Xbox marathon, 2+3 Nov, 48hours of Xbox'ing!

On Nov. 2 and Nov. 3 in New York and Los Angeles, the Xbox team from Microsoft will present Xbox Unleashed, a 48-hour continuous gameplay marathon pitting gamers against one another in intense head-to-head competition. In addition to providing gamers with the chance to get their hands on the Xbox video game system and Xbox games before the system is available at retail, Xbox Unleashed will allow gamers to compete in full public view and show the world what serious gameplay is all about.

The 48-hour marathon will test participants' skills on many of the exhilarating and diverse Xbox games that will be available at launch, including "Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding," "Fuzion Frenzy," "Halo" and "Project Gotham Racing" from Microsoft Game Studios; "DOA3" from Tecmo; "Cel Damage" from Electronic Arts; "NASCAR Heat 2002" from Infogrames; and "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2x" from Activision. Cumulative scores for each competitor will be tracked, and at the end of the marathon the gamer with the most points in each location will be crowned the Ultimate Xbox Gamer.

Before the marathon, gamers across the country will have the opportunity to win* a place at the "head of the line" and be among the first round of gamers to kick off the competition at Xbox Unleashed. From now until Oct. 24, will host an online contest at Gamers who correctly answer a series of trivia questions will be entered into a drawing from which two lucky winners will win travel and accommodations courtesy of to attend Xbox Unleashed (one to New York City and one to Los Angeles to be determined by Xbox).

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News source: CBS MarketWatch

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