October 6, 2005

theme from "pong"

Coming to a performance hall near you: Video Games Live

Their description, edited down for sanity:
Think music concert, theatrical stage show, and interactive video game all wrapped into one! Video Games Live will feature the best music and video clips from the most popular games from the beginning of video gaming to the present.

Games include:
Mario™, Zelda®, Halo®, Metal Gear Solid®, Warcraft®, Myst®, Final Fantasy®, Castlevania®, Medal of Honor™, Sonic™, Tron, Tomb Raider®, Advent Rising, Headhunter, Beyond Good & Evil™, Splinter Cell®, Ghost Recon™, Rainbow Six®, EverQuest® II and a special retro Classic Arcade Medley featuring over 20+ games from Pong® to Donkey Kong® including such classics as Dragon's Lair, Tetris, Frogger, Gauntlet, Space Invaders & Outrun!

The event includes performances of the music, video and specially designed laser and light sequences showcasing over 50 different games in a wide variety of styles. Also included of course, is a special segment focusing on retro arcade classics!

This touring event will include a retrospective segment from the beginning of the video game era up to the present, several segments with game footage on three giant video screens, handheld cameras showing orchestra, and character close-ups. There will also be an interactive segment where selected audience members will actually play a game live onstage while the orchestra plays the music.

OMG~!!!! It's like an orchestra concert inside a PlayStation!!!111!!one!!!

My prediction: Jason will figure out some way to get free tickets to this thing when it comes to San Antonio.

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