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GameX is giving away Rock Band 2 and four-pack of 3-day passes to GameX

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gamexHey guy or girl.  Wanna be the cool kid on your block? You can by entering to win Rock Band 2 (for PS3 or Xbox 360, YOUR CHOICE!) and a four-pack of 3-day passes to GameX.  So, not only can you jam with your friend if you win.  You can also take them to one of the best video game expos in the east coast.

All you have to do is go to their Facebook page, Like and Share this post.  Winner will be chosen randomly.  It’s free to enter, so what do you got to lose?!

Do it now! – Enter here

GameX Announces Film, TV and Web Celebrity Lineup

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Stargate, Clerks and JackAss cast appear on red carpet at Northeast game expo

Philadelphia, PA—Friday, October 16, 2009— GameX (Games & Media Expo) today announced their final line-up of Hollywood and pop culture celebrities set to appear on the red carpet in Oaks, PA next week October 23-25, 2009. Celebrity guests will be participating in media interviews, panels, screenings, autographing and photo sessions, and walking the red carpet at GameX.

GameX fans will meet film actors Marilyn Ghigliotti, known as “Veronica Loughran,” and Bill O’Halloran, recognized as “Dante Hicks,” who both notably launched their careers in the cult classic film Clerks, directed by auteur Kevin Smith. Ghigliotti has enjoyed her various character roles over the years, while O’Halloran has appeared in Chasing Amy, Dogma and Clerks II. Ghigliotti and O’Halloran will share the stage at GameX in a special Clerks panel session, scheduled for Saturday, October 24.

Read the rest of the press release which names more celebrities that will be at GameX after the break.

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GameX Contest for free passes!

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GameX here we come! It seems like only yesterday Bill and I were in Philadelphia covering vgXpo.  Now we are heading back for what is fixing to be a much brighter experience.  EA, Mythic, Sega, Alienware, Ubisoft, The Escapist, and so much more.   I can’t wait to get a peek at Dante’s Inferno.  And jebus cripes, Alienware is going to be setting up over 100 machines with some of the latest gaming titles so poor people like me can know what it feels like to game on one of their cherry computers.

If you haven’t already purchased tickets check out this contested hosted by GameX.  They are giving out 2 free weekend passes to GameX.  Thats right, 2 FREE WEEKEND PASSES TO GAMEX! You better hurry and register, the contest ends 10AM Tues.

Just follow the link below.

http://twitter.com/gamexpo/status/4819572853

Final Judgment on VGXpo

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The time has come for me to level my Final Judgment on VGXpo 2009!  Another day of Philly kicking us in the nuts equaled us not being able to make is downtown for Day 3.  The story is quite a long, complicated one that intertwines many smaller storied, but you’ll need to listen to the podcast this week to hear the true hilarity.  Text cannot do our weird night and morning justice.  For the purposes of this write-up, long story short style, after a four mile walk to find a car battery and some nipple clamps… Just kidding, no nipple clamps.  But we did get a car battery.  And some live crabs.  We didn’t make it to the Expo today, though I do feel I garnered enough from Days 1 and 2 to render a verdict on this con.

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VGXpo, Day 2

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Saturday, October 10th.  VGXpo, Day 2.  My review of Day 1 was lukewarm, at best.  Much has changed for Day 2.  Some parts for much betters, others for worse.  I’ll touch on a few key products and services I saw that actually caught my eye, though they were few and far between, as well as some misadventures and terribadness that kept things from running as smoothly as possible.  More after the break!

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