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GameOn NY Event Rescheduled and Relocated

by Jonathan Metts - July 21, 2004, 10:45 am PDT
Discuss in talkback! Source: GameOn NY Press Release

The gaming convention for the public has a new location and will take place a month earlier.

DigitalLife Event to Feature GameOn NY, a Leading Videogame Show

NEW YORK , July 19, 2004 -- Ziff Davis Media announced today that its new consumer event, DigitalLife, has joined forces with GameOn ® NY to create a Gaming Pavilion at the event to capture the huge appetite consumers have for interactive entertainment. DigitalLife is a brand new four-day consumer event, which takes advantage of the holiday buying season, and will showcase the latest digital technology for the home, work and play. The event is scheduled to be held October 14-17, 2004 at the Jacob

K. Javits Convention Center in

New York City .

GameOn NY, a division of Expo International, was originally scheduled for November 12-14, 2004 at Madison

Square Garden in New York City . The show will now be held one month earlier at DigitalLife and will relocate to the Javits

Center .

" GameOn NY reaches core and casual gamers, early adopters and influencers, which are perfect for DigitalLife," said Jim Hasl, Vice President, Event Marketing Group. "DigitalLife will feature not only the latest in gadgets, music and movies but will also highlight prominently videogames, one of the hottest interactive entertainment sectors. DigitalLife and GameOn NY will play an important role, impacting both consumer and retail buying decisions, making it the premiere event to take advantage of the holiday buying season."

GameOn

NY , a division of Expo International, will allow attendees to try new and unreleased videogame products; engage in exciting cash and prize-based tournaments, and enjoy live music and celebrity appearances. DigitalLife will feature some of the leading videogame companies and publications serving the industry.

Microsoft's Xbox is the official gaming partner for the event and will allow attendees to experience and try out new videogames serving that platform. Ziff Davis' Game Group which publishes the number one videogame publications will serve as the official videogame media sponsor of the event. Award-winning editors from

Electronic Gaming Monthly,

Computer Gaming World,

Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine,

Xbox Nation and

GMR will be on-hand to offer advice and provide consumers with reviews, and tips and tricks about the latest videogames hitting the market.

"By combing every major component of success -- consumer demand and access, top interactive entertainment systems and software, and premier retail and editorial presence -- GameOn NY DigitalLife will become the premier event serving the industry," Michael Alchus, Event Director, GameOn NY. You can register for GameOn NY by visiting http://www.gameonny.com .

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