Los Angeles, California -- May 2nd, 2005 -- NextGen Videos (NGV) in co-operation with the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and IGN GameSpy today announced the next in their award winning line of E3 DVDs, â€œE3 Access 2005â€ â€“ a comprehensive and in-depth look at the next generation of videogames as seen at the 2005 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) at the Los Angeles Convention Centre, CA this May.
E3 Access 2005, now with a new must-see teaser trailer online at www.nextgenvideos.com/trailer.htm, promises to deliver over 14 hours of videogame coverage on 4 dual layer DVDs including:
- Hundreds of Game Previews for XBOXÂ®, PlaystationÂ® 2, Gamecubeâ„¢, PSPâ„¢, NintendoÂ® DSâ„¢, GBAÂ® and PC
- Exclusive coverage of the Next Generation consoles including Xbox 360, Playstation 3 & Nintendo Revolution
- Complete uncut multi-camera Press Conference coverage
- Interviews with industry leading Developers and Publishers
- Play-by-Play commentary from Developers playing their own creations
- Behind the scenes specials, interviews with IGN GameSpy editors, Backstage tours and several other bonus exclusives
â€œ2005 promises to be a very exciting year for videogames. With the imminent release of next generation consoles, E3 2005 will be the first chance to get a look at what the future offers.â€ says Ingmar Lak, Director & Executive Producer of E3 Access. â€œPartnering once again with IGN GameSpy allows us to work with their talented staff and capitalize on their vast networks & contacts throughout the industry giving us the ability to provide even better content whilst reaching a broader audience. Coupled with our on-going support from the ESA - owners of E3 Expo, and our own dedicated production team of hardcore gamers, NGV will be there to capture every moment and deliver the best and most in-depth coverage of E3 2005.â€
"We're excited to be teaming up with NextGen Videos again for E3 Access 2005," said Talmadge Blevins, Editorial Director of IGN.com. "With the unveiling of the next-gen systems, this year's E3 will undoubtedly be one of the most exciting shows ever, and one that's ripe to be preserved on DVD forever."
E3 Access 2005 will be available in the second week of June 2005. A regularly updated list of participating retailers can be found at www.nextgenvideos.com/wheretobuy.htm
For more information on the E3 Access 2005 4xDVD set, visit www.NextGenVideos.com
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For the past seven years NextGenVideos.com has provided the most comprehensive and in-depth coverage of videogame expositions the world over. As the only officially sanctioned DVD coverage of E3, NextGenVideos.com has consistently produced the most watched and applauded show content.
About IGN Entertainment:
IGN Entertainment operates the Internet's largest network of destinations for video gaming, entertainment and community geared towards teens and 18-34 year-old males. The company's properties include IGN.com, GameSpy, RottenTomatoes, FilePlanet, TeamXbox, 3D Gamers, VE3D, Direct2Drive, more than 70 community sites and a vast array of online forums. IGN Entertainment is also a leading provider of technology for online game play in video games.
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) is the U.S. association exclusively dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of companies that publish video and computer games for video game consoles, personal computers, and the Internet. ESA members collectively account for more than 90 percent of the $7.3 billion in entertainment software sold in the U.S. in 2004, and billions more in export sales of U.S.-made entertainment software.
The ESA offers a range of services to interactive entertainment software publishers including a global anti-piracy program, business and consumer research, government relations and intellectual property protection efforts. ESA also owns and operates the Electronic Entertainment Expo.