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New York, September 17, 2007— DigitalLife, New York’s leading consumer electronics and digital technology event, today announced that this year’s expo will kick off with Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. One of the most popular videogames series ever, Activision (NASDAQ: ATVI) is celebrating the upcoming launch of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, by unveiling this latest iteration of the game at the DigitalLife Expo, September 27th -30th, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.
At the show, which is open to the public, attendees will have their first chance to experience the life of a rock legend. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock drops players into the spotlight of the largest and most legendary rock concert ever. The star-studded soundtrack includes master tracks by legendary artists such as Guns N' Roses, The Rolling Stones, Metallica, Beastie Boys, and Pearl Jam, with added rock anthems as made famous by Kiss, Alice Cooper and Heart. Published by Activision, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock will be released on October 28th, 2007.“We are thrilled to host the launch of the latest release of this unique and hugely successful franchise”, said Monica Vila, vice president, Ziff Davis Media.“DigitalLife attendees will have the first opportunity nationwide to check out Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock and even preorder the game while they are at the show.”
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock joins Gibson, Microsoft, Dell, HP, Toshiba, Nokia, Best Buy, eBay, Alienware and dozens of other top consumer electronics and gaming brands at this year’s blockbuster event.
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, published by RedOctane® and developed by Neversoft, is rated T for Teen by the ESRB and will be available October 28th, 2007.
DigitalLife– the home entertainment and tech event of the year - invites modern consumers of every interest and age to experience the latest in life technology products by exploring hundreds of interactive and hands-on exhibits geared to teach, entertain and inspire. For exhibitor information please contact Monica Vila at 212-503-3954. To register as a member of the media please visit http://www.digitallife.com/newyork/press_registration.html or email Annie Scully at email@example.com. For more information about DigitalLife visit www.digitallife.com.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.5 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007. Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Scandinavia, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, Japan and South Korea. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at www.activision.com.
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