LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GameFly, Inc., the leading video game service, announced today its category exclusive two-year deal with new spokesperson, Blake Griffin. An NBA All-Star, the Los Angeles Clippers forward is known both for his all-around talents on the court and his legendary dunking skills. He is an avid gamer and this fall, he is one of three cover athletes for NBA 2K13 from 2K Sports, the latest installment of the top-rated NBA video game simulation franchise.
GameFly is also launching a month of giveaways to celebrate its 10th anniversary, starting October 1 through October 31. Prizing will consist of 10 copies of NBA 2K13 given away daily and weekly prizes of GameFly gift bags and memberships. The grand prize will be an all-expenses paid trip for two to Los Angeles to play NBA 2K13 with Griffin, tickets for one of his home games, a one-year GameFly membership, a signed copy of the video game and an Xbox 360 console system.
"GameFly is an innovative company that allows consumers to really hone their skills by trying any and all types of video games," said Griffin. "I'm thrilled to join the team and look forward to meeting the contest winners in Los Angeles."
"Blake is the perfect fit to be GameFly's spokesperson as he is a devoted gamer who is only gaining in popularity with our demographic of core gamers and families alike," said Sean Spector, GameFly co-founder and SVP of Business Development and Content. "We're excited to celebrate the company's 10 years of leading the video games rental industry with 31 days of giveaways, giving one lucky GameFly fan the chance to meet and play a game with Blake."
About Blake Griffin
A two-time NBA All-Star and 2011 Rookie of the Year, Blake Griffin is known for his high-flying dunks and extraordinary athleticism. Selected first overall by the Los Angeles Clippers during the 2009 NBA Draft, the 6'10" forward has transformed the team into a must-watch franchise. A native of Oklahoma City, Okla., Griffin attended the University of Oklahoma, where he was one of the highest rated and most decorated recruits in Sooners history. Griffin already has earned numerous accolades, including the Oscar Robertson Trophy, Adolph Rupp Trophy, John Wooden Award, Naismith Award, Sports Illustrated Player of the Year, multiple NBA Western Conference T-Mobile Rookie of the Month honors and many more. For more information, visit www.blakegriffin.com and follow Griffin on Twitter @blakegriffin
About GameFly Inc.
GameFly, the leading video game service, allows members to rent one or more video games concurrently, with no due dates, late fees or shipping charges. Users can easily select from over 8,000 console/handheld titles or 1,500+ PC games for immediate download, and manage their list of games online at www.gamefly.com, the GameFly App for iOS and Android devices, or the new digital PC Client. Members receive games via First-Class Mail and return them to GameFly at their convenience using prepaid mailers. In addition to selling video games through the "Keep" feature, GameFly also sells new and used video games. For daily news and information, please visit www.facebook.com/gamefly and follow the company on Twitter @GameFly.
SOURCE GameFly, Inc.