Directcom to Help Sponsor INTERACTIVE GAME EXPERIENCE – Coming to Rockwell High School

INTERACTIVE GAME EXPERIENCE EXHIBIT COMING TO Rockwell High School In Eagle Mountain City

Written by Linda Peterson. 801-358-1175, Lpeterson@emcity.org

Want to Play the Latest Electronic Games? Free For All Players

     Want a chance to play the latest electronic games and play for FREE?  The high energy Interactive Game Experience Exhibit, (IGX) is coming to Eagle Mountain City, from September 21st 3:30PM until 9:00 PM and September 22nd from 9:00 AM until 7:00 PM.  The event features 2 great days of electronic gaming entertainment!  The exhibit is free to all ticketed visitors.

This super-charged exhibit is an exciting “staycation” for families looking for activities close to home.  The exhibit features 17 game ports with high definition flat screen technology and two 42” monitor ports.  Game platforms include Nintendo® Wii™, PlayStation®2, PlayStation®3, and Xbox 360™.  Gamers can sign up each day for tournaments and winners will receive a variety of prizes.

Teens can test their skills on the latest version of today’s popular games like:

  • Call of Duty
  • Gran Turismo 5 
  • Wii Party
  • Wii Mario Kart
  • Time Crisis Raising Storm
  • Play Station3 Move – with a variety of games
  • XBOX360 KINECT- with a variety of games
    • Kinect Sport – soccer, bowling, ping pong, volley ball, and boxing
    • Joy Ride – exciting racing for all ages.
    • DanceCentral – dance your feet away, top score determines champion in the high pace dance game.
    • Fighters Un-caged – intense teen fighting game
    • Game Party in Motion – pool, shooting, skeet ball, corn hole, and other exciting games.For gamers who want to indulge in sports themed games, the choices will feature favorites such as:
  • Madden NFL 2012
  • NHL 2K12
  • NBA 2K12
  • Connect Sports
  • Connect Adventures
  • Connect Joyride

     Parents and younger children can try their skills on games from the popular Disney, Mario and Lego series including such games as Batman, Indiana Jones and Star Wars.

     Electronic gaming is one of the fastest growing industries nationwide and increasingly appeals to families as a recreational option.  In recent studies by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA); it is reported that parents are playing games more often than ever—and not just with their kids, but as a way to unwind and spend time together. The results show that forty-nine percent of parents surveyed said they play games “to spend time together doing something [we] both enjoy.”  Thirty-five percent of parents say they play computer and video games.  Further, eighty percent of gamer parents say they play video games with their kids and sixty-six percent feel that playing games has brought their families closer together.

 

     The latest electronic gaming products in the IGX Exhibit provide players with a more interactive experience. Sony’s new Guitar Hero 5 turns gamers into rock stars and Nintendo’s Wii Sports featuring bowling, tennis and boxing gives participants an opportunity to test their skills against other gamers. Up to seventeen of the latest games rated “E” (Everyone), “T” (Teen), “T10” (Teen) and “C” (Children) provide a variety of challenges for (fair or event) visitors of all ages.

For information go to http://www.eaglemountaincity.com

IGX, Interactive Game Experience is a leader in producing live events for the video game industry.  The company provides electronic gaming attractions for a variety of different host venues including fairs, festivals, theme parks, consumer shows, colleges, corporate events and sporting events such as the NCAA Final 4 and the Indy 500.  For more information on Interactive Game Experience – IGX go to www.igxnet.com.

About Brigham Griffin
Brigham Griffin, Marketing Director for Direct Communications, resides in rural Idaho, and has been with the company since 2005. Brigham has an MBA from the University of Utah, and a BA in Communications from Brigham Young University. He also serves as an adjunct professor of marketing at Idaho State University.

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