Nick Collision (forward for the NBA's Seattle Supersonics) will be taking on gamers around the world as part of Microsoft's killer "Game with Fame" program. Gamers can take on Nick in NCAA March Madness 2005
this Friday from 3-5 PST (or 6-8 for those of you on the right side of the country who couldn't figure this out themselves). You can find all of the details on how to get in on the action here
. I'm still waiting for the Xbox people to hook us up with some NHL players as they really don't have much else to do.
Nick Collison, Strong Forward for the Seattle SuperSonics, has added his name to the ever-growing roster of all-star athletes competing against consumers on Xbox Liveâ„¢ as part of the extremely popular "Game With Fame" program. On the heels of one of the most memorable tournaments in NCAA history, Collison will be taking on gamers in Electronic Arts' NCAA March Madness 2005 on April 7, 2005 from 3-5 p.m. PT. For more details about this "Game with Fame" event, please visit http://www.xbox.com/gamewithfame. Nick will be playing online with the gamertag SonicsJayhawks.
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 nationâ€™s top coaches, allowing players to create the ultimate gameplan. As a teamâ€™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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