Play Rock Band on Valentine’s Day; Lose Love, Win Money

If you’re a pasty-skinned video game nerd who would like an excuse to hook up with that honey in your WoW guild who lives up the street, then perhaps the event below is for you. Also, if you’re cool and own an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 and Rock Band, you might also like it. Me, I’m still making do with my NES emulator, so I’ll pass.

However, were the fine people at MTV, Virgin, or 1up willing to send me a fly new video game system and Rock Band set for free, I would happily attend, and would also play it every day, and write about it lovingly, as though it were a blood relation–a cousin, or my mother.

(I will say on a slightly serious note that it is a little surprising and a little neat that Orlando makes a list alongside New York and Los Angeles as the only three American cities where two major media conglomerates are choosing to hold a large promotional event.)

MTV Games, Virgin Megastore, and 1up.com have joined forces to bring you the I Love Rock Band Valentine’s Day Bash!

Valentine’s Day has never been better! Mark your calendar for February 13th as MTV Games, Virgin Megastores, and 1up.com present you the exclusive I Love Rock Band Valentine’s Day Bash! Do you think your Rock Band band is ready to rule the world? Are you ready to take your living room show to the masses?! Then sign up for the ultimate Rock Band tournament and compete to win a Rock Band Gaming Prize Package, including a $500 Virgin gift card and other sweet prizes!

Sign-ups begin on February 6th at the Virgin Megastores in Orlando, Florida; Union Square, New York City; and Hollywood & Highland, Los Angeles. Check out http://virgin.1up.com for more information.

Main Event Location & Information:

Virgin Megastore Orlando Walt Disney World Resort
1494 Buena Vista Drive
Feb 13th At 12 Noon
Sign-Ups Start Feb 6th
1st Prize: $500 Virgin Gift Card + Other Cool Prizes

3 Comments so far

  1. Terry Howard (unregistered) on February 12th, 2008 @ 4:33 pm

    The promotional debut of Rock Band was held in several cities that included Orlando (here at Full Sail) as well. Otronicon is in Orlando as well, which had a pretty big Rock Band display with rigged up real drums for the percussion control.


  2. Matt (unregistered) on February 12th, 2008 @ 4:53 pm

    Do you think any of them could get me a free Xbox?


  3. chris (unregistered) on February 14th, 2008 @ 1:06 am

    Hi! I’m adding a link to your blog to my East Orlando site, AvalonYardSale.com; it’s a free classifieds/links site for Orlando, and home to the bi-annual Avalon Park Community Yard Sale, the Biggest Yard Sale in Orlando (Next up, April 12th 2008…the last had over 80 families participate). Take a look if you’re interested!

    Thanks,
    Chris



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