TNA Announces Midway Games as Title Sponsor For BOUND FOR GLORY on Oct. 14 in Atlanta
October 8, 2007
TNA ANNOUNCES MIDWAY GAMES AS TITLE SPONSOR FOR "BOUND FOR
GLORY" ON OCT. 14 IN ATLANTA
Biggest Weekend in TNA History Kicks Off with "Bound For Glory Fan Interaction" on Saturday, Oct. 13, features world premiere of TNA iMPACT! video game
TNA Entertainment and Midway Home Entertainment, a subsidiary of Midway Games Inc. today announced the world premiere of the TNA iMPACT! video game as part of Midway's title sponsorship for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling™'s "Bound for Glory," taking place next weekend in Atlanta, Oct. 13-14.
"'Bound for Glory' promises to be the biggest wrestling event of the year, and the 'Bound for Glory Fan Interaction' is the perfect place for Midway to unveil the TNA iMPACT! video game," said Steve Allison, Midway chief marketing officer. "TNA and their superstars have been closely involved in the game's development, and we can't wait to deliver the authentic and cutting-edge TNA style of wrestling to gamers next spring."
As part of 'Bound for Glory,' Midway and TNA will feature the world premiere of the TNA iMPACT! video game, scheduled for release in spring 2008 for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Nintendo Wii™ and PlayStation 2, during the "TNA Bound for Glory Fan Interaction" on October 13, which puts the stars of TNA up close and personal with fans for a once in a lifetime experience
As title sponsor for 'Bound for Glory,' Midway has been heavily featured in all promotional materials, including print and radio advertisements, posters and guerilla marketing tactics. A 30-second teaser trailer for Midway's TNA iMPACT! video game is currently being shown on TNA Today and in many advertisements leading up to the world-premiere unveiling of the game during the 'Bound for Glory Fan Interaction.' A "first look" is also scheduled as part of the pay-per-view telecast, and ring skirts will feature the TNA iMPACT! video game logo during Sunday night's matches.
About "Bound for Glory Fan Interaction"
On the eve of "Bound For Glory," the biggest Pay-Per-View event in TNA history, fans can meet their favorite superstars at the "Bound For Glory Fan Interaction" on Saturday, October 13 at the Busbee Center at Gwinnett Technical College (5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, Ga.). More than 40 TNA stars will come together for over four hours to sign autographs, take pictures with fans and much more. Got something to say to the superstars of TNA? This is your chance to be heard.
Scheduled to appear are: TNA World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle, "The Samoan Submission Machine" Samoa Joe, "The Instant Classic" Christian Cage, The Steiner Brothers, Abyss, Team 3D, "The Phenomenal A.J. Styles," Triple X, Raven, "Black Machismo" Jay Lethal, Tomko, "Wildcat" Chris Harris, The Latin American Xchange, "Cowboy" James Storm, Kazarian, Judas Mesias with James Mitchell, "Showtime" Eric Young, Voodoo Kin Mafia, Robert Roode, Miss Brooks, Ron "The Truth" Killings, Lance Hoyt, "The Canadian Destroyer" Petey Williams, "The Guru" Sonjay Dutt, Black Reign, Gail Kim, Jackie Moore, Christy Hemme, So Cal Val and more! The talent lineup is subject to change without notice
Tickets are now available for $40 at www.ShopTNA.com or $50 at the door (if available). Doors will open at 11 a.m. for ticket pickup and merchandise sales. The autograph signing will begin at 12 p.m. and end at 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.tnawrestling.com Don't miss the most talked about pro wrestling event of 2007 and the biggest night in TNA history, as "Bound For Glory" will be held live at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Atlanta on October 14, airing exclusively on pay-per-view. Tickets for "Bound For Glory" go on September 8 at all Ticketmaster locations or online at www.ticketmaster.com