SAN FRANCISCO, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, video games enthusiasts can tune into IGN Entertainment's live coverage of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) across more platforms than ever before – on IGN.com, on YouTube, on mobile devices and on Xbox LIVE® – the first time the Xbox LIVE online entertainment network will stream live show floor coverage from E3.
Beginning Monday, June 4th and throughout the week, IGN's live coverage of E3 2012 will include the most anticipated press conferences, as well as IGN's Live Show from its booth on the show floor (West Hall #4700), featuring real-time demos of the hottest games and interviews with the developers behind them.
Now through the end of E3, IGN is partnering with Microsoft to offer a free month of Xbox LIVE Gold membership, allowing fans to access IGN's app (and all of IGN's E3-related content) on the Xbox 360® console for free. Fans can click here to register now through June 8th.
Users will also be able to access IGN's content and E3 live stream on a variety of mobile devices -- iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android phones & tablets. All platforms will feature links to IGN's extensive archive of E3 2012 content – game previews, 2012 predictions, a full list of games presented at this year's show and more.
In addition, IGN eSports will make its E3 debut, with the IGN Pro League (IPL) streaming competitive tournaments for the highly-anticipated fighting game DEAD OR ALIVE 5 from TECMO KOEI and Team NINJA. The tournament will be streamed live from the TECMO KOEI booth (South Hall #2047). Fans who want to participate can sign up onsite, and the stream will be available at online at http://ign.com/ipl starting Tuesday, June 5th at 1pm PDT.
Tune-in time for IGN's E3 Live Show include:
Monday June 4th
- Microsoft – 9:30 am PDT (12:30 pm EDT)
- Electronic Arts – 1 pm PDT (4 pm EDT)
- Ubisoft – 3 pm PDT (6pm EDT)
- Sony – 6 pm PDT (9pm EDT)
Tuesday June 5th
- Nintendo – 9:00 am PDT (12:00 pm EDT)
Live Game Demos & Interviews:
- Tuesday, June 5 – 12:30 pm-6 pm (3:30 pm-9 pm EDT)
- Wednesday, June 6 – 10 am-6 pm PDT (1 pm-9 pm EDT)
- Thursday, June 7 – 10 am-5 pm PDT (1 pm-8 pm EDT)
- Full live show schedule can be found here: http://www.ign.com/events/e3/2012/live-video
IGN Pro League DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Live E3 Broadcast:
- Tuesday, June 5 – 1PM: 1st Tournament | 4PM: 2nd Tournament
- Wednesday, June 6 – 12PM: 3rd Tournament | 3PM: 4th Tournament
- Thursday, June 7 – 12PM: Tournament Finals
About IGN Entertainment
IGN Entertainment is the leading Internet media and services provider focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets. Collectively, IGN's properties reach more than 52 million unique users worldwide, according to Internet audience measurement firm comScore. IGN's network of video game-related properties (IGN.com, 1UP.com, GameSpy, FilePlanet, TeamXbox and others) is the Web's #1 video game information destination. IGN also owns the world's largest men's lifestyle website, AskMen.com, and men's entertainment site UGO.com. It also provides technology for online game play in video games. IGN is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices across North America, Europe and Australia.
SOURCE IGN Entertainment, Inc.