GAMETAP TO PREMIERE ORIGINAL NEWS PROGRAM
u Who: GameTap, Turner Broadcastingâs first-of-its-kind broadband entertainment network, which features video games on-demand and original TV-on-the-Web shows geared toward fans of the video game lifestyle
u What: GameTap, with the 11th addition to its burgeoning slate of original programming, is set to premiere GameTap News, the video game industryâs âall-access passâ to the movers and shakers in the industry, offering a deep dive on the big stories of the day and the little known facts that gamers care about. Featuring interviews, exclusive interviews and footage from industry events such as E3, the latest and greatest trailers from the hottest upcoming games, and the lowdown on all industry happenings, GameTap News is the comprehensive online destination for both the serious and casual gamer.
u When: First episode premieres on Thursday, June 29,
2006 with following episodes to air on a weekly basis
u Where: www.gametap.com; within GameTap TV
u Why: With video on-demand quickly becoming popular for broadband consumers, there is a natural synergy between the Internet culture and video games. Gamers are increasingly looking online for news and industry updates of the most highly anticipated games, with content catered specifically to this unique culture.
Victor Lucas, a self-confirmed media junkie and lifelong lover of video games, is one of the industryâs most well-respected journalists, with access to the highest profile personalities in the world. With an uncanny ability to get in-depth insight into the big stories of the day, Victor is adept at uncovering the little known facts that gamers care about.
GameTap is set to premiere GameTap News, a hip, weekly addition to its original content, examining the ins and outs of the video game industry, from an insiderâs point of view.
GameTap delivers hundreds of the greatest games-on-demand plus original programming via a broadband-connected PC.