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PINOYXBOX Events this December!

Lots of events lined up for the Pinoyxbox community this December!

PINOY GAMERS TV SHOW 1st Episode: Gamers Battle!

Full details here posted in this thread here.

Date: Some time this week, more details TBA
Time: TBA
Venue: TBA

We're currently looking for players to participate in a "Gamers' Battle" segment for Pinoy Gamers. The taping for this will be held some time in the coming week. The games being considered for the Gamers' Battle are:

1. Guitar Hero World Tour / Rock Band 2 (Guitar or Drums pro-face off)
2. Soulcalibur IV (Note, we may not have fighting sticks available; just default Xbox 360 controls)
3. Gears of War 2 - either 1vs1 or 2vs2 depending on available hardware
4. Virtua Fighter 5
5. Any other competitive game.

The game chosen will depend on the available volunteers and their preference for which games. So if you're interested to join, please visit the discussion thread here and sign up. We need players that have a flexible schedule, because we're still ironing out the other details with Pinoy Gamers.

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Launch Party : Playground On Air
Date: December 19, 2008
Time: 4PM - 12MN
Venue: Eastwood City Central Plaza

Discussion thread for this event is posted here.

PLAYGROUND Magazine is holding an event on December 19 at the Eastwood City Central Plaza. Pinoyxbox will be on hand to set up a gaming booth where gamers can sample the latest games and demos. We'll also be holding a tournament there for Gears of War 2.

Our tournament for the Playground Magazine event will be based on Gears of War 2's HORDE MODE. Basically, players each have to score the most number of points against other players by killing as many Locust monsters as they can. The player with the highest score at the end of the tournament, wins. Prize details for this tournament will be posted as soon as Playground magazine makes those details available.

For now, check out the details on the tournament and the Pinoyxbox booth at Playground Magazine's event here.

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PINOYXBOX GRAND EB AND CHRISTMAS PARTY 2008!

Date: December 20, 2008
Time: 6PM onwards
Venue: 35th Floor Function Room LPL Tower, Greenhills San Juan

The biggest event for the Pinoyxbox community will be the upcoming Grand EB and Christmas Party! Pinoyxbox members and their guests are welcome to join the party, where we'll have food, gaming, and big prizes on hand for participants!

Pinoyxbox will also be holding a GEARS OF WAR 2 Tournament during this event. For the rules and details, keep on checking the threads for the upcoming Grand EB posted below.

Gamehopper members have an exclusive treat for this party---they get a chance to win a BRICO 32" LCD TV!!

Yes, you heard me right....a brand new, large-sized, High Definition LCD TV is up for grabs!

This is probably the most incredible prize ever to be given during one of Pinoyxbox's gaming events...thanks goes out to Gamehopper for their generosity and their continued support for the Pinoyxbox community.

Here are the threads for full details on the upcoming Pinoyxbox Grand EB and Christmas Party 2008:

LIST OF PRIZES FOR THE PINOYXBOX GRAND EB / CHRISTMAS PARTY 2008

VOLUNTEERS LIST FOR THE PXB GRAND EB / CHRISTMAS PARTY 2008

ATTENDEES LIST FOR THE PXB GRAND EB / CHRISTMAS PARTY 2008

DISCUSSION THREAD FOR THE PXB GRAND EB / CHRISTMAS PARTY 2008


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