GameSpot.com To Offer Expansive Coverage of E3 2009

May 28, 2009

World’s Biggest Gaming Information Site to Provide Continuous Live Coverage from the Show Floor Plus Live Streaming Video of Every Major Press Conference

Sean Murray and Brian Dietzen, Stars of CBS Hit Show NCIS, to Appear Live On GameSpot Stage

GameSpot Video Coverage Sponsored Exclusively by Energizer Advanced Lithium

SAN FRANCISCO, May 28 /PRNewswire/ — GameSpot (www.gamespot.com), the most-visited gaming Web site in the world, today announced it will offer expansive live coverage of E3 2009, the world’s premier trade show for the gaming industry. GameSpot will offer live streaming video of every major press conference, plus continuous coverage of the latest game releases, news, and interviews with the industry icons and celebrities from the GameSpot Stage, located in the Los Angeles Convention Center West Hall, Booth 4901.

The E3 Web site is now live on GameSpot.com (http://e3.gamespot.com), counting down the time to the convention kick-off. Gamers can read and hear what the GameSpot editors are looking forward to and what they can expect for the show. During the show, fans can expect to see four days of heavy-hitting press conferences, continuous updates on all of the anticipated games, behind-the-scenes video demonstrations they won’t be able to see anywhere else, plus news, exclusive interviews, announcements, and photo galleries. Fans can also embed GameSpot’s live streaming footage direct to their own social networking Web sites and personal blogs.

GameSpot’s full E3 coverage line-up includes:

    - Over 25 hours of live coverage from the show
    - Live coverage of all major press conferences including:
         - Microsoft: Monday, June 1, 10:30 a.m.
         - Ubisoft:  Monday, June 1, 2:00 p.m.


         - EA: Monday, June 1, 5:00 p.m.


         - Nintendo: Tuesday, June 2, 9:00 a.m.


         - Sony: Tuesday, June 2, 11:00 a.m.
    - Exclusive interviews with gaming industry icons, developers, and
    - In true Hollywood-form, GameSpot will bring Sean Murray and Brian
      Dietzen, stars from the hit-show "NCIS," to share their impressions
      of E3 and discuss video games
    - Follow GameSpot on Twitter:
         - @gamespot will feature select gaming tidbits from the GameSpot
           editorial staff
         - @gamespot_e3 will include all of the content highlighted on the
           GameSpot.com E3 page.

“E3 is the week that gamers live for all year-long, and no other media outlet brings fans around the world more up-to-the minute news and insight throughout the week of E3 than GameSpot,” said Ricardo Torres, Editor-in-chief at GameSpot.com. “Gamers want to absorb everything about the world’s biggest gaming event and our editors share this passion for the world of gaming and this show. Our live streaming video coverage and show from the convention center floor will capture the sights and sounds of E3, giving our audience the next best experience to being there in person.”

As the exclusive sponsor of GameSpot video coverage, Energizer Advanced Lithium will have their brand integrated into the GameSpot live stage show set and on-air video features.

“Energizer(R) Advanced Lithium is excited to be the exclusive sponsor of GameSpot video coverage and the live Twitter feed,” said Betsy Laakko, director of household battery marketing for Energizer. “Our Energizer(R) Advanced Lithium batteries were designed with the gamer in mind.” They last up to 20 hours longer than ordinary alkaline batteries in wireless gaming accessories.

E3 runs from June 2-4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The GameSpot Booth (#4901) is located in the West Hall.

For more information about GameSpot, please visit www.gamespot.com

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