Challenge Joe Calzaghe to Nintendo’s Punch- Out!! on HMV Oxford Street’s main stage

WHAT: On-stage computer challenge and signing session

WHERE: HMV London, 150 Oxford Street W1D 1DJ

WHEN: Sunday 24th May 2009 from 11.30 am

The undefeated former world boxing champion Joe Calzaghe visit’s HMV’s flagship Oxford Street store in London’s West End, on Sunday 24th May 2009 to help launch Nintendo’s new release,‘Punch-Out!!’ on the Wii by competing against members of the public on the store’s main stage.

Joe will be at the store from 11.30 am to play the new game against any challengers on the stage and in front of the big screen. Joe will then remain in the store to meet fans and sign copies of the new game, which is officially released on the 22nd May 2009.

‘Punch-Out!!’ was one of the biggest names in boxing and the release on the Nintendo Wii follows a 15-year hiatus. In‘Punch-Out!!’ you play as young up-and-coming fighter Little Mac who, with the help of his ringside trainer Doc Lewis, is working his way through the ranks of a wide variety of boxing caricatures, each with their own patterns of attacks.

Due to anticipated demand to meet Joe Calzaghe the event will be wristbanded. Fans can pick free wristbands at HMV’s 150 Oxford Street store only, from 10.30 am on the day of the event. One wristband per customer, in person only, on a first come first serve basis. No reservations.

For further information and for media

accreditation please contact:

Liam McMahon

Radar Maker Ltd

0207 0330 141

liam.mcmahon@radarmaker.co.uk


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