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SOE Prez to deliver "Community Address" at 2008 SOE Fan Faire

Posted by: Randy at 8/14/2008 11:22 PM
President of SOE (Sony Online Entertainment) John Smedley (apparently referred to as "Smed") will kickoff the 2008 SOE Fan Faire at the Hilton Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Friday, August 15th at 6:00 p.m. PST.  For the first time ever, the conflagration of EverQuest, EverQuest II, EverQuest Online Adventures, PlanetSide, Star Wars Galaxies, and Vanguard: Saga of Heroes fans will be live webcast, while Vivox will be handling the in-game live broadcasting via Station Voice in EQ, EQ2, and SWG.


sONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT president to deliver second annual
“community address” at fan faire in las vegas
 

WHAT

Watch, listen and learn what’s new at SOE!  To kickoff the 2008 SOE Fan Faire, SOE President John Smedley will provide opening remarks to more than 1000 video game fans at the Hilton Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.  The second annual “Community Address” combines a live presentation with a streaming video broadcast online. For the first time ever, there will be a live audio broadcast in EverQuest®, EverQuest ®II and Star Wars Galaxies™ through Station Voice™, a service powered by Vivox® that allows players to talk to each other in online games.  Smed will give both Fan Faire attendees and gamers worldwide the kind of inside look at SOE products usually reserved for industry insider events. 

 

SOE’s Fan Faire is a unique social event in which players of SOE’s most popular titles congregate to meet their online, game-playing peers. Fan Faire guests will have the chance to demo new titles throughout Fan Faire weekend, August 15th 17th, including the highly anticipated Free Realms™.  This year’s event boasts a plethora of game-themed live events including tournaments, contests, live quests, a variety of panel discussions and tons of great gaming-related contests.

 

WHEN

Friday, August 15th at 6:00pm PST. 

 

WHERE

To view the live webcast, please go to:

http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=50659 

 

To listen to audio broadcast in-game, please go to:

www.station.sony.com/stationvoice  

 

WHO

SOE is hosting its annual Fan Faire event in Las Vegas for fans of its massively multiplayer online (MMO) gaming lineup including the hit titles EverQuest®, EverQuest® II, EverQuest® Online Adventures, PlanetSide®, Star Wars Galaxies™ and Vanguard: Saga of Heroes®. This year's Fan Faire will also feature upcoming titles such as Free Realms™, The Agency™ and more.

 

For more information on the SOE Fan Faire visit: http://events.station.sony.com/fanfaire/

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