London Development Agency (LDA) and with the full support of the industry and its trade bodies ELSPA and Tiga, the festival provides an exciting array of consumer and trade events in the capital.


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