E3 2011: Turtle Beach Powers Audio for Top Publishers and Partners with Livestream for Show Floor Coverage

Elmsford, N.Y., June 3, 2011– Turtle Beach, the leader in premium gaming headsets, is proud to announce their latest list of publisher partners showcasing their new game releases with optimized audio courtesy of Turtle Beach’s premium gaming headsets. To further support their role as the preeminent authority on game sound and to showcase their industry partners’ incredible audio achievements, Turtle Beach has teamed up with Livestream to give fans an inside-view of E3, the game industry’s biggest and most important event of the year!

Publishers and partners utilizing Turtle Beach headsets in their E3 booths, meeting rooms and displays include:

·         Activision

·         Electronic Arts

·         2K Games/Take Two Interactive

·         Warner Brothers Interactive

·         Nexon

·         Konami

·         Bethesda

·         IndieCade

·         Kalypso

·         NVIDIA

This partnership with Livestream gives Turtle Beach an opportunity to share the latest news, action and highlights from E3 directly with fans. Livestream reporting will take place at the Turtle Beach booth as well as its partners’ displays, giving fans a behind-the-scenes“look and listen” to upcoming games, most of which will be demoed onsite using Turtle Beach headsets.

The Livestream broadcasts will be co-hosted by Matt from Turtle Beach, a familiar face from Turtle Beach’s popular YouTube channel and Kona from Quantic Gaming, a prominent competitive gaming commentator.  Matt and Kona will spend time reviewing the latest audio advancements from Turtle Beach and meet with many of the developers and audio engineers behind all the hot new games; getting their unique points of view and insight on the sound design and overall development of these major titles.

“Turtle Beach is the game audio authority and we are already committed to delivering the very best sonic experience possible to gamers with our premium lineup of console and PC gaming headsets,” notes Michael Arzt, VP of Marketing and Business Development for Turtle Beach,“and with our many publisher partnerships and the exciting Livestream initiative, we’re also able to provide fans with a unique look and listen to all the games and audio excitement of the 2011 E3 Expo.”

Turtle Beach’s Livestream will commence at 10:00AM PT on June 7, 2011 with an address from Turtle Beach regarding its exciting new products being introduced at E3.  The E3 stream will then be running from 11:00AM to 5:00PM on June 7, 10:00AM to 6:00PM on June 8 and 10:00AM to 5:00PM on June 9 (all times Pacific).

To access the E3 stream, viewers must visit and“Like” Turtle Beach’s Facebook Fan Page at http://www.facebook.com/turtlebeach. The Facebook page will also have additional information on the Livestream event and a player to watch the stream. To add more excitement throughout the 3-day event, Turtle Beach and its partners will offer prize giveaways on the stream. Viewers will be able to chat with one another, Turtle Beach employees and other special guests. After the event is over, viewers can enjoy video on demand from Livestream and on Turtle Beach’s YouTube channel.

Publishers interested in arranging for Turtle Beach headsets for their game demos and/or a visit their E3 booths to interview game developers and audio leads for broadcast should contact Jeff.Burchett@TurtleBeach.com  

To learn more about Turtle Beach’s products and watch Matt’s videos, please visit http://www.youtube.com/turtlebeachvideos

For more information on Kona, please visit http://www.konaskorner.com

About Turtle Beach

Turtle Beach ( www.turtlebeach.com) designs and markets premium audio peripherals for personal computer and video game platforms, including its acclaimed line of Ear Force gaming headphones and headsets crafted for XBOX 360 and PS3 game consoles and PC games. Turtle Beach’s Ear Force X41 wireless headset is Official XBOX Magazine’s "2009 Peripheral of the Year. Turtle Beach, headquartered in Elmsford, New York, is a brand of Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc., which has been at the forefront of music and audio technology for more than three decades and is recognized as a pioneer of today’s PC audio industry.

Turtle Beach and Ear Force are registered trademarks of Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc. XBOX 360 is a registered trademark of Microsoft, Corp. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders and are hereby acknowledged.

Contact:

John Kopp

High Road Communications

John.Kopp@highroad.com

415.318.4210 highroad.com

   


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