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Xbox Live on a Collison Course

Posted by: Chuck at 3/8/2005 12:13 AM
Are your mad basketball skillz limited to S controller? If that's the case you may want to check out the next iteration of Game With Fame as Xbox Live players will be given the chance to go one on one with Nick Collison of the Seattle Supersonics. On March 10 from 3-5 PST (or 6-8 for those of us on the East coast) gamers can sick up to play Nick in EA's NCAA March Madness 2005. More details are available at the official website


First it was Jerome "The Junkyard Dog" Williams of the New York Knicks, and now basketball star Nick Collison of the Seattle SuperSonics is scheduled to challenge hoop fans on Xbox Liveâ„¢. Collison will be taking on gamers in Electronic Arts' NCAA March Madness 2005 on March 10 from 3-5 p.m. PST. For more details about this "Game with Fame" event, please visit http://www.xbox.com/gamewithfame.



Electronic Arts' NCAA March Madness 2005 offers gamers a powerful basketball experience. Game features include scouting reports and locker room videos from some of the nation’s top coaches, allowing players to create the ultimate gameplan. As a team’s point guard, players can call out team-specific plays and sets while leading their team to victory. Gamers can encourage teammates, call out a slumping player, seek advice from coaches and more. More information about NCAA March Madness 2005 is available at http://www.easports.com/games/marchmadness2005/.



Xbox Live's "Game with Fame" gives game fans the opportunity to play on Xbox Live against some of today's hottest stars. Past "Game with Fame" celebrity players include The Strokes, Hoobastank and Buffalo Bills' Running Back Willis McGahee. For further information on other Xbox Live events, be sure to visit the "Game with Fame" Web site at http://www.xbox.com/gamewithfame.



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