Worldwide livestreams on Justin.tv featuring exclusive interviews, game reveals, burger competitions and retro world record score attempt. Check out all the details, plus times, links and a launch video, after the jump.
MonkeyPaw Games today celebrates the launch of BurgerTime World Tour for Xbox LIVE Arcade with several savory worldwide livestreams on Justin.tv. The global livestreams, hosted seperately by Destructoid.com and PatrickScottPatterson.com will begin at 1PM PST (4PM EST) and feature several exciting events including exclusive interviews with the makers of the re-invented title, new game reveals, competitions pitting famous gaming industry personalities versus the game’s developers and burger eating contests. The livestreams are expected to last into the early evening and can be simultaneously viewed on the PatrickScottPatterson.com portal.
Groton, CT gamer Eric Cummings will also be firing up his classic Nintendo Entertainment System and taking aim at the official world record score on the original BurgerTime cartridge for the system. According to Twin Galaxies, the current BurgerTime world record on the NES version is 225,650, a score Cummings has been able to triple in practice games.
Schedule of events:
- 1:00PM PST – Hands-on gameplay and interview with MonkeyPaw Games president John Greiner about retro classics and the reasoning behind the new BurgerTime
- 2:00PM PST – Online tournament versus Frozen Codebase, the developers of BurgerTime World Tour and exclusive interview with Working Designs’ Victor Ireland
- 3:00PM PST – Burger-eating contests and live coverage of the World Record Score Attempt for the NES BurgerTime by Eric Cummings.
- 4:00PM PST – Online competitions versus livestream audience and exclusive game reveal by MonkeyPaw Games
- 5:00PM PST – Blind taste test for burgers concluded; interviews with famous gaming personalities and limited-edition prize giveaways via the chat
More information about the multiple livestreams can be found in in the Examiner. Press in the downtown San Francisco area that would like to attend the livestream should contact Marketing and PR Manager Ray Almeda at [email protected] for more details. Contact details below.
About BurgerTime World Tour
BurgerTime World Tour is a re-envisioning of the classic arcade game that evolves the retro gameplay formula into an action-packed cook-off that’s meatier than any BurgerTime game before it. This BurgerTime takes a modern twist for the series and marks MonkeyPaw Games’ first foray into true retro evolution. The all new remix introduces burger stomping to a whole new generation of gamers who expect a greater diversity of gameplay fun! The game is now available on Xbox LIVE Arcade for an affordable 800 Microsoft Points.
BurgerTime World Tour is also releasing on PlayStation®Network, the Nintendo® WiiWare service and PC later this year. For more information, check out www.burgertimeworldtour.com and www.monkeypawgames.com.
A new launch trailer for BurgerTime World Tour
About MonkeyPaw Games
MonkeyPaw Games, Inc. is a digital distribution-focused videogame publishing firm that specializes in bridging Japanese and Western markets. MonkeyPaw Games has introduced numerous true Japanese imports to Western markets, including Cho Aniki, Galaxy Fight, and GaiaSeed, as well as classic RPGs such as the Alundra and the Arc the Lad series. MonkeyPaw Games revitalizes these experiences for PlayStation®Network’s Import and Classic sections. MonkeyPaw Games also supports titles on Xbox® LIVE Arcade, Nintendo® WiiWare, Nintendo® DSiWare and PC gaming digital distribution platforms. MonkeyPaw Games maintains offices in San Jose, California and Hokkaido, Japan. For more information on all MonkeyPaw Games products, please visit www.monkeypawgames.com or follow the company on Twitter at www.twitter.com/monkeypawgames.