Original Program Takes You Behind the Scenes of Today’s PC/Video Game Industry
Technology supersite Digital Trends, the leading online destination for consumer electronics news, reviews and insights, today announced the debut of new video show Players Only with Scott Steinberg. Available for free download and viewing, the 10-episode program takes viewers behind the velvet rope, introducing them to the one-of-a-kind titles, trends and personalities that make the $18.85 billion PC and video game business the entertainment industry’s fastest-growing sector.
Covering topics ranging from the art of video games to casual gaming, professional gaming, women’s increasing interest in the field and next-generation consoles such as PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360, new episodes of Players Only will debut online at every Friday from April 4-June 6, 2008. Hosted by Get Rich Playing Games author and noted industry expert Scott Steinberg, the show’s initial season will also feature appearances by icons such as Sid Meier, Ken Levine, Denis Dyack, Warren Spector, Lorne Lanning and Peter Molyneux. All episodes will additionally be free to download and embed on websites, video networks and other forms of electronic distribution.
Brought to viewers by Sony Online Entertainment, cdv Software Entertainment and Ascaron’s Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, Activision’s Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and Sierra’s The Bourne Conspiracy, “Players Only” represents Digital Trends’ latest foray into original video programming highlighting the hottest new technology and consumer electronics.
“These days, millions of players across the world of all ages, interests and genders are getting in the game,” said Ian Bell, Chairman and CEO, Digital Trends. “With the business fast outstripping movies and television as audiences’ preferred choice of leisure activity, we’re excited to debut a program that everyone can enjoy celebrating the industry’s biggest titles and most outspoken personalities.”
For more information, please visit http://www.digitaltrends.com/playersonly.
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With 40 million monthly visitors, DigitalTrends.com is the first stop for mainstream readers and gadget enthusiasts looking to make sense of how consumer electronics, video games, home theater components and other tech-related products fit into their everyday lives. Since debuting in 2001, the site’s become an indispensable resource for those looking to shop for groundbreaking new gadgets and technological innovations.