Sid Meier's Civilization® Revolution™ Breaks Out at iGames with Exclusive Launch Party, Showcase and $3,500 Video Cont



Leading game center organization iGames will host a series of events to celebrate the release of Sid Meier’s Civilization® Revolution™, the latest offering in the legendary award winning Sid Meier’s Civilization® series of strategy games, featuring the famous“just one more turn” addictive gameplay that has made it one of the greatest game series of all time.


• Launch Party, with official Sid Meier’s Civilization: Revolution T-shirt giveaway, Saturday, July 12, at 27 select iGames member centers

• 2-week Showcase, July 14-27, at 75 centers across North America

• Launch Party Video Contest with $3,500 in cash prizes for those who shoot the best video of the launch event at their local iGames center, winner to be announced on

August 11.


Contest Prize (in US Dollars) Placement

$1,500 1st

$1,000 2nd

$500 3rd

$250 4th

$250 5th

Video Submission Period: Saturday, July 12, 2008 at 12:00pm PDT to Monday, July 21, 2008 at 12:00pm PDT each Entrant may submit one video entry

Public Viewing Period: Each valid and complete Entry will be posted on the Internet for viewing by the public. From July 21, 2008 to August 4, 2008 ("Viewing Period") the public may go to to view the Entries.


Built from the ground up solely for console and handheld gamers, Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution features fast-paced, pick-up-and-play action involving strategic global domination and history's most intrepid leaders, as well as a highly competitive multiplayer experience. Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution brings the renowned Civilization franchise to console and handheld systems for the first time, delivering the vast re-playability and unmatched addictive gameplay that has become synonymous with the works of Sid Meier. New graphical touches and a streamlined interface will transport the Civilization franchise to a level that fans have never seen before.

The game will be available in the U.S. and Canada on July 9, 2008. For more information about the title, and purchase details, visit: For more information and a complete list of iGames game centers hosting this event, visit: or contact the iGames promotions team at

About iGames

iGames, Inc. offers awide range of services to help independent and franchised game centers. iGames’ mission is to promote and develop the growth of the game center industry. Its services unite game centers with the goal of establishing them as the driving force enabling the interactive entertainment industry to become the number one form of entertainment around the world. iGames has established strong relationships with industry leaders to provide a wide variety of products, services and programs to member game centers and gamers including software licensing, hardware discounts, exclusive game premieres, tournaments, and game nights. Today the company counts well over 600 centers and 1.2 million gamers, initiating and co-organizing more than 200 events a year. To learn more about iGames, go to

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